Passaic County Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,420

2.24% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,328

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

8,148

38.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

13.8%

112 Graduates

About

Passaic County Community College is a higher education institution located in Passaic County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Passaic County Community College were .

In 2016, 1,266 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Passaic County Community College. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (639 degrees), 2.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (283 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Passaic County Community College is $3,420, which is $-3,900 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Passaic County Community College is $3,420, which is $-3,900 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,328.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,420

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Passaic County Community College was $3,420. The cost of tuition at Passaic County Community College is $-3,900 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$10,328

2016 Value

20.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Passaic County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,328. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Passaic County Community College grew by 20.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,500

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Passaic County Community College was of $13,500 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 19% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 22.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

6%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Passaic County Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.17% with respect to 2015, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

14.4%

2015 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Passaic County Community College was 14.4%, which represents 59 out of the 410 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Passaic County Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 8,148 students enrolled at Passaic County Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Passaic County Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Passaic County Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Passaic County Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Passaic County Community College has a total enrollment of 8,148 students. The full-time enrollment at Passaic County Community College is 3,164 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,984. This means that 38.8% of students enrolled at Passaic County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Passaic County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 5.82% Asian, 0.859% Two or More Races, 0.295% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Passaic County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.5%) and White Male (9.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Passaic County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,148 students. The full-time enrollment at Passaic County Community College is 3,164 and the part-time enrollment is 4,984. This means that 38.8% of students enrolled at Passaic County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Passaic County Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Passaic County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    4,389

  2. White

    1,435

  3. Black or African American

    1,214

The enrolled student population at Passaic County Community College is 53.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 5.82% Asian, 0.859% Two or More Races, 0.295% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 490 students (6.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 312 more women than men received degrees from Passaic County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Passaic County Community College are hispanic or latino (639 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (283 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Passaic County Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Passaic County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (296 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), and Communication Technologies (15 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Social workers (228,408 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (145,254 people), Police officers (132,123 people), Miscellaneous managers (110,847 people), and Counselors (72,503 people).

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (296 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Human Sciences (43 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Financial analysts, Physicians & surgeons, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (296 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Human Sciences (43 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (338,663 people), Elementary & secondary schools (279,591 people), Individual & family services (137,451 people), Hospitals (119,034 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (90,603 people).

The most specialized majors at Passaic County Community College are Protective Services (296 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Human Sciences (43 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Passaic County Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Passaic County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 477

  2. 789

In 2016, 477 degrees were awarded to men at Passaic County Community College, which is 0.605 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (789).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Passaic County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.793 times less than the 198 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 198 degrees were awarded to women at Passaic County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.26 times more than the 157 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

13%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 3% of students graduating from Passaic County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Passaic County Community College is Female and Two or More Races (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.25% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    639 degrees awarded

  2. White

    283 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    174 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Passaic County Community College is hispanic or latino (639 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (283 degrees).

8.14% of degree recipients (103 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    421 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    218 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    143 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Passaic County Community College is hispanic or latino female (421 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (218 degrees).

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Operations

Passaic County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $78.7k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Passaic County Community College had a total expenditure of $71.9M. Of that $71.9M, they spent $31.1M on salaries and $71.9M on benefits.

Passaic County Community College employs 30 Assistant professors, 28 Instructors, and 27 Associate professors. Most academics at Passaic County Community College are Female Instructors (19), Female Associate professors(18), and Female Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Passaic County Community College are: Management, with 66 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$78.7k

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Passaic County Community College has an endowment valued at about $78.7k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Passaic County Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.04M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $9.57M - Federal

  2. $5.26M - State

  3. $414k - Local

As of 2015, Passaic County Community College received $9.57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.26M from state grants and contracts, and $414k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$31.1M

Salary Expenditure

$71.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Passaic County Community College had a total expenditure of $71.9M. Of that $71.9M, they spent $31.1M on salaries and $71.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Passaic County Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$31.1M

2015 Salaries

0.803%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Passaic County Community College paid a median of $31.1M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($71.9M) and a 0.803% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.04% growth from 2013 and a 3.64% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.25M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2015, Passaic County Community College paid a total of $7.25M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

30 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

66 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Passaic County Community College were Assistant professor with 30 employees; Instructor with 28 employees; and Instructor with 27 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Passaic County Community College were Management with 66 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Passaic County Community College was Female Instructor with 19 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Passaic County Community College.

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