Quinsigamond Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$576

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,215

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

7,696

38.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20.6%

206 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,420 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Quinsigamond Community College. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (876 degrees), 4.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Quinsigamond Community College is $576, which is $-6,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Quinsigamond Community College is $576, which is $-6,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,215.

In 2016, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$576

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Quinsigamond Community College was $576. The cost of tuition at Quinsigamond Community College is $-6,744 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,215

2016 Value

6.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Quinsigamond Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,215. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Quinsigamond Community College grew by 6.76%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,678

Room and Board

$960

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Quinsigamond Community College was of $8,678 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $960. The cost of room and board increased by 1.71% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Quinsigamond Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.84% with respect to 2015, when 62% 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.

15%

2015 Default Rate

365

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Quinsigamond Community College was 15%, which represents 365 out of the 2434 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

Quinsigamond 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 7,696 students enrolled at Quinsigamond Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Quinsigamond 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 Quinsigamond 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 Quinsigamond Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Quinsigamond Community College has a total enrollment of 7,696 students. The full-time enrollment at Quinsigamond Community College is 2,938 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,758. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Quinsigamond Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Quinsigamond Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 4.61% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.403% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.065% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Quinsigamond Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.7%), followed by White Female (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Quinsigamond Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,696 students. The full-time enrollment at Quinsigamond Community College is 2,938 and the part-time enrollment is 4,758. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Quinsigamond Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Quinsigamond Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Quinsigamond Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,419

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,367

  3. Black or African American

    934

The enrolled student population at Quinsigamond Community College is 57.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 4.61% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.403% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.065% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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, 379 students (4.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 266 more women than men received degrees from Quinsigamond Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Quinsigamond Community College are white (876 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Quinsigamond Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (137 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (65 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Quinsigamond Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (435,947 people), Miscellaneous managers (217,627 people), Social workers (213,870 people), Police officers (132,933 people), and Computer programmers (125,353 people).

The most specialized majors at Quinsigamond Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (137 degrees), Engineering Technologies (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (98 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (7 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 Quinsigamond Community College are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Financial analysts, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Quinsigamond Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (137 degrees), Engineering Technologies (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (98 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Quinsigamond Community College are Computer Systems Design (532,626 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (345,806 people), Elementary & secondary schools (181,108 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (137,533 people), and Hospitals (136,388 people).

The most specialized majors at Quinsigamond Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (137 degrees), Engineering Technologies (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (98 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (7 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 Quinsigamond 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 Quinsigamond Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 577

  2. 843

In 2016, 577 degrees were awarded to men at Quinsigamond Community College, which is 0.684 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (843).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Quinsigamond Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.3 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Quinsigamond Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.45 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

17%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 7% of students graduating from Quinsigamond Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Quinsigamond Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 7.28% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    876 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    211 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    149 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Quinsigamond Community College is white (876 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

5% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    535 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    341 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Quinsigamond Community College is white female (535 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (341 degrees).

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Operations

Quinsigamond Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.59M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.9k (0.581%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Quinsigamond Community College had a total expenditure of $81.1M. Of that $81.1M, they spent $42.8M on salaries and $81.1M on benefits.

Quinsigamond Community College employs 82 Professors, 33 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at Quinsigamond Community College are Female Professors (59), Male Professors(23), and Female Assistant professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Quinsigamond Community College are: Management, with 73 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.59M

2015 Endowment

1.96%

decline from 2014

Quinsigamond Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.59M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Quinsigamond Community College declined 1.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $476k higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.12M - Federal

  2. $6.96M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Quinsigamond Community College received $4.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.96M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$42.8M

Salary Expenditure

$81.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Quinsigamond Community College had a total expenditure of $81.1M. Of that $81.1M, they spent $42.8M on salaries and $81.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$42.8M

2015 Salaries

3.06%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Quinsigamond Community College paid a median of $42.8M in salaries, which represents 52.8% of their overall expenditure ($81.1M) and a 3.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.4% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.72M

Instructional Salaries

139

Number of Employees

In 2015, Quinsigamond Community College paid a total of $8.72M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.4% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

82 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

73 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Quinsigamond Community College were Professor with 82 employees; Assistant professor with 33 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Quinsigamond Community College were Management with 73 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Quinsigamond Community College was Female Professor with 59 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 23 employees.

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

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