Ranger College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,500
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,623
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,200
41% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
31.8%
135 Graduates

About

Ranger College is a higher education institution located in Eastland County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ranger College were .

In 2020, 473 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ranger College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (258 degrees), 1.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ranger College is $1,500, which is $−6,480 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ranger College is $1,500, which is $−6,480 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,623.

In 2020, 35% of undergraduate students attending Ranger College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 12% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,500
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Ranger College was $1,500. The cost of tuition at Ranger College is $−6,480 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,623
2020 Value
8.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Ranger College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,623. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Ranger College grew by 8.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,866
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ranger College was of $5,866 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 3.48% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.54% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
12%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

35% of undergraduate students at Ranger College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 10.3% with respect to 2019, when 39% 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.
15.1%
2018 Default Rate
53
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Ranger College was 15.1%, which represents 53 out of the 351 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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Enrollment

Ranger College has a total enrollment of 2,200 students. The full-time enrollment at Ranger College is 902 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,298. This means that 41% of students enrolled at Ranger College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ranger College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.5% White, 30.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 0.545% Asian, 0.364% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0455% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ranger College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.3%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ranger College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,200 students. The full-time enrollment at Ranger College is 902 and the part-time enrollment is 1,298. This means that 41% of students enrolled at Ranger College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2020 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 Ranger College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Ranger College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,310
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    663
  3. Black or African American
    82

The enrolled student population at Ranger College is 59.5% White, 30.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 0.545% Asian, 0.364% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0455% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 15 students (0.682%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 39 more women than men received degrees from Ranger College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ranger College is white (258 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ranger College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (265 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (29 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 Ranger College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,746,100 people), Registered nurses (1,337,203 people), Secondary school teachers (374,251 people), Education administrators (258,769 people), and Special education teachers (163,092 people).

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (265 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (29 degrees), Health (74 degrees), and Education (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ranger College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (265 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (29 degrees), Health (74 degrees), and Education (4 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 Ranger College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,874,920 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,522,036 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,324 people), Outpatient care centers (241,260 people), and Offices of physicians (205,947 people).

The most specialized majors at Ranger College are Precision Production (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (265 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (29 degrees), Health (74 degrees), and Education (4 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 Ranger College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ranger College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

217
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
256
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 217 degrees were awarded to men at Ranger College, which is 0.848 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (256).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 110 degrees were awarded to men at Ranger College in General Studies, which is 0.71 times less than the 155 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 155 degrees were awarded to women at Ranger College in General Studies, which is 1.41 times more than the 110 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from Ranger College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ranger College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.741% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    258 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    131 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ranger College is white (258 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

0.211% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    156 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ranger College is white female (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (102 degrees).

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Operations

Ranger College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $34.7k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Ranger College had a total salary expenditure of $17.6M. Ranger College employs 30 Instructors, 4 Assistant professors, and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Ranger College are Female Instructors (21), Male Instructors(9), and Male Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ranger College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 19 employees, and Service with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $726k - Federal
  2. $835k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Ranger College received $726k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $835k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.69M
2020 Salaries
7.82%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Ranger College paid a median of $6.69M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($17.6M) and a 7.82% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.76% growth from 2018 and a 9.5% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.73M
Instructional Salaries
38
Number of Employees

In 2020, Ranger College paid a total of $1.73M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ranger College were Instructor with 30 employees; Assistant professor with 4 employees; and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ranger College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees; and Service with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ranger College was Female Instructor with 21 employees, Male Instructor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Ranger College.

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