Richland College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,770

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$4,843

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

16.3%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

18,106

25.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

15.7%

154 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 2,642 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richland College. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (769 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (704 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland College is $1,770, which is $-5,550 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland College is $1,770, which is $-5,550 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,843.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,770

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Richland College was $1,770. The cost of tuition at Richland College is $-5,550 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$4,843

2016 Value

38%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Richland College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,843. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Richland College grew by 38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,747

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richland College was of $9,747 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 18.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Richland College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 48% 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.

16.3%

2015 Default Rate

121

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Richland College was 16.3%, which represents 121 out of the 741 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

Richland 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 18,106 students enrolled at Richland College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Richland College has a total enrollment of 18,106 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland College is 4,548 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,558. This means that 25.1% of students enrolled at Richland College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.3% Hispanic or Latino, 24.6% White, 19.3% Black or African American, 14.7% Asian, 1.76% Two or More Races, 0.287% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Richland College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (15.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.8%) and White Male (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,106 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland College is 4,548 and the part-time enrollment is 13,558. This means that 25.1% of students enrolled at Richland College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

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 Richland College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Richland 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

    6,025

  2. White

    4,448

  3. Black or African American

    3,489

The enrolled student population at Richland College is 33.3% Hispanic or Latino, 24.6% White, 19.3% Black or African American, 14.7% Asian, 1.76% Two or More Races, 0.287% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% 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, 1,007 students (5.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 400 more women than men received degrees from Richland College. The majority of degree recipients at Richland College are white (769 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (704 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Richland College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,862 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 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 Richland College are Accountants & auditors (1,083,730 people), Miscellaneous managers (812,769 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (534,481 people), Financial managers (428,375 people), and Chief executives & legislators (335,902 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,862 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Business (507 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (26 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 Richland College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, General & operations managers, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,862 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Business (507 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (26 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 Richland College are Computer Systems Design (896,552 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (586,904 people), Elementary & secondary schools (539,726 people), Banking & related activities (531,549 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (388,830 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,862 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), Communication Technologies (15 degrees), Business (507 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (26 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 Richland 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 Richland College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,121

  2. 1,521

In 2016, 1,121 degrees were awarded to men at Richland College, which is 0.737 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,521).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 805 degrees were awarded to men at Richland College in General Studies, which is 0.762 times less than the 1057 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 1057 degrees were awarded to women at Richland College in General Studies, which is 1.31 times more than the 805 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from Richland College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Richland College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (20% 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, 6.49% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    769 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    704 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    504 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richland College is white (769 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (704 degrees).

5.15% of degree recipients (136 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    440 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    397 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    372 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Richland College is hispanic or latino female (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (397 degrees).

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Operations

Richland College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $25.6k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Richland College had a total expenditure of $91.7M. Of that $91.7M, they spent $46.6M on salaries and $91.7M on benefits.

Richland College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Richland College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 101 employees, Management, with 98 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Richland College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Richland College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.2M - Federal

  2. $1.57M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Richland College received $3.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.57M 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.

$46.6M

Salary Expenditure

$91.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Richland College had a total expenditure of $91.7M. Of that $91.7M, they spent $46.6M on salaries and $91.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$46.6M

2015 Salaries

5.02%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Richland College paid a median of $46.6M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($91.7M) and a 5.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.02% growth from 2013 and a 8.47% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$11.3M

Instructional Salaries

166

Number of Employees

In 2015, Richland College paid a total of $11.3M to 166 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

101 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richland College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland College were Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees; Management with 98 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Richland College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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