Rochester Community and Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,654
20% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,210
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.09%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,115
39.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
23.9%
164 Graduates

About

Rochester Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Olmsted County, MN. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rochester Community and Technical College were N/A.

In 2020, 994 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rochester Community and Technical College. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (753 degrees), 8.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (90 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $4,654, which is $−3,326 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $4,654, which is $−3,326 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,210.

In 2020, 75% of undergraduate students attending Rochester Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,654
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College was $4,654. The cost of tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $−3,326 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$14,210
2020 Value
5.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Rochester Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,210. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Rochester Community and Technical College grew by 5.81%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rochester Community and Technical College was of $7,200 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Rochester Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 33.9% with respect to 2019, when 56% 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.
9.09%
2018 Default Rate
135
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Rochester Community and Technical College was 9.09%, which represents 135 out of the 1485 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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Rochester Community and Technical College has a total enrollment of 5,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Rochester Community and Technical College is 2,042 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,073. This means that 39.9% of students enrolled at Rochester Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rochester Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67% White, 13% Black or African American, 8.37% Hispanic or Latino, 5.18% Asian, 4.38% Two or More Races, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Rochester Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.3%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and Black or African American Male (6.86%). 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

39.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rochester Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Rochester Community and Technical College is 2,042 and the part-time enrollment is 3,073. This means that 39.9% of students enrolled at Rochester Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Rochester Community and Technical College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Rochester Community and Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,428
  2. Black or African American
    667
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    428

The enrolled student population at Rochester Community and Technical College is 67% White, 13% Black or African American, 8.37% Hispanic or Latino, 5.18% Asian, 4.38% Two or More Races, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0196% 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, 51 students (0.997%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 244 more women than men received degrees from Rochester Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rochester Community and Technical College is white (753 degrees awarded). There were 8.37 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (90 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rochester Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (291 degrees), and Health (335 degrees).

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 Rochester Community and Technical College are Registered nurses (1,333,554 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (171,470 people), Medical & health services managers (162,329 people), Other managers (152,213 people), and Physicians (142,199 people).

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (291 degrees), Health (335 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), and Precision Production (18 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 Rochester Community and Technical College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (291 degrees), Health (335 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), and Precision Production (18 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 Rochester Community and Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,539,155 people), Elementary & secondary schools (431,945 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (344,279 people), Outpatient care centers (241,429 people), and Offices of physicians (212,203 people).

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (49 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (291 degrees), Health (335 degrees), Protective Services (47 degrees), and Precision Production (18 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rochester Community and Technical 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 Rochester Community and Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

375
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
619
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 375 degrees were awarded to men at Rochester Community and Technical College, which is 0.606 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (619).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Rochester Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.573 times less than the 185 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 185 degrees were awarded to women at Rochester Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.75 times more than the 106 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 13% of students graduating from Rochester Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (29.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rochester Community and Technical College is Male and White (29.9% 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, 1.22% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    753 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rochester Community and Technical College is white (753 degrees awarded). There were 8.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (90 degrees).

0.402% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    458 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    295 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Rochester Community and Technical College is white female (458 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (295 degrees).

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Rochester Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.96M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $441k (7.4%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Rochester Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $53.9M. Rochester Community and Technical College employs 102 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Rochester Community and Technical College are Female Instructors (52), Male Instructors(50), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Service with 27 employees.

Endowment

$5.96M
2020 Endowment
3.01%
decline from 2019

Rochester Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at about $5.96M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Rochester Community and Technical College declined 3.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.54M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Rochester Community and Technical College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, Rochester Community and Technical College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.5M
2020 Salaries
1.97%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Rochester Community and Technical College paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($53.9M) and a 1.97% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.09% growth from 2018 and a 4.03% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.01M
Instructional Salaries
102
Number of Employees

In 2020, Rochester Community and Technical College paid a total of $8.01M to 102 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College were Instructor with 102 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees; and Service with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College was Female Instructor with 52 employees, and Male Instructor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Rochester Community and Technical College.

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