Rochester Community and Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,922

0.985% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,938

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,115

45.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

22.5%

168 Graduates

About

Rochester Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Olmsted County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rochester Community and Technical College were .

In 2017, 1,064 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rochester Community and Technical College. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (855 degrees), 14.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $4,922, which is $-2,492 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $4,922, which is $-2,492 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,938.

In 2017, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,922

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College was $4,922. The cost of tuition at Rochester Community and Technical College is $-2,492 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$13,938

2017 Value

6.03%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Rochester Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,938. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Rochester Community and Technical College grew by 6.03%.

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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 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Rochester Community and Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Rochester Community and Technical College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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%

2016 Default Rate

268

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Rochester Community and Technical College was 15.1%, which represents 268 out of the 1780 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

Rochester Community and Technical College has a total enrollment of 5,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Rochester Community and Technical College is 2,321 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,794. This means that 45.4% 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 70% White, 11.5% Black or African American, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% Asian, 3.75% Two or More Races, 0.352% 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 majority White Female (35.6%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Black or African American Male (6.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.4%

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 2,321 and the part-time enrollment is 2,794. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Rochester Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

2017 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 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

    3,581

  2. Black or African American

    589

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    358

The enrolled student population at Rochester Community and Technical College is 70% White, 11.5% Black or African American, 7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.91% Asian, 3.75% Two or More Races, 0.352% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 54 students (1.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 216 more women than men received degrees from Rochester Community and Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Rochester Community and Technical College are white (855 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 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 (66 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), and Agriculture (28 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 Rochester Community and Technical College are Registered nurses (1,328,617 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (184,064 people), Medical & health services managers (150,401 people), Physicians (141,011 people), and Pharmacists (137,563 people).

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (66 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Agriculture (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), and Health (377 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, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (66 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Agriculture (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), and Health (377 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 (1,513,975 people), Elementary & secondary schools (414,084 people), Outpatient care centers (222,229 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (218,001 people), and Offices of physicians (215,571 people).

The most specialized majors at Rochester Community and Technical College are Construction (66 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Agriculture (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), and Health (377 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 Rochester Community and Technical 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 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 424

  2. 640

In 2017, 424 degrees were awarded to men at Rochester Community and Technical College, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (640).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Rochester Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.603 times less than the 174 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 174 degrees were awarded to women at Rochester Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.66 times more than the 105 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

24%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% 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, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rochester Community and Technical College is Female and Asian (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.19% 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

    855 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rochester Community and Technical College is white (855 degrees awarded). There were 14.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

0.658% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    530 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rochester Community and Technical College is white female (530 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (325 degrees).

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Operations

Rochester Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $223k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Rochester Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $57.9M. Rochester Community and Technical College employs 116 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Rochester Community and Technical College are Female Instructors (61), Male Instructors(55), 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 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Rochester Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Rochester Community and Technical 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: 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 2017, 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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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.2M

2017 Salaries

1.03%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Rochester Community and Technical College paid a median of $24.2M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($57.9M) and a 1.03% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.89% decline from 2015 and a 0.493% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.42M

Instructional Salaries

116

Number of Employees

In 2017, Rochester Community and Technical College paid a total of $8.42M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

116 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College were Instructor with 116 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, 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 39 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rochester Community and Technical College was Female Instructor with 61 employees, Male Instructor with 55 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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