Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,963
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
6,379
23.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
25.7%
131 Graduates

About

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is a higher education institution located in Rowan County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College were .

In 2019, 2,502 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,599 degrees), 3.98 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (402 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is $2,432, which is $-5,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is $2,432, which is $-5,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,963.

In 2019, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is $-5,392 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$3,963
2019 Value
28.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,963. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College grew by 28.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,500
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was of $8,500 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. 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
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 31.3% with respect to 2018, when 83% 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.
18.7%
2017 Default Rate
93
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was 18.7%, which represents 93 out of the 498 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

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has a total enrollment of 6,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is 1,517 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,862. This means that 23.8% of students enrolled at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58% White, 16.8% Black or African American, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, 0.408% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). 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

23.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is 1,517 and the part-time enrollment is 4,862. This means that 23.8% of students enrolled at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2019 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Rowan-Cabarrus Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,700
  2. Black or African American
    1,070
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    847

The enrolled student population at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is 58% White, 16.8% Black or African American, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, 0.408% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.11% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 300 students (4.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 340 more women than men received degrees from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is white (1,599 degrees awarded). There were 3.98 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (402 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (242 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees), and Construction (58 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Software developers (513,851 people), Other managers (157,594 people), Police officers (140,660 people), Computer & information systems managers (107,468 people), and Computer occupations, all other (100,603 people).

The most specialized majors at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Precision Production (242 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees), Construction (58 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (641 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Precision Production (242 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees), Construction (58 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (641 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Computer Systems Design (549,391 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (201,284 people), Construction (141,950 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,877 people).

The most specialized majors at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Precision Production (242 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees), Construction (58 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (641 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community 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 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,081
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,421
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,081 degrees were awarded to men at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, which is 0.761 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,421).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 266 degrees were awarded to men at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Information Technology, which is 2.56 times more than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 324 degrees were awarded to women at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.87 times more than the 173 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 12% of students graduating from Rowan-Cabarrus Community 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 37% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (34.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is Female and White (34.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.53% 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
    1,599 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    402 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    264 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is white (1,599 degrees awarded). There were 3.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (402 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    852 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    747 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    289 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is white female (852 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (747 degrees).

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Operations

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $800k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $138k (17.3%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College had a total salary expenditure of $54M. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College employs 170 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Female No academic ranks (110), Male No academic ranks(60), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 65 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$800k
2019 Endowment
23.8%
growth from 2018

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has an endowment valued at about $800k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College grew 23.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.5M lower than 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 Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $834k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $834k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.6M
2019 Salaries
33.7%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College paid a median of $34.6M in salaries, which represents 64% of their overall expenditure ($54M) and a 33.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.9% decline from 2017 and a 6.35% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.44M
Instructional Salaries
170
Number of Employees

In 2019, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College paid a total of $9.44M to 170 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
170 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
65 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College were No academic rank with 170 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees; Management with 54 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was Female No academic rank with 110 employees, Male No academic rank with 60 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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