Roxbury Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$624
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,489
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
1,674
26.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
9.09%
8 Graduates

About

Roxbury Community College is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Roxbury Community College were .

In 2019, 283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Roxbury Community College. 68.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (197 degrees), 4.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Roxbury Community College is $624, which is $−7,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Roxbury Community College is $624, which is $−7,200 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,489.

In 2019, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$624
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Roxbury Community College was $624. The cost of tuition at Roxbury Community College is $−7,200 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$11,489
2019 Value
29.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Roxbury Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,489. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Roxbury Community College grew by 29.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Roxbury Community College was of $10,000 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. 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

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Roxbury Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 31.4% with respect to 2018, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Roxbury Community College has a total enrollment of 1,674 students. The full-time enrollment at Roxbury Community College is 446 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,228. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Roxbury Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Roxbury Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.4% Black or African American, 21.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.51% White, 2.75% Two or More Races, 1.85% Asian, 0.538% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.358% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Roxbury Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (30%), followed by Black or African American Male (26%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17%). 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

26.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Roxbury Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,674 students. The full-time enrollment at Roxbury Community College is 446 and the part-time enrollment is 1,228. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Roxbury Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
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 Roxbury Community College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Roxbury Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,044
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    356
  3. White
    109

The enrolled student population at Roxbury Community College is 62.4% Black or African American, 21.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.51% White, 2.75% Two or More Races, 1.85% Asian, 0.538% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.358% 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, 52 students (3.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 107 more women than men received degrees from Roxbury Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Roxbury Community College is black or african american (197 degrees awarded). There were 4.8 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Roxbury Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (3 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Health (128 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 Roxbury Community College are Registered nurses (1,448,966 people), Physicians (481,740 people), Other managers (188,336 people), Medical & health services managers (185,563 people), and Pharmacists (184,461 people).

The most specialized majors at Roxbury Community College are Science Technologies (3 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Health (128 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Biology (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 Roxbury Community College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Actuaries, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Roxbury Community College are Science Technologies (3 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Health (128 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Biology (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 Roxbury Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,877,595 people), Offices of physicians (410,923 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (391,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (376,387 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (369,706 people).

The most specialized majors at Roxbury Community College are Science Technologies (3 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), Health (128 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Biology (18 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 Roxbury 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 Roxbury Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

88
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
195
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Roxbury Community College, which is 0.451 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (195).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Roxbury Community College in General Health Services, which is 0.242 times less than the 66 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 66 degrees were awarded to women at Roxbury Community College in General Health Services, which is 4.13 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%
100% Completion Time
9%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 1% of students graduating from Roxbury Community 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 14% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Roxbury Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    197 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Roxbury Community College is black or african american (197 degrees awarded). There were 4.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

6.71% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    134 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Roxbury Community College is black or african american female (134 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (63 degrees).

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Operations

Roxbury Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.16M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $300 (0.0139%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Roxbury Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29.8M. Roxbury Community College employs 18 Assistant professors, 14 Professors, and 6 Instructors. Most academics at Roxbury Community College are Male Assistant professors (10), Female Assistant professors(8), and Male Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roxbury Community College are: Management, with 39 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.16M
2019 Endowment
13%
decline from 2018

Roxbury Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.16M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Roxbury Community College declined 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.14M 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 Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $491k - Federal
  2. $668k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Roxbury Community College received $491k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $668k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.8M
2019 Salaries
0.614%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Roxbury Community College paid a median of $13.8M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($29.8M) and a 0.614% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.43% decline from 2017 and a 3.64% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.68M
Instructional Salaries
43
Number of Employees

In 2019, Roxbury Community College paid a total of $2.68M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Roxbury Community College were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Professor with 14 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Roxbury Community College were Management with 39 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Roxbury Community College was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Professor with 7 employees.

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

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