Salt Lake Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,239

3.48% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,212

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

29,901

26% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20.6%

397 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 4,587 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salt Lake Community College. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,466 degrees), 6.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (541 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $3,239, which is $-4,081 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $3,239, which is $-4,081 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,212.

In 2016, 30% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,239

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Salt Lake Community College was $3,239. The cost of tuition at Salt Lake Community College is $-4,081 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$8,212

2016 Value

7.78%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Salt Lake Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,212. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Salt Lake Community College grew by 7.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,900

Room and Board

$1,680

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salt Lake Community College was of $9,900 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,680. The cost of room and board did not change 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

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

30% of undergraduate students at Salt Lake Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 32% 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.

13%

2015 Default Rate

656

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Salt Lake Community College was 13%, which represents 656 out of the 5062 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

Salt Lake Community 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 29,901 students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Salt Lake Community 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 Salt Lake Community 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 Salt Lake Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Salt Lake Community College has a total enrollment of 29,901 students. The full-time enrollment at Salt Lake Community College is 7,762 students and the part-time enrollment is 22,139. This means that 26% of students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salt Lake Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.5% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 2% Black or African American, 1.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.799% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (32.8%), followed by White Female (30.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salt Lake Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,901 students. The full-time enrollment at Salt Lake Community College is 7,762 and the part-time enrollment is 22,139. This means that 26% of students enrolled at Salt Lake Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

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 Salt Lake Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Salt Lake Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    20,482

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5,226

  3. Asian

    1,122

The enrolled student population at Salt Lake Community College is 68.5% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 2% Black or African American, 1.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.799% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 669 students (2.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 161 fewer women than men received degrees from Salt Lake Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Salt Lake Community College are white (3,466 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (541 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salt Lake Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (92 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,087 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (567 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (414,089 people), Miscellaneous managers (145,189 people), Computer programmers (121,138 people), Other Computer Occupations (112,417 people), and Computer & information systems managers (104,159 people).

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Science Technologies (92 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,087 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (567 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Precision Production (67 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 Salt Lake Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing & sales managers, General & operations managers, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Science Technologies (92 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,087 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (567 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Precision Production (67 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 Salt Lake Community College are Computer Systems Design (492,736 people), Elementary & secondary schools (143,804 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (97,756 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (93,271 people), and Hospitals (79,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Salt Lake Community College are Science Technologies (92 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,087 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (567 degrees), Communication Technologies (36 degrees), and Precision Production (67 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 Salt Lake Community 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 Salt Lake Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,374

  2. 2,213

In 2016, 2,374 degrees were awarded to men at Salt Lake Community College, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 950 degrees were awarded to men at Salt Lake Community College in General Studies, which is 0.883 times less than the 1076 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 1076 degrees were awarded to women at Salt Lake Community College in General Studies, which is 1.13 times more than the 950 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 10% of students graduating from Salt Lake Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (34.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salt Lake Community College is Female and Two or More Races (34.5% 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, 2.02% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,466 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    541 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    231 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salt Lake Community College is white (3,466 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (541 degrees).

2.62% of degree recipients (120 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,824 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,642 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    271 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salt Lake Community College is white male (1,824 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,642 degrees).

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Operations

Salt Lake Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.32M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $885k (20.5%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Salt Lake Community College had a total expenditure of $203M. Of that $203M, they spent $89.7M on salaries and $203M on benefits.

Salt Lake Community College employs 154 Assistant professors, 103 Associate professors, and 64 Professors. Most academics at Salt Lake Community College are Male Assistant professors (89), Female Assistant professors(65), and Male Associate professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 233 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 198 employees, and Management with 135 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.32M

2015 Endowment

6.41%

growth from 2014

Salt Lake Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.32M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Salt Lake Community College grew 6.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.2M higher 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.87M - Federal

  2. $997k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Salt Lake Community College received $5.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $997k 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.

$89.7M

Salary Expenditure

$203M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Salt Lake Community College had a total expenditure of $203M. Of that $203M, they spent $89.7M on salaries and $203M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$89.7M

2015 Salaries

6.03%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Salt Lake Community College paid a median of $89.7M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($203M) and a 6.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.955% growth from 2013 and a 1.37% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$18.7M

Instructional Salaries

334

Number of Employees

In 2015, Salt Lake Community College paid a total of $18.7M to 334 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.8% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

154 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

233 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College were Assistant professor with 154 employees; Associate professor with 103 employees; and Associate professor with 64 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 233 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 198 employees; and Management with 135 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salt Lake Community College was Male Assistant professor with 89 employees, Female Assistant professor with 65 employees, and Male Associate professor with 54 employees.

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

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