Santa Rosa Junior College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,282
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,993
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
19,101
30.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
36.7%
512 Graduates

About

Santa Rosa Junior College is a higher education institution located in Sonoma County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Santa Rosa Junior College were .

In 2019, 5,612 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Rosa Junior College. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,750 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1775 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Rosa Junior College is $1,282, which is $−6,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Rosa Junior College is $1,282, which is $−6,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,993.

In 2019, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,282
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Santa Rosa Junior College was $1,282. The cost of tuition at Santa Rosa Junior College is $−6,542 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,993
2019 Value
6.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Santa Rosa Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,993. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Santa Rosa Junior College grew by 6.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,780
Room and Board
$1,918
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Santa Rosa Junior College was of $13,780 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,918. The cost of room and board increased by 3.66% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
1%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Santa Rosa Junior College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.22% with respect to 2018, when 45% 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.
10.8%
2017 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Rosa Junior College was 10.8%, which represents 31 out of the 288 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

Santa Rosa Junior College has a total enrollment of 19,101 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Rosa Junior College is 5,904 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,197. This means that 30.9% of students enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Santa Rosa Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.3% White, 37.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.82% Two or More Races, 4.58% Asian, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.55% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.387% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.7%) and White Female (17.9%). 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

30.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Rosa Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,101 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Rosa Junior College is 5,904 and the part-time enrollment is 13,197. This means that 30.9% of students enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Santa Rosa Junior College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Santa Rosa Junior College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,515
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    7,193
  3. Two or More Races
    921

The enrolled student population at Santa Rosa Junior College is 39.3% White, 37.7% Hispanic or Latino, 4.82% Two or More Races, 4.58% Asian, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.55% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.387% 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, 1,858 students (9.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 382 more women than men received degrees from Santa Rosa Junior College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Santa Rosa Junior College is white (2,750 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1775 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Santa Rosa Junior College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Santa Rosa Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (784 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (377 degrees), and Social Sciences (624 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 Santa Rosa Junior College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (325,422 people), Other managers (275,696 people), Police officers (172,151 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (140,114 people), and Chief executives & legislators (118,458 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Rosa Junior College are Protective Services (784 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (377 degrees), Social Sciences (624 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (323 degrees), and Communication Technologies (44 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 Santa Rosa Junior College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Santa Rosa Junior College are Protective Services (784 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (377 degrees), Social Sciences (624 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (323 degrees), and Communication Technologies (44 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 Santa Rosa Junior College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (481,772 people), Elementary & secondary schools (365,587 people), Legal services (266,068 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (254,651 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (199,728 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Rosa Junior College are Protective Services (784 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (377 degrees), Social Sciences (624 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (323 degrees), and Communication Technologies (44 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 Santa Rosa Junior 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 Santa Rosa Junior College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,615
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,997
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,615 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Rosa Junior College, which is 0.873 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,997).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 440 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Rosa Junior College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.08 times more than the 212 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 319 degrees were awarded to women at Santa Rosa Junior College in General Social Sciences, which is 2.42 times more than the 132 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from Santa Rosa Junior College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Santa Rosa Junior College is Female and Black or African American (60% 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, 0.977% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,750 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,775 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    344 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Rosa Junior College is white (2,750 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1775 degrees).

6.13% of degree recipients (344 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,395 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,355 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,037 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Santa Rosa Junior College is white female (1,395 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,355 degrees).

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Operations

Santa Rosa Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $42.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.9M (9.22%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Santa Rosa Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $224M. Santa Rosa Junior College employs 284 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Santa Rosa Junior College are Female Instructors (174), Male Instructors(110), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Rosa Junior College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 125 employees, Management, with 80 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 80 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$42.3M
2019 Endowment
2.48%
growth from 2018

Santa Rosa Junior College has an endowment valued at about $42.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Santa Rosa Junior College grew 2.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.05M - Federal
  2. $31.8M - State
  3. $6.68M - Local

As of 2019, Santa Rosa Junior College received $3.05M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $31.8M from state grants and contracts, and $6.68M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$100M
2019 Salaries
2.23%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Santa Rosa Junior College paid a median of $100M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($224M) and a 2.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% growth from 2017 and a 4.41% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$28.2M
Instructional Salaries
284
Number of Employees

In 2019, Santa Rosa Junior College paid a total of $28.2M to 284 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
284 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
125 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Rosa Junior College were Instructor with 284 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Rosa Junior College were Office and Administrative Support with 125 employees; Management with 80 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 80 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Rosa Junior College was Female Instructor with 174 employees, Male Instructor with 110 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Santa Rosa Junior College.

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