Schenectady County Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,720

5.44% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,785

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

21%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,745

42.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19.3%

179 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 654 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Schenectady County Community College. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (509 degrees), 7.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (72 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Schenectady County Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Schenectady County Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,785.

In 2016, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,720

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Schenectady County Community College was $3,720. The cost of tuition at Schenectady County Community College is $-3,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$3,785

2016 Value

7.93%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Schenectady County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,785. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Schenectady County Community College grew by 7.93%.

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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

$8,690

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Schenectady County Community College was of $8,690 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.21% 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

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Schenectady County Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.32% with respect to 2015, when 41% 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.

21%

2015 Default Rate

267

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Schenectady County Community College was 21%, which represents 267 out of the 1272 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

Schenectady County 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 4,745 students enrolled at Schenectady County Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Schenectady County 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 Schenectady County 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 Schenectady County Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Schenectady County Community College has a total enrollment of 4,745 students. The full-time enrollment at Schenectady County Community College is 2,002 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,743. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at Schenectady County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Schenectady County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.7% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 6.87% Hispanic or Latino, 6.41% Asian, 1.88% Two or More Races, 0.969% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.527% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Schenectady County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.7%), followed by White Male (28.4%) and Black or African American Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Schenectady County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,745 students. The full-time enrollment at Schenectady County Community College is 2,002 and the part-time enrollment is 2,743. This means that 42.2% of students enrolled at Schenectady County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 Schenectady County Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Schenectady County 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

    3,116

  2. Black or African American

    722

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    326

The enrolled student population at Schenectady County Community College is 65.7% White, 15.2% Black or African American, 6.87% Hispanic or Latino, 6.41% Asian, 1.88% Two or More Races, 0.969% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.527% 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 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, 116 students (2.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 66 more women than men received degrees from Schenectady County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Schenectady County Community College are white (509 degrees awarded). There were 7.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (72 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Schenectady County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (59 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (70 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 Schenectady County Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,069,479 people), Miscellaneous managers (718,554 people), Financial managers (416,204 people), Chief executives & legislators (308,324 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (277,924 people).

The most specialized majors at Schenectady County Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (59 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (70 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), and Business (158 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Schenectady County Community College are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Financial analysts, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Schenectady County Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (59 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (70 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), and Business (158 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 Schenectady County Community College are Insurance carriers & related activities (538,078 people), Elementary & secondary schools (510,277 people), Banking & related activities (478,210 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (472,775 people), and Computer Systems Design (387,048 people).

The most specialized majors at Schenectady County Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (59 degrees awarded), Protective Services (80 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (70 degrees), Legal (23 degrees), and Business (158 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 Schenectady County 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 Schenectady County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 294

  2. 360

In 2016, 294 degrees were awarded to men at Schenectady County Community College, which is 0.817 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (360).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Schenectady County Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.915 times less than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 51 degrees were awarded to women at Schenectady County Community College in General Human Services, which is 6.38 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 12% of students graduating from Schenectady County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Schenectady County Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% 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, 2.79% 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

    509 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Schenectady County Community College is white (509 degrees awarded). There were 7.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (72 degrees).

1.99% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    262 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    247 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Schenectady County Community College is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (247 degrees).

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Operations

Schenectady County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $240 (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Schenectady County Community College had a total expenditure of $41.1M. Of that $41.1M, they spent $14.3M on salaries and $41.1M on benefits.

Schenectady County Community College employs 23 Professors, 16 Assistant professors, and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Schenectady County Community College are Male Professors (13), Male Assistant professors(11), and Female Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Schenectady County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

100%

decline from 2014

Schenectady County Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Schenectady County Community College declined 100% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.12M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Schenectady County Community 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

Primary Expenses

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$14.3M

Salary Expenditure

$41.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Schenectady County Community College had a total expenditure of $41.1M. Of that $41.1M, they spent $14.3M on salaries and $41.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$14.3M

2015 Salaries

3.68%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Schenectady County Community College paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 34.8% of their overall expenditure ($41.1M) and a 3.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.85% growth from 2013 and a 1.86% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4M

Instructional Salaries

69

Number of Employees

In 2015, Schenectady County Community College paid a total of $4M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 28% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

23 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

41 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Schenectady County Community College were Professor with 23 employees; Assistant professor with 16 employees; and Assistant professor with 13 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Schenectady County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Schenectady County Community College was Male Professor with 13 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 10 employees.

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

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