Shelton State Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,510

1.74% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,313

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

4,810

44.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

13.9%

122 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 659 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shelton State Community College. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (416 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shelton State Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,810 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Shelton State Community College is $3,510, which is $-3,810 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,313.

In 2016, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,510

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Shelton State Community College was $3,510. The cost of tuition at Shelton State Community College is $-3,810 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,313

2016 Value

17.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Shelton State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,313. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Shelton State Community College grew by 17.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,600

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Shelton State Community College was of $6,600 in 2016. 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 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

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Shelton State Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.92% with respect to 2015, when 51% 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.

N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Shelton State Community College was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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

Shelton State 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 4,810 students enrolled at Shelton State Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Shelton State 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 Shelton State 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 Shelton State Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Shelton State Community College has a total enrollment of 4,810 students. The full-time enrollment at Shelton State Community College is 2,125 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,685. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at Shelton State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shelton State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.8% White, 36.2% Black or African American, 1.95% Two or More Races, 0.894% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.166% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.0832% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Shelton State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (31%), followed by White Female (26.8%) and Black or African American Female (19.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shelton State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,810 students. The full-time enrollment at Shelton State Community College is 2,125 and the part-time enrollment is 2,685. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at Shelton State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 Shelton State Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Shelton State 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

    2,682

  2. Black or African American

    1,739

  3. Two or More Races

    94

The enrolled student population at Shelton State Community College is 55.8% White, 36.2% Black or African American, 1.95% Two or More Races, 0.894% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.166% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.0832% 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, 177 students (3.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 99 more women than men received degrees from Shelton State Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Shelton State Community College are white (416 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Shelton State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees awarded), Construction (20 degrees), and Precision Production (26 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 Shelton State Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (108,374 people), Miscellaneous managers (82,532 people), Construction managers (36,222 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (32,194 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (24,068 people).

The most specialized majors at Shelton State Community College are Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees awarded), Construction (20 degrees), Precision Production (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (176 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 Shelton State Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Shelton State Community College are Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees awarded), Construction (20 degrees), Precision Production (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (176 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 Shelton State Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (173,897 people), Construction (94,168 people), Computer Systems Design (61,737 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (52,632 people), and Hospitals (52,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Shelton State Community College are Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees awarded), Construction (20 degrees), Precision Production (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (176 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 Shelton State 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 Shelton State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 280

  2. 379

In 2016, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Shelton State Community College, which is 0.739 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (379).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Shelton State Community College in Industrial Electronics Technology, which is 14.7 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 63 degrees were awarded to women at Shelton State Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 12.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 2% of students graduating from Shelton State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Shelton State Community College is Male and Asian (33.3% 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, 8.2% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    416 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    199 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shelton State Community College is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

4.4% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    221 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    195 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Shelton State Community College is white female (221 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (195 degrees).

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Operations

Shelton State 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 $91.2k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Shelton State Community College had a total expenditure of $44.2M. Of that $44.2M, they spent $19.7M on salaries and $44.2M on benefits.

Shelton State Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Shelton State Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shelton State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Shelton State Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Shelton State Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $2.22M - Federal

  2. $818k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Shelton State Community College received $2.22M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $818k 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.

$19.7M

Salary Expenditure

$44.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Shelton State Community College had a total expenditure of $44.2M. Of that $44.2M, they spent $19.7M on salaries and $44.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$19.7M

2015 Salaries

0.833%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Shelton State Community College paid a median of $19.7M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($44.2M) and a 0.833% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% decline from 2013 and a 0.874% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.03M

Instructional Salaries

91

Number of Employees

In 2015, Shelton State Community College paid a total of $5.03M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

71 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shelton State Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shelton State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees; Management with 54 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shelton State Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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