Ulster County Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,680
4.46% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,330
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,550
40.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
28.9%
131 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 455 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ulster County Community College. 53.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (321 degrees), 4.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ulster County Community College is $4,680, which is $−3,144 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ulster County Community College is $4,680, which is $−3,144 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,330.

In 2019, 33% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,680
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Ulster County Community College was $4,680. The cost of tuition at Ulster County Community College is $−3,144 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,330
2019 Value
31.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Ulster County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,330. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Ulster County Community College grew by 31.8%.

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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

$7,500
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ulster County Community College was of $7,500 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 50% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
11%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Ulster County Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.71% with respect to 2018, when 35% 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%
2017 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Ulster County Community College was 13%, which represents 45 out of the 347 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

Ulster County Community College has a total enrollment of 3,550 students. The full-time enrollment at Ulster County Community College is 1,424 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,126. This means that 40.1% of students enrolled at Ulster County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ulster County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.87% Black or African American, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0282% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ulster County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.1%), followed by White Male (29.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.8%). 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

40.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ulster County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,550 students. The full-time enrollment at Ulster County Community College is 1,424 and the part-time enrollment is 2,126. This means that 40.1% of students enrolled at Ulster County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Ulster County Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Ulster 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
    2,200
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    589
  3. Black or African American
    244

The enrolled student population at Ulster County Community College is 62% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.87% Black or African American, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0282% 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, 276 students (7.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 35 more women than men received degrees from Ulster County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ulster County Community College is white (321 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (67 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ulster County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (140 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 Ulster County Community College are Social workers, all other (194,781 people), Other managers (182,414 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (166,438 people), Police officers (145,094 people), and Graphic designers (99,204 people).

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (140 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Ulster County Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Public relations specialists, Chief executives & legislators, and Pharmacists

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (140 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Ulster County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (409,005 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (373,190 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (226,571 people), Individual & family services (148,913 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (145,052 people).

The most specialized majors at Ulster County Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Protective Services (79 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (140 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (25 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 Ulster County 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 Ulster County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

210
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
245
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 210 degrees were awarded to men at Ulster County Community College, which is 0.857 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (245).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Ulster County Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.23 times more than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 44 degrees were awarded to women at Ulster County Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.815 times less than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 17% of students graduating from Ulster County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ulster County Community College is Male and Asian (66.7% 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, 3.05% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    321 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ulster County Community College is white (321 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (67 degrees).

3.52% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    186 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ulster County Community College is white female (186 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (135 degrees).

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Operations

Ulster County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.45M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Ulster County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $30.1M. Ulster County Community College employs 22 Assistant professors, 19 Professors, and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at Ulster County Community College are Female Assistant professors (13), Male Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ulster County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.45M
2019 Endowment
8.2%
growth from 2018

Ulster County Community College has an endowment valued at about $9.45M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Ulster County Community College grew 8.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.15M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.6M - Federal
  2. $561k - State
  3. $501k - Local

As of 2019, Ulster County Community College received $1.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $561k from state grants and contracts, and $501k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.6M
2019 Salaries
2.47%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Ulster County Community College paid a median of $12.6M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($30.1M) and a 2.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.174% growth from 2017 and a 0.416% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.73M
Instructional Salaries
61
Number of Employees

In 2019, Ulster County Community College paid a total of $3.73M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% 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
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ulster County Community College were Assistant professor with 22 employees; Professor with 19 employees; and Professor with 16 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ulster County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; and Service with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ulster County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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