Washington County Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,760

2.22% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,616

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.6%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

418

53.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40%

52 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 143 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Washington County Community College. 40.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 59.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (103 degrees), 4.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Washington County Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,560 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Washington County Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,560 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,616.

In 2016, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,760

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Washington County Community College was $2,760. The cost of tuition at Washington County Community College is $-4,560 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$3,616

2016 Value

2.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Washington County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,616. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Washington County Community College grew by 2.61%.

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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

$4,310

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Washington County Community College was of $4,310 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.291% 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

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Washington County Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 9.26% with respect to 2015, when 54% 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.

17.6%

2015 Default Rate

18

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Washington County Community College was 17.6%, which represents 18 out of the 102 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

Washington 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 418 students enrolled at Washington County Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Washington County Community College has a total enrollment of 418 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington County Community College is 225 students and the part-time enrollment is 193. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Washington County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Washington County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.4% White, 6.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.15% Two or More Races, 1.67% Hispanic or Latino, 0.239% Asian, 0.239% Black or African American, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Washington County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (51.6%), followed by White Female (29.8%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (3.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

53.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Washington County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 418 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington County Community College is 225 and the part-time enrollment is 193. This means that 53.8% of students enrolled at Washington County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Washington County Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Washington 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

    332

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    26

  3. Two or More Races

    9

The enrolled student population at Washington County Community College is 79.4% White, 6.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.15% Two or More Races, 1.67% Hispanic or Latino, 0.239% Asian, 0.239% Black or African American, and 0% 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, 40 students (9.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 27 fewer women than men received degrees from Washington County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Washington County Community College are white (103 degrees awarded). There were 4.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (22 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Washington County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Transportation (13 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (39 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 Washington County Community College are Social workers (185,548 people), Miscellaneous managers (81,077 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (63,616 people), Counselors (47,287 people), and Physicians & surgeons (38,308 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Transportation (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Precision Production (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 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 Washington County Community College are Public relations specialists, Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Transportation (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Precision Production (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 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 Washington County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (146,419 people), Hospitals (142,420 people), Individual & family services (102,574 people), Construction (81,346 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (65,806 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Transportation (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), Precision Production (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (7 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 Washington 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 Washington 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. 85

  2. 58

In 2016, 85 degrees were awarded to men at Washington County Community College, which is 1.47 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (58).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Washington County Community College in Construction, Heavy, & Earth-Moving Equipment Operation, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Washington County Community College in Medical Assistant, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 31% of students graduating from Washington County Community 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 38% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Washington County Community College is Male and Asian (100% 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, 11.5% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    103 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Washington County Community College is white (103 degrees awarded). There were 4.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (22 degrees).

11.2% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    58 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    45 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Washington County Community College is white male (58 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Washington County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $508k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-5.81k (-1.14%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Washington County Community College had a total expenditure of $8.41M. Of that $8.41M, they spent $3.34M on salaries and $8.41M on benefits.

Washington County Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Washington County 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 Washington County Community College are: Management, with 9 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, and Service with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$508k

2015 Endowment

5.43%

decline from 2014

Washington County Community College has an endowment valued at about $508k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Washington County Community College declined 5.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.61M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Washington County Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $548k - Federal

  2. $166k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Washington County Community College received $548k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $166k 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.

$3.34M

Salary Expenditure

$8.41M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Washington County Community College had a total expenditure of $8.41M. Of that $8.41M, they spent $3.34M on salaries and $8.41M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$3.34M

2015 Salaries

4.15%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Washington County Community College paid a median of $3.34M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($8.41M) and a 4.15% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.3% growth from 2013 and a 0.751% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.28M

Instructional Salaries

24

Number of Employees

In 2015, Washington County Community College paid a total of $1.28M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.4% 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

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

9 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Washington County 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 Washington County Community College were Management with 9 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees; and Service with 5 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 Washington County 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 Washington County Community College.

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