Washington County Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,760
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$3,908
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
25.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
372
55.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
46.7%
43 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 2017, 155 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 (126 degrees), 9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Washington County Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Washington County Community College is $2,760, which is $-4,654 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,908.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,760
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Washington County Community College was $2,760. The cost of tuition at Washington County Community College is $-4,654 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,908
2017 Value
8.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Washington County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,908. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Washington County Community College grew by 8.08%.

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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 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Washington County Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.69% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Washington County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
25.3%
2016 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Washington County Community College was 25.3%, which represents 24 out of the 95 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

Washington County Community College has a total enrollment of 372 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington County Community College is 207 students and the part-time enrollment is 165. This means that 55.6% 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 79.6% White, 9.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.42% Two or More Races, 2.15% Hispanic or Latino, 0.269% Asian, 0.269% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Washington County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (45.9%), followed by White Female (33.8%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (5.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Washington County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 372 students. The full-time enrollment at Washington County Community College is 207 and the part-time enrollment is 165. This means that 55.6% of students enrolled at Washington County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2017 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 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Washington County 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
    296
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    36
  3. Two or More Races
    9

The enrolled student population at Washington County Community College is 79.6% White, 9.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.42% Two or More Races, 2.15% Hispanic or Latino, 0.269% Asian, 0.269% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 20 students (5.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 29 fewer women than men received degrees from Washington County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Washington County Community College are white (126 degrees awarded). There were 9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 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), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), and Transportation (11 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 Washington County Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,814,546 people), Secondary school teachers (286,866 people), Education administrators (238,999 people), Social workers, all other (180,508 people), and Special education teachers (113,360 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), Precision Production (16 degrees), and Education (26 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 Washington County Community College are Personal financial advisors, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Medical & health services managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), Precision Production (16 degrees), and Education (26 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 (2,648,858 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (202,740 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (132,506 people), Individual & family services (122,626 people), and Construction (118,425 people).

The most specialized majors at Washington County Community College are Construction (16 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), Precision Production (16 degrees), and Education (26 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 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 Washington County Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 92
  2. 63

In 2017, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Washington County Community College, which is 1.46 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Washington County Community College in Welding Technology, which is 7 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Washington County Community College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% 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, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Washington County Community College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 20.9% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    126 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    14 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Washington County Community College is white (126 degrees awarded). There were 9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

9.03% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    80 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    46 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Washington County Community College is white male (80 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (46 degrees).

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Operations

Washington County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $524k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $63.6k (12.1%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Washington County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $8.16M. Washington County Community College employs 21 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Washington County Community College are Male Instructors (13), Female Instructors(8), and N/A (0).

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 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$524k
2017 Endowment
11.1%
growth from 2016

Washington County Community College has an endowment valued at about $524k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Washington County Community College grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.13M 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 Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $491k - Federal
  2. $178k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Washington County Community College received $491k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $178k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.54M
2017 Salaries
0.932%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Washington County Community College paid a median of $3.54M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($8.16M) and a 0.932% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.97% growth from 2015 and a 4.15% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.15M
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2017, Washington County Community College paid a total of $1.15M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Washington County Community College were Instructor with 21 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, 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 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Washington County Community College was Male Instructor with 13 employees, Female Instructor with 8 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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