Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,592

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,686

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

73.2%

67,127 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

888,154

45.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

31.2%

29,922 Graduates

About

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were General Business Administration & Management (3,985 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (3,581 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (2,895 degrees).

In 2017, 229,308 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (115,908 degrees), 2.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49056 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is $11,592, which is $892 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,890, which is 111% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,182 less than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $11,592, which is $826 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,890, which is 111% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,182 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,686.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,592

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was $12,890, which is 111% of the cost for in-state students, which was $11,592. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is $1,182 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $826 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$14,686

2017 Value

4.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,686. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges grew by 4.61%.

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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

$8,000

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was of $8,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 1.7% 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

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.32% with respect to 2016, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received 67,127 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.23% annual growth. Out of those 67,127 applicants, 49,152 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.2% acceptance rate.

There were 888,154 students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in 2017, and 54.7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has an overall enrollment yield of 29.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

49,152

Accepted Out of 67,127

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was 73.2% (49,152 admissions from 67,127 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 70.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 3.23%, while admissions grew by 6.7%.

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SAT Scores

54.7%

Submission Percentage

4,769

Scores Submitted

54.7% of enrolled first-time students at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has a total enrollment of 888,154 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 403,070 students and the part-time enrollment is 485,084. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 3.44% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.575% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.526% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (15.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 888,154 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 403,070 and the part-time enrollment is 485,084. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are enrolled full-time.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (64%), Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    409,051

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    216,671

  3. Black or African American

    124,403

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14% Black or African American, 3.44% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.575% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.526% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates.

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, 48,178 students (5.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 44740 more women than men received degrees from Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges. The majority of degree recipients at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are white (115,908 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49056 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is General Business Administration & Management (3,985 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (3,581 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (2,895 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (1,681 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74,141 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (6,858 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Software developers (435,413 people), Other managers (170,969 people), Computer occupations, all other (136,190 people), Police officers (127,147 people), and Computer programmers (118,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,681 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74,141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,858 degrees), Protective Services (10,339 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11,885 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,681 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74,141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,858 degrees), Protective Services (10,339 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11,885 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Computer Systems Design (520,566 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (319,082 people), Elementary & secondary schools (216,036 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (131,894 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (104,774 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,681 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (74,141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,858 degrees), Protective Services (10,339 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11,885 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was General Business Administration & Management with 3985 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 92,284

  2. 137,024

In 2017, 92,284 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, which is 0.673 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (137,024).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 25269 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.623 times less than the 40566 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40566 degrees were awarded to women at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.61 times more than the 25269 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

30.5%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 20% of students graduating from Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31.5% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (44.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is Female and Asian (44.4% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 3.81% of graduates (1141 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    115,908 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    49,056 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    31,287 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is white (115,908 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49056 degrees).

4.88% of degree recipients (11,186 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    67,694 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    48,214 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29,669 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is white female (67,694 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (48,214 degrees).

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Operations

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has an endowment valued at nearly $10M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $136M (1.36k%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all .

In 2017, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had a total salary expenditure of $18.7M. Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges employs 5,082 Instructors, 3,912 No academic ranks, and 2,855 Assistant professors. Most academics at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Female Instructors (2,665), Male Instructors(2,417), and Female No academic ranks (2,183).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8845 employees, Management, with 5637 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5508 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10M

2017 Endowment

14.9%

growth from 2016

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges have a median endowment valued at about $10M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges grew 14.9% from the previous year.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $273M - Federal

  2. $120M - State

  3. $87M - Local

As of 2017, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received $273M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $120M from state grants and contracts, and $87M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.2M

2017 Salaries

5.71%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges paid a median of $6.2M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($18.7M) and a 5.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 74.7% growth from 2015 and a 4.86% decline from 2014.

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Instructional Salaries

$1.09B

Instructional Salaries

17,225

Number of Employees

In 2017, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges paid a total of $1.09B to 17,225 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% of all salaries paid.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

5082 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8845 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were Instructor with 5,082 employees; No academic rank with 3,912 employees; and No academic rank with 2,855 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were Office and Administrative Support with 8,845 employees; Management with 5,637 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5,508 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was Female Instructor with 2,665 employees, Male Instructor with 2,417 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2,183 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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