Alvin Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,080

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,166

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.01%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

5,677

24.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.2%

76 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,245 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Alvin Community College. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (664 degrees), 1.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (377 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Alvin Community College is $1,080, which is $-6,240 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Alvin Community College is $1,080, which is $-6,240 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,166.

In 2016, 28% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,080

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Alvin Community College was $1,080. The cost of tuition at Alvin Community College is $-6,240 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,166

2016 Value

29.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Alvin Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,166. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Alvin Community College grew by 29.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,668

Room and Board

$1,775

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alvin Community College was of $7,668 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,775. The cost of room and board increased by 2.29% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.84% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

28%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

7%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

28% of undergraduate students at Alvin Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2015, when 24% 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.

7.01%

2015 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Alvin Community College was 7.01%, which represents 19 out of the 271 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

Alvin 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 5,677 students enrolled at Alvin Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

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Enrollment

Alvin Community College has a total enrollment of 5,677 students. The full-time enrollment at Alvin Community College is 1,372 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,305. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Alvin Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Alvin Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.8% White, 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13.3% Black or African American, 5.99% Asian, 0.634% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.282% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Alvin Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.6%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Alvin Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,677 students. The full-time enrollment at Alvin Community College is 1,372 and the part-time enrollment is 4,305. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Alvin Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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

    2,654

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,748

  3. Black or African American

    753

The enrolled student population at Alvin Community College is 46.8% White, 30.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13.3% Black or African American, 5.99% Asian, 0.634% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.282% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 77 students (1.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 233 more women than men received degrees from Alvin Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Alvin Community College are white (664 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (377 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Alvin Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (340 degrees), and Protective Services (73 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 Alvin Community College are Police officers (129,718 people), Miscellaneous managers (107,900 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (89,188 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (47,337 people), and Social workers (43,467 people).

The most specialized majors at Alvin Community College are Science Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (340 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Legal (29 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Alvin Community College are Science Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (340 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Legal (29 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Alvin Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (321,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (155,877 people), Computer Systems Design (72,782 people), Legal services (63,370 people), and Hospitals (61,366 people).

The most specialized majors at Alvin Community College are Science Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (340 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Legal (29 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 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 Alvin 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 Alvin Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 506

  2. 739

In 2016, 506 degrees were awarded to men at Alvin Community College, which is 0.685 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (739).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Alvin Community College in Chemical Technology, which is 6.04 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 215 degrees were awarded to women at Alvin Community College in General Studies, which is 1.75 times more than the 123 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from Alvin Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Alvin Community College is Male and Asian (50% 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, 2.63% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    664 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    377 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Alvin Community College is white (664 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (377 degrees).

0.321% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    407 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    257 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    217 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Alvin Community College is white female (407 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

Alvin Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.66M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $23.3k (0.877%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Alvin Community College had a total expenditure of $42.3M. Of that $42.3M, they spent $21.5M on salaries and $42.3M on benefits.

Alvin Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Alvin 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 Alvin Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 40 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, and Service with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.66M

2015 Endowment

16.2%

growth from 2014

Alvin Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.66M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Alvin Community College grew 16.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $457k 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $297k - Federal

  2. $1.68M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Alvin Community College received $297k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.68M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$21.5M

Salary Expenditure

$42.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Alvin Community College had a total expenditure of $42.3M. Of that $42.3M, they spent $21.5M on salaries and $42.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$21.5M

2015 Salaries

2.57%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Alvin Community College paid a median of $21.5M in salaries, which represents 50.9% of their overall expenditure ($42.3M) and a 2.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.1% growth from 2013 and a 2.6% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.8M

Instructional Salaries

107

Number of Employees

In 2015, Alvin Community College paid a total of $6.8M to 107 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.5% 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

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

40 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Alvin 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 Alvin Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; and Service with 29 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 Alvin 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 Alvin Community College.

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