Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,432

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,120

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

7,262

33% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.3%

177 Graduates

About

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Buncombe County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College were .

In 2017, 1,474 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. 56.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,186 degrees), 12.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (94 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,120.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is $-4,982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$8,120

2017 Value

2.82%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,120. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College grew by 2.82%.

This chart compares the average net price of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$6,876

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was of $6,876 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. 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.

This chart compares the average student costs at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2% with respect to 2016, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

18.1%

2016 Default Rate

142

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was 18.1%, which represents 142 out of the 784 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has a total enrollment of 7,262 students. The full-time enrollment at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is 2,396 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,866. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.9% White, 8.88% Hispanic or Latino, 5.12% Black or African American, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.45% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.3%), followed by White Male (36.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,262 students. The full-time enrollment at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is 2,396 and the part-time enrollment is 4,866. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,659

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    645

  3. Black or African American

    372

The enrolled student population at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is 77.9% White, 8.88% Hispanic or Latino, 5.12% Black or African American, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.45% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% 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 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, 192 students (2.64%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 192 more women than men received degrees from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are white (1,186 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (94 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (180 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (86 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 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Police officers (120,762 people), Other managers (93,679 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (93,317 people), Construction managers (42,454 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,686 people).

The most specialized majors at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Protective Services (180 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (86 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), and Construction (24 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Protective Services (180 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (86 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), and Construction (24 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (298,412 people), Elementary & secondary schools (167,257 people), Construction (121,562 people), Computer Systems Design (70,225 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,411 people).

The most specialized majors at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Protective Services (180 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (86 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), and Construction (24 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Asheville-Buncombe Technical 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 641

  2. 833

In 2017, 641 degrees were awarded to men at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, which is 0.77 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (833).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In false, 176 degrees were awarded to men at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.838 times less than the 210 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In false, 210 degrees were awarded to women at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.19 times more than the 176 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 1.69% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,186 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    94 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is white (1,186 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (94 degrees).

3.12% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    655 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    531 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is white female (655 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (531 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $13.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $52.6k (0.384%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College had a total salary expenditure of $65.9M. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College employs 181 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are Female No academic ranks (114), Male No academic ranks(67), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College are: Management, with 74 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.7M

2017 Endowment

4.52%

growth from 2016

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has an endowment valued at about $13.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College grew 4.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Asheville-Buncombe Technical 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.9M

2017 Salaries

17.6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College paid a median of $29.9M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($65.9M) and a 17.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15% decline from 2015 and a 2.58% growth from 2014.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$9.8M

Instructional Salaries

181

Number of Employees

In 2017, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College paid a total of $9.8M to 181 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

181 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

74 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College were No academic rank with 181 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College were Management with 74 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 27 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College was Female No academic rank with 114 employees, Male No academic rank with 67 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart