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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,317 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
N/A Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
555 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
36.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
120 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Associate's Colleges is $3,600, which is $378 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,317, which is 203% of the cost for in-state students, and is $381 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,638.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Associate's Colleges received 555 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 36.4% annual growth. Out of those 555 applicants, 402 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.4% acceptance rate.

There were 3,684 students enrolled at Associate's Colleges in 2016, and 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Associate's Colleges have an overall enrollment yield of 60.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Associate's Colleges have a median enrollment of 3,684 students. The full-time enrollment at Associate's Colleges is 1,351 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,333. This means that 36.7% of students enrolled at Associate's Colleges are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Associate's Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% Two or More Races, 1.71% Asian, 0.68% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Associate's Colleges in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (13.9%), followed by White Male (12.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.48%), followed by White Male (1.06%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.34%).

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In 2016, 134 more women than men graduated from Associate's Colleges. The majority of students graduating from Associate's Colleges are White. These 436 graduates mean that there were 7.79 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 56 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Associate's Colleges is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 18 graduates, followed by Dental Hygiene with 11 graduates and Graphic Design with 7 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Associate's Colleges, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Applied Sciences, with 8.5 graduates, followed by Precision Production with 31 graduates and Science Technologies with 5 graduates.


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Associate's Colleges have a median endowment valued at nearly $3.12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $21,444 (0.69%).

In 2015, Associate's Colleges had a median expenditure of $32.4M. Of that $32.4M, they spent $17.2M on salaries and $5.68M on benefits.

Associate's Colleges employs 46 No academic ranks, 30 Instructors, and 23.5 Professors. Most academics at Associate's Colleges are Female No academic ranks (24), Male No academic ranks (20), and Female Instructors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Associate's Colleges are: Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.



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