Blinn College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,248

4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,289

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

19,476

46.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

9.53%

484 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 2,105 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blinn College. 58.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,460 degrees), 3.98 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (367 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blinn College is $1,248, which is $-6,166 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blinn College is $1,248, which is $-6,166 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,289.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,248

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Blinn College was $1,248. The cost of tuition at Blinn College is $-6,166 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$13,289

2017 Value

15.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Blinn College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,289. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Blinn College grew by 15.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,545

Room and Board

$1,620

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blinn College was of $8,545 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,620. The cost of room and board increased by 10.1% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Blinn College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 15.8% with respect to 2016, when 38% 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.

11.1%

2016 Default Rate

402

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Blinn College was 11.1%, which represents 402 out of the 3629 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

Blinn College has a total enrollment of 19,476 students. The full-time enrollment at Blinn College is 8,971 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,505. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Blinn College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.7% White, 22.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.69% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.41% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0976% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blinn College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (30.9%), followed by White Female (27.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,476 students. The full-time enrollment at Blinn College is 8,971 and the part-time enrollment is 10,505. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Blinn College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 Blinn College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Blinn College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,619

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4,328

  3. Black or African American

    1,887

The enrolled student population at Blinn College is 59.7% White, 22.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.69% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.41% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0976% 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, 274 students (1.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 343 more women than men received degrees from Blinn College. The majority of degree recipients at Blinn College are white (1,460 degrees awarded). There were 3.98 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (367 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blinn College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (72 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (68 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (782 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 Blinn College are Elementary & middle school teachers (173,059 people), Other managers (164,379 people), Postsecondary teachers (142,088 people), Police officers (127,075 people), and Physicians (83,708 people).

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (72 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (782 degrees), Protective Services (152 degrees), and Physical Sciences (49 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 Blinn College are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (72 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (782 degrees), Protective Services (152 degrees), and Physical Sciences (49 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 Blinn College are Elementary & secondary schools (319,259 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (315,999 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (275,786 people), Computer Systems Design (138,269 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (135,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Blinn College are Agriculture (72 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (68 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (782 degrees), Protective Services (152 degrees), and Physical Sciences (49 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 Blinn 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 Blinn College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 881

  2. 1,224

In 2017, 881 degrees were awarded to men at Blinn College, which is 0.72 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,224).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 315 degrees were awarded to men at Blinn College in General Studies, which is 0.682 times less than the 462 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 462 degrees were awarded to women at Blinn College in General Studies, which is 1.47 times more than the 315 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

8%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Blinn College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 8% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (26.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blinn College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (26.7% 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, 1.65% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,460 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    367 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    150 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blinn College is white (1,460 degrees awarded). There were 3.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (367 degrees).

0.76% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    822 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    638 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blinn College is white female (822 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (638 degrees).

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Operations

Blinn College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $864k (5.3%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Blinn College had a total salary expenditure of $108M. Blinn College employs 386 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blinn College are Female No academic ranks (201), Male No academic ranks(185), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blinn College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 129 employees, Service, with 61 employees, and Management with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.3M

2017 Endowment

57.7%

growth from 2016

Blinn College has an endowment valued at about $16.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Blinn College grew 57.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.6M higher 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 Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $655k - Federal

  2. $2.03M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Blinn College received $655k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.03M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47.7M

2017 Salaries

2.47%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Blinn College paid a median of $47.7M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($108M) and a 2.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.873% decline from 2015 and a 6.79% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$20.2M

Instructional Salaries

386

Number of Employees

In 2017, Blinn College paid a total of $20.2M to 386 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

386 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

129 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blinn College were No academic rank with 386 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blinn College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 129 employees; Service with 61 employees; and Management with 59 employees.

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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 Blinn College was Female No academic rank with 201 employees, Male No academic rank with 185 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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