Blue Mountain Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,635

7.29% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,827

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,417

59.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.9%

105 Graduates

About

Blue Mountain Community College is a higher education institution located in Umatilla County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Blue Mountain Community College were .

In 2017, 419 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blue Mountain Community College. 60.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (282 degrees), 2.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blue Mountain Community College is $4,635, which is $-2,779 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blue Mountain Community College is $4,635, which is $-2,779 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,827.

In 2017, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,635

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Blue Mountain Community College was $4,635. The cost of tuition at Blue Mountain Community College is $-2,779 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,827

2017 Value

7.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Blue Mountain Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,827. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Blue Mountain Community College grew by 7.12%.

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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

$8,625

Room and Board

$1,038

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blue Mountain Community College was of $8,625 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,038. The cost of room and board increased by 4.55% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 23.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Blue Mountain Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 55% 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.

16.7%

2016 Default Rate

49

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Blue Mountain Community College was 16.7%, which represents 49 out of the 294 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

Blue Mountain Community College has a total enrollment of 1,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Blue Mountain Community College is 839 students and the part-time enrollment is 578. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at Blue Mountain Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blue Mountain Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.7% White, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% Two or More Races, 2.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.635% Asian, and 0.635% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blue Mountain Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.6%), followed by White Male (27.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blue Mountain Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,417 students. The full-time enrollment at Blue Mountain Community College is 839 and the part-time enrollment is 578. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at Blue Mountain Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

27%

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 Blue Mountain Community College was 27%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Blue Mountain Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    846

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    401

  3. Two or More Races

    58

The enrolled student population at Blue Mountain Community College is 59.7% White, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.09% Two or More Races, 2.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.635% Asian, and 0.635% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 91 more women than men received degrees from Blue Mountain Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Blue Mountain Community College are white (282 degrees awarded). There were 2.91 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blue Mountain Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (236 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (23 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 Blue Mountain Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,891,520 people), Secondary school teachers (299,751 people), Education administrators (258,648 people), Other managers (139,615 people), and Police officers (128,623 people).

The most specialized majors at Blue Mountain Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (236 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Education (20 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 Blue Mountain Community College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Blue Mountain Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (236 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Education (20 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 Blue Mountain Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,755,724 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (335,348 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (252,128 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (136,971 people), and Child day care services (96,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Blue Mountain Community College are Agriculture (30 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (236 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (23 degrees), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Education (20 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 Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 164

  2. 255

In 2017, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Blue Mountain Community College, which is 0.643 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (255).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Blue Mountain Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.604 times less than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 106 degrees were awarded to women at Blue Mountain Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.66 times more than the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%

100% Completion Time

23%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 9% of students graduating from Blue Mountain Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blue Mountain Community College is Female and Two or More Races (80% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    282 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    97 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blue Mountain Community College is white (282 degrees awarded). There were 2.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

1.19% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    172 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    110 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blue Mountain Community College is white female (172 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (110 degrees).

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Operations

Blue Mountain Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.12M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $242k (7.75%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Blue Mountain Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29.2M. Blue Mountain Community College employs 58 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blue Mountain Community College are Female Instructors (34), Male Instructors(24), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blue Mountain Community College are: Management, with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.12M

2017 Endowment

26.2%

growth from 2016

Blue Mountain Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.12M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Blue Mountain Community College grew 26.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $543k 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $501k - Federal

  2. $4.58M - State

  3. $149k - Local

As of 2017, Blue Mountain Community College received $501k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.58M from state grants and contracts, and $149k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12M

2017 Salaries

5.56%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Blue Mountain Community College paid a median of $12M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($29.2M) and a 5.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.14% growth from 2015 and a 3.57% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.7M

Instructional Salaries

58

Number of Employees

In 2017, Blue Mountain Community College paid a total of $4.7M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.16M (26%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

58 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blue Mountain Community College were Instructor with 58 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blue Mountain Community College were Management with 34 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blue Mountain Community College was Female Instructor with 34 employees, Male Instructor with 24 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Blue Mountain Community College.

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