Brazosport College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,950
4.84% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,304
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.71%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
4,245
19.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
20.8%
72 Graduates

About

Brazosport College is a higher education institution located in Brazoria County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brazosport College were General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded) and Health Care Administration & Management (11 degrees).

In 2017, 1,033 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brazosport College. 34.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 65.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (502 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (395 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brazosport College is $1,950, which is $-10,940 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brazosport College is $1,950, which is $-10,940 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,304.

In 2017, 33% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,950
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Brazosport College was $1,950. The cost of tuition at Brazosport College is $-10,940 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$5,304
2017 Value
3.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brazosport College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,304. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brazosport College grew by 3.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,700
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brazosport College was of $8,700 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. 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.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
2%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Brazosport College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.71% with respect to 2016, when 35% 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.
4.71%
2016 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Brazosport College was 4.71%, which represents 4 out of the 85 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Brazosport College has a total enrollment of 4,245 students. The full-time enrollment at Brazosport College is 837 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,408. This means that 19.7% of students enrolled at Brazosport College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brazosport College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.4% White, 40.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.29% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brazosport College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.1%), followed by White Female (21.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (20.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brazosport College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,245 students. The full-time enrollment at Brazosport College is 837 and the part-time enrollment is 3,408. This means that 19.7% of students enrolled at Brazosport College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Brazosport College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Brazosport 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
    2,012
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,701
  3. Black or African American
    267

The enrolled student population at Brazosport College is 47.4% White, 40.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.29% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 315 fewer women than men received degrees from Brazosport College. The majority of degree recipients at Brazosport College are white (502 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (395 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brazosport College is General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (11 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brazosport College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (286 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (158 degrees), and Precision Production (85 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 Brazosport College are Police officers (120,762 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (93,317 people), Other managers (92,686 people), Construction managers (42,454 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,686 people).

The most specialized majors at Brazosport College are Science Technologies (286 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (158 degrees), Precision Production (85 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 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 Brazosport College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Brazosport College are Science Technologies (286 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (158 degrees), Precision Production (85 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 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 Brazosport College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (298,412 people), Elementary & secondary schools (167,257 people), Construction (119,366 people), Computer Systems Design (69,734 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,686 people).

The most specialized majors at Brazosport College are Science Technologies (286 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (158 degrees), Precision Production (85 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 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 Brazosport College.
Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brazosport College was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 674
  2. 359

In 2017, 674 degrees were awarded to men at Brazosport College, which is 1.88 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (359).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 247 degrees were awarded to men at Brazosport College in Chemical Technology, which is 6.33 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 155 degrees were awarded to women at Brazosport College in General Studies, which is 1.58 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brazosport College is Male and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/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
    502 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    395 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brazosport College is white (502 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (395 degrees).

2.03% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    318 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    259 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    184 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brazosport College is white male (318 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (259 degrees).

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Operations

Brazosport College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.99M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $460k (5.75%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Brazosport College had a total salary expenditure of $45.4M. Brazosport College employs 30 Instructors, 25 Assistant professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Brazosport College are Male Instructors (16), Female Instructors(14), and Male Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brazosport College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.99M
2017 Endowment
3.88%
growth from 2016

Brazosport College has an endowment valued at about $7.99M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brazosport College grew 3.88% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.01M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.07M - Federal
  2. $1.04M - State
  3. $840k - Local

As of 2017, Brazosport College received $1.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.04M from state grants and contracts, and $840k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.4M
2017 Salaries
4.03%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Brazosport College paid a median of $20.4M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($45.4M) and a 4.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.83% growth from 2015 and a 7.1% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.7M
Instructional Salaries
92
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brazosport College paid a total of $5.7M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brazosport College were Instructor with 30 employees; Assistant professor with 25 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brazosport College were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Service with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brazosport College was Male Instructor with 16 employees, Female Instructor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brazosport College.

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