Garden City Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,824

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,147

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.67%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,053

54.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

37.3%

166 Graduates

About

Garden City Community College is a higher education institution located in Finney County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Garden City Community College were .

In 2016, 361 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Garden City Community College. 51.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (159 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,824, which is $-5,496 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Garden City Community College is $1,824, which is $-5,496 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,147.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,824

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Garden City Community College was $1,824. The cost of tuition at Garden City Community College is $-5,496 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,147

2016 Value

13.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Garden City Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,147. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Garden City Community College grew by 13.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,138

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Garden City Community College was of $6,138 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 17.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Garden City Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 8.96% with respect to 2015, when 67% 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.

6.67%

2015 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Garden City Community College was 6.67%, which represents 21 out of the 315 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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Admissions

Garden City Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,053 students enrolled at Garden City Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Garden City Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Garden City Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Garden City Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Garden City Community College has a total enrollment of 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 1,126 students and the part-time enrollment is 927. This means that 54.8% of students enrolled at Garden City Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Garden City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% White, 42.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.09% Black or African American, 2.14% Asian, 0.585% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.585% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.487% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Garden City Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (24.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.6%) and White Male (18.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Garden City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Garden City Community College is 1,126 and the part-time enrollment is 927. This means that 54.8% of students enrolled at Garden City Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

2016 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 Garden City Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Garden City 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

    882

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    872

  3. Black or African American

    166

The enrolled student population at Garden City Community College is 43% White, 42.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.09% Black or African American, 2.14% Asian, 0.585% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.585% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.487% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 14 students (0.682%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 13 more women than men received degrees from Garden City Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Garden City Community College are hispanic or latino (159 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Garden City Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (62 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), and Protective Services (20 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 Garden City Community College are Registered nurses (1,253,107 people), Miscellaneous managers (149,335 people), Medical & health services managers (145,421 people), Police officers (128,997 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (123,117 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (62 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Dentists, and Military, rank not specified

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (62 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (5 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 Garden City Community College are Hospitals (1,445,067 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (334,689 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,588 people), Outpatient care centers (207,383 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,939 people).

The most specialized majors at Garden City Community College are Agriculture (62 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (5 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 Garden City 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Garden City Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 174

  2. 187

In 2016, 174 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College, which is 0.93 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (187).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Garden City Community College in Welding Technology, which is 15.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Garden City Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 23 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

31%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from Garden City Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Garden City Community College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.602% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    159 degrees awarded

  2. White

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino (159 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

0.277% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    100 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    81 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Garden City Community College is hispanic or latino female (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (81 degrees).

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Operations

Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.99M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $31.8k (0.53%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Garden City Community College had a total expenditure of $24.1M. Of that $24.1M, they spent $10.8M on salaries and $24.1M on benefits.

Garden City Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Garden City Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Garden City Community College are: Service, with 37 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, and Management with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.99M

2015 Endowment

6.21%

decline from 2014

Garden City Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.99M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Garden City Community College declined 6.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.87M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.73M - Federal

  2. $376k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Garden City Community College received $1.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $376k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$10.8M

Salary Expenditure

$24.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Garden City Community College had a total expenditure of $24.1M. Of that $24.1M, they spent $10.8M on salaries and $24.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Garden City Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.8M

2015 Salaries

6.88%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Garden City Community College paid a median of $10.8M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($24.1M) and a 6.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.51% decline from 2013 and a 2.52% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.82M

Instructional Salaries

55

Number of Employees

In 2015, Garden City Community College paid a total of $2.82M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Garden City Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Garden City Community College were Service with 37 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees; and Management with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Garden City Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Garden City Community College.

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