Lakes Region Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,450
2022 Average Net Price
$16,313
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.64%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
645
35.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
34.1%
47 Graduates

About

Lakes Region Community College is a higher education institution located in Belknap County, NH. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Lakes Region Community College were Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (20 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (17 degrees), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (16 degrees).

In 2022, 126 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lakes Region Community College. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (109 degrees), 54.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lakes Region Community College is $6,450, which is $−1,662 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lakes Region Community College is $6,450, which is $−1,662 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,313.

In 2022, 68% of undergraduate students attending Lakes Region Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lakes Region Community College was $6,450. The cost of tuition at Lakes Region Community College is $−1,662 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$16,313
2022 Value
25.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lakes Region Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,313. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lakes Region Community College grew by 25.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,395
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lakes Region Community College was of $13,395 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.27% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Lakes Region Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.68% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.64%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lakes Region Community College was 1.64%, which represents 5 out of the 304 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

Lakes Region Community College had a total enrollment of 645 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lakes Region Community College is 228 students and the part-time enrollment is 417. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Lakes Region Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lakes Region Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.4% White, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 1.09% Black or African American, and 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lakes Region Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (57.9%), followed by White Female (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lakes Region Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 645 students. The full-time enrollment at Lakes Region Community College is 228 and the part-time enrollment is 417. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Lakes Region Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 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 Lakes Region Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lakes Region Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    499 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    13 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lakes Region Community College is 77.4% White, 3.26% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Two or More Races, 1.24% Asian, 1.09% Black or African American, and 0.93% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 18 fewer women than men received degrees from Lakes Region Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lakes Region Community College is white (109 degrees awarded). There were 54.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Lakes Region Community College is Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (20 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (17 degrees) and Automobile Mechanics Technology (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lakes Region Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5 degrees).

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 Lakes Region Community College are Police officers (133,754 people), Other managers (93,978 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,952 people), Software developers (41,891 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,403 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakes Region Community College in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (5 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (7 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Lakes Region Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Skincare specialists

The most specialized majors at Lakes Region Community College are Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (5 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (7 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Lakes Region Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (318,130 people), Elementary & secondary schools (173,316 people), Computer Systems Design (76,925 people), Construction (69,069 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,808 people).

The most specialized majors at Lakes Region Community College are Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (5 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (7 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lakes Region Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Lakes Region Community College was Fire Science & Fire-Fighting with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

72
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
54
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Lakes Region Community College, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (54).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Lakes Region Community College in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting, which is 6.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Lakes Region Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 16 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from Lakes Region Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lakes Region Community College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    109 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lakes Region Community College is white (109 degrees awarded). There were 54.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

9.52% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lakes Region Community College is white male (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Lakes Region Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $237k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−NaN4%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Lakes Region Community College had a total salary expenditure of 11.9M. Lakes Region Community College employs 14 Associate professors, 5 Professors and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lakes Region Community College are Male Associate professor (9), Female Associate professor (5), and Female Professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakes Region Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, Service, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Endowment

$237k
2022 Endowment
21.9%
decline from 2021

Lakes Region Community College has an endowment valued at about $237k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lakes Region Community College declined 21.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.98M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $83.1k - Federal
  2. $132k - State
  3. $17.9k - Local

As of 2022, Lakes Region Community College received $83.1k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $132k from state grants and contracts, and $17.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.06M
2022 Salaries
2.85%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Lakes Region Community College paid a median of $5.06M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($11.9M) and a 2.85% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.65M
Instructional Salaries
25
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lakes Region Community College paid a total of $1.65M to 25 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lakes Region Community College were Associate professor with 14 employees, Professor with 5 employees, and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lakes Region Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees, Service with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lakes Region Community College was Male Associate professor with 9 employees, Female Associate professor with 5 employees, and Female Professor with 4 employees.

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