Laredo Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,200

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,002

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

9,881

28.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

32.4%

320 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,683 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Laredo Community College. 53.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,648 degrees), 82.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Laredo Community College is $1,200, which is $-6,214 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Laredo Community College is $1,200, which is $-6,214 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,002.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Laredo Community College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Laredo Community College is $-6,214 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,002

2017 Value

7.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Laredo Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,002. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Laredo Community College grew by 7.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,514

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Laredo Community College was of $5,514 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.163% 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

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Laredo Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.57% with respect to 2016, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Laredo Community College has a total enrollment of 9,881 students. The full-time enrollment at Laredo Community College is 2,839 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,042. This means that 28.7% of students enrolled at Laredo Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Laredo Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.28% White, 0.243% Asian, 0.152% Black or African American, 0.0405% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Laredo Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (50.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (46.5%) and White Female (0.916%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Laredo Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,881 students. The full-time enrollment at Laredo Community College is 2,839 and the part-time enrollment is 7,042. This means that 28.7% of students enrolled at Laredo Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

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 Laredo Community College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Laredo Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    9,661

  2. White

    126

  3. Asian

    24

The enrolled student population at Laredo Community College is 97.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.28% White, 0.243% Asian, 0.152% Black or African American, 0.0405% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 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, 38 students (0.385%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 131 more women than men received degrees from Laredo Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Laredo Community College are hispanic or latino (1,648 degrees awarded). There were 82.4 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Laredo Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (160 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (710 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (115 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 Laredo Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (139,131 people), Police officers (120,762 people), Other managers (94,100 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (42,776 people), and Social workers, all other (41,928 people).

The most specialized majors at Laredo Community College are Mechanical Technologies (160 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (710 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (40 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 Laredo Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Laredo Community College are Mechanical Technologies (160 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (710 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (40 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 Laredo Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (301,040 people), Elementary & secondary schools (242,010 people), Computer Systems Design (73,763 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (73,349 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (69,999 people).

The most specialized majors at Laredo Community College are Mechanical Technologies (160 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (710 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Human Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (40 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 Laredo 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 Laredo Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 776

  2. 907

In 2017, 776 degrees were awarded to men at Laredo Community College, which is 0.856 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (907).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 232 degrees were awarded to men at Laredo Community College in General Studies, which is 0.485 times less than the 478 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 478 degrees were awarded to women at Laredo Community College in General Studies, which is 2.06 times more than the 232 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Laredo Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Laredo Community College is Female and Asian (100% 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, 0.313% 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

    1,648 degrees awarded

  2. White

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Laredo Community College is hispanic or latino (1,648 degrees awarded). There were 82.4 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

0.119% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    896 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    752 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Laredo Community College is hispanic or latino female (896 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (752 degrees).

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Operations

Laredo Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.15M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.1M (34.9%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Laredo Community College had a total salary expenditure of $86.2M. Laredo Community College employs 185 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Laredo Community College are Male Instructors (104), Female Instructors(81), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laredo Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 127 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 70 employees, and Management with 64 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.15M

2017 Endowment

0.675%

growth from 2016

Laredo Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.15M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Laredo Community College grew 0.675% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $509k 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 Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.55M - Federal

  2. $1.59M - State

  3. $257k - Local

As of 2017, Laredo Community College received $3.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.59M from state grants and contracts, and $257k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$33.5M

2017 Salaries

0.165%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Laredo Community College paid a median of $33.5M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($86.2M) and a 0.165% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.75% decline from 2015 and a 2.27% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M

Instructional Salaries

185

Number of Employees

In 2017, Laredo Community College paid a total of $11.4M to 185 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

185 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

127 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Laredo Community College were Instructor with 185 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laredo Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 127 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 70 employees; and Management with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Laredo Community College was Male Instructor with 104 employees, Female Instructor with 81 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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