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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,936 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
33% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
334 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Las Positas College is $1,104, which is $2,118 less than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $6,936, which is 628% of the cost for in-state students, and is $0 approximately the same than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,593.

In 2016, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 0% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Las Positas College has a total enrollment of 9,049 students. The full-time enrollment at Las Positas College is 2,984 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,065. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Las Positas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Las Positas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.7% White, 30.3% Hispanic or Latino, 17.5% Asian, 6.53% Two or More Races, 4.17% Black or African American, 0.57% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.14% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Las Positas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (6.93%), followed by White Female (5.69%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.01%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 183 more women than men graduated from Las Positas College. The majority of students graduating from Las Positas College are White. These 368 graduates mean that there were 1.5 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 245 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Las Positas College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 240 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 74 graduates and Biological & Physical Sciences with 60 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Las Positas College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Human Sciences, with 110 graduates, followed by Interdisciplinary Studies with 60 graduates and English with 37 graduates.


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Las Positas College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $177,394 (N/A), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Las Positas College had a total expenditure of $78.7M. Of that $78.7M, they spent $28.2M on salaries and $14.6M on benefits.

Las Positas College employs 111 Instructors, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Las Positas College are Female Instructors (57), Male Instructors (54), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Las Positas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.



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