Lenoir Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,432

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,374

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,664

38% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.7%

59 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 840 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lenoir Community College. 51.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (515 degrees), 2.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (235 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lenoir Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lenoir Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,374.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lenoir Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Lenoir Community College is $-4,982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,374

2017 Value

16.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lenoir Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,374. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lenoir Community College grew by 16.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,364

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lenoir Community College was of $6,364 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. 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

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Lenoir Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 46.3% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

0%

2016 Default Rate

0

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lenoir Community College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 5 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

Lenoir Community College has a total enrollment of 2,664 students. The full-time enrollment at Lenoir Community College is 1,013 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,651. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Lenoir Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lenoir Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% White, 29.4% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.788% Asian, 0.638% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lenoir Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.8%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American 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

38%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lenoir Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,664 students. The full-time enrollment at Lenoir Community College is 1,013 and the part-time enrollment is 1,651. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Lenoir Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Lenoir Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Lenoir Community 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

    1,492

  2. Black or African American

    782

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    311

The enrolled student population at Lenoir Community College is 56% White, 29.4% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.788% Asian, 0.638% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% 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 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 30 more women than men received degrees from Lenoir Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Lenoir Community College are white (515 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (235 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lenoir Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Transportation (23 degrees), and Precision Production (40 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 Lenoir Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (86,481 people), Other managers (78,846 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (35,012 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (31,581 people), and Software developers (29,105 people).

The most specialized majors at Lenoir Community College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Transportation (23 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (53 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 Lenoir Community College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Lenoir Community College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Transportation (23 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (53 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 Lenoir Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (141,251 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,719 people), Computer Systems Design (63,965 people), Construction (54,639 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (40,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Lenoir Community College are Agriculture (40 degrees awarded), Transportation (23 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (53 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 Lenoir 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 Lenoir Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 405

  2. 435

In 2017, 405 degrees were awarded to men at Lenoir Community College, which is 0.931 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (435).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Lenoir Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.818 times less than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Lenoir Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Lenoir Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lenoir Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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% 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

    515 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    235 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lenoir Community College is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (235 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    277 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    238 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    157 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lenoir Community College is white male (277 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (238 degrees).

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Operations

Lenoir Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.87M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.8k (0.202%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lenoir Community College had a total salary expenditure of $33.9M. Lenoir Community College employs 107 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lenoir Community College are Female No academic ranks (57), Male No academic ranks(50), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lenoir Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, Public service, with 26 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.87M

2017 Endowment

5.15%

growth from 2016

Lenoir Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.87M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lenoir Community College grew 5.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $207k 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lenoir Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.1M

2017 Salaries

2.36%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Lenoir Community College paid a median of $17.1M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($33.9M) and a 2.36% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.6% growth from 2015 and a 0.635% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.85M

Instructional Salaries

107

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lenoir Community College paid a total of $4.85M to 107 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

107 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

52 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lenoir Community College were No academic rank with 107 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lenoir Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; Public service with 26 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lenoir Community College was Female No academic rank with 57 employees, Male No academic rank with 50 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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