Lorain County Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,796

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,489

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.6%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

11,042

26.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

22.6%

209 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,810 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lorain County Community College. 62.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,374 degrees), 7.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (183 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $2,796, which is $-4,618 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $2,796, which is $-4,618 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,489.

In 2017, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,796

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College was $2,796. The cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College is $-4,618 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,489

2017 Value

3.16%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lorain County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,489. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lorain County Community College grew by 3.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,749

Room and Board

$1,404

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lorain County Community College was of $3,749 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,404. The cost of room and board increased by 0.997% 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

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Lorain County Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.41% with respect to 2016, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Lorain County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

14.6%

2016 Default Rate

242

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lorain County Community College was 14.6%, which represents 242 out of the 1662 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

Lorain County Community College has a total enrollment of 11,042 students. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,955 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,087. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.4% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.362% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lorain County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (31.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lorain County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,042 students. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,955 and the part-time enrollment is 8,087. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Lorain County Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Lorain County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,059

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,146

  3. Black or African American

    1,038

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College is 73% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.4% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.362% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% 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, 133 students (1.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 456 more women than men received degrees from Lorain County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Lorain County Community College are white (1,374 degrees awarded). There were 7.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (183 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lorain County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (132 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (729 degrees), and Protective Services (104 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 Lorain County Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,090,660 people), Other managers (657,626 people), Financial managers (423,401 people), Chief executives & legislators (324,012 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (284,677 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Engineering Technologies (132 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (729 degrees), Protective Services (104 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), and Business (334 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 Lorain County Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Engineering Technologies (132 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (729 degrees), Protective Services (104 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), and Business (334 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 Lorain County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (576,194 people), Banking & related activities (495,813 people), Computer Systems Design (451,643 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (449,666 people), and Construction (427,458 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Engineering Technologies (132 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (729 degrees), Protective Services (104 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), and Business (334 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 Lorain County 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 Lorain County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 677

  2. 1,133

In 2017, 677 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College, which is 0.598 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,133).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 224 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.444 times less than the 505 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 505 degrees were awarded to women at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.25 times more than the 224 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Lorain County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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 (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lorain County Community College is Female and Asian (33.3% 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, 0.957% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,374 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    183 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lorain County Community College is white (1,374 degrees awarded). There were 7.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (183 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    854 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    520 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lorain County Community College is white female (854 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (520 degrees).

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Operations

Lorain County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $34.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $297k (0.863%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lorain County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $111M. Lorain County Community College employs 50 Professors, 31 Assistant professors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at Lorain County Community College are Female Professors (26), Male Professors(24), and Female Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 56 employees, and Management with 40 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.4M

2017 Endowment

4.99%

growth from 2016

Lorain County Community College has an endowment valued at about $34.4M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lorain County Community College grew 4.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.7M 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.75M - Federal

  2. $3.19M - State

  3. $75.4k - Local

As of 2017, Lorain County Community College received $5.75M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.19M from state grants and contracts, and $75.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.3M

2017 Salaries

2.87%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lorain County Community College paid a median of $43.3M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($111M) and a 2.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.07% growth from 2015 and a 4.46% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$9.27M

Instructional Salaries

125

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lorain County Community College paid a total of $9.27M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

78 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Professor with 50 employees; Assistant professor with 31 employees; and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 employees; and Management with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College was Female Professor with 26 employees, Male Professor with 24 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lorain County Community College.

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