Middlesex Community College (166887)

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$576
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,264
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
9.28%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
8,206
34.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
19.3%
214 Graduates

About

Middlesex Community College (166887) is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Middlesex Community College (166887) were .

In 2017, 1,324 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlesex Community College (166887). 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (823 degrees), 3.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $576, which is $-6,838 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $576, which is $-6,838 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,264.

In 2017, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$576
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) was $576. The cost of tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $-6,838 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,264
2017 Value
0.56%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Middlesex Community College (166887) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,264. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Middlesex Community College (166887) grew by 0.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,495
Room and Board
$1,190
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlesex Community College (166887) was of $10,495 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,190. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.48% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Middlesex Community College (166887) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.22% with respect to 2016, when 45% 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.
9.28%
2016 Default Rate
89
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Middlesex Community College (166887) was 9.28%, which represents 89 out of the 959 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

Middlesex Community College (166887) has a total enrollment of 8,206 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 2,856 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,350. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlesex Community College (166887), both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.4% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Asian, 8.03% Black or African American, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0609% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.9%), followed by White Female (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887), both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,206 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 2,856 and the part-time enrollment is 5,350. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
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 Middlesex Community College (166887) was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Middlesex Community College (166887) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,628
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,399
  3. Asian
    1,074

The enrolled student population at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 56.4% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Asian, 8.03% Black or African American, 2.44% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0609% 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, 74 students (0.902%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 374 more women than men received degrees from Middlesex Community College (166887). The majority of degree recipients at Middlesex Community College (166887) are white (823 degrees awarded). There were 3.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middlesex Community College (166887) is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Middlesex Community College (166887), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees), and Protective Services (101 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 Middlesex Community College (166887) are Police officers (122,634 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (94,519 people), Other managers (87,393 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (47,082 people), and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (35,113 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Science Technologies (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees), Protective Services (101 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), and Legal (22 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 Middlesex Community College (166887) are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Science Technologies (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees), Protective Services (101 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), and Legal (22 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 Middlesex Community College (166887) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (303,668 people), Elementary & secondary schools (168,888 people), Computer Systems Design (70,768 people), Legal services (64,061 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (63,932 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Science Technologies (84 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (355 degrees), Protective Services (101 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), and Legal (22 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 Middlesex Community College (166887).
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middlesex Community College (166887) was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 475
  2. 849

In 2017, 475 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex Community College (166887), which is 0.559 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (849).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex Community College (166887) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.886 times less than the 114 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 157 degrees were awarded to women at Middlesex Community College (166887) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.96 times more than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Middlesex Community College (166887) 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlesex Community College (166887) is Female and White (28.1% 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, 0.935% 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
    823 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    211 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    164 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlesex Community College (166887) is white (823 degrees awarded). There were 3.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (211 degrees).

0.227% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    509 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    314 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlesex Community College (166887) is white female (509 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (314 degrees).

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Operations

Middlesex Community College (166887) has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $768k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Middlesex Community College (166887) had a total salary expenditure of $77.3M. Middlesex Community College (166887) employs 78 Professors, 21 Associate professors, and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Female Professors (53), Male Professors(25), and Female Assistant professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 95 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Middlesex Community College (166887) has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlesex Community College (166887) stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.07M - Federal
  2. $7.45M - State
  3. $520k - Local

As of 2017, Middlesex Community College (166887) received $4.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.45M from state grants and contracts, and $520k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.6M
2017 Salaries
1.77%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Middlesex Community College (166887) paid a median of $43.6M in salaries, which represents 56.4% of their overall expenditure ($77.3M) and a 1.77% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.03% decline from 2015 and a 3.22% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.03M
Instructional Salaries
120
Number of Employees

In 2017, Middlesex Community College (166887) paid a total of $8.03M to 120 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% 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
78 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
95 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) were Professor with 78 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 95 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; and Management with 38 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 Middlesex Community College (166887) was Female Professor with 53 employees, Male Professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Middlesex Community College (166887).

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