River Valley Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,720

5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,847

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

859

22.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.1%

13 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 197 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at River Valley Community College. 78.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (173 degrees), 12.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at River Valley Community College is $6,720, which is $-694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at River Valley Community College is $6,720, which is $-694 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,847.

In 2017, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,720

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at River Valley Community College was $6,720. The cost of tuition at River Valley Community College is $-694 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$16,847

2017 Value

4.81%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 River Valley Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,847. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of River Valley Community College grew by 4.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,078

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at River Valley Community College was of $12,078 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.21% 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

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at River Valley Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 12% with respect to 2016, when 50% 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.

15.9%

2016 Default Rate

56

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at River Valley Community College was 15.9%, which represents 56 out of the 352 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

River Valley Community College has a total enrollment of 859 students. The full-time enrollment at River Valley Community College is 190 students and the part-time enrollment is 669. This means that 22.1% of students enrolled at River Valley Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at River Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.8% White, 2.1% Black or African American, 1.4% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.931% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.582% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at River Valley Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55.3%), followed by White Male (31.6%) and Two or More Races Female (1.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at River Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 859 students. The full-time enrollment at River Valley Community College is 190 and the part-time enrollment is 669. This means that 22.1% of students enrolled at River Valley Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 River Valley Community College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), River Valley Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    720

  2. Black or African American

    18

  3. Asian

    12

The enrolled student population at River Valley Community College is 83.8% White, 2.1% Black or African American, 1.4% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.931% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.582% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 111 more women than men received degrees from River Valley Community College. The majority of degree recipients at River Valley Community College are white (173 degrees awarded). There were 12.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at River Valley Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Health (131 degrees), and Education (14 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 River Valley Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,974,436 people), Registered nurses (1,369,290 people), Software developers (442,053 people), Secondary school teachers (317,375 people), and Education administrators (279,130 people).

The most specialized majors at River Valley Community College are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Health (131 degrees), Education (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 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 River Valley Community College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at River Valley Community College are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Health (131 degrees), Education (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 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 River Valley Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,011,322 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,630,876 people), Computer Systems Design (550,200 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (431,151 people), and Outpatient care centers (258,831 people).

The most specialized majors at River Valley Community College are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Health (131 degrees), Education (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (6 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 River Valley 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 River Valley Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 43

  2. 154

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at River Valley Community College, which is 0.279 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (154).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 15 degrees were awarded to men at River Valley Community College in Machine Shop Technology, which is 15 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 23 degrees were awarded to women at River Valley Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 11.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from River Valley Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (34.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at River Valley Community College is Male and White (34.8% 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

    173 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at River Valley Community College is white (173 degrees awarded). There were 12.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (14 degrees).

7.11% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    140 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at River Valley Community College is white female (140 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (33 degrees).

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Operations

River Valley Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $31.5k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $134k (425%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, River Valley Community College had a total salary expenditure of $12.9M. River Valley Community College employs 11 Professors, 11 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at River Valley Community College are Female Professors (8), Female Associate professors(8), and Male Professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at River Valley Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31.5k

2017 Endowment

21.4%

growth from 2016

River Valley Community College has an endowment valued at about $31.5k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of River Valley Community College grew 21.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.63M 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: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.21M - Federal

  2. $204k - State

  3. $20.6k - Local

As of 2017, River Valley Community College received $1.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $204k from state grants and contracts, and $20.6k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.73M

2017 Salaries

1.49%

growth from 2016

In 2017, River Valley Community College paid a median of $5.73M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($12.9M) and a 1.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0311% growth from 2015 and a 10% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.3M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2017, River Valley Community College paid a total of $1.3M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

11 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at River Valley Community College were Professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at River Valley Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees; and Management with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at River Valley Community College was Female Professor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at River Valley Community College.

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