San Diego City College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,104

0.272% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,360

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

15,569

21.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

22.8%

210 Graduates

About

San Diego City College is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at San Diego City College were .

In 2017, 1,664 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Diego City College. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (793 degrees), 1.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (426 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Diego City College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at San Diego City College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,360.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at San Diego City College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at San Diego City College is $-6,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,360

2017 Value

0.0315%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 San Diego City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,360. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of San Diego City College grew by 0.0315%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at San Diego City College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

3%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at San Diego City College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at San Diego City 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.

14.8%

2016 Default Rate

72

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at San Diego City College was 14.8%, which represents 72 out of the 486 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

San Diego City College has a total enrollment of 15,569 students. The full-time enrollment at San Diego City College is 3,378 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,191. This means that 21.7% of students enrolled at San Diego City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Diego City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.5% White, 9.54% Black or African American, 9.42% Asian, 4.66% Two or More Races, 0.443% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at San Diego City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (34.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26%) and White Male (8.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Diego City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,569 students. The full-time enrollment at San Diego City College is 3,378 and the part-time enrollment is 12,191. This means that 21.7% of students enrolled at San Diego City College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

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 San Diego City College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), San Diego City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    7,999

  2. White

    3,340

  3. Black or African American

    1,485

The enrolled student population at San Diego City College is 51.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.5% White, 9.54% Black or African American, 9.42% Asian, 4.66% Two or More Races, 0.443% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 239 students (1.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 170 more women than men received degrees from San Diego City College. The majority of degree recipients at San Diego City College are hispanic or latino (793 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (426 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at San Diego City College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at San Diego City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (88 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), and Human Sciences (90 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 San Diego City College are Elementary & middle school teachers (54,733 people), Other managers (50,360 people), Construction managers (38,250 people), Software developers (23,526 people), and Project management specialists (16,327 people).

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College are Construction (88 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Precision Production (80 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (126 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 San Diego City College are Physicians, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College are Construction (88 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Precision Production (80 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (126 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 San Diego City College are Elementary & secondary schools (95,029 people), Construction (93,219 people), Computer Systems Design (49,992 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (31,344 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (29,151 people).

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College are Construction (88 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (32 degrees), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Precision Production (80 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (126 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 San Diego City 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 San Diego City College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 747

  2. 917

In 2017, 747 degrees were awarded to men at San Diego City College, which is 0.815 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (917).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at San Diego City College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 78 degrees were awarded to men at San Diego City College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.05 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 115 degrees were awarded to women at San Diego City College in General Cosmetology, which is 10.5 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from San Diego City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at San Diego City College is Female and Asian (42.9% 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, 1.43% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    793 degrees awarded

  2. White

    426 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    165 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Diego City College is hispanic or latino (793 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (426 degrees).

1.92% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    473 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    320 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at San Diego City College is hispanic or latino female (473 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (320 degrees).

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Operations

San Diego City College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $403k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, San Diego City College had a total salary expenditure of $140M. San Diego City College employs 144 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at San Diego City College are Female Instructors (87), Male Instructors(57), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Diego City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

This line chart shows how the endowment at San Diego City College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.07M - Federal

  2. $5.91M - State

  3. $1M - Local

As of 2017, San Diego City College received $2.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.91M from state grants and contracts, and $1M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.4M

2017 Salaries

6.79%

decline from 2016

In 2017, San Diego City College paid a median of $48.4M in salaries, which represents 34.6% of their overall expenditure ($140M) and a 6.79% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 24.6% growth from 2015 and a 4.51% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M

Instructional Salaries

144

Number of Employees

In 2017, San Diego City College paid a total of $13.4M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

144 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

121 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Diego City College were Instructor with 144 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Diego City College were Office and Administrative Support with 121 employees; Management with 11 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Diego City College was Female Instructor with 87 employees, Male Instructor with 57 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at San Diego City College.

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