Solano Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$7,614
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.57%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
8,426
28.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.9%
243 Graduates

About

Solano Community College is a higher education institution located in Solano County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Solano Community College were Biological & Physical Sciences (345 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (283 degrees), and Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (150 degrees).

In 2022, 1,723 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Solano Community College. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (548 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (470 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Solano Community College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Solano Community College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,614.

In 2022, 51% of undergraduate students attending Solano Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Solano Community College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Solano Community College is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,614
2022 Value
28%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Solano Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,614. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Solano Community College grew by 28%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Solano Community College was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 42.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Solano Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2% with respect to 2021, 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.
3.57%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Solano Community College was 3.57%, which represents 5 out of the 140 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

Solano Community College had a total enrollment of 8,426 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Solano Community College is 2,439 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,987. This means that 28.9% of students enrolled at Solano Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Solano Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% White, 15.1% Asian, 13.9% Black or African American, 9.89% Two or More Races, 0.771% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.415% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Solano Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.7%) and White Female (11.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Solano Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,426 students. The full-time enrollment at Solano Community College is 2,439 and the part-time enrollment is 5,987. This means that 28.9% of students enrolled at Solano Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2016 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 Solano Community College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Solano Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,937 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,894 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,274 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Solano Community College is 34.9% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% White, 15.1% Asian, 13.9% Black or African American, 9.89% Two or More Races, 0.771% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.415% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 204 students (2.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 603 more women than men received degrees from Solano Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Solano Community College is hispanic or latino (548 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (470 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Solano Community College is Biological & Physical Sciences (345 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (283 degrees) and Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (150 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Solano Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (345 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (106 degrees), and Human Sciences (63 degrees).

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 Solano Community College are Physicians (425,906 people), Other managers (182,879 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,995 people), Postsecondary teachers (148,541 people), and Registered nurses (109,393 people).

The most specialized majors at Solano Community College in 2022 are Interdisciplinary Studies (345 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (106 degrees), Human Sciences (63 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Solano Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Solano Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (345 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (106 degrees), Human Sciences (63 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Solano Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (553,080 people), Elementary & secondary schools (389,755 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (355,295 people), Offices of physicians (215,984 people), and Scientific research & development services (151,817 people).

The most specialized majors at Solano Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (345 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (106 degrees), Human Sciences (63 degrees), Biology (194 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (27 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Solano Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 345 degrees awarded
  2. 283 degrees awarded
  3. 150 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Solano Community College was Biological & Physical Sciences with 345 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

560
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,163
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 560 degrees were awarded to men at Solano Community College, which is 0.482 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,163).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Solano Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.524 times less than the 206 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 254 degrees were awarded to men at Solano Community College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 2.79 times more than the 91 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (51.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Solano Community College is Female and Asian (51.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    548 degrees awarded
  2. White
    470 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    311 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Solano Community College is hispanic or latino (548 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (470 degrees).

2.96% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    369 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    342 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    181 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Solano Community College is hispanic or latino female (369 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (342 degrees).

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Operations

Solano Community College employs 132 Instructors. Most academics at Solano Community College are Female Instructor (79), and Male Instructor (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Solano Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Service, with 31 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.16M - Federal
  2. $13.1M - State
  3. $318k - Local

As of 2022, Solano Community College received $1.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.1M from state grants and contracts, and $318k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$52.1M
2022 Salaries
4.12%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Solano Community College paid a median of $52.1M in salaries, a 4.12% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2022, Solano Community College paid a total of $13M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
132 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Solano Community College was Instructor with 132 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Solano Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees, Service with 31 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Solano Community College was Female Instructor with 79 employees, and Male Instructor with 53 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Solano Community College.

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