Tompkins Cortland Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,100
3.03% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,216
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
21.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,203
66.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
26.9%
208 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 636 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tompkins Cortland Community College. 63.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (413 degrees), 7.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $5,100, which is $−2,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $5,100, which is $−2,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,216.

In 2019, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,100
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College was $5,100. The cost of tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $−2,724 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$11,216
2019 Value
12%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Tompkins Cortland Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,216. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Tompkins Cortland Community College grew by 12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,220
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tompkins Cortland Community College was of $11,220 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.15% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Tompkins Cortland Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2018, when 74% 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.
21.3%
2017 Default Rate
233
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Tompkins Cortland Community College was 21.3%, which represents 233 out of the 1093 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

Tompkins Cortland Community College has a total enrollment of 2,203 students. The full-time enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 1,460 students and the part-time enrollment is 743. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tompkins Cortland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.9% White, 11.2% Black or African American, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0908% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Black or African American Male (7.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,203 students. The full-time enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 1,460 and the part-time enrollment is 743. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%
2019 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Tompkins Cortland 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
    1,342
  2. Black or African American
    247
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    230

The enrolled student population at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 60.9% White, 11.2% Black or African American, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.72% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0908% 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 44% White, 26.9% 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, 130 students (5.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 168 more women than men received degrees from Tompkins Cortland Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white (413 degrees awarded). There were 7.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tompkins Cortland Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (5 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (222 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (59,565 people), Other managers (50,350 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (26,882 people), Secondary school teachers (20,035 people), and Paralegals & legal assistants (17,959 people).

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Science Technologies (5 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (222 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and Legal (14 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Science Technologies (5 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (222 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and Legal (14 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (125,624 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (49,080 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (36,184 people), Legal services (35,664 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (32,144 people).

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Science Technologies (5 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (222 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), and Legal (14 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College.
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 Tompkins Cortland Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

234
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
402
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Tompkins Cortland Community College, which is 0.582 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (402).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Tompkins Cortland Community College in General Studies, which is 0.6 times less than the 95 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 95 degrees were awarded to women at Tompkins Cortland Community College in General Studies, which is 1.67 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 15% of students graduating from Tompkins Cortland Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tompkins Cortland Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 7.21% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    413 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white (413 degrees awarded). There were 7.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

2.99% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    266 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    147 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white female (266 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (147 degrees).

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Operations

Tompkins Cortland Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Tompkins Cortland Community College had a total salary expenditure of $46.8M. Tompkins Cortland Community College employs 40 Professors, 7 Assistant professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Female Professors (23), Male Professors(17), and Female Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College are: Management, with 43 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 40 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.2M
2019 Endowment
7.71%
growth from 2018

Tompkins Cortland Community College has an endowment valued at about $25.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Tompkins Cortland Community College grew 7.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.9M 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $415k - Federal
  2. $659k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Tompkins Cortland Community College received $415k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $659k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.7M
2019 Salaries
6.73%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Tompkins Cortland Community College paid a median of $16.7M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($46.8M) and a 6.73% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.518% decline from 2017 and a 0.779% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.96M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2019, Tompkins Cortland Community College paid a total of $3.96M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
43 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College were Professor with 40 employees; Assistant professor with 7 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College were Management with 43 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees; and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College was Female Professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Female Associate professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

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