Truckee Meadows Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,862
8.66% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,966
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,651
27.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.1%
187 Graduates

About

Truckee Meadows Community College is a higher education institution located in Washoe County, NV. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Truckee Meadows Community College were Other Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (205 degrees), and General Business (131 degrees).

In 2022, 2,717 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truckee Meadows Community College. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,411 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (857 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College is $2,862, which is $−5,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College is $2,862, which is $−5,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,966.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Truckee Meadows Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,862
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College was $2,862. The cost of tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College is $−5,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,966
2022 Value
11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Truckee Meadows Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,966. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Truckee Meadows Community College grew by 11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,148
Room and Board
$690
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truckee Meadows Community College was of $14,148 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $690. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 47.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Truckee Meadows Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 63.6% with respect to 2021, when 33% 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.
3.51%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Truckee Meadows Community College was 3.51%, which represents 18 out of the 513 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

Truckee Meadows Community College had a total enrollment of 9,651 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Truckee Meadows Community College is 2,649 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,002. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Truckee Meadows Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Truckee Meadows Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.3% White, 34.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.76% Asian, 4.86% Two or More Races, 2.35% Black or African American, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.311% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Truckee Meadows Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23%) and White Male (20.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truckee Meadows Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,651 students. The full-time enrollment at Truckee Meadows Community College is 2,649 and the part-time enrollment is 7,002. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Truckee Meadows Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Truckee Meadows Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Truckee Meadows 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. White
    4,660 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,304 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    652 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Truckee Meadows Community College is 48.3% White, 34.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.76% Asian, 4.86% Two or More Races, 2.35% Black or African American, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.311% 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 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, 155 students (1.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 293 more women than men received degrees from Truckee Meadows Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Truckee Meadows Community College is white (1,411 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (857 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Truckee Meadows Community College is Other Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (205 degrees) and General Business (131 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Truckee Meadows Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), Construction (141 degrees), and Precision Production (131 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 Truckee Meadows Community College are Registered nurses (1,397,241 people), Medical & health services managers (152,587 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Truckee Meadows Community College in 2022 are Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), Construction (141 degrees), Precision Production (131 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (107 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 Truckee Meadows Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing

The most specialized majors at Truckee Meadows Community College are Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), Construction (141 degrees), Precision Production (131 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (107 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 Truckee Meadows Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,495,751 people), Outpatient care centers (240,150 people), Elementary & secondary schools (228,025 people), Offices of physicians (204,267 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (143,040 people).

The most specialized majors at Truckee Meadows Community College are Science Technologies (348 degrees awarded), Construction (141 degrees), Precision Production (131 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (107 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 Truckee Meadows Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 348 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 131 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Truckee Meadows Community College was Other Science Technologies with 348 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,212
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,505
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,212 degrees were awarded to men at Truckee Meadows Community College, which is 0.805 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,505).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 189 degrees were awarded to men at Truckee Meadows Community College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.12 times more than the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 257 degrees were awarded to men at Truckee Meadows Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.14 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Truckee Meadows Community College is Female and Two or More Races (63.6% 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.

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, 0.535% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,411 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    857 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truckee Meadows Community College is white (1,411 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (857 degrees).

1.84% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    742 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    669 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    520 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Truckee Meadows Community College is white female (742 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (669 degrees).

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Operations

Truckee Meadows Community College employs 88 Professors, 56 Instructors. Most academics at Truckee Meadows Community College are Female Professor (46), Male Professor (42), and Male Instructor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truckee Meadows Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 51 employees, and Service with 37 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$35.3M
2022 Salaries
2.71%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Truckee Meadows Community College paid a median of $35.3M in salaries, a 2.71% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M
Instructional Salaries
144
Number of Employees

In 2022, Truckee Meadows Community College paid a total of $10.4M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
88 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truckee Meadows Community College were Professor with 88 employees, and Instructor with 56 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truckee Meadows Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 51 employees, and Service with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truckee Meadows Community College was Female Professor with 46 employees, Male Professor with 42 employees, and Male Instructor with 31 employees.

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

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