Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,070
17% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,985
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.4%
60,277 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
796,070
44.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
35.1%
26,469 Graduates

About

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were Registered Nursing (4,585 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (3,337 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (3,015 degrees).

In 2020, 218,855 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (99,186 degrees), 1.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56530 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is $7,070, which is $2,951 less than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $11,829, which is 163% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,706 less than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is $7,070, which is $2,936 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $11,829, which is 163% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,706 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,535.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,985.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,070
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was $11,829, which is 163% of the cost for in-state students, which was $7,264. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is $2,706 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $2,936 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$12,985
2020 Value
4.56%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,985. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges grew by 4.56%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,690
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was of $8,690 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.06% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49.5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 0.709% with respect to 2019, when 70.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received 60,277 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.58% annual decline. Out of those 60,277 applicants, 44,851 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.4% acceptance rate.

There were 796,070 students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in 2020, and 39.8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has an overall enrollment yield of 27%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
44,851
Accepted Out of 60,277

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was 74.4% (44,851 admissions from 60,277 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 73.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −6.58%, while admissions declined by −4.87%.

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SAT Scores

39.8%
Submission Percentage
1,990
Scores Submitted

39.8% of enrolled first-time students at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has a total enrollment of 796,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 352,484 students and the part-time enrollment is 443,586. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 4.21% Two or More Races, 3.68% Asian, 0.516% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.514% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.7%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.3%), followed by White Male (12.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 796,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 352,484 and the part-time enrollment is 443,586. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are enrolled full-time.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2020 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (66%), Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    351,824
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    207,187
  3. Black or African American
    107,316

The enrolled student population at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 4.21% Two or More Races, 3.68% Asian, 0.516% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.514% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates.

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, 42,464 students (5.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 44367 more women than men received degrees from Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is white (99,186 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56530 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is Registered Nursing (4,585 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (3,337 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (3,015 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (1,730 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (73,873 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (6,595 degrees).

Workforce

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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Police officers (136,543 people), Other managers (95,102 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (70,507 people), Construction managers (49,287 people), and Software developers (39,683 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,730 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (73,873 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,595 degrees), Protective Services (7,416 degrees), and Construction (1,910 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,730 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (73,873 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,595 degrees), Protective Services (7,416 degrees), and Construction (1,910 degrees).

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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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Justice, public order, & safety activities (331,908 people), Elementary & secondary schools (161,335 people), Construction (130,817 people), Computer Systems Design (66,694 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,043 people).

The most specialized majors at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Science Technologies (1,730 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (73,873 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6,595 degrees), Protective Services (7,416 degrees), and Construction (1,910 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.
Most Common
  1. 4585 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 3337 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3015 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was Registered Nursing with 4585 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

87,244
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
131,611
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 87,244 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, which is 0.663 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (131,611).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 24242 degrees were awarded to men at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.593 times less than the 40859 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 40859 degrees were awarded to women at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.69 times more than the 24242 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (48.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is Female and Asian (48.5% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.21% of graduates (1115 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    99,186 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    56,530 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    28,063 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is white (99,186 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56530 degrees).

4.91% of degree recipients (10,755 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    58,106 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    41,080 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    34,474 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is white female (58,106 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (41,080 degrees).

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Operations

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges has an endowment valued at nearly $11.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $121M (1.05k%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all .

In 2020, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges had a total salary expenditure of $33.5M. Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges employs 4,804 Instructors, 3,540 No academic ranks, and 2,697 Associate professors. Most academics at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are Female Instructors (2,559), Male Instructors(2,245), and Female No academic ranks (2,006).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8531 employees, Management, with 5401 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4983 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.5M
2020 Endowment
6.42%
growth from 2019

Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges have a median endowment valued at about $11.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges grew 6.42% from the previous year.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $272M - Federal
  2. $146M - State
  3. $126M - Local

As of 2020, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges received $272M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $146M from state grants and contracts, and $126M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.7M
2020 Salaries
8.27%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges paid a median of $10.7M in salaries, which represents 32% of their overall expenditure ($33.5M) and a 8.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 29.9% growth from 2018 and a 22.7% growth from 2017.

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Instructional Salaries

$1.08B
Instructional Salaries
16,113
Number of Employees

In 2020, Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges paid a total of $1.08B to 16,113 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
4804 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8531 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were Instructor with 4,804 employees; No academic rank with 3,540 employees; and No academic rank with 2,697 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges were Office and Administrative Support with 8,531 employees; Management with 5,401 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4,983 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges was Female Instructor with 2,559 employees, Male Instructor with 2,245 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2,006 employees.

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