Brookdale Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,590
3.38% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,962
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.13%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,896
41% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.6%
495 Graduates

About

Brookdale Community College is a higher education institution located in Monmouth County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Brookdale Community College were General Social Sciences (303 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (249 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (220 degrees).

In 2022, 1,639 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brookdale Community College. 53.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,057 degrees), 3.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (267 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $4,590, which is $−3,522 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Brookdale Community College is $4,590, which is $−3,522 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,962.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Brookdale Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,590
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College was $4,590. The cost of tuition at Brookdale Community College is $−3,522 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,962
2022 Value
4.71%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Brookdale Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,962. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Brookdale Community College grew by 4.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,142
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brookdale Community College was of $11,142 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Brookdale Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 138% with respect to 2021, when 34% 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.
4.13%
2019 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Brookdale Community College was 4.13%, which represents 45 out of the 1090 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

Brookdale Community College had a total enrollment of 9,896 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 4,059 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,837. This means that 41% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.5% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.97% Black or African American, 4.11% Asian, 2.97% Two or More Races, 0.202% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brookdale Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.5%), followed by White Female (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brookdale Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,896 students. The full-time enrollment at Brookdale Community College is 4,059 and the part-time enrollment is 5,837. This means that 41% of students enrolled at Brookdale Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 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 Brookdale Community College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Brookdale 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
    5,690 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,948 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    789 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Brookdale Community College is 57.5% White, 19.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.97% Black or African American, 4.11% Asian, 2.97% Two or More Races, 0.202% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% 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, 484 students (4.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 125 more women than men received degrees from Brookdale Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brookdale Community College is white (1,057 degrees awarded). There were 3.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (267 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Brookdale Community College is General Social Sciences (303 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (249 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (220 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brookdale Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (303 degrees), and Protective Services (97 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 Brookdale Community College are Software developers (599,804 people), Other managers (376,460 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (355,868 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (179,650 people), and Police officers (176,193 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (303 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (71 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Brookdale Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (303 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (71 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Brookdale Community College are Computer Systems Design (749,313 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (493,192 people), Elementary & secondary schools (450,823 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (345,938 people), and Legal services (304,676 people).

The most specialized majors at Brookdale Community College are Communication Technologies (30 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (303 degrees), Protective Services (97 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (71 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 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 Brookdale Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 303 degrees awarded
  2. 249 degrees awarded
  3. 220 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Brookdale Community College was General Social Sciences with 303 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

757
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
882
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 757 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College, which is 0.858 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (882).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 169 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.11 times more than the 80 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Brookdale Community College in General Social Sciences, which is 2.29 times more than the 92 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Brookdale Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (52.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Brookdale Community College is Female and Asian (52.4% 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, 3.43% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,057 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    267 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brookdale Community College is white (1,057 degrees awarded). There were 3.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (267 degrees).

3.17% of degree recipients (52 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    551 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    506 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brookdale Community College is white female (551 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (506 degrees).

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Operations

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.73M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−25.2%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Brookdale Community College had a total salary expenditure of 101M. Brookdale Community College employs 80 Professors, 41 Assistant professors and 39 Associate professors. Most academics at Brookdale Community College are Female Professor (44), Male Professor (36), and Female Associate professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Public service with 23 employees.

Endowment

$2.73M
2022 Endowment
10.5%
growth from 2021

Brookdale Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.73M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Brookdale Community College grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.48M lower 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.92M - Federal
  2. $6.11M - State
  3. $382k - Local

As of 2022, Brookdale Community College received $7.92M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.11M from state grants and contracts, and $382k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$43.5M
2022 Salaries
5.72%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Brookdale Community College paid a median of $43.5M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($101M) and a 5.72% 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

$16.3M
Instructional Salaries
189
Number of Employees

In 2022, Brookdale Community College paid a total of $16.3M to 189 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.5% 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
80 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
142 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Professor with 80 employees, Assistant professor with 41 employees, and Associate professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brookdale Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees, and Public service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brookdale Community College was Female Professor with 44 employees, Male Professor with 36 employees, and Female Associate professor with 29 employees.

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

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