Monroe County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,593
2.57% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$4,585
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.24%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,398
24.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
31.3%
105 Graduates

About

Monroe County Community College is a higher education institution located in Monroe County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Monroe County Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (162 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (47 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022, 416 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Monroe County Community College. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (369 degrees), 36.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Monroe County Community College is $3,593, which is $−4,519 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Monroe County Community College is $3,593, which is $−4,519 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,585.

In 2022, 72% of undergraduate students attending Monroe County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,593
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Monroe County Community College was $3,593. The cost of tuition at Monroe County Community College is $−4,519 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,585
2022 Value
7.62%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Monroe County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,585. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Monroe County Community College grew by 7.62%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,254
Room and Board
$1,488
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Monroe County Community College was of $7,254 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,488. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Monroe County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 63.6% with respect to 2021, when 44% 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.
4.24%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Monroe County Community College was 4.24%, which represents 19 out of the 448 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

Monroe County Community College had a total enrollment of 2,398 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Monroe County Community College is 584 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,814. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at Monroe County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Monroe County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.71% Black or African American, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.334% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0417% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Monroe County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.6%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Monroe County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,398 students. The full-time enrollment at Monroe County Community College is 584 and the part-time enrollment is 1,814. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at Monroe County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Monroe County Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Monroe County Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,668 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    94 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    89 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Monroe County Community College is 69.6% White, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.71% Black or African American, 2.09% Two or More Races, 0.334% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0417% 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, 478 students (19.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 130 more women than men received degrees from Monroe County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Monroe County Community College is white (369 degrees awarded). There were 36.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Monroe County Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (162 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (47 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Monroe County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (164 degrees), and Precision Production (13 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 Monroe County Community College are Software developers (596,798 people), Other managers (263,113 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (176,095 people), Police officers (143,383 people), and Computer occupations, all other (137,486 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe County Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (164 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (15 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 Monroe County Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Monroe County Community College are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (164 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (15 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 Monroe County Community College are Computer Systems Design (687,086 people), Elementary & secondary schools (405,404 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (358,506 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (266,086 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (158,037 people).

The most specialized majors at Monroe County Community College are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (164 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (15 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 Monroe County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 162 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Monroe County Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 162 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

143
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
273
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 143 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe County Community College, which is 0.524 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (273).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.446 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Monroe County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.24 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 10% of students graduating from Monroe County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Monroe County Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    369 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Monroe County Community College is white (369 degrees awarded). There were 36.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

4.81% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    236 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    133 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Monroe County Community College is white female (236 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (133 degrees).

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Operations

Monroe County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 5.69k (0.0771%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Monroe County Community College had a total salary expenditure of 33.3M. Monroe County Community College employs 22 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors and 7 Instructors. Most academics at Monroe County Community College are Female Assistant professor (16), Male Associate professor (9), and Male Assistant professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Endowment

$7.38M
2022 Endowment
12.8%
decline from 2021

Monroe County Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.38M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Monroe County Community College declined 12.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.17M 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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Salary Expenditure

$14.4M
2022 Salaries
0.205%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Monroe County Community College paid a median of $14.4M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($33.3M) and a 0.205% 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

$4.32M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2022, Monroe County Community College paid a total of $4.32M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Monroe County Community College were Assistant professor with 22 employees, Associate professor with 12 employees, and Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Monroe County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees, Management with 30 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Monroe County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

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