Richmond Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
2022 Average Net Price
$4,986
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,290
28.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
34.2%
64 Graduates

About

Richmond Community College is a higher education institution located in Richmond County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Richmond Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (213 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (35 degrees), and General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation (26 degrees).

In 2022, 815 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richmond Community College. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (377 degrees), 2.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (163 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richmond Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Richmond Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,986.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Richmond Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Richmond Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Richmond Community College is $−5,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,986
2022 Value
2.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Richmond Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,986. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Richmond Community College grew by 2.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,300
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richmond Community College was of $6,300 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 13.7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

100% of undergraduate students at Richmond Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.7% with respect to 2021, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Richmond Community College had a total enrollment of 2,290 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Richmond Community College is 654 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,636. This means that 28.6% of students enrolled at Richmond Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richmond Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.1% White, 28.3% Black or African American, 9.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Two or More Races, 0.83% Asian, and 0.0873% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Richmond Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.1%), followed by White Male (19.9%) and Black or African American Female (14.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richmond Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,290 students. The full-time enrollment at Richmond Community College is 654 and the part-time enrollment is 1,636. This means that 28.6% of students enrolled at Richmond Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Richmond Community College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Richmond 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
    1,010 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    647 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    216 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Richmond Community College is 44.1% White, 28.3% Black or African American, 9.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Two or More Races, 0.83% Asian, and 0.0873% 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, 145 students (6.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 159 more women than men received degrees from Richmond Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Richmond Community College is white (377 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (163 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Richmond Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (213 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (35 degrees) and General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Richmond Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (47 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (213 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 Richmond Community College are Software developers (568,970 people), Other managers (195,720 people), Police officers (140,118 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,138 people), and Computer & information systems managers (117,279 people).

The most specialized majors at Richmond Community College in 2022 are Construction (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (213 degrees), Engineering Technologies (31 degrees), and Protective Services (50 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 Richmond Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Richmond Community College are Construction (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (213 degrees), Engineering Technologies (31 degrees), and Protective Services (50 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 Richmond Community College are Computer Systems Design (616,365 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (342,077 people), Elementary & secondary schools (231,682 people), Construction (171,008 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (146,880 people).

The most specialized majors at Richmond Community College are Construction (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (47 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (213 degrees), Engineering Technologies (31 degrees), and Protective Services (50 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 Richmond Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 213 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Richmond Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 213 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

328
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
487
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 328 degrees were awarded to men at Richmond Community College, which is 0.674 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (487).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Richmond Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.439 times less than the 148 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Richmond Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.28 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Richmond Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (52.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Richmond Community College is Female and White (52.1% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    377 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    163 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richmond Community College is white (377 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (163 degrees).

11.5% of degree recipients (94 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    210 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    167 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Richmond Community College is white female (210 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (167 degrees).

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Operations

Richmond Community College employs 96 No academic ranks. Most academics at Richmond Community College are Female No academic rank (51), and Male No academic rank (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richmond Community College are: Management, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$13M
2022 Salaries
21.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Richmond Community College paid a median of $13M in salaries, a 21.5% 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

$6.01M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2022, Richmond Community College paid a total of $6.01M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.3% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richmond Community College was No academic rank with 96 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richmond Community College were Management with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Richmond Community College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, and Male No academic rank with 45 employees.

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