Austin Community College District

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,010
2022 Average Net Price
$4,470
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.07%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
34,527
22.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
14.1%
339 Graduates

About

Austin Community College District is a higher education institution located in Travis County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Austin Community College District were General Studies (1,799 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (325 degrees), and General Business (297 degrees).

In 2022, 7,243 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Austin Community College District. 55.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,135 degrees), 1.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2,595 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Austin Community College District is $2,010, which is $−6,102 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Austin Community College District is $2,010, which is $−6,102 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,470.

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending Austin Community College District received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,010
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Austin Community College District was $2,010. The cost of tuition at Austin Community College District is $−6,102 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,470
2022 Value
5.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Austin Community College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,470. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Austin Community College District grew by 5.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,240
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Austin Community College District was of $10,240 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 $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Austin Community College District received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 42.3% with respect to 2021, when 26% 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.
3.07%
2019 Default Rate
111
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Austin Community College District was 3.07%, which represents 111 out of the 3615 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

Austin Community College District had a total enrollment of 34,527 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Austin Community College District is 7,843 students and the part-time enrollment is 26,684. This means that 22.7% of students enrolled at Austin Community College District are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Austin Community College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.4% Hispanic or Latino, 39% White, 8.45% Black or African American, 6.87% Asian, 2.99% Two or More Races, 0.484% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Austin Community College District in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.4%), followed by White Male (20.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Austin Community College District in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34,527 students. The full-time enrollment at Austin Community College District is 7,843 and the part-time enrollment is 26,684. This means that 22.7% of students enrolled at Austin Community College District are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
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 Austin Community College District was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Austin Community College District had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    13,936 enrolled students
  2. White
    13,450 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,918 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Austin Community College District is 40.4% Hispanic or Latino, 39% White, 8.45% Black or African American, 6.87% Asian, 2.99% Two or More Races, 0.484% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% 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, 188 students (0.545%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 791 more women than men received degrees from Austin Community College District. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Austin Community College District is white (3,135 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2595 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Austin Community College District is General Studies (1,799 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (325 degrees) and General Business (297 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Austin Community College District, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (41 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (336 degrees), and Precision Production (218 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 Austin Community College District are Software developers (568,240 people), Other managers (162,648 people), Computer occupations, all other (123,962 people), Computer & information systems managers (117,099 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (104,624 people).

The most specialized majors at Austin Community College District in 2022 are Science Technologies (41 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (336 degrees), Precision Production (218 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,020 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (118 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 Austin Community College District are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Austin Community College District are Science Technologies (41 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (336 degrees), Precision Production (218 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,020 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (118 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 Austin Community College District are Computer Systems Design (610,598 people), Elementary & secondary schools (245,812 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (163,604 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (107,066 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (95,764 people).

The most specialized majors at Austin Community College District are Science Technologies (41 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (336 degrees), Precision Production (218 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,020 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (118 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 Austin Community College District.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,799 degrees awarded
  2. 325 degrees awarded
  3. 297 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Austin Community College District was General Studies with 1,799 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,226
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,017
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,226 degrees were awarded to men at Austin Community College District, which is 0.803 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,017).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 626 degrees were awarded to men at Austin Community College District in General Studies, which is 0.534 times less than the 1173 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1173 degrees were awarded to men at Austin Community College District in General Studies, which is 1.87 times more than the 626 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Austin Community College District is Male and Asian (25.9% 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, 1.18% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,135 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,595 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    553 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Austin Community College District is white (3,135 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2595 degrees).

0.69% 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
    1,660 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,475 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,459 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Austin Community College District is white female (1,660 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1475 degrees).

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Operations

Austin Community College District has an endowment valued at nearly $12.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.29M (10.2%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Austin Community College District had a total salary expenditure of 491M. Austin Community College District employs 333 Professors, 186 Associate professors and 56 Assistant professors. Most academics at Austin Community College District are Male Professor (169), Female Professor (164), and Female Associate professor (119).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Austin Community College District are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 579 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 398 employees, and Management with 230 employees.

Endowment

$12.7M
2022 Endowment
0.571%
growth from 2021

Austin Community College District has an endowment valued at about $12.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Austin Community College District grew 0.571% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.44M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $34.5M - Federal
  2. $7.3M - State
  3. $73k - Local

As of 2022, Austin Community College District received $34.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.3M from state grants and contracts, and $73k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$218M
2022 Salaries
8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Austin Community College District paid a median of $218M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($491M) and a 8% 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

$55.1M
Instructional Salaries
616
Number of Employees

In 2022, Austin Community College District paid a total of $55.1M to 616 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
333 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
579 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Austin Community College District were Professor with 333 employees, Associate professor with 186 employees, and Assistant professor with 56 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Austin Community College District were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 579 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 398 employees, and Management with 230 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Austin Community College District was Male Professor with 169 employees, Female Professor with 164 employees, and Female Associate professor with 119 employees.

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