Richland Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,170
2.21% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,067
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.6%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,235
27.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
42.8%
113 Graduates

About

Richland Community College is a higher education institution located in Macon County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Richland Community College were .

In 2020, 827 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richland Community College. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (630 degrees), 5.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (118 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland Community College is $4,170, which is $−3,810 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Richland Community College is $4,170, which is $−3,810 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,067.

In 2020, 56% of undergraduate students attending Richland Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,170
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Richland Community College was $4,170. The cost of tuition at Richland Community College is $−3,810 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,067
2020 Value
24.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Richland Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,067. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Richland Community College grew by 24.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000
Room and Board
$1,320
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richland Community College was of $9,000 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,320. The cost of room and board increased by 5.26% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Richland Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.66% with respect to 2019, when 53% 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.
13.6%
2018 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Richland Community College was 13.6%, which represents 35 out of the 258 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

Richland Community College has a total enrollment of 2,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland Community College is 620 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,615. This means that 27.7% of students enrolled at Richland Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.5% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 3.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.4% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.224% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Richland Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.6%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,235 students. The full-time enrollment at Richland Community College is 620 and the part-time enrollment is 1,615. This means that 27.7% of students enrolled at Richland Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Richland Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Richland Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,599
  2. Black or African American
    387
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    84

The enrolled student population at Richland Community College is 71.5% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 3.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.4% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.224% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 39 students (1.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 101 more women than men received degrees from Richland Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Richland Community College is white (630 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (118 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Richland Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Richland Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (88 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (58 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 Richland Community College are Other managers (67,103 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (48,987 people), Software developers (42,663 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,057 people), and Physicians (32,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland Community College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (88 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (58 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (49 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Richland Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Richland Community College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (88 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (58 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (49 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 degrees).

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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 Richland Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (99,353 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (87,069 people), Computer Systems Design (70,016 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (51,152 people), and Construction (44,409 people).

The most specialized majors at Richland Community College are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (88 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (58 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (49 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (29 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 Richland Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Richland Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

363
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
464
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 363 degrees were awarded to men at Richland Community College, which is 0.782 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (464).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Richland Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.559 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 102 degrees were awarded to women at Richland Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.79 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 32% of students graduating from Richland Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Richland Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 3.54% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    630 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    118 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richland Community College is white (630 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (118 degrees).

1.93% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    329 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    301 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Richland Community College is white female (329 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (301 degrees).

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Operations

Richland Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $353k (2.13%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Richland Community College had a total salary expenditure of $35.9M. Richland Community College employs 23 Professors, 11 Instructors, and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Richland Community College are Female Professors (16), Male Instructors(7), and Male Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland Community College are: Management, with 34 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.6M
2020 Endowment
0.676%
decline from 2019

Richland Community College has an endowment valued at about $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Richland Community College declined 0.676% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.2M 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. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Richland Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.99M
2020 Salaries
4.16%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Richland Community College paid a median of $4.99M in salaries, which represents 13.9% of their overall expenditure ($35.9M) and a 4.16% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.33% growth from 2018 and a 64.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.7M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2020, Richland Community College paid a total of $3.7M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 74.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
23 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richland Community College were Professor with 23 employees; Instructor with 11 employees; and Instructor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richland Community College were Management with 34 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Richland Community College was Female Professor with 16 employees, Male Instructor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 7 employees.

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

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