Tompkins Cortland Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,462
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,919
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.39%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,442
24.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.5%
126 Graduates

About

Tompkins Cortland Community College is a higher education institution located in Tompkins County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Tompkins Cortland Community College were General Studies (100 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (73 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (37 degrees).

In 2022, 420 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tompkins Cortland Community College. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (301 degrees), 8.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $5,462, which is $−2,650 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $5,462, which is $−2,650 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,919.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Tompkins Cortland Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,462
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College was $5,462. The cost of tuition at Tompkins Cortland Community College is $−2,650 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,919
2022 Value
1.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tompkins Cortland Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,919. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tompkins Cortland Community College grew by 1.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,052
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tompkins Cortland Community College was of $11,052 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

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Tompkins Cortland Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 333% with respect to 2021, when 21% 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.
7.39%
2019 Default Rate
69
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tompkins Cortland Community College was 7.39%, which represents 69 out of the 934 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

Tompkins Cortland Community College had a total enrollment of 4,442 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 1,074 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,368. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tompkins Cortland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% White, 8.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 4.3% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0675% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.8%), followed by White Male (30.3%) and Black or African American Male (5.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,442 students. The full-time enrollment at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 1,074 and the part-time enrollment is 3,368. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%
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 Tompkins Cortland Community College was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Tompkins Cortland 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
    3,263 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    373 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    194 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tompkins Cortland Community College is 73.5% White, 8.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.37% Two or More Races, 4.3% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0675% 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, 267 students (6.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 120 more women than men received degrees from Tompkins Cortland Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white (301 degrees awarded). There were 8.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Tompkins Cortland Community College is General Studies (100 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (73 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (37 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tompkins Cortland Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), and Legal (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (165,511 people), Social workers, all other (164,384 people), Other managers (110,111 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (104,739 people), and Postsecondary teachers (84,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Legal (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and English (6 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Legal (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and English (6 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (392,233 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (194,208 people), Individual & family services (119,840 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (114,204 people), and Legal services (101,164 people).

The most specialized majors at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Legal (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and English (6 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 100 degrees awarded
  2. 73 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Tompkins Cortland Community College was General Studies with 100 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

150
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
270
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 150 degrees were awarded to men at Tompkins Cortland Community College, which is 0.556 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (270).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Tompkins Cortland Community College in General Studies, which is 0.563 times less than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Tompkins Cortland Community College in General Studies, which is 1.78 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 17% of students graduating from Tompkins Cortland 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 24% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Tompkins Cortland Community College is Female and Asian (100% 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, 6.35% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    301 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white (301 degrees awarded). There were 8.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

1.43% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    198 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tompkins Cortland Community College is white female (198 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (103 degrees).

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Operations

Tompkins Cortland Community College employs 33 Professors, 7 Assistant professors and 4 Instructors. Most academics at Tompkins Cortland Community College are Female Professor (21), Male Professor (12), and Female Assistant professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College are: Management, with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$16.2M
2022 Salaries
11%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Tompkins Cortland Community College paid a median of $16.2M in salaries, a 11% 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

$3.67M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tompkins Cortland Community College paid a total of $3.67M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.7% 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
33 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College were Professor with 33 employees, Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College were Management with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tompkins Cortland Community College was Female Professor with 21 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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

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