Dallas College (224615)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,370
2022 Average Net Price
$2,743
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.95%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
64,156
23.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
34.7%
937 Graduates

About

Dallas College (224615) is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Dallas College (224615) were General Studies (5,266 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (282 degrees), and Registered Nursing (260 degrees).

In 2022, 10,913 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dallas College (224615). 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (5,572 degrees), 2.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2,104 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dallas College (224615) is $2,370, which is $−5,742 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Dallas College (224615) is $2,370, which is $−5,742 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,743.

In 2022, 30% of undergraduate students attending Dallas College (224615) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 6% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,370
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Dallas College (224615) was $2,370. The cost of tuition at Dallas College (224615) is $−5,742 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$2,743
2022 Value
42.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Dallas College (224615) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,743. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Dallas College (224615) grew by 42.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,836
Room and Board
$440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dallas College (224615) was of $10,836 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 $440. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
6%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

30% of undergraduate students at Dallas College (224615) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 9.09% with respect to 2021, when 33% 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.
3.95%
2019 Default Rate
197
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Dallas College (224615) was 3.95%, which represents 197 out of the 4991 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

Dallas College (224615) had a total enrollment of 64,156 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Dallas College (224615) is 14,830 students and the part-time enrollment is 49,326. This means that 23.1% of students enrolled at Dallas College (224615) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dallas College (224615), both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.3% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 6.09% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dallas College (224615) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.8%) and Black or African American Female (9.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dallas College (224615) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64,156 students. The full-time enrollment at Dallas College (224615) is 14,830 and the part-time enrollment is 49,326. This means that 23.1% of students enrolled at Dallas College (224615) 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 Dallas College (224615) was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Dallas College (224615) 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
    30,854 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    12,366 enrolled students
  3. White
    9,589 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Dallas College (224615) is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.3% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 6.09% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0187% 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, 2,234 students (3.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,297 more women than men received degrees from Dallas College (224615). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dallas College (224615) is hispanic or latino (5,572 degrees awarded). There were 2.65 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2104 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Dallas College (224615) is General Studies (5,266 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (282 degrees) and Registered Nursing (260 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Dallas College (224615), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,266 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (698 degrees), and Communication Technologies (89 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 Dallas College (224615) are Police officers (134,061 people), Other managers (97,202 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (81,179 people), Software developers (44,378 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,750 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas College (224615) in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,266 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (698 degrees), Communication Technologies (89 degrees), Engineering Technologies (323 degrees), and Protective Services (424 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 Dallas College (224615) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Dallas College (224615) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,266 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (698 degrees), Communication Technologies (89 degrees), Engineering Technologies (323 degrees), and Protective Services (424 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dallas College (224615) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (318,212 people), Elementary & secondary schools (174,265 people), Computer Systems Design (81,857 people), Construction (69,354 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (69,315 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas College (224615) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (5,266 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (698 degrees), Communication Technologies (89 degrees), Engineering Technologies (323 degrees), and Protective Services (424 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 Dallas College (224615).
Most Common (2021)
  1. 7,386 degrees awarded
  2. 331 degrees awarded
  3. 252 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Dallas College (224615) was General Studies with 7,386 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4,308
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
6,605
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 4,308 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas College (224615), which is 0.652 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,605).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1760 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas College (224615) in General Studies, which is 0.502 times less than the 3506 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 3506 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas College (224615) in General Studies, which is 1.99 times more than the 1760 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Dallas College (224615) is Female and Asian (58.9% 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, 4.27% of graduates (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,572 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,104 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1,702 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dallas College (224615) is hispanic or latino (5,572 degrees awarded). There were 2.65 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2104 degrees).

3.69% of degree recipients (403 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3,357 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    2,215 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    1,441 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dallas College (224615) is hispanic or latino female (3,357 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (2215 degrees).

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Operations

Dallas College (224615) employs 916 No academic ranks. Most academics at Dallas College (224615) are Female No academic rank (491), and Male No academic rank (425).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas College (224615) are: Management, with 1,085 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 325 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 212 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$285M
2022 Salaries
1.73%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Dallas College (224615) paid a median of $285M in salaries, a 1.73% 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

$66.9M
Instructional Salaries
916
Number of Employees

In 2022, Dallas College (224615) paid a total of $66.9M to 916 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% 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
916 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1,085 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dallas College (224615) was No academic rank with 916 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas College (224615) were Management with 1,085 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 325 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 212 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 Dallas College (224615) was Female No academic rank with 491 employees, and Male No academic rank with 425 employees.

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