Lake Tahoe Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,116
2022 Average Net Price
$11,019
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,519
21.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.7%
32 Graduates

About

Lake Tahoe Community College is a higher education institution located in El Dorado County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Lake Tahoe Community College were General Social Sciences (55 degrees awarded), Sociology (38 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2022, 300 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lake Tahoe Community College. 43.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (136 degrees), 1.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $1,116, which is $−6,996 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $1,116, which is $−6,996 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,019.

In 2022, 58% of undergraduate students attending Lake Tahoe Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,116
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College was $1,116. The cost of tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $−6,996 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,019
2022 Value
40.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lake Tahoe Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,019. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lake Tahoe Community College grew by 40.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,252
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lake Tahoe Community College was of $14,252 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 19.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Lake Tahoe Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2021, when 56% 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.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lake Tahoe Community College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 6 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Lake Tahoe Community College had a total enrollment of 2,519 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College is 548 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,971. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lake Tahoe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% White, 30.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.47% Asian, 5.16% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.834% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.715% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (20.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College is 548 and the part-time enrollment is 1,971. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 Lake Tahoe Community College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lake Tahoe 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
    1,132 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    779 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    163 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lake Tahoe Community College is 44.9% White, 30.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.47% Asian, 5.16% Black or African American, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.834% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.715% 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, 170 students (6.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 40 fewer women than men received degrees from Lake Tahoe Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lake Tahoe Community College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Lake Tahoe Community College is General Social Sciences (55 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (38 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lake Tahoe Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (396,401 people), Other managers (368,560 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (268,439 people), Police officers (184,983 people), and Social workers, all other (174,802 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College in 2022 are Social Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Psychology (25 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 Lake Tahoe Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Social Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Psychology (25 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 Lake Tahoe Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (719,770 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (534,021 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (423,486 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (374,739 people), and Legal services (338,615 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Social Sciences (99 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (27 degrees), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Psychology (25 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 Lake Tahoe Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 55 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Lake Tahoe Community College was General Social Sciences with 55 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

170
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
130
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 170 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Tahoe Community College, which is 1.31 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (130).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Tahoe Community College in General Social Sciences, which is 1.89 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Tahoe Community College in General Psychology, which is 3.17 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from Lake Tahoe Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lake Tahoe Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 12.5% 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
    136 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lake Tahoe Community College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

2.33% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    65 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lake Tahoe Community College is white male (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (65 degrees).

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Operations

Lake Tahoe Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.55M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 74.1k (2.09%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Lake Tahoe Community College had a total salary expenditure of 32.3M. Lake Tahoe Community College employs 33 Instructors. Most academics at Lake Tahoe Community College are Female Instructor (19), and Male Instructor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College are: Management, with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Endowment

$3.55M
2022 Endowment
7.5%
growth from 2021

Lake Tahoe Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.55M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lake Tahoe Community College grew 7.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.66M lower 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.01M - Federal
  2. $6.89M - State
  3. $668k - Local

As of 2022, Lake Tahoe Community College received $3.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.89M from state grants and contracts, and $668k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.6M
2022 Salaries
9.47%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lake Tahoe Community College paid a median of $13.6M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($32.3M) and a 9.47% 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

$3.28M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lake Tahoe Community College paid a total of $3.28M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.1% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College was Instructor with 33 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College were Management with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College was Female Instructor with 19 employees, and Male Instructor with 14 employees.

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

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