Laramie County Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,970
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,413
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,838
36.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26.8%
93 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 747 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Laramie County Community College. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (536 degrees), 5.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Laramie County Community College is $2,970, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Laramie County Community College is $2,970, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,413.

In 2020, 47% of undergraduate students attending Laramie County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,970
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Laramie County Community College was $2,970. The cost of tuition at Laramie County Community College is $−5,010 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,413
2020 Value
13.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Laramie County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,413. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Laramie County Community College grew by 13.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,838
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Laramie County Community College was of $7,838 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.57% 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

47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Laramie County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.44% with respect to 2019, when 45% 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.
14%
2018 Default Rate
100
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Laramie County Community College was 14%, which represents 100 out of the 716 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

Laramie County Community College has a total enrollment of 3,838 students. The full-time enrollment at Laramie County Community College is 1,404 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,434. This means that 36.6% of students enrolled at Laramie County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Laramie County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Two or More Races, 1.75% Black or African American, 1.07% Asian, 0.938% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Laramie County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%). 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

36.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Laramie County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,838 students. The full-time enrollment at Laramie County Community College is 1,404 and the part-time enrollment is 2,434. This means that 36.6% of students enrolled at Laramie County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Laramie County Community College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Laramie County Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,386
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    558
  3. Two or More Races
    145

The enrolled student population at Laramie County Community College is 62.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.78% Two or More Races, 1.75% Black or African American, 1.07% Asian, 0.938% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.104% 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, 583 students (15.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 179 more women than men received degrees from Laramie County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Laramie County Community College is white (536 degrees awarded). There were 5.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Laramie County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), and Precision Production (31 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Laramie County Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,797,949 people), Registered nurses (1,347,631 people), Secondary school teachers (419,486 people), Education administrators (286,042 people), and Postsecondary teachers (218,179 people).

The most specialized majors at Laramie County Community College are Agriculture (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (57 degrees).

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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 Laramie County Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Laramie County Community College are Agriculture (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (57 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 Laramie County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,000,058 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,548,848 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (448,724 people), Outpatient care centers (249,793 people), and Offices of physicians (213,927 people).

The most specialized majors at Laramie County Community College are Agriculture (35 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Precision Production (31 degrees), Health (276 degrees), and Education (57 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 Laramie County 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 Laramie County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

284
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
463
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 284 degrees were awarded to men at Laramie County Community College, which is 0.613 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (463).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Laramie County Community College in Welding Technology, which is 6.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Laramie County Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 9.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Laramie County Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 1.08% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    536 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Laramie County Community College is white (536 degrees awarded). There were 5.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (96 degrees).

7.76% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    342 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    194 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Laramie County Community College is white female (342 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (194 degrees).

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Operations

Laramie County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.48M (5.56%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Laramie County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $65.5M. Laramie County Community College employs 125 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Laramie County Community College are Female No academic ranks (71), Male No academic ranks(54), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laramie County Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 55 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.6M
2020 Endowment
16.7%
growth from 2019

Laramie County Community College has an endowment valued at about $26.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Laramie County Community College grew 16.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.2M 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.68M - Federal
  2. $842k - State
  3. $71.8k - Local

As of 2020, Laramie County Community College received $2.68M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $842k from state grants and contracts, and $71.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.9M
2020 Salaries
5.7%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Laramie County Community College paid a median of $24.9M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($65.5M) and a 5.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.99% growth from 2018 and a 4.59% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.36M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2020, Laramie County Community College paid a total of $8.36M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
125 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Laramie County Community College were No academic rank with 125 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laramie County Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 55 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Laramie County Community College was Female No academic rank with 71 employees, and Male No academic rank with 54 employees.

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