Palau Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,000
13.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,232
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
553
50.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26.2%
39 Graduates

About

Palau Community College is a higher education institution located in null. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Palau Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 84 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Palau Community College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (83 degrees), 83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Palau Community College is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Palau Community College is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,232.

In 2020, 89% of undergraduate students attending Palau Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Palau Community College was $3,000. The cost of tuition at Palau Community College is $−4,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$2,232
2020 Value
14.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Palau Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,232. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Palau Community College grew by 14.9%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,441
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Palau Community College was of $3,441 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Palau Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 18.7% with respect to 2019, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Palau Community College has a total enrollment of 553 students. The full-time enrollment at Palau Community College is 280 students and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 50.6% of students enrolled at Palau Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Palau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.17% Asian, 0.362% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Palau Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (49.6%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (46.8%) and Asian Male (2.14%). 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

50.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Palau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 553 students. The full-time enrollment at Palau Community College is 280 and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 50.6% of students enrolled at Palau Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Palau Community College was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Palau Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    539
  2. Asian
    12
  3. Black or African American
    2

The enrolled student population at Palau Community College is 97.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.17% Asian, 0.362% Black or African American, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, 0% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% White. 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.

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In 2020, 16 more women than men received degrees from Palau Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Palau Community College is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (83 degrees awarded). There were 83 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Palau Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (8 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 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 Palau Community College are Police officers (127,025 people), Other managers (93,489 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (41,992 people), Construction managers (41,010 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (34,387 people).

The most specialized majors at Palau Community College are Agriculture (8 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Construction (2 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 Palau Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Tax preparers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Palau Community College are Agriculture (8 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Construction (2 degrees).

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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 Palau Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (300,595 people), Construction (118,587 people), Elementary & secondary schools (95,173 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (72,060 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,925 people).

The most specialized majors at Palau Community College are Agriculture (8 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), Protective Services (8 degrees), and Construction (2 degrees).

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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 Palau 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 Palau Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

34
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
50
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Palau Community College, which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Palau Community College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Palau Community College in General Education, which is 5.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 20% of students graduating from Palau Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Palau Community College is Male and Asian (33.3% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    83 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Palau Community College is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (83 degrees awarded). There were 83 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female
    50 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Palau Community College is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders male (33 degrees).

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Palau Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.86M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Palau Community College had a total salary expenditure of $7.77M. Palau Community College employs 17 Instructors, 12 Associate professors, and 4 Lecturers. Most academics at Palau Community College are Female Instructors (9), Male Instructors(8), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palau Community College are: Service, with 25 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, and Management with 19 employees.

Endowment

$4.86M
2020 Endowment
4.82%
decline from 2019

Palau Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.86M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Palau Community College declined 4.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $439k 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.88M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Palau Community College received $1.88M 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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Salary Expenditure

$3.12M
2020 Salaries
3.71%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Palau Community College paid a median of $3.12M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($7.77M) and a 3.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.98% growth from 2018 and a 15.7% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$639k
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2020, Palau Community College paid a total of $639k to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.5% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Palau Community College were Instructor with 17 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Palau Community College were Service with 25 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; and Management with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Palau Community College was Female Instructor with 9 employees, Male Instructor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

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

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