Sussex County Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,360
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,226
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.17%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,190
57.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
39.2%
152 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 419 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Sussex County Community College. 53.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (351 degrees), 14.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Sussex County Community College is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Sussex County Community College is $3,360, which is $−4,620 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,226.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending Sussex County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,360
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Sussex County Community College was $3,360. The cost of tuition at Sussex County Community College is $−4,620 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$11,226
2020 Value
8.88%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Sussex County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,226. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Sussex County Community College grew by 8.88%.

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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

$5,342
Room and Board
$1,481
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Sussex County Community College was of $5,342 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,481. 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

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Sussex County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.08% with respect to 2019, when 65% 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.
6.17%
2018 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Sussex County Community College was 6.17%, which represents 23 out of the 373 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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Sussex County Community College has a total enrollment of 2,190 students. The full-time enrollment at Sussex County Community College is 1,256 students and the part-time enrollment is 934. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at Sussex County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Sussex County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.8% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 1.55% Asian, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0457% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Sussex County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (38.4%), followed by White Female (34.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.04%). 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

57.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Sussex County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,190 students. The full-time enrollment at Sussex County Community College is 1,256 and the part-time enrollment is 934. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at Sussex County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Sussex County Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Sussex County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,616
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    306
  3. Black or African American
    98

The enrolled student population at Sussex County Community College is 73.8% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 1.55% Asian, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0457% 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, 5 students (0.228%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 31 more women than men received degrees from Sussex County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Sussex County Community College is white (351 degrees awarded). There were 14.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Sussex County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (173 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Sussex County Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (204,394 people), Other managers (158,347 people), Police officers (135,272 people), Graphic designers (87,783 people), and Postsecondary teachers (81,789 people).

The most specialized majors at Sussex County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (173 degrees), Legal (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (30 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 Sussex County Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Sussex County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (173 degrees), Legal (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (30 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 Sussex County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (401,482 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (337,345 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (202,676 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (168,306 people), and Computer Systems Design (115,542 people).

The most specialized majors at Sussex County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (173 degrees), Legal (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (30 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 Sussex 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 Sussex County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

194
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
225
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 194 degrees were awarded to men at Sussex County Community College, which is 0.862 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (225).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Sussex County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.594 times less than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 106 degrees were awarded to women at Sussex County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.68 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 15% of students graduating from Sussex County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Sussex County Community College is Female and White (57.6% 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. White
    351 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Sussex County Community College is white (351 degrees awarded). There were 14.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

5.73% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    182 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    169 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Sussex County Community College is white female (182 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (169 degrees).

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Sussex County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $241k (8.94%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Sussex County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $28M. Sussex County Community College employs 6 Associate professors, 6 Assistant professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Sussex County Community College are Female Assistant professors (5), Female Professors(3), and Male Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sussex County Community College are: Management, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Endowment

$2.7M
2020 Endowment
8.48%
growth from 2019

Sussex County Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Sussex County Community College grew 8.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.73M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Sussex County Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $4.72M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Sussex County Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.72M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.4M
2020 Salaries
2.78%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Sussex County Community College paid a median of $12.4M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($28M) and a 2.78% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 34.7% growth from 2018 and a 9.03% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.43M
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2020, Sussex County Community College paid a total of $1.43M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.6% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Sussex County Community College were Associate professor with 6 employees; Assistant professor with 6 employees; and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Sussex County Community College were Management with 21 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Sussex County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, Female Professor with 3 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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