Frederick Community College

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,096
0.781% growth from 2020
2021 Average Net Price
$4,729
After Financial Aid
2019 Student Loan
4.39%
Default Rate
2021 Enrolled Students
10,778
28.5% Full-Time
2021 Graduation Rate
29.2%
442 Graduates

About

Frederick Community College is a higher education institution located in Frederick County, MD. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Frederick Community College were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (220 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (116 degrees), and General Business (115 degrees).

In 2021, 1,050 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Frederick Community College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (649 degrees), 4.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Frederick Community College is $3,096, which is $−4,872 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Frederick Community College is $3,096, which is $−4,872 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,729.

In 2021, 33% of undergraduate students attending Frederick Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,096
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Frederick Community College was $3,096. The cost of tuition at Frederick Community College is $−4,872 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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Average Net Price

$4,729
2021 Value
1.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Frederick Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,729. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Frederick Community College grew by 1.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Frederick Community College was of $8,100 in 2021. The cost of room and board did not change between 2020 and 2021.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

33% of undergraduate students at Frederick Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 10% with respect to 2020, when 30% 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.
4.39%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Frederick Community College was 4.39%, which represents 19 out of the 433 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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Frederick Community College had a total enrollment of 10,778 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Frederick Community College is 3,074 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,704. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Frederick Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Frederick Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 15.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.51% Two or More Races, 5.27% Asian, 0.186% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Frederick Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29%), followed by White Female (27.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Frederick Community College in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,778 students. The full-time enrollment at Frederick Community College is 3,074 and the part-time enrollment is 7,704. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Frederick Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2021 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 Frederick Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Frederick Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    6,280 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,646 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,362 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Frederick Community College is 58.3% White, 15.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 5.51% Two or More Races, 5.27% Asian, 0.186% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% 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 44.1% White, 26.8% 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, 8 students (0.0742%) did not report their race.

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In 2021, 144 more women than men received degrees from Frederick Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Frederick Community College is white (649 degrees awarded). There were 4.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Frederick Community College is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (220 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (116 degrees) and General Business (115 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Frederick Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (116 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (297 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Frederick Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (307,701 people), Other managers (215,107 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,955 people), Chief executives & legislators (103,543 people), and Postsecondary teachers (93,423 people).

The most specialized majors at Frederick Community College in 2021 are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (116 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (297 degrees), Construction (13 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 Frederick Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Frederick Community College are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (116 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (297 degrees), Construction (13 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 Frederick Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (330,051 people), Legal services (257,364 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (221,307 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (170,157 people), and Construction (148,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Frederick Community College are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (116 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (297 degrees), Construction (13 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 Frederick Community College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 220 degree-majors awarded
  2. 116 degree-majors awarded
  3. 115 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Frederick Community College was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 220 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

453
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
597
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 453 degrees were awarded to men at Frederick Community College, which is 0.759 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (597).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Frederick Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.692 times less than the 130 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Frederick Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.44 times more than the 90 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2021, 21% of students graduating from Frederick Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (38.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Frederick Community College is Female and Asian (38.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.9%).

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, 0.452% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    649 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    146 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    144 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Frederick Community College is white (649 degrees awarded). There were 4.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

0.0952% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    348 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    301 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Frederick Community College is white female (348 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (301 degrees).

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Frederick Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.3M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 50.8k (0.355%) compared to the 1.65% average return (87.6k on 5.29M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2021, Frederick Community College had a total salary expenditure of 63.8M. Frederick Community College employs 74 Assistant professors, 72 Professors and 50 Associate professors. Most academics at Frederick Community College are Female Assistant professor (48), Male Professor (36), and Female Professor (36).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Frederick Community College are: Management, with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 112 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 98 employees.

Endowment

$14.3M
2021 Endowment
23.6%
growth from 2020

Frederick Community College has an endowment valued at about $14.3M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Frederick Community College grew 23.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.02M 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 Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.71M - Federal
  2. $3.16M - State
  3. $29.9k - Local

As of 2021, Frederick Community College received $6.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.16M from state grants and contracts, and $29.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.8M
2021 Salaries
4.39%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Frederick Community College paid a median of $29.8M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($63.8M) and a 4.39% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.51% growth from 2019 and a 1.93% growth from 2018.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.4M (41.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15M
Instructional Salaries
196
Number of Employees

In 2021, Frederick Community College paid a total of $15M to 196 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $10.2M (62.3%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
142 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Frederick Community College were Assistant professor with 74 employees, Professor with 72 employees, and Associate professor with 50 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Frederick Community College were Management with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 112 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 98 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Frederick Community College was Female Assistant professor with 48 employees, Male Professor with 36 employees, and Female Professor with 36 employees.

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

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