Nassau Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,800
2022 Average Net Price
$5,575
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.61%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
11,996
55.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.2%
649 Graduates

About

Nassau Community College is a higher education institution located in Nassau County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Nassau Community College were Humanistic Studies (896 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees), and Registered Nursing (167 degrees).

In 2022, 2,334 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nassau Community College. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (858 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $5,800, which is $−2,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Nassau Community College is $5,800, which is $−2,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,575.

In 2022, 52% of undergraduate students attending Nassau Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Nassau Community College was $5,800. The cost of tuition at Nassau Community College is $−2,312 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,575
2022 Value
17.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Nassau Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,575. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Nassau Community College grew by 17.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,770
Room and Board
$1,950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nassau Community College was of $14,770 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,950. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Nassau Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 13.3% with respect to 2021, when 60% 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.
3.61%
2019 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Nassau Community College was 3.61%, which represents 73 out of the 2022 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

Nassau Community College had a total enrollment of 11,996 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 6,711 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,285. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.3% Hispanic or Latino, 29.6% White, 20% Black or African American, 8.5% Asian, 1.72% Two or More Races, 0.258% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.158% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Nassau Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (19.8%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nassau Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,996 students. The full-time enrollment at Nassau Community College is 6,711 and the part-time enrollment is 5,285. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at Nassau Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Nassau Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Nassau Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,115 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,553 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,405 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Nassau Community College is 34.3% Hispanic or Latino, 29.6% White, 20% Black or African American, 8.5% Asian, 1.72% Two or More Races, 0.258% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.158% 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, 563 students (4.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 282 more women than men received degrees from Nassau Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Nassau Community College is white (858 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Nassau Community College is Humanistic Studies (896 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees) and Registered Nursing (167 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Nassau Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,020 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), and Protective Services (156 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (158,076 people), Other managers (148,405 people), Police officers (137,680 people), Graphic designers (98,791 people), and Postsecondary teachers (72,834 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,020 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), Protective Services (156 degrees), Legal (52 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (87 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 Nassau Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,020 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), Protective Services (156 degrees), Legal (52 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (87 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 Nassau Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (342,551 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (337,330 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (182,426 people), Computer Systems Design (116,500 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (101,124 people).

The most specialized majors at Nassau Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,020 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (18 degrees), Protective Services (156 degrees), Legal (52 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (87 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 Nassau Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 896 degrees awarded
  2. 175 degrees awarded
  3. 167 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Nassau Community College was Humanistic Studies with 896 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,026
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,308
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,026 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,308).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 387 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.76 times less than the 509 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 509 degrees were awarded to men at Nassau Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.32 times more than the 387 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from Nassau Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Nassau Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    858 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    678 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    456 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nassau Community College is white (858 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (678 degrees).

3.73% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    437 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    421 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    396 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Nassau Community College is white female (437 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (421 degrees).

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Operations

Nassau Community College employs 148 Professors, 69 Associate professors and 55 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nassau Community College are Female Professor (94), Male Professor (54), and Female Associate professor (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 153 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 82 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$103M
2022 Salaries
3.76%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Nassau Community College paid a median of $103M in salaries, a 3.76% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.4M
Instructional Salaries
314
Number of Employees

In 2022, Nassau Community College paid a total of $31.4M to 314 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
148 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
153 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Professor with 148 employees, Associate professor with 69 employees, and Assistant professor with 55 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nassau Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 153 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 82 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nassau Community College was Female Professor with 94 employees, Male Professor with 54 employees, and Female Associate professor with 42 employees.

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

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