Tunxis Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,176
4.82% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,169
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.28%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,267
40.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
17.3%
89 Graduates

About

Tunxis Community College is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Tunxis Community College were General Studies (93 degrees awarded), General Business (72 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (29 degrees).

In 2022, 591 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tunxis Community College. 60.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (348 degrees), 2.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tunxis Community College is $4,176, which is $−3,936 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tunxis Community College is $4,176, which is $−3,936 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,169.

In 2022, 63% of undergraduate students attending Tunxis Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,176
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tunxis Community College was $4,176. The cost of tuition at Tunxis Community College is $−3,936 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,169
2022 Value
25.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tunxis Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,169. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tunxis Community College grew by 25.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,300
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tunxis Community College was of $10,300 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.243% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Tunxis Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.78% with respect to 2021, when 59% 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.
4.28%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tunxis Community College was 4.28%, which represents 8 out of the 187 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

Tunxis Community College had a total enrollment of 3,267 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tunxis Community College is 1,321 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,946. This means that 40.4% of students enrolled at Tunxis Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tunxis Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% White, 27.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.93% Black or African American, 4.5% Asian, 3.89% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0918% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tunxis Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tunxis Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,267 students. The full-time enrollment at Tunxis Community College is 1,321 and the part-time enrollment is 1,946. This means that 40.4% of students enrolled at Tunxis Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Tunxis Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Tunxis 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. White
    1,765 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    885 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    259 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tunxis Community College is 54% White, 27.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.93% Black or African American, 4.5% Asian, 3.89% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0918% 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, 48 students (1.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 123 more women than men received degrees from Tunxis Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tunxis Community College is white (348 degrees awarded). There were 2.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Tunxis Community College is General Studies (93 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (72 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tunxis Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (17 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (40 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 Tunxis Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,047,398 people), Other managers (799,256 people), Financial managers (507,787 people), Chief executives & legislators (398,681 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (350,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Tunxis Community College in 2022 are Human Sciences (17 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (40 degrees), Business (195 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 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 Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College are Human Sciences (17 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (40 degrees), Business (195 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 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 Tunxis Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (849,295 people), Computer Systems Design (585,408 people), Banking & related activities (513,060 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,972 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (499,976 people).

The most specialized majors at Tunxis Community College are Human Sciences (17 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (40 degrees), Business (195 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 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 Tunxis Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 93 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Tunxis Community College was General Studies with 93 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

234
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
357
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 234 degrees were awarded to men at Tunxis Community College, which is 0.655 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (357).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Tunxis Community College in General Business, which is 1 times approximately the same the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Tunxis Community College in General Business, which is 1 times approximately the same the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 6% of students graduating from Tunxis Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (34.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tunxis Community College is Female and Two or More Races (34.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.25% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    348 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tunxis Community College is white (348 degrees awarded). There were 2.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (126 degrees).

1.52% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    207 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    141 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tunxis Community College is white female (207 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (141 degrees).

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Operations

Tunxis Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $961k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 12.4k (1.29%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Tunxis Community College had a total salary expenditure of 46.9M. Tunxis Community College employs 24 Professors, 14 Instructors and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Tunxis Community College are Male Professor (12), Female Professor (12), and Female Instructor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tunxis Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 24 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Endowment

$961k
2022 Endowment
0.00198%
decline from 2021

Tunxis Community College has an endowment valued at about $961k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Tunxis Community College declined 0.00198% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.25M lower 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.6M
2022 Salaries
2.45%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Tunxis Community College paid a median of $18.6M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($46.9M) and a 2.45% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.64M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tunxis Community College paid a total of $4.64M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.9% 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
24 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tunxis Community College were Professor with 24 employees, Instructor with 14 employees, and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tunxis Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tunxis Community College was Male Professor with 12 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 8 employees.

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

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