Baton Rouge Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,237
2022 Average Net Price
$9,591
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.92%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,284
38.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
16%
180 Graduates

About

Baton Rouge Community College is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Baton Rouge Community College were General Studies (741 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (44 degrees), and Child Care Provider (17 degrees).

In 2022, 1,531 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baton Rouge Community College. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (664 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (623 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $3,237, which is $−4,875 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $3,237, which is $−4,875 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,591.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending Baton Rouge Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,237
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Baton Rouge Community College was $3,237. The cost of tuition at Baton Rouge Community College is $−4,875 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,591
2022 Value
1.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Baton Rouge Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,591. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Baton Rouge Community College grew by 1.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,932
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baton Rouge Community College was of $9,932 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Baton Rouge Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.35% with respect to 2021, when 63% 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.
4.92%
2019 Default Rate
107
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Baton Rouge Community College was 4.92%, which represents 107 out of the 2177 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

Baton Rouge Community College had a total enrollment of 9,284 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College is 3,560 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,724. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baton Rouge Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 5.09% Hispanic or Latino, 2.64% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.495% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.302% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.6%), followed by White Female (20.9%) and White Male (18.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,284 students. The full-time enrollment at Baton Rouge Community College is 3,560 and the part-time enrollment is 5,724. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
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 Baton Rouge Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Baton Rouge Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    5,008 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,112 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    473 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Baton Rouge Community College is 53.9% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 5.09% Hispanic or Latino, 2.64% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.495% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.302% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 109 students (1.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 521 more women than men received degrees from Baton Rouge Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baton Rouge Community College is white (664 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (623 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Baton Rouge Community College is General Studies (741 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (44 degrees) and Child Care Provider (17 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Baton Rouge Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (903 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), and Precision Production (48 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (94,651 people), Other managers (63,653 people), Software developers (36,493 people), Education administrators (27,637 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (26,392 people).

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (903 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Precision Production (48 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (34 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 Baton Rouge Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (903 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Precision Production (48 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (34 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 Baton Rouge Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (191,627 people), Computer Systems Design (63,413 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (58,321 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (51,393 people), and Construction (45,373 people).

The most specialized majors at Baton Rouge Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (903 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Precision Production (48 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (34 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 Baton Rouge Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 741 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Baton Rouge Community College was General Studies with 741 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

505
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,026
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 505 degrees were awarded to men at Baton Rouge Community College, which is 0.492 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,026).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Baton Rouge Community College in General Studies, which is 0.398 times less than the 530 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 530 degrees were awarded to men at Baton Rouge Community College in General Studies, which is 2.51 times more than the 211 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Baton Rouge Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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 (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Baton Rouge Community College is Female and Asian (28.6% 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, 13.9% of graduates (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    664 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    623 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baton Rouge Community College is white (664 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (623 degrees).

1.05% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    474 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    393 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    271 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baton Rouge Community College is black or african american female (474 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (393 degrees).

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Operations

Baton Rouge Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.32M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 27.5k (0.828%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Baton Rouge Community College had a total salary expenditure of 61.8M. Baton Rouge Community College employs 36 Instructors, 36 Associate professors and 25 Professors. Most academics at Baton Rouge Community College are Female Instructor (22), Female Associate professor (21), and Female Professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College are: Management, with 61 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 57 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Endowment

$3.32M
2022 Endowment
13.1%
growth from 2021

Baton Rouge Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.32M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Baton Rouge Community College grew 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.89M 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

$24.3M
2022 Salaries
1.7%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Baton Rouge Community College paid a median of $24.3M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($61.8M) and a 1.7% 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

$7.55M
Instructional Salaries
124
Number of Employees

In 2022, Baton Rouge Community College paid a total of $7.55M to 124 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College were Instructor with 36 employees, Associate professor with 36 employees, and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College were Management with 61 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 57 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baton Rouge Community College was Female Instructor with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Professor with 18 employees.

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

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