Lamar State College-Orange

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,920
15.8% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$2,321
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.327%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,682
29.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.2%
83 Graduates

About

Lamar State College-Orange is a higher education institution located in Orange County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Lamar State College-Orange were General Studies (138 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (92 degrees), and Chemical Technology (31 degrees).

In 2022, 647 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lamar State College-Orange. 67.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (453 degrees), 3.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $1,920, which is $−6,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $1,920, which is $−6,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,321.

In 2022, 73% of undergraduate students attending Lamar State College-Orange received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,920
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange was $1,920. The cost of tuition at Lamar State College-Orange is $−6,192 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$2,321
2022 Value
17.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lamar State College-Orange had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,321. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lamar State College-Orange grew by 17.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,500
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lamar State College-Orange was of $3,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Lamar State College-Orange received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 62.2% with respect to 2021, when 45% 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.
0.327%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lamar State College-Orange was 0.327%, which represents 1 out of the 306 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

Lamar State College-Orange had a total enrollment of 2,682 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 798 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,884. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Orange, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0373% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Black or African American Female (12.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,682 students. The full-time enrollment at Lamar State College-Orange is 798 and the part-time enrollment is 1,884. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Lamar State College-Orange 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 Lamar State College-Orange was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lamar State College-Orange had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,878 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    417 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    326 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lamar State College-Orange is 70% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0373% 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 221 more women than men received degrees from Lamar State College-Orange. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lamar State College-Orange is white (453 degrees awarded). There were 3.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Lamar State College-Orange is General Studies (138 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (92 degrees) and Chemical Technology (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lamar State College-Orange, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (207 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (22 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 Lamar State College-Orange are Registered nurses (1,404,273 people), Medical & health services managers (156,755 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,529 people), Pharmacists (135,203 people), and Other managers (124,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange in 2022 are Science Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (207 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Transportation (7 degrees), and Health (182 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 Lamar State College-Orange are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (207 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Transportation (7 degrees), and Health (182 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,519,443 people), Elementary & secondary schools (333,436 people), Outpatient care centers (248,864 people), Offices of physicians (209,984 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (173,599 people).

The most specialized majors at Lamar State College-Orange are Science Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (207 degrees), Engineering Technologies (22 degrees), Transportation (7 degrees), and Health (182 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 Lamar State College-Orange.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 114 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Lamar State College-Orange was General Studies with 114 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

213
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
434
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 213 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange, which is 0.491 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (434).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange in Chemical Technology, which is 2.55 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Lamar State College-Orange in General Studies, which is 2.14 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Lamar State College-Orange completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lamar State College-Orange is Female and Asian (50% 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
    453 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lamar State College-Orange is white (453 degrees awarded). There were 3.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (125 degrees).

0.618% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    297 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    156 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lamar State College-Orange is white female (297 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (156 degrees).

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Operations

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at nearly $5.31M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 464k (8.74%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Lamar State College-Orange had a total salary expenditure of 30.8M. Lamar State College-Orange employs 28 Instructors, 4 Lecturers and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lamar State College-Orange are Female Instructor (19), Male Instructor (9), and Male Lecturer (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange are: Management, with 24 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Endowment

$5.31M
2022 Endowment
17.4%
decline from 2021

Lamar State College-Orange has an endowment valued at about $5.31M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lamar State College-Orange declined 17.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $96.7k higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.38M
2022 Salaries
11.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lamar State College-Orange paid a median of $9.38M in salaries, which represents 30.4% of their overall expenditure ($30.8M) and a 11.1% 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

$2.24M
Instructional Salaries
40
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lamar State College-Orange paid a total of $2.24M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
24 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Instructor with 28 employees, Lecturer with 4 employees, and Assistant professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange were Management with 24 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lamar State College-Orange was Female Instructor with 19 employees, Male Instructor with 9 employees, and Male Lecturer with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lamar State College-Orange.

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