SUNY Westchester Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,730
2022 Average Net Price
$10,714
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.56%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
8,807
47.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.4%
445 Graduates

About

SUNY Westchester Community College is a higher education institution located in Westchester County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at SUNY Westchester Community College were Humanistic Studies (391 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (152 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (150 degrees).

In 2022, 1,509 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY Westchester Community College. 53.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (589 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (480 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Westchester Community College is $4,730, which is $−3,382 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Westchester Community College is $4,730, which is $−3,382 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,714.

In 2022, 49% of undergraduate students attending SUNY Westchester Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 4% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,730
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at SUNY Westchester Community College was $4,730. The cost of tuition at SUNY Westchester Community College is $−3,382 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,714
2022 Value
1.69%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 SUNY Westchester Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,714. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of SUNY Westchester Community College grew by 1.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,700
Room and Board
$2,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY Westchester Community College was of $9,700 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 $2,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
4%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

49% of undergraduate students at SUNY Westchester Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 19.5% with respect to 2021, when 41% 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.
4.56%
2019 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY Westchester Community College was 4.56%, which represents 34 out of the 745 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

SUNY Westchester Community College had a total enrollment of 8,807 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Westchester Community College is 4,222 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,585. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at SUNY Westchester Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY Westchester Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.7% Hispanic or Latino, 25.8% White, 17.1% Black or African American, 3.97% Asian, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SUNY Westchester Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.3%) and White Male (14.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY Westchester Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,807 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Westchester Community College is 4,222 and the part-time enrollment is 4,585. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at SUNY Westchester 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 SUNY Westchester Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), SUNY Westchester 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
    3,941 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,276 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,504 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at SUNY Westchester Community College is 44.7% Hispanic or Latino, 25.8% White, 17.1% Black or African American, 3.97% Asian, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% 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, 351 students (3.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 117 more women than men received degrees from SUNY Westchester Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at SUNY Westchester Community College is hispanic or latino (589 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (480 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at SUNY Westchester Community College is Humanistic Studies (391 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (152 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (150 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY Westchester Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (568 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), and Protective Services (87 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 SUNY Westchester Community College are Software developers (568,127 people), Other managers (244,600 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (206,958 people), Police officers (142,378 people), and Computer occupations, all other (131,199 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Westchester Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (568 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 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 SUNY Westchester 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 SUNY Westchester Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (568 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 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 SUNY Westchester Community College are Computer Systems Design (653,139 people), Elementary & secondary schools (469,328 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (357,164 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (271,177 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (170,279 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Westchester Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (568 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (50 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (65 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (111 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 SUNY Westchester Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 391 degrees awarded
  2. 152 degrees awarded
  3. 150 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at SUNY Westchester Community College was Humanistic Studies with 391 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

696
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
813
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 696 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Westchester Community College, which is 0.856 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (813).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 158 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Westchester Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.678 times less than the 233 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 233 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Westchester Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.47 times more than the 158 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 10% of students graduating from SUNY Westchester Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (38%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at SUNY Westchester Community College is Female and White (38% 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, 2.92% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    589 degrees awarded
  2. White
    480 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    258 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY Westchester Community College is hispanic or latino (589 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (480 degrees).

3.18% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    328 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    261 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    258 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at SUNY Westchester Community College is hispanic or latino female (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (261 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY Westchester Community College employs 59 Assistant professors, 38 Instructors and 38 Professors. Most academics at SUNY Westchester Community College are Female Assistant professor (31), Male Assistant professor (28), and Female Professor (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Westchester Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 69 employees, and Management with 65 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$68.9M
2022 Salaries
0.403%
growth from 2021

In 2022, SUNY Westchester Community College paid a median of $68.9M in salaries, a 0.403% 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

$17M
Instructional Salaries
162
Number of Employees

In 2022, SUNY Westchester Community College paid a total of $17M to 162 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
59 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
85 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY Westchester Community College were Assistant professor with 59 employees, Instructor with 38 employees, and Professor with 38 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Westchester Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 69 employees, and Management with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY Westchester Community College was Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Female Professor with 21 employees.

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

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