Hudson County Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,576
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,982
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.7%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
7,039
54.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
13.8%
240 Graduates

About

Hudson County Community College is a higher education institution located in Hudson County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hudson County Community College were .

In 2020, 1,090 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hudson County Community College. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (579 degrees), 3.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (148 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hudson County Community College is $3,576, which is $−4,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hudson County Community College is $3,576, which is $−4,404 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,982.

In 2020, 66% of undergraduate students attending Hudson County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 6% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,576
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Hudson County Community College was $3,576. The cost of tuition at Hudson County Community College is $−4,404 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,982
2020 Value
16.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Hudson County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,982. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Hudson County Community College grew by 16.8%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,920
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hudson County Community College was of $10,920 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
6%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Hudson County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.2% with respect to 2019, when 61% 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.
11.7%
2018 Default Rate
75
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Hudson County Community College was 11.7%, which represents 75 out of the 640 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

Hudson County Community College has a total enrollment of 7,039 students. The full-time enrollment at Hudson County Community College is 3,822 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,217. This means that 54.3% of students enrolled at Hudson County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hudson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54% Hispanic or Latino, 13.8% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 8.52% Asian, 2.13% Two or More Races, 0.455% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hudson County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.8%) and Black or African American Female (7.77%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hudson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,039 students. The full-time enrollment at Hudson County Community College is 3,822 and the part-time enrollment is 3,217. This means that 54.3% of students enrolled at Hudson County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2020 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 Hudson County Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Hudson County Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,798
  2. White
    972
  3. Black or African American
    931

The enrolled student population at Hudson County Community College is 54% Hispanic or Latino, 13.8% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 8.52% Asian, 2.13% Two or More Races, 0.455% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.341% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 460 students (6.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 220 more women than men received degrees from Hudson County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino (579 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (148 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hudson County Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hudson County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (97 degrees awarded), Protective Services (71 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (57 degrees).

Workforce

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 Hudson County Community College are Software developers (449,044 people), Other managers (175,721 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (138,690 people), Police officers (135,097 people), and Computer occupations, all other (121,078 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (97 degrees awarded), Protective Services (71 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (57 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (262 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees).

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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 Hudson County Community College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (97 degrees awarded), Protective Services (71 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (57 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (262 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees).

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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 Hudson County Community College are Computer Systems Design (532,418 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (335,471 people), Elementary & secondary schools (287,751 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (173,192 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (159,503 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (97 degrees awarded), Protective Services (71 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (57 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (262 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hudson County Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hudson County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

435
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
655
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 435 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson County Community College, which is 0.664 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (655).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.506 times less than the 174 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 174 degrees were awarded to women at Hudson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.98 times more than the 88 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 3% of students graduating from Hudson County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (37%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hudson County Community College is Female and Asian (37% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 5.42% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    579 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    148 degrees awarded
  3. White
    136 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino (579 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (148 degrees).

6.88% of degree recipients (75 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    355 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    224 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino female (355 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (224 degrees).

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Operations

Hudson County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $502k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Hudson County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $82.1M. Hudson County Community College employs 33 Assistant professors, 28 Instructors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Hudson County Community College are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Assistant professors(16), and Female Instructors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 88 employees, Management, with 72 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.13M - Federal
  2. $8.91M - State
  3. $210k - Local

As of 2020, Hudson County Community College received $8.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.91M from state grants and contracts, and $210k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.4M
2020 Salaries
11%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Hudson County Community College paid a median of $32.4M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($82.1M) and a 11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.06% growth from 2018 and a 2.92% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.03M
Instructional Salaries
103
Number of Employees

In 2020, Hudson County Community College paid a total of $7.03M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
88 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hudson County Community College were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Instructor with 28 employees; and Instructor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees; Management with 72 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hudson County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Female Instructor with 15 employees.

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

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