Lake Tahoe Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,116
7.69% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,136
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
2,332
27.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.8%
40 Graduates

About

Lake Tahoe Community College is a higher education institution located in El Dorado County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lake Tahoe Community College were .

In 2020, 225 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lake Tahoe 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 (107 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $1,116, which is $−6,864 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $1,116, which is $−6,864 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,136.

In 2020, 54% of undergraduate students attending Lake Tahoe Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,116
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College was $1,116. The cost of tuition at Lake Tahoe Community College is $−6,864 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,136
2020 Value
13.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lake Tahoe Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,136. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lake Tahoe Community College grew by 13.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,307
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lake Tahoe Community College was of $13,307 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.43% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Lake Tahoe Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.82% with respect to 2019, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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%
2018 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lake Tahoe Community College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 6 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Lake Tahoe Community College has a total enrollment of 2,332 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College is 636 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,696. This means that 27.3% of students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lake Tahoe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.4% White, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.63% Asian, 7.25% Black or African American, 4.93% Two or More Races, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.515% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.3%), followed by White Male (22%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.5%). 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

27.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,332 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Tahoe Community College is 636 and the part-time enrollment is 1,696. This means that 27.3% of students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

41%
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 Lake Tahoe Community College was 41%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Lake Tahoe Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    989
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    740
  3. Asian
    178

The enrolled student population at Lake Tahoe Community College is 42.4% White, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.63% Asian, 7.25% Black or African American, 4.93% Two or More Races, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.515% 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, 87 students (3.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 47 more women than men received degrees from Lake Tahoe Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lake Tahoe Community College is white (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lake Tahoe Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (39 degrees awarded), Protective Services (36 degrees), and Communication Technologies (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (332,323 people), Other managers (280,462 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (204,035 people), Police officers (163,695 people), and Postsecondary teachers (147,749 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (39 degrees awarded), Protective Services (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Social Sciences (43 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 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 Lake Tahoe Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (39 degrees awarded), Protective Services (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Social Sciences (43 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 degrees).

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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 Lake Tahoe Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (453,780 people), Elementary & secondary schools (446,246 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (318,750 people), Legal services (277,422 people), and Computer Systems Design (230,161 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Tahoe Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (39 degrees awarded), Protective Services (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (4 degrees), Social Sciences (43 degrees), and Math & Statistics (9 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 Lake Tahoe 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 Lake Tahoe Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

89
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
136
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Tahoe Community College, which is 0.654 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (136).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Tahoe Community College in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting, which is 2.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to women at Lake Tahoe Community College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2020, 20% of students graduating from Lake Tahoe Community College 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 35% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lake Tahoe Community College is Male and Asian (66.7% 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, 2.5% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    107 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    87 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lake Tahoe Community College is white (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

2.67% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    68 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lake Tahoe Community College is white female (68 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (47 degrees).

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Operations

Lake Tahoe Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.04M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $305k (10%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Lake Tahoe Community College had a total salary expenditure of $27.6M. Lake Tahoe Community College employs 34 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lake Tahoe Community College are Female Instructors (18), Male Instructors(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College are: Management, with 24 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.04M
2020 Endowment
214%
growth from 2019

Lake Tahoe Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.04M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lake Tahoe Community College grew 214% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.38M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.54M - Federal
  2. $6.04M - State
  3. $694k - Local

As of 2020, Lake Tahoe Community College received $1.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.04M from state grants and contracts, and $694k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.6M
2020 Salaries
9.96%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lake Tahoe Community College paid a median of $11.6M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($27.6M) and a 9.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.41% growth from 2018 and a 3.53% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.06M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lake Tahoe Community College paid a total of $3.06M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.3% 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

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College were Instructor with 34 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College were Management with 24 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lake Tahoe Community College was Female Instructor with 18 employees, and Male Instructor with 16 employees.

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

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