Lorain County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,532
5.37% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$3,896
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.76%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,170
23.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.1%
230 Graduates

About

Lorain County Community College is a higher education institution located in Lorain County, OH. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Lorain County Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (797 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (127 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (87 degrees).

In 2022, 2,407 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lorain County Community College. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,706 degrees), 6.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (274 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $3,532, which is $−4,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lorain County Community College is $3,532, which is $−4,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,896.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Lorain County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,532
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College was $3,532. The cost of tuition at Lorain County Community College is $−4,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,896
2022 Value
12.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lorain County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,896. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lorain County Community College grew by 12.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,522
Room and Board
$852
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lorain County Community College was of $6,522 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.15% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $852. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Lorain County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.47% with respect to 2021, when 81% 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.
2.76%
2019 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lorain County Community College was 2.76%, which represents 35 out of the 1269 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

Lorain County Community College had a total enrollment of 9,170 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,146 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,024. This means that 23.4% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.1% White, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Black or African American, 4.77% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.382% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0763% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lorain County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41%), followed by White Male (29%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lorain County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,170 students. The full-time enrollment at Lorain County Community College is 2,146 and the part-time enrollment is 7,024. This means that 23.4% of students enrolled at Lorain County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2017 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 Lorain County Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lorain County 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. White
    6,613 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    980 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    824 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lorain County Community College is 72.1% White, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.99% Black or African American, 4.77% Two or More Races, 1.52% Asian, 0.382% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0763% 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, 103 students (1.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 727 more women than men received degrees from Lorain County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lorain County Community College is white (1,706 degrees awarded). There were 6.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (274 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Lorain County Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (797 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (127 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (87 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lorain County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (799 degrees), and Precision Production (71 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 Lorain County Community College are Registered nurses (1,489,691 people), Accountants & auditors (1,059,180 people), Other managers (859,380 people), Software developers (698,714 people), and Financial managers (513,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (799 degrees), Precision Production (71 degrees), Business (561 degrees), and Health (524 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 Lorain County Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Engineering Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (799 degrees), Precision Production (71 degrees), Business (561 degrees), and Health (524 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 Lorain County Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,855,406 people), Computer Systems Design (1,098,760 people), Elementary & secondary schools (827,005 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (558,487 people), and Banking & related activities (552,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Lorain County Community College are Engineering Technologies (162 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (799 degrees), Precision Production (71 degrees), Business (561 degrees), and Health (524 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 Lorain County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 797 degrees awarded
  2. 127 degrees awarded
  3. 87 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Lorain County Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 797 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

840
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,567
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 840 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College, which is 0.536 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,567).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 229 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.403 times less than the 568 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 568 degrees were awarded to men at Lorain County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.48 times more than the 229 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lorain County Community College is Male and Asian (60% 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, 1.3% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,706 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    274 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    244 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lorain County Community College is white (1,706 degrees awarded). There were 6.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (274 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,084 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    622 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    183 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lorain County Community College is white female (1,084 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (622 degrees).

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Operations

Lorain County Community College employs 47 Professors, 28 Assistant professors and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Lorain County Community College are Male Professor (24), Female Professor (23), and Female Assistant professor (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 60 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 49 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.54M - Federal
  2. $2.27M - State
  3. $44.7k - Local

As of 2022, Lorain County Community College received $9.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.27M from state grants and contracts, and $44.7k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$51M
2022 Salaries
10.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lorain County Community College paid a median of $51M in salaries, a 10.6% 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

$9.86M
Instructional Salaries
133
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lorain County Community College paid a total of $9.86M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.3% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Professor with 47 employees, Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lorain County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lorain County Community College was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 16 employees.

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

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