College of Alameda

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,693
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.67%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,107
12.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
25.8%
51 Graduates

About

College of Alameda is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Alameda were N/A.

In 2020, 711 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Alameda. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (297 degrees), 2.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Alameda is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at College of Alameda is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,693.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students attending College of Alameda received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at College of Alameda was $1,104. The cost of tuition at College of Alameda is $−6,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$11,693
2020 Value
48.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 College of Alameda had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,693. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of College of Alameda grew by 48.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Alameda was of $15,084 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of room and board increased by 9.46% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.76% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at College of Alameda received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.85% with respect to 2019, when 54% 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.
6.67%
2018 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at College of Alameda was 6.67%, which represents 3 out of the 45 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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College of Alameda has a total enrollment of 5,107 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Alameda is 638 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,469. This means that 12.5% of students enrolled at College of Alameda are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Alameda, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28% Hispanic or Latino, 25.6% Asian, 16% Black or African American, 15.8% White, 6.19% Two or More Races, 0.587% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.235% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at College of Alameda in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (15.8%), followed by Asian Female (15.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.9%). 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

12.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Alameda, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,107 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Alameda is 638 and the part-time enrollment is 4,469. This means that 12.5% of students enrolled at College of Alameda are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
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 College of Alameda was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of Alameda 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
    1,429
  2. Asian
    1,305
  3. Black or African American
    818

The enrolled student population at College of Alameda is 28% Hispanic or Latino, 25.6% Asian, 16% Black or African American, 15.8% White, 6.19% Two or More Races, 0.587% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.235% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 183 students (3.58%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 73 more women than men received degrees from College of Alameda. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of Alameda is asian (297 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Alameda is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Alameda, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 degrees), and Math & Statistics (22 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Alameda are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (352,181 people), Other managers (305,482 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (305,134 people), Postsecondary teachers (189,825 people), and Social workers, all other (150,063 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Alameda are Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 degrees), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Social Sciences (40 degrees), and Psychology (31 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 College of Alameda are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at College of Alameda are Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 degrees), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Social Sciences (40 degrees), and Psychology (31 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 College of Alameda are Elementary & secondary schools (711,919 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (426,381 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (295,586 people), Legal services (291,411 people), and Computer Systems Design (245,114 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Alameda are Mechanical Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (387 degrees), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Social Sciences (40 degrees), and Psychology (31 degrees).

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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 College of Alameda.
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 College of Alameda was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

319
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
392
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 319 degrees were awarded to men at College of Alameda, which is 0.814 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (392).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 147 degrees were awarded to men at College of Alameda in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.613 times less than the 240 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 240 degrees were awarded to women at College of Alameda in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.63 times more than the 147 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 13% of students graduating from College of Alameda completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Alameda is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 1.96% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    297 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    140 degrees awarded
  3. White
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Alameda is asian (297 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

5.06% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    168 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    129 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of Alameda is asian female (168 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (129 degrees).

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College of Alameda has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.53M (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, College of Alameda had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. College of Alameda employs 59 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at College of Alameda are Male Instructors (30), Female Instructors(29), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Alameda are: Management, with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 14 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $785k - Federal
  2. $6.34M - State
  3. $2.45M - Local

As of 2020, College of Alameda received $785k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.34M from state grants and contracts, and $2.45M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.2M
2020 Salaries
0.604%
decline from 2019

In 2020, College of Alameda paid a median of $17.2M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.604% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.58% decline from 2018 and a 4.55% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.56M
Instructional Salaries
59
Number of Employees

In 2020, College of Alameda paid a total of $5.56M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

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

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
59 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Alameda were Instructor with 59 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Alameda were Management with 16 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Alameda was Male Instructor with 30 employees, and Female Instructor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at College of Alameda.

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