Onondaga Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,190
1.96% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,136
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.61%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,320
38.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.8%
408 Graduates

About

Onondaga Community College is a higher education institution located in Onondaga County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Onondaga Community College were Humanistic Studies (130 degrees awarded), General Studies (89 degrees), and General Human Services (77 degrees).

In 2022, 920 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Onondaga Community College. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (621 degrees), 6.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Onondaga Community College is $5,190, which is $−2,922 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Onondaga Community College is $5,190, which is $−2,922 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,136.

In 2022, 39% of undergraduate students attending Onondaga Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,190
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Onondaga Community College was $5,190. The cost of tuition at Onondaga Community College is $−2,922 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,136
2022 Value
4.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Onondaga Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,136. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Onondaga Community College grew by 4.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,195
Room and Board
$650
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Onondaga Community College was of $9,195 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.988% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $650. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Onondaga Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.63% with respect to 2021, when 38% 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.
5.61%
2019 Default Rate
111
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Onondaga Community College was 5.61%, which represents 111 out of the 1978 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

Onondaga Community College had a total enrollment of 7,320 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Onondaga Community College is 2,797 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,523. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Onondaga Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Onondaga Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.7% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 5.31% Hispanic or Latino, 4.54% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Onondaga Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (29.2%), followed by White Female (27.7%) and Black or African American Female (8.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Onondaga Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,320 students. The full-time enrollment at Onondaga Community College is 2,797 and the part-time enrollment is 4,523. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Onondaga Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
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 Onondaga Community College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Onondaga Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,223 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    832 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    389 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Onondaga Community College is 57.7% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 5.31% Hispanic or Latino, 4.54% Asian, 2.88% Two or More Races, 1.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% 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, 1,176 students (16.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 96 more women than men received degrees from Onondaga Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Onondaga Community College is white (621 degrees awarded). There were 6.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Onondaga Community College is Humanistic Studies (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (89 degrees) and General Human Services (77 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Onondaga Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (77 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (312 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Social workers, all other (187,853 people), Police officers (138,184 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,021 people), Other managers (125,964 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (52,892 people).

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (77 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (312 degrees), Human Sciences (29 degrees), and Protective Services (63 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 Onondaga Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (77 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (312 degrees), Human Sciences (29 degrees), and Protective Services (63 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 Onondaga Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,454 people), Elementary & secondary schools (317,877 people), Individual & family services (143,952 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (126,627 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (111,196 people).

The most specialized majors at Onondaga Community College are Public Administration and Social Service (77 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (312 degrees), Human Sciences (29 degrees), and Protective Services (63 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 Onondaga Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 130 degrees awarded
  2. 89 degrees awarded
  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Onondaga Community College was Humanistic Studies with 130 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

412
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
508
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 412 degrees were awarded to men at Onondaga Community College, which is 0.811 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (508).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Onondaga Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.605 times less than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Onondaga Community College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.65 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Onondaga Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (48%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Onondaga Community College is Female and Asian (48% 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, 3.19% 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. White
    621 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Onondaga Community College is white (621 degrees awarded). There were 6.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (103 degrees).

3.91% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    290 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Onondaga Community College is white female (331 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (290 degrees).

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Operations

Onondaga Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 128k (1%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Onondaga Community College had a total salary expenditure of 80.1M. Onondaga Community College employs 66 Professors, 43 Associate professors and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Onondaga Community College are Female Professor (35), Male Professor (31), and Female Associate professor (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Onondaga Community College are: Management, with 69 employees, Service, with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees.

Endowment

$12.8M
2022 Endowment
2.72%
decline from 2021

Onondaga Community College has an endowment valued at about $12.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Onondaga Community College declined 2.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.55M higher 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. $3.47M - Federal
  2. $1.66M - State
  3. $5.01M - Local

As of 2022, Onondaga Community College received $3.47M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.66M from state grants and contracts, and $5.01M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$38.7M
2022 Salaries
4.91%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Onondaga Community College paid a median of $38.7M in salaries, which represents 48.3% of their overall expenditure ($80.1M) and a 4.91% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M
Instructional Salaries
148
Number of Employees

In 2022, Onondaga Community College paid a total of $10.5M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% 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
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
69 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Onondaga Community College were Professor with 66 employees, Associate professor with 43 employees, and Assistant professor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Onondaga Community College were Management with 69 employees, Service with 64 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Onondaga Community College was Female Professor with 35 employees, Male Professor with 31 employees, and Female Associate professor with 25 employees.

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

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