Dodge City Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$870
2022 Average Net Price
$4,498
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.63%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,670
47.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.8%
72 Graduates

About

Dodge City Community College is a higher education institution located in Ford County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Dodge City Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (122 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (18 degrees), and General Cosmetology (13 degrees).

In 2022, 363 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dodge City Community College. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (189 degrees), 1.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (109 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dodge City Community College is $870, which is $−7,242 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Dodge City Community College is $870, which is $−7,242 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,498.

In 2022, 38% of undergraduate students attending Dodge City Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$870
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Dodge City Community College was $870. The cost of tuition at Dodge City Community College is $−7,242 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$4,498
2022 Value
34.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Dodge City Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,498. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Dodge City Community College grew by 34.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dodge City Community College was of $8,100 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.25% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Dodge City Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 32.1% with respect to 2021, when 56% 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.
6.63%
2019 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Dodge City Community College was 6.63%, which represents 13 out of the 196 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

Dodge City Community College had a total enrollment of 1,670 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Dodge City Community College is 795 students and the part-time enrollment is 875. This means that 47.6% of students enrolled at Dodge City Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dodge City Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% Hispanic or Latino, 35.7% White, 7.78% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.958% Asian, 0.299% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dodge City Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.8%) and White Male (17.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dodge City Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,670 students. The full-time enrollment at Dodge City Community College is 795 and the part-time enrollment is 875. This means that 47.6% of students enrolled at Dodge City Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Dodge City Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Dodge City 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. Hispanic or Latino
    776 enrolled students
  2. White
    597 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    130 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Dodge City Community College is 46.5% Hispanic or Latino, 35.7% White, 7.78% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.958% Asian, 0.299% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% 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, 65 students (3.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 61 more women than men received degrees from Dodge City Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino (189 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (109 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Dodge City Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (122 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (18 degrees) and General Cosmetology (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Dodge City Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Transportation (12 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 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 Dodge City Community College are Registered nurses (1,409,613 people), Medical & health services managers (159,237 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (142,710 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,905 people), and Pharmacists (135,760 people).

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College in 2022 are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Transportation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), and Health (141 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 Dodge City Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Transportation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), and Health (141 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 Dodge City Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,526,656 people), Elementary & secondary schools (398,978 people), Outpatient care centers (258,391 people), Offices of physicians (212,204 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (179,755 people).

The most specialized majors at Dodge City Community College are Construction (27 degrees awarded), Transportation (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (122 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), and Health (141 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 Dodge City Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 122 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Dodge City Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 122 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

151
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
212
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 151 degrees were awarded to men at Dodge City Community College, which is 0.712 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (212).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Dodge City Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.07 times more than the 59 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Dodge City Community College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 4.67 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Dodge City Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Dodge City Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    189 degrees awarded
  2. White
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino (189 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (109 degrees).

4.68% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    120 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    69 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dodge City Community College is hispanic or latino female (120 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (69 degrees).

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Operations

Dodge City Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.63M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−22%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Dodge City Community College had a total salary expenditure of 39.5M. Dodge City Community College employs 26 Professors, 10 Instructors and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Dodge City Community College are Female Professor (14), Male Professor (12), and Female Instructor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dodge City Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Endowment

$2.63M
2022 Endowment
14.1%
decline from 2021

Dodge City Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.63M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Dodge City Community College declined 14.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.59M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.4M
2022 Salaries
10.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Dodge City Community College paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, which represents 28.8% of their overall expenditure ($39.5M) and a 10.9% 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

$2.69M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, Dodge City Community College paid a total of $2.69M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.6% 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
26 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dodge City Community College were Professor with 26 employees, Instructor with 10 employees, and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dodge City Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dodge City Community College was Female Professor with 14 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 6 employees.

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

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