San Jose City College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
2022 Average Net Price
$20,395
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,561
21.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.6%
185 Graduates

About

San Jose City College is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at San Jose City College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (240 degrees awarded), Biological & Physical Sciences (122 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees).

In 2022, 1,743 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Jose City College. 63.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (824 degrees), 1.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Jose City College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at San Jose City College is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,395.

In 2022, 52% of undergraduate students attending San Jose City College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at San Jose City College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at San Jose City College is $−6,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$20,395
2022 Value
15.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 San Jose City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,395. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of San Jose City College grew by 15.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,126
Room and Board
$2,725
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at San Jose City College was of $18,126 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 20.2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,725. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.66% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

52% of undergraduate students at San Jose City College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 13% with respect to 2021, when 46% 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.
3.8%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at San Jose City College was 3.8%, which represents 3 out of the 79 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

San Jose City College had a total enrollment of 7,561 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at San Jose City College is 1,595 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,966. This means that 21.1% of students enrolled at San Jose City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Jose City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% Hispanic or Latino, 24.4% Asian, 10.7% White, 4.76% Black or African American, 4.36% Two or More Races, 0.45% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.251% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at San Jose City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (34.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23%) and Asian Female (8.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Jose City College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,561 students. The full-time enrollment at San Jose City College is 1,595 and the part-time enrollment is 5,966. This means that 21.1% of students enrolled at San Jose City College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
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 San Jose City College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), San Jose City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,922 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    1,846 enrolled students
  3. White
    809 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at San Jose City College is 51.9% Hispanic or Latino, 24.4% Asian, 10.7% White, 4.76% Black or African American, 4.36% Two or More Races, 0.45% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.251% 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 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, 147 students (1.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 457 more women than men received degrees from San Jose City College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at San Jose City College is hispanic or latino (824 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at San Jose City College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (240 degrees awarded), followed by Biological & Physical Sciences (122 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at San Jose City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Construction (46 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (122 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Jose City College are Elementary & middle school teachers (136,439 people), Other managers (103,214 people), Software developers (53,876 people), Construction managers (48,935 people), and Registered nurses (43,015 people).

The most specialized majors at San Jose City College in 2022 are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Construction (46 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (122 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (517 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (69 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 San Jose City College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at San Jose City College are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Construction (46 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (122 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (517 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 San Jose City College are Elementary & secondary schools (283,455 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (131,312 people), Construction (130,909 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (96,429 people), and Computer Systems Design (95,570 people).

The most specialized majors at San Jose City College are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Construction (46 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (122 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (517 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (69 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 San Jose City College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 240 degrees awarded
  2. 122 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at San Jose City College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 240 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

643
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,100
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 643 degrees were awarded to men at San Jose City College, which is 0.585 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,100).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded to men at San Jose City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.421 times less than the 318 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 318 degrees were awarded to men at San Jose City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.37 times more than the 134 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 13% of students graduating from San Jose City 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 36% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at San Jose City College is Male and Black or African American (66.7% 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, 1.62% 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. Hispanic or Latino
    824 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    447 degrees awarded
  3. White
    236 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Jose City College is hispanic or latino (824 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (447 degrees).

2.41% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    577 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    276 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    247 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at San Jose City College is hispanic or latino female (577 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (276 degrees).

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Operations

San Jose City College employs 125 Instructors. Most academics at San Jose City College are Female Instructor (75), and Male Instructor (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Jose City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Service, with 32 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $11.3M - Federal
  2. $9.09M - State
  3. $729k - Local

As of 2022, San Jose City College received $11.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.09M from state grants and contracts, and $729k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.8M
2022 Salaries
0.334%
growth from 2021

In 2022, San Jose City College paid a median of $40.8M in salaries, a 0.334% 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

$18.8M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2022, San Jose City College paid a total of $18.8M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.1% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
125 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Jose City College was Instructor with 125 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Jose City College were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees, Service with 32 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Jose City College was Female Instructor with 75 employees, and Male Instructor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at San Jose City College.

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