Modesto Junior College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,250
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
16,365
31.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
20.2%
281 Graduates

About

Modesto Junior College is a higher education institution located in Stanislaus County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Modesto Junior College were Respiratory Care Therapist (8 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 3,092 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Modesto Junior College. 68.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,500 degrees), 1.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1116 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Modesto Junior College 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 $13,250.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Modesto Junior College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College 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

$13,250
2020 Value
9.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Modesto Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,250. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Modesto Junior College grew by 9.22%.

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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 Modesto Junior College 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 2.87% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Modesto Junior College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.47% with respect to 2019, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Modesto Junior College has a total enrollment of 16,365 students. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College is 5,131 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,234. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.3% Hispanic or Latino, 34.1% White, 6.36% Asian, 3.04% Black or African American, 1.25% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.605% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0489% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Modesto Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (34.1%), followed by White Female (20.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (19.7%). 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

31.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Modesto Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,365 students. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College is 5,131 and the part-time enrollment is 11,234. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Modesto Junior College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Modesto Junior College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,721
  2. White
    5,574
  3. Asian
    1,040

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College is 53.3% Hispanic or Latino, 34.1% White, 6.36% Asian, 3.04% Black or African American, 1.25% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.605% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0489% Two or More Races. 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, 201 students (1.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1166 more women than men received degrees from Modesto Junior College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Modesto Junior College is hispanic or latino (1,500 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1116 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Modesto Junior College is Respiratory Care Therapist (8 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Modesto Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (136 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (182 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (277 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Elementary & middle school teachers (197,711 people), Other managers (136,936 people), Social workers, all other (107,433 people), Postsecondary teachers (83,274 people), and Registered nurses (83,110 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Agriculture (136 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (182 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (277 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), and Psychology (164 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 Modesto Junior College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Agriculture (136 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (182 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (277 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), and Psychology (164 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 Modesto Junior College are Elementary & secondary schools (480,194 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (267,973 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (224,778 people), Outpatient care centers (160,918 people), and Individual & family services (146,737 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Agriculture (136 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (182 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (277 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (90 degrees), and Psychology (164 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Modesto Junior College.
Most Common
  1. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Modesto Junior College was Respiratory Care Therapist with 8 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

963
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,129
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 963 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College, which is 0.452 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,129).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.483 times less than the 207 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 207 degrees were awarded to women at Modesto Junior College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.07 times more than the 100 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Modesto Junior College is Female and Two or More Races (40% 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, 0.356% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,500 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,116 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Modesto Junior College is hispanic or latino (1,500 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1116 degrees).

4.37% of degree recipients (135 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,020 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    808 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    480 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Modesto Junior College is hispanic or latino female (1,020 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (808 degrees).

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Operations

Modesto Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.47M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $54.9k (0.735%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Modesto Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Modesto Junior College employs 241 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Modesto Junior College are Female Instructors (132), Male Instructors(109), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 150 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.47M
2020 Endowment
1.74%
growth from 2019

Modesto Junior College has an endowment valued at about $7.47M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Modesto Junior College grew 1.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.04M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.6M - Federal
  2. $23.7M - State
  3. $2.47M - Local

As of 2020, Modesto Junior College received $5.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23.7M from state grants and contracts, and $2.47M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$59.4M
2020 Salaries
2.23%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Modesto Junior College paid a median of $59.4M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.96% growth from 2018 and a 5.77% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$24.2M
Instructional Salaries
241
Number of Employees

In 2020, Modesto Junior College paid a total of $24.2M to 241 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.8% of all salaries paid.

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

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
241 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
150 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College were Instructor with 241 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College were Office and Administrative Support with 150 employees; Management with 41 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College was Female Instructor with 132 employees, and Male Instructor with 109 employees.

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