Riverland Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,585
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,847
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.11%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,175
34.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.5%
163 Graduates

About

Riverland Community College is a higher education institution located in Mower County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Riverland Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (211 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (28 degrees), and General Business (18 degrees).

In 2022, 644 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Riverland Community College. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (465 degrees), 5.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Riverland Community College is $5,585, which is $−2,527 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Riverland Community College is $5,585, which is $−2,527 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,847.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending Riverland Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,585
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Riverland Community College was $5,585. The cost of tuition at Riverland Community College is $−2,527 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,847
2022 Value
6.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Riverland Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,847. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Riverland Community College grew by 6.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,708
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Riverland Community College was of $5,708 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change 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

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Riverland Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2021, when 62% 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.
3.11%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Riverland Community College was 3.11%, which represents 18 out of the 579 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

Riverland Community College had a total enrollment of 3,175 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Riverland Community College is 1,085 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,090. This means that 34.2% of students enrolled at Riverland Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Riverland Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.7% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.45% Black or African American, 3.94% Asian, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.283% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Riverland Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Riverland Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,175 students. The full-time enrollment at Riverland Community College is 1,085 and the part-time enrollment is 2,090. This means that 34.2% of students enrolled at Riverland Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
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 Riverland Community College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Riverland Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,182 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    450 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    173 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Riverland Community College is 68.7% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.45% Black or African American, 3.94% Asian, 1.8% Two or More Races, 0.283% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% 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, 139 students (4.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 68 more women than men received degrees from Riverland Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Riverland Community College is white (465 degrees awarded). There were 5.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Riverland Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (211 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (28 degrees) and General Business (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Riverland Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), and Transportation (14 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 Riverland Community College are Police officers (134,237 people), Other managers (83,527 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (78,818 people), Construction managers (43,503 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,589 people).

The most specialized majors at Riverland Community College in 2022 are Construction (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (211 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 Riverland Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Riverland Community College are Construction (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (211 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 Riverland Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,032 people), Elementary & secondary schools (166,860 people), Construction (116,538 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,396 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (52,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Riverland Community College are Construction (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), Transportation (14 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (211 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 Riverland Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 211 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Riverland Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 211 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

288
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
356
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 288 degrees were awarded to men at Riverland Community College, which is 0.809 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (356).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Riverland Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.416 times less than the 149 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Riverland Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.4 times more than the 62 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Riverland Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Riverland Community College is Female and Two or More Races (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, 0.613% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    465 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Riverland Community College is white (465 degrees awarded). There were 5.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (89 degrees).

0.621% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    259 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    206 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Riverland Community College is white female (259 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (206 degrees).

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Operations

Riverland Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.96M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 29k (1.48%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Riverland Community College had a total salary expenditure of 33.2M. Riverland Community College employs 59 Instructors. Most academics at Riverland Community College are Male Instructor (31), and Female Instructor (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Riverland Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, and Service with 11 employees.

Endowment

$1.96M
2022 Endowment
9.39%
decline from 2021

Riverland Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.96M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Riverland Community College declined 9.39% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.25M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.4M
2022 Salaries
3.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Riverland Community College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($33.2M) and a 3.2% 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

$4.27M
Instructional Salaries
59
Number of Employees

In 2022, Riverland Community College paid a total of $4.27M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
59 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Riverland Community College was Instructor with 59 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Riverland Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees, and Service with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Riverland Community College was Male Instructor with 31 employees, and Female Instructor with 28 employees.

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

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