Pellissippi State Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,840
2.56% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$6,627
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
11.5%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
11,168
47.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
27.3%
499 Graduates

About

Pellissippi State Community College is a higher education institution located in Knox County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pellissippi State Community College were .

In 2017, 2,282 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pellissippi State Community College. 53.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,916 degrees), 17.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $3,840, which is $-3,574 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $3,840, which is $-3,574 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,627.

In 2017, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,840
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pellissippi State Community College was $3,840. The cost of tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $-3,574 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,627
2017 Value
2.36%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pellissippi State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,627. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pellissippi State Community College grew by 2.36%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,200
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pellissippi State Community College was of $8,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
11%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Pellissippi State Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.96% with respect to 2016, when 51% 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.
11.5%
2016 Default Rate
152
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Pellissippi State Community College was 11.5%, which represents 152 out of the 1326 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

Pellissippi State Community College has a total enrollment of 11,168 students. The full-time enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College is 5,331 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,837. This means that 47.7% of students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pellissippi State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.8% White, 6.73% Black or African American, 4.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Two or More Races, 2.05% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (41.4%), followed by White Female (39.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,168 students. The full-time enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College is 5,331 and the part-time enrollment is 5,837. This means that 47.7% of students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2017 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 Pellissippi State Community College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pellissippi State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,138
  2. Black or African American
    752
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    472

The enrolled student population at Pellissippi State Community College is 81.8% White, 6.73% Black or African American, 4.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Two or More Races, 2.05% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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 students (0.00895%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 158 more women than men received degrees from Pellissippi State Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Pellissippi State Community College are white (1,916 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (107 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pellissippi State Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pellissippi State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (204 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (967 degrees).

Workforce

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 Pellissippi State Community College are Software developers (455,736 people), Other managers (208,248 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (183,898 people), Computer occupations, all other (143,010 people), and Computer programmers (124,347 people).

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (204 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (967 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (91 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 Pellissippi State Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (204 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (967 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (91 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 Pellissippi State Community College are Computer Systems Design (571,304 people), Elementary & secondary schools (328,810 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (220,062 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (125,489 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (116,275 people).

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (204 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (967 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (91 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (116 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 Pellissippi State Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pellissippi State Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,062
  2. 1,220

In 2017, 1,062 degrees were awarded to men at Pellissippi State Community College, which is 0.87 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,220).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 428 degrees were awarded to men at Pellissippi State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.809 times less than the 529 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 529 degrees were awarded to women at Pellissippi State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.24 times more than the 428 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Pellissippi State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (53.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pellissippi State Community College is Male and Asian (53.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,916 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pellissippi State Community College is white (1,916 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (107 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,020 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    896 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pellissippi State Community College is white female (1,020 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (896 degrees).

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Operations

Pellissippi State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $120k (1.27%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Pellissippi State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $76.3M. Pellissippi State Community College employs 126 Associate professors, 41 Assistant professors, and 38 Professors. Most academics at Pellissippi State Community College are Female Associate professors (78), Male Associate professors(48), and Female Assistant professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 93 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 90 employees, and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 63 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.49M
2017 Endowment
15%
growth from 2016

Pellissippi State Community College has an endowment valued at about $9.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Pellissippi State Community College grew 15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.83M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $321k - Federal
  2. $5.02k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Pellissippi State Community College received $321k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.02k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$35.7M
2017 Salaries
1.58%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Pellissippi State Community College paid a median of $35.7M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($76.3M) and a 1.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.4% growth from 2015 and a 3.97% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.3M
Instructional Salaries
241
Number of Employees

In 2017, Pellissippi State Community College paid a total of $14.3M to 241 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
93 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College were Associate professor with 126 employees; Assistant professor with 41 employees; and Assistant professor with 38 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 93 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 90 employees; and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 63 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College was Female Associate professor with 78 employees, Male Associate professor with 48 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 34 employees.

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