Davidson County Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,081

4.73% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,301

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

24%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,819

39.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25%

147 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 1,443 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davidson County Community College. 50.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,087 degrees), 5.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davidson County Community College is $2,081, which is $-5,239 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davidson County Community College is $2,081, which is $-5,239 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,301.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,081

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Davidson County Community College was $2,081. The cost of tuition at Davidson County Community College is $-5,239 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,301

2016 Value

7.73%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Davidson County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,301. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Davidson County Community College grew by 7.73%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200

Room and Board

$1,620

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davidson County Community College was of $7,200 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,620. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

26%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Davidson County Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.94% with respect to 2015, when 63% 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.

24%

2015 Default Rate

203

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Davidson County Community College was 24%, which represents 203 out of the 847 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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Admissions

Davidson County Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 3,819 students enrolled at Davidson County Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Davidson County Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davidson County Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Davidson County Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Davidson County Community College has a total enrollment of 3,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Davidson County Community College is 1,511 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,308. This means that 39.6% of students enrolled at Davidson County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davidson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.8% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.602% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0262% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Davidson County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Black or African American Female (7.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davidson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Davidson County Community College is 1,511 and the part-time enrollment is 2,308. This means that 39.6% of students enrolled at Davidson County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2016 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 Davidson County Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Davidson County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,665

  2. Black or African American

    601

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    306

The enrolled student population at Davidson County Community College is 69.8% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.602% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0262% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 56 students (1.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 5 more women than men received degrees from Davidson County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Davidson County Community College are white (1,087 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Davidson County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (155 degrees awarded), Transportation (77 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (172 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 Davidson County Community College are Police officers (127,236 people), Miscellaneous managers (92,033 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (37,817 people), Social workers (36,475 people), and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,178 people).

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (155 degrees awarded), Transportation (77 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Protective Services (183 degrees), and Legal (53 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 Davidson County Community College are Marketing & sales managers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Physicians & surgeons, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (155 degrees awarded), Transportation (77 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Protective Services (183 degrees), and Legal (53 degrees).

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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 Davidson County Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (308,985 people), Elementary & secondary schools (61,611 people), Computer Systems Design (59,941 people), Legal services (51,491 people), and Construction (44,132 people).

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (155 degrees awarded), Transportation (77 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Protective Services (183 degrees), and Legal (53 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 Davidson County Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davidson County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 719

  2. 724

In 2016, 719 degrees were awarded to men at Davidson County Community College, which is 0.993 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (724).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Davidson County Community College in Welding Technology, which is 12.4 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Davidson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.4 times more than the 70 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

30%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Davidson County 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 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davidson County Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.72% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,087 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    199 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davidson County Community College is white (1,087 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (199 degrees).

1.94% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    566 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    521 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davidson County Community College is white female (566 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (521 degrees).

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Operations

Davidson County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.63M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.3k (0.232%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Davidson County Community College had a total expenditure of $37.7M. Of that $37.7M, they spent $17.7M on salaries and $37.7M on benefits.

Davidson County Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Davidson County Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davidson County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Management, with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.63M

2015 Endowment

0.991%

growth from 2014

Davidson County Community College has an endowment valued at about $9.63M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Davidson County Community College grew 0.991% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.51M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $311k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Davidson County Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $311k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$17.7M

Salary Expenditure

$37.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Davidson County Community College had a total expenditure of $37.7M. Of that $37.7M, they spent $17.7M on salaries and $37.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Davidson County Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.7M

2015 Salaries

0.999%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Davidson County Community College paid a median of $17.7M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($37.7M) and a 0.999% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.6% decline from 2013 and a 4.16% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.71M

Instructional Salaries

98

Number of Employees

In 2015, Davidson County Community College paid a total of $4.71M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davidson County Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davidson County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; Management with 48 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davidson County Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Davidson County Community College.

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