Davidson County Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,128
1.24% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$6,360
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,734
38.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
32.2%
126 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 2019, 1,859 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davidson County Community College. 58.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,379 degrees), 7.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (192 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davidson County Community College is $2,128, which is $−5,696 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davidson County Community College is $2,128, which is $−5,696 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,360.

In 2019, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,128
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Davidson County Community College was $2,128. The cost of tuition at Davidson County Community College is $−5,696 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$6,360
2019 Value
2.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Davidson County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,360. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Davidson County Community College grew by 2.3%.

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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

$7,426
Room and Board
$1,880
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davidson County Community College was of $7,426 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,880. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
13%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Davidson County Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Davidson County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
18.3%
2017 Default Rate
136
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Davidson County Community College was 18.3%, which represents 136 out of the 745 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

Davidson County Community College has a total enrollment of 3,734 students. The full-time enrollment at Davidson County Community College is 1,423 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,311. This means that 38.1% 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 70.4% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 7.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.38% Two or More Races, 1.77% Asian, 0.937% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0536% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Davidson County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.73%). 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

38.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davidson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,734 students. The full-time enrollment at Davidson County Community College is 1,423 and the part-time enrollment is 2,311. This means that 38.1% of students enrolled at Davidson County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2019 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 (61%), Davidson County Community 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. White
    2,627
  2. Black or African American
    458
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    290

The enrolled student population at Davidson County Community College is 70.4% White, 12.3% Black or African American, 7.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.38% Two or More Races, 1.77% Asian, 0.937% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0536% 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 44% White, 26.9% 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, 160 students (4.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 303 more women than men received degrees from Davidson County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Davidson County Community College is white (1,379 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (192 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 (119 degrees awarded), Transportation (41 degrees), and Protective Services (202 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 Software developers (512,465 people), Police officers (140,457 people), Other managers (136,471 people), Computer & information systems managers (104,653 people), and Computer occupations, all other (98,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (119 degrees awarded), Transportation (41 degrees), Protective Services (202 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Legal (40 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (119 degrees awarded), Transportation (41 degrees), Protective Services (202 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Legal (40 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 Davidson County Community College are Computer Systems Design (539,373 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (343,258 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (103,107 people), Elementary & secondary schools (103,036 people), and Insurance carriers (92,701 people).

The most specialized majors at Davidson County Community College are Precision Production (119 degrees awarded), Transportation (41 degrees), Protective Services (202 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Legal (40 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 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 Davidson County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

778
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,081
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 778 degrees were awarded to men at Davidson County Community College, which is 0.72 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,081).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Davidson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.659 times less than the 176 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 176 degrees were awarded to women at Davidson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.52 times more than the 116 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 18% 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, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (36.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davidson County Community College is Male and White (36.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.97% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,379 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    192 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davidson County Community College is white (1,379 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (192 degrees).

1.67% of degree recipients (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    757 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    622 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    145 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davidson County Community College is white female (757 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (622 degrees).

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Operations

Davidson County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $174k (1.47%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Davidson County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $36.8M. Davidson County Community College employs 88 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Davidson County Community College are Female No academic ranks (45), Male No academic ranks(43), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davidson County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 56 employees, and Service with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.8M
2019 Endowment
19.3%
growth from 2018

Davidson County Community College has an endowment valued at about $11.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Davidson County Community College grew 19.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.51M 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. $275k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Davidson County Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $275k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.3M
2019 Salaries
8.56%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Davidson County Community College paid a median of $16.3M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($36.8M) and a 8.56% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.19% growth from 2017 and a 3.95% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.64M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2019, Davidson County Community College paid a total of $4.64M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
88 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davidson County Community College were No academic rank with 88 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davidson County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Management with 56 employees; and Service with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davidson County Community College was Female No academic rank with 45 employees, Male No academic rank with 43 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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