Dyersburg State Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,032

2.6% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,739

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,843

41.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.4%

68 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 493 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dyersburg State Community College. 63.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (391 degrees), 6.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dyersburg State Community College is $4,032, which is $-3,382 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dyersburg State Community College is $4,032, which is $-3,382 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,739.

In 2017, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,032

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dyersburg State Community College was $4,032. The cost of tuition at Dyersburg State Community College is $-3,382 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,739

2017 Value

4.64%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Dyersburg State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,739. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Dyersburg State Community College grew by 4.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,910

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dyersburg State Community College was of $8,910 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.929% 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

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

17%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Dyersburg State Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.86% with respect to 2016, when 79% 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.

16.9%

2016 Default Rate

72

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Dyersburg State Community College was 16.9%, which represents 72 out of the 427 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

Dyersburg State Community College has a total enrollment of 2,843 students. The full-time enrollment at Dyersburg State Community College is 1,174 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,669. This means that 41.3% of students enrolled at Dyersburg State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dyersburg State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.6% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 2.67% Hispanic or Latino, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.774% Asian, 0.492% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dyersburg State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.4%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Black or African American Female (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dyersburg State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,843 students. The full-time enrollment at Dyersburg State Community College is 1,174 and the part-time enrollment is 1,669. This means that 41.3% of students enrolled at Dyersburg State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

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 Dyersburg State Community College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Dyersburg 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

    2,178

  2. Black or African American

    465

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    76

The enrolled student population at Dyersburg State Community College is 76.6% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 2.67% Hispanic or Latino, 2.29% Two or More Races, 0.774% Asian, 0.492% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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, 19 students (0.668%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 135 more women than men received degrees from Dyersburg State Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Dyersburg State Community College are white (391 degrees awarded). There were 6.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dyersburg State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (274 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (19 degrees), and Health (175 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 Dyersburg State Community College are Registered nurses (1,313,180 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (192,049 people), Medical & health services managers (144,818 people), Pharmacists (130,771 people), and Police officers (123,762 people).

The most specialized majors at Dyersburg State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (274 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (19 degrees), Health (175 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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 Dyersburg State Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Dyersburg State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (274 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (19 degrees), Health (175 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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 Dyersburg State Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,467,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (433,328 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (323,415 people), Outpatient care centers (219,834 people), and Offices of physicians (196,650 people).

The most specialized majors at Dyersburg State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (274 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (19 degrees), Health (175 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (5 degrees), and Protective Services (4 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 Dyersburg State 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dyersburg State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 179

  2. 314

In 2017, 179 degrees were awarded to men at Dyersburg State Community College, which is 0.57 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (314).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Dyersburg State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.696 times less than the 161 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 161 degrees were awarded to women at Dyersburg State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.44 times more than the 112 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

17%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 17% of students graduating from Dyersburg State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dyersburg State Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 1.47% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    391 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dyersburg State Community College is white (391 degrees awarded). There were 6.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    243 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    148 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dyersburg State Community College is white female (243 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (148 degrees).

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Operations

Dyersburg State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $61.1k (1.38%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Dyersburg State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $29M. Dyersburg State Community College employs 21 Associate professors, 19 Instructors, and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Dyersburg State Community College are Female Associate professors (14), Female Instructors(13), and Male Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dyersburg State Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.43M

2017 Endowment

4.58%

growth from 2016

Dyersburg State Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Dyersburg State Community College grew 4.58% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $774k 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. $3.3M - Federal

  2. $2.81M - State

  3. $33.4k - Local

As of 2017, Dyersburg State Community College received $3.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.81M from state grants and contracts, and $33.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.5M

2017 Salaries

2.85%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Dyersburg State Community College paid a median of $11.5M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($29M) and a 2.85% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.29% growth from 2015 and a 2.52% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.99M

Instructional Salaries

53

Number of Employees

In 2017, Dyersburg State Community College paid a total of $2.99M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% 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

21 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dyersburg State Community College were Associate professor with 21 employees; Instructor with 19 employees; and Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dyersburg State Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dyersburg State Community College was Female Associate professor with 14 employees, Female Instructor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Dyersburg State Community College.

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