Halifax Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$3,413
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
9.09%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
1,113
43.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
30%
64 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 616 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Halifax Community College. 36.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 63.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (292 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (261 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Halifax Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Halifax Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,413.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Halifax Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Halifax Community College is $-4,982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,413
2017 Value
13.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Halifax Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,413. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Halifax Community College grew by 13.1%.

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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

$3,600
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Halifax Community College was of $3,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change 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

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Halifax Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 25% with respect to 2016, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Halifax 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.
9.09%
2016 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Halifax Community College was 9.09%, which represents 4 out of the 44 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

Halifax Community College has a total enrollment of 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 483 students and the part-time enrollment is 630. This means that 43.4% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.8% Black or African American, 33.8% White, 5.93% Two or More Races, 2.79% Hispanic or Latino, 2.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.629% Asian, and 0.0898% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Halifax Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (24%) and White Female (21.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Halifax Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 483 and the part-time enrollment is 630. This means that 43.4% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Halifax Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Halifax Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    576
  2. White
    376
  3. Two or More Races
    66

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College is 51.8% Black or African American, 33.8% White, 5.93% Two or More Races, 2.79% Hispanic or Latino, 2.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.629% Asian, and 0.0898% 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, 26 students (2.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 168 fewer women than men received degrees from Halifax Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Halifax Community College are black or african american (292 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (261 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Halifax Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (84 degrees), and Precision Production (46 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 Halifax Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,078,142 people), Other managers (611,081 people), Financial managers (413,256 people), Chief executives & legislators (308,125 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (261,152 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (84 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), Human Sciences (34 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (38 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 Halifax Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (84 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), Human Sciences (34 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (38 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 Halifax Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (499,917 people), Banking & related activities (476,374 people), Computer Systems Design (427,108 people), Construction (400,291 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (387,329 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (84 degrees), Precision Production (46 degrees), Human Sciences (34 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (38 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 Halifax 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 Halifax 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. 392
  2. 224

In 2017, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College, which is 1.75 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (224).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College in Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Halifax Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.34 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from Halifax Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Halifax Community College is Male and Two or More Races (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, 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. Black or African American
    292 degrees awarded
  2. White
    261 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Halifax Community College is black or african american (292 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (261 degrees).

1.62% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Male
    182 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    164 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Halifax Community College is black or african american male (182 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (164 degrees).

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Operations

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $124k (10.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Halifax Community College had a total salary expenditure of $15.8M. Halifax Community College employs 55 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Halifax Community College are Male No academic ranks (28), Female No academic ranks(27), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.2M
2017 Endowment
8.56%
growth from 2016

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Halifax Community College grew 8.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.46M 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: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2017, Halifax Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.99M
2017 Salaries
1.41%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Halifax Community College paid a median of $7.99M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($15.8M) and a 1.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.2% decline from 2015 and a 3.5% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.85M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2017, Halifax Community College paid a total of $2.85M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Halifax Community College were No academic rank with 55 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Halifax Community College was Male No academic rank with 28 employees, Female No academic rank with 27 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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