Halifax Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,514
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.02%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
988
23% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.4%
68 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 2020, 419 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Halifax Community College. 45.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (247 degrees), 1.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Halifax Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,548 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Halifax Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,548 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,514.

In 2020, 52% of undergraduate students attending Halifax Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, null% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Halifax Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Halifax Community College is $−5,548 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$3,514
2020 Value
12.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Halifax Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,514. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Halifax Community College grew by 12.2%.

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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

$4,050
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Halifax Community College was of $4,050 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. 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%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
null%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Halifax Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.12% with respect to 2019, when 49% 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.
6.02%
2018 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Halifax Community College was 6.02%, which represents 5 out of the 83 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 988 students. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 227 students and the part-time enrollment is 761. This means that 23% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% Black or African American, 39.8% White, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.82% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.42% Asian, and 0.101% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Halifax Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (28.2%) and Black or African American Male (14.1%). 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

23%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Halifax Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 988 students. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 227 and the part-time enrollment is 761. This means that 23% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2020 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 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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
    444
  2. White
    393
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College is 44.9% Black or African American, 39.8% White, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.82% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.42% Asian, and 0.101% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 53 students (5.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 39 fewer women than men received degrees from Halifax Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Halifax Community College is black or african american (247 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 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 (48 degrees awarded), Precision Production (36 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (50 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 Registered nurses (1,301,154 people), Medical & health services managers (147,813 people), Pharmacists (131,396 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (119,105 people), and Physicians (106,172 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Precision Production (36 degrees), Engineering Technologies (50 degrees), Human Sciences (20 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (26 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 Halifax Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Economists

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Precision Production (36 degrees), Engineering Technologies (50 degrees), Human Sciences (20 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (26 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 Halifax Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,440,618 people), Elementary & secondary schools (275,611 people), Outpatient care centers (212,391 people), Offices of physicians (184,898 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (144,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Construction (48 degrees awarded), Precision Production (36 degrees), Engineering Technologies (50 degrees), Human Sciences (20 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (26 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 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

229
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
190
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 229 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College, which is 1.21 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (190).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College in Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology, which is 49 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Halifax Community College in Medical Office Management, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Halifax Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Halifax Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (80% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.94% of graduates (2 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
    247 degrees awarded
  2. White
    126 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Halifax Community College is black or african american (247 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (126 degrees).

3.82% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Male
    137 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    110 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Halifax Community College is black or african american male (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (110 degrees).

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Operations

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $58.7k (3.77%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Halifax Community College had a total salary expenditure of $15.6M. Halifax Community College employs 37 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Halifax Community College are Male No academic ranks (20), Female No academic ranks(17), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 23 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.56M
2020 Endowment
9.2%
growth from 2019

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Halifax Community College grew 9.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.87M 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 2020, 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

$7.15M
2020 Salaries
8.48%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Halifax Community College paid a median of $7.15M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($15.6M) and a 8.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.6% decline from 2018 and a 5.61% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.95M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2020, Halifax Community College paid a total of $1.95M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Halifax Community College were No academic rank with 37 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees; and Management with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Halifax Community College was Male No academic rank with 20 employees, and Female No academic rank with 17 employees.

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