Holmes Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,600
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,977
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,529
60.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34.7%
331 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 1,406 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holmes Community College. 63.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (736 degrees), 1.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (606 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holmes Community College is $2,600, which is $−5,224 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holmes Community College is $2,600, which is $−5,224 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,977.

In 2019, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,600
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Holmes Community College was $2,600. The cost of tuition at Holmes Community College is $−5,224 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$4,977
2019 Value
13%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Holmes Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,977. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Holmes Community College grew by 13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,325
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holmes Community College was of $3,325 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 13.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
15%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Holmes Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.52% with respect to 2018, when 66% 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.
18.8%
2017 Default Rate
175
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Holmes Community College was 18.8%, which represents 175 out of the 930 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

Holmes Community College has a total enrollment of 5,529 students. The full-time enrollment at Holmes Community College is 3,343 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,186. This means that 60.5% of students enrolled at Holmes Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holmes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.6% White, 43% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.959% Asian, 0.687% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Holmes Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (30.9%), followed by White Female (28.4%) and White Male (20.2%). 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

60.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holmes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,529 students. The full-time enrollment at Holmes Community College is 3,343 and the part-time enrollment is 2,186. This means that 60.5% of students enrolled at Holmes Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Holmes Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Holmes 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
    2,852
  2. Black or African American
    2,378
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    92

The enrolled student population at Holmes Community College is 51.6% White, 43% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.959% Asian, 0.687% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0181% 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, 104 students (1.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 388 more women than men received degrees from Holmes Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Holmes Community College is white (736 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (606 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Holmes Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (72 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (65 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 Holmes Community College are Registered nurses (1,386,231 people), Medical & health services managers (149,629 people), Pharmacists (136,265 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,841 people), and Physical therapists (120,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (72 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (523 degrees), and Legal (29 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 Holmes Community College are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (72 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (523 degrees), and Legal (29 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 Holmes Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,498,211 people), Elementary & secondary schools (277,399 people), Outpatient care centers (254,009 people), Offices of physicians (227,865 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (165,094 people).

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (72 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (523 degrees), and Legal (29 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 Holmes 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 Holmes Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

509
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
897
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 509 degrees were awarded to men at Holmes Community College, which is 0.567 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (897).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Holmes Community College in Welding Technology, which is 13.3 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 133 degrees were awarded to women at Holmes Community College in Pre-Nursing Studies, which is 19 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 24% of students graduating from Holmes Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holmes Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 0.604% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    736 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    606 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holmes Community College is white (736 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (606 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    453 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    405 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    283 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holmes Community College is white female (453 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (405 degrees).

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Operations

Holmes Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.61M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $68k (1.21%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Holmes Community College had a total salary expenditure of $52.3M. Holmes Community College employs 134 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Holmes Community College are Female No academic ranks (85), Male No academic ranks(49), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holmes Community College are: Service, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.61M
2019 Endowment
17.2%
decline from 2018

Holmes Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.61M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Holmes Community College declined 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.31M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.22M - Federal
  2. $4.97M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Holmes Community College received $1.22M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.97M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.3M
2019 Salaries
0.42%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Holmes Community College paid a median of $21.3M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($52.3M) and a 0.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.63% decline from 2017 and a 0.0764% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.9M
Instructional Salaries
134
Number of Employees

In 2019, Holmes Community College paid a total of $7.9M to 134 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% 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
134 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holmes Community College were No academic rank with 134 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holmes Community College were Service with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 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 Holmes Community College was Female No academic rank with 85 employees, Male No academic rank with 49 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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