Kilgore College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,224
10.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,791
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
17.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,584
42.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
23.2%
162 Graduates

About

Kilgore College is a higher education institution located in Gregg County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kilgore College were .

In 2019, 1,191 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kilgore College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (681 degrees), 3.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kilgore College is $1,224, which is $-6,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kilgore College is $1,224, which is $-6,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,791.

In 2019, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,224
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Kilgore College was $1,224. The cost of tuition at Kilgore College is $-6,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,791
2019 Value
19.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Kilgore College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,791. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Kilgore College grew by 19.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,079
Room and Board
$2,496
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kilgore College was of $6,079 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,496. The cost of room and board increased by 1.07% 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

51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
21%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Kilgore College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.92% with respect to 2018, when 52% 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.
17.4%
2017 Default Rate
200
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Kilgore College was 17.4%, which represents 200 out of the 1148 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

Kilgore College has a total enrollment of 5,584 students. The full-time enrollment at Kilgore College is 2,365 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,219. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Kilgore College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kilgore College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.8% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Black or African American, 3.46% Two or More Races, 0.842% Asian, 0.537% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0537% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kilgore College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.5%). 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

42.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kilgore College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,584 students. The full-time enrollment at Kilgore College is 2,365 and the part-time enrollment is 3,219. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Kilgore 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 Kilgore College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Kilgore 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
    2,724
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,298
  3. Black or African American
    1,109

The enrolled student population at Kilgore College is 48.8% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Black or African American, 3.46% Two or More Races, 0.842% Asian, 0.537% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0537% 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, 64 students (1.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 97 more women than men received degrees from Kilgore College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kilgore College is white (681 degrees awarded). There were 3.03 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kilgore College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (209 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (431 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 Kilgore College are Police officers (135,784 people), Other managers (86,121 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (69,631 people), Software developers (39,683 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (38,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Science Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (209 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (431 degrees), Engineering Technologies (69 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (74 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 Kilgore College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Science Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (209 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (431 degrees), Engineering Technologies (69 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (74 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 Kilgore College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (330,950 people), Elementary & secondary schools (160,104 people), Computer Systems Design (65,944 people), Construction (62,662 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,151 people).

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Science Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (209 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (431 degrees), Engineering Technologies (69 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (74 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 Kilgore 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 Kilgore College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

547
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
644
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 547 degrees were awarded to men at Kilgore College, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (644).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Kilgore College in General Studies, which is 0.432 times less than the 301 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 301 degrees were awarded to women at Kilgore College in General Studies, which is 2.32 times more than the 130 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 12% of students graduating from Kilgore 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 27% 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 Kilgore 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    681 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    225 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    184 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kilgore College is white (681 degrees awarded). There were 3.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (225 degrees).

2.18% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    344 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    337 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kilgore College is white male (344 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (337 degrees).

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Operations

Kilgore College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.59M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.61M (16.8%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Kilgore College had a total salary expenditure of $48.5M. Kilgore College employs 146 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kilgore College are Female Instructors (82), Male Instructors(64), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kilgore College are: Management, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.59M
2019 Endowment
3.21%
decline from 2018

Kilgore College has an endowment valued at about $9.59M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Kilgore College declined 3.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.29M 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. $2.8M - Federal
  2. $832k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Kilgore College received $2.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $832k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.6M
2019 Salaries
2.63%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Kilgore College paid a median of $20.6M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($48.5M) and a 2.63% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.671% growth from 2017 and a 3.15% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.82M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2019, Kilgore College paid a total of $7.82M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kilgore College were Instructor with 146 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kilgore College were Management with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kilgore College was Female Instructor with 82 employees, Male Instructor with 64 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kilgore College.

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