Mesalands Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,512
5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,544
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
709
16.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.5%
15 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 268 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mesalands Community College. 11.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 88.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (136 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mesalands Community College is $1,512, which is $−6,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mesalands Community College is $1,512, which is $−6,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,544.

In 2020, 17% of undergraduate students attending Mesalands Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,512
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mesalands Community College was $1,512. The cost of tuition at Mesalands Community College is $−6,468 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,544
2020 Value
19.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mesalands Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,544. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mesalands Community College grew by 19.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,564
Room and Board
$1,336
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mesalands Community College was of $6,564 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,336. 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

17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

17% of undergraduate students at Mesalands Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Mesalands Community College has a total enrollment of 709 students. The full-time enrollment at Mesalands Community College is 119 students and the part-time enrollment is 590. This means that 16.8% of students enrolled at Mesalands Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mesalands Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.7% White, 37.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% Black or African American, 1.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.846% Asian, 0.423% Two or More Races, and 0.282% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mesalands Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (21.8%). 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

16.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mesalands Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 709 students. The full-time enrollment at Mesalands Community College is 119 and the part-time enrollment is 590. This means that 16.8% of students enrolled at Mesalands Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Mesalands Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mesalands 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
    324
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    269
  3. Black or African American
    22

The enrolled student population at Mesalands Community College is 45.7% White, 37.9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% Black or African American, 1.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.846% Asian, 0.423% Two or More Races, and 0.282% 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.

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Graduates

In 2020, 204 fewer women than men received degrees from Mesalands Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mesalands Community College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mesalands Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (211 degrees awarded), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Construction (4 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 Mesalands Community College are Other managers (134,181 people), Postsecondary teachers (98,351 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (96,807 people), Physicians (70,922 people), and Software developers (67,879 people).

The most specialized majors at Mesalands Community College are Engineering Technologies (211 degrees awarded), Agriculture (5 degrees), Construction (4 degrees), Precision Production (3 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 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 Mesalands Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Mesalands Community College are Engineering Technologies (211 degrees awarded), Agriculture (5 degrees), Construction (4 degrees), Precision Production (3 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 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 Mesalands Community College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (193,917 people), Elementary & secondary schools (189,816 people), Construction (131,598 people), Computer Systems Design (103,414 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (103,395 people).

The most specialized majors at Mesalands Community College are Engineering Technologies (211 degrees awarded), Agriculture (5 degrees), Construction (4 degrees), Precision Production (3 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (16 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 Mesalands 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 Mesalands Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

236
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
32
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 236 degrees were awarded to men at Mesalands Community College, which is 7.38 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (32).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 204 degrees were awarded to men at Mesalands Community College in Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology, which is 29.1 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Mesalands Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1 times approximately the same the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 34% of students graduating from Mesalands Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mesalands Community College is Male and White (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, 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
    136 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mesalands Community College is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (66 degrees).

12.3% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    125 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mesalands Community College is white male (125 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Mesalands Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.12M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.3k (1.72%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Mesalands Community College had a total salary expenditure of $5.76M. Mesalands Community College employs 15 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mesalands Community College are Male Instructors (10), Female Instructors(5), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mesalands Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.12M
2020 Endowment
1.67%
growth from 2019

Mesalands Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.12M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mesalands Community College grew 1.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.3M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $49.2k - Federal
  2. $236k - State
  3. $10.6k - Local

As of 2020, Mesalands Community College received $49.2k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $236k from state grants and contracts, and $10.6k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.06M
2020 Salaries
9.93%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Mesalands Community College paid a median of $3.06M in salaries, which represents 53.1% of their overall expenditure ($5.76M) and a 9.93% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.9% growth from 2018 and a 2.71% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$719k
Instructional Salaries
15
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mesalands Community College paid a total of $719k to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mesalands Community College were Instructor with 15 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mesalands Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 6 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mesalands Community College was Male Instructor with 10 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mesalands Community College.

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