Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,170
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.15%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
13,085
45.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26.6%
653 Graduates

About

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City were .

In 2020, 3,506 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,287 degrees), 5.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (403 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is $3,000, which is $−4,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,170.

In 2020, 48% of undergraduate students attending Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was $3,000. The cost of tuition at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is $−4,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,170
2020 Value
2.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,170. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City grew by 2.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,975
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was of $6,975 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 4.86% 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

48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2019, when 46% 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.
9.15%
2018 Default Rate
121
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was 9.15%, which represents 121 out of the 1323 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City has a total enrollment of 13,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is 5,915 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,170. This means that 45.2% of students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.245% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.7%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.78%). 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

45.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is 5,915 and the part-time enrollment is 7,170. This means that 45.2% of students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,625
  2. Black or African American
    2,025
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,624

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is 58.3% White, 15.5% Black or African American, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.35% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.245% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 270 students (2.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 592 more women than men received degrees from Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is white (2,287 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (403 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,323 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (165 degrees), and Precision Production (79 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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Software developers (462,309 people), Other managers (171,764 people), Police officers (131,135 people), Computer occupations, all other (122,482 people), and Computer & information systems managers (113,368 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,323 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (165 degrees), Precision Production (79 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (66 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,323 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (165 degrees), Precision Production (79 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (66 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Computer Systems Design (543,084 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (324,337 people), Elementary & secondary schools (211,596 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (132,535 people), and Insurance carriers (104,905 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,323 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (165 degrees), Precision Production (79 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (66 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City.
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 Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,457
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,049
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,457 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, which is 0.711 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,049).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 866 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.594 times less than the 1457 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1457 degrees were awarded to women at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.68 times more than the 866 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 13% of students graduating from Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% 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, 2.45% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,287 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    403 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    376 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is white (2,287 degrees awarded). There were 5.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (403 degrees).

2.68% of degree recipients (94 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,286 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,001 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    267 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City is white female (1,286 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,001 degrees).

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Operations

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City has an endowment valued at nearly $5.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92M (35.5%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City had a total salary expenditure of $131M. Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City employs 245 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are Female No academic ranks (137), Male No academic ranks(108), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City are: Office and Administrative Support, with 166 employees, Management, with 104 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 92 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.39M
2020 Endowment
1.91%
growth from 2019

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City has an endowment valued at about $5.39M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City grew 1.91% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $969k 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. $3.24M - Federal
  2. $4.77M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City received $3.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.77M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$62.4M
2020 Salaries
4.38%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City paid a median of $62.4M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($131M) and a 4.38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.23% decline from 2018 and a 0.409% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M
Instructional Salaries
245
Number of Employees

In 2020, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City paid a total of $16.6M to 245 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.6% 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
245 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
166 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City were No academic rank with 245 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City were Office and Administrative Support with 166 employees; Management with 104 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 92 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City was Female No academic rank with 137 employees, and Male No academic rank with 108 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City.

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