Midlands Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,512
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,107
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,794
42.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
11.8%
185 Graduates

About

Midlands Technical College is a higher education institution located in Lexington County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midlands Technical College were .

In 2020, 2,141 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midlands Technical College. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,223 degrees), 2.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midlands Technical College is $4,512, which is $−3,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midlands Technical College is $4,512, which is $−3,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,107.

In 2020, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 28% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,512
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Midlands Technical College was $4,512. The cost of tuition at Midlands Technical College is $−3,468 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,107
2020 Value
4.14%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Midlands Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,107. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Midlands Technical College grew by 4.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,843
Room and Board
$1,640
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midlands Technical College was of $6,843 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,640. The cost of room and board increased by 1.86% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.23% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
28%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Midlands Technical College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.67% with respect to 2019, when 75% 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.
10%
2018 Default Rate
266
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Midlands Technical College was 10%, which represents 266 out of the 2658 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

Midlands Technical College has a total enrollment of 8,794 students. The full-time enrollment at Midlands Technical College is 3,770 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,024. This means that 42.9% of students enrolled at Midlands Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midlands Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.8% White, 34.6% Black or African American, 7.24% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0569% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midlands Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.9%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Black or African American Female (16.8%). 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

42.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midlands Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,794 students. The full-time enrollment at Midlands Technical College is 3,770 and the part-time enrollment is 5,024. This means that 42.9% of students enrolled at Midlands Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%
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 Midlands Technical College was 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Midlands Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,030
  2. Black or African American
    3,039
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    637

The enrolled student population at Midlands Technical College is 45.8% White, 34.6% Black or African American, 7.24% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Two or More Races, 1.93% Asian, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0569% 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, 583 more women than men received degrees from Midlands Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midlands Technical College is white (1,223 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midlands Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (83 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (130 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (640 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 Midlands Technical College are Registered nurses (1,385,798 people), Medical & health services managers (150,109 people), Pharmacists (134,713 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,931 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (126,318 people).

The most specialized majors at Midlands Technical College are Human Sciences (83 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (130 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (640 degrees), Precision Production (55 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 Midlands Technical College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Midlands Technical College are Human Sciences (83 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (130 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (640 degrees), Precision Production (55 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 Midlands Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,479,182 people), Elementary & secondary schools (379,577 people), Outpatient care centers (240,433 people), Offices of physicians (225,206 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (171,593 people).

The most specialized majors at Midlands Technical College are Human Sciences (83 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (130 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (640 degrees), Precision Production (55 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (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 Midlands Technical 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 Midlands Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

779
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,362
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 779 degrees were awarded to men at Midlands Technical College, which is 0.572 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,362).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Midlands Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.689 times less than the 379 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 379 degrees were awarded to women at Midlands Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.45 times more than the 261 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
12%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 5% of students graduating from Midlands Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% 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 (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midlands Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (25% 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, 5.95% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,223 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    584 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midlands Technical College is white (1,223 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

3.08% of degree recipients (66 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    742 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    481 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    421 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Midlands Technical College is white female (742 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (481 degrees).

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Operations

Midlands Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.57M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92M (20.1%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Midlands Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $106M. Midlands Technical College employs 217 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Midlands Technical College are Female No academic ranks (117), Male No academic ranks(100), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midlands Technical College are: Management, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 70 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.57M
2020 Endowment
0.552%
growth from 2019

Midlands Technical College has an endowment valued at about $9.57M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Midlands Technical College grew 0.552% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.15M 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. $3.95M - Federal
  2. $17.5M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Midlands Technical College received $3.95M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $17.5M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$45.5M
2020 Salaries
1.47%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Midlands Technical College paid a median of $45.5M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($106M) and a 1.47% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.56% decline from 2018 and a 4.5% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$12.1M
Instructional Salaries
217
Number of Employees

In 2020, Midlands Technical College paid a total of $12.1M to 217 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% 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
217 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midlands Technical College were No academic rank with 217 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midlands Technical College were Management with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 75 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 70 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 Midlands Technical College was Female No academic rank with 117 employees, and Male No academic rank with 100 employees.

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