Mineral Area College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,330
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,051
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,640
57.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37%
230 Graduates

About

Mineral Area College is a higher education institution located in St. Francois County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mineral Area College were .

In 2019, 640 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mineral Area College. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (579 degrees), 30.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mineral Area College is $3,330, which is $−4,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mineral Area College is $3,330, which is $−4,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,051.

In 2019, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,330
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Mineral Area College was $3,330. The cost of tuition at Mineral Area College is $−4,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,051
2019 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Mineral Area College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,051. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Mineral Area College grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,036
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mineral Area College was of $7,036 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.73% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
15%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Mineral Area College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 16.9% with respect to 2018, when 59% 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.
20.5%
2017 Default Rate
99
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Mineral Area College was 20.5%, which represents 99 out of the 482 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

Mineral Area College has a total enrollment of 2,640 students. The full-time enrollment at Mineral Area College is 1,528 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,112. This means that 57.9% of students enrolled at Mineral Area College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mineral Area College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90% White, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Black or African American, 0.492% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.341% Asian, and 0.0758% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mineral Area College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (60.1%), followed by White Male (29%) and Black or African American Male (1.57%). 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

57.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mineral Area College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,640 students. The full-time enrollment at Mineral Area College is 1,528 and the part-time enrollment is 1,112. This means that 57.9% of students enrolled at Mineral Area College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
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 Mineral Area College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Mineral Area College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,377
  2. Two or More Races
    59
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    50

The enrolled student population at Mineral Area College is 90% White, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Black or African American, 0.492% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.341% Asian, and 0.0758% 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, 58 students (2.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 166 more women than men received degrees from Mineral Area College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mineral Area College is white (579 degrees awarded). There were 30.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mineral Area College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (317 degrees awarded), Protective Services (70 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 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 Mineral Area College are Police officers (135,806 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (99,911 people), Other managers (80,029 people), Social workers, all other (45,614 people), and Construction managers (43,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (317 degrees awarded), Protective Services (70 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Construction (9 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 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 Mineral Area College are Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (317 degrees awarded), Protective Services (70 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Construction (9 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 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 Mineral Area College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (331,115 people), Elementary & secondary schools (228,509 people), Construction (112,826 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,685 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (64,487 people).

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (317 degrees awarded), Protective Services (70 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Construction (9 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 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 Mineral Area 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 Mineral Area College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

237
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
403
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 237 degrees were awarded to men at Mineral Area College, which is 0.588 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (403).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Mineral Area College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.49 times less than the 200 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 200 degrees were awarded to women at Mineral Area College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.04 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26% of students graduating from Mineral Area College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mineral Area College is Female 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, 1.74% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    579 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mineral Area College is white (579 degrees awarded). There were 30.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (19 degrees).

2.03% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    370 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mineral Area College is white female (370 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (209 degrees).

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Operations

Mineral Area College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.27M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $299k (4.77%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Mineral Area College had a total salary expenditure of $26.8M. Mineral Area College employs 19 Instructors, 14 Professors, and 13 Assistant professors. Most academics at Mineral Area College are Female Instructors (12), Male Professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mineral Area College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.27M
2019 Endowment
5.08%
growth from 2018

Mineral Area College has an endowment valued at about $6.27M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Mineral Area College grew 5.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.96M 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: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.98M - Federal
  2. $713k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Mineral Area College received $1.98M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $713k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.8M
2019 Salaries
7.19%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Mineral Area College paid a median of $10.8M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($26.8M) and a 7.19% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.93% decline from 2017 and a 0.366% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.85M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2019, Mineral Area College paid a total of $2.85M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% 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
19 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mineral Area College were Instructor with 19 employees; Professor with 14 employees; and Professor with 13 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mineral Area College were Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; Management with 21 employees; and Service with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mineral Area College was Female Instructor with 12 employees, Male Professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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

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