Mineral Area College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,060

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,139

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

20.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

4,173

65.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

33.6%

250 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 2016, 692 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mineral Area College. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (648 degrees), 36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mineral Area College is $3,060, which is $-4,260 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mineral Area College is $3,060, which is $-4,260 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,139.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,060

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Mineral Area College was $3,060. The cost of tuition at Mineral Area College is $-4,260 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$8,139

2016 Value

0.0859%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Mineral Area College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,139. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Mineral Area College grew by 0.0859%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,620

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mineral Area College was of $6,620 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.69% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Mineral Area College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2015, when 60% 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.

20.8%

2015 Default Rate

138

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Mineral Area College was 20.8%, which represents 138 out of the 662 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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Admissions

Mineral Area College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 4,173 students enrolled at Mineral Area College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mineral Area College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mineral Area College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Mineral Area College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mineral Area College has a total enrollment of 4,173 students. The full-time enrollment at Mineral Area College is 2,739 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,434. This means that 65.6% of students enrolled at Mineral Area College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mineral Area College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.6% White, 2.42% Black or African American, 1.41% Hispanic or Latino, 0.647% Asian, 0.575% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0959% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Mineral Area College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (43.7%) and Black or African American Male (1.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mineral Area College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,173 students. The full-time enrollment at Mineral Area College is 2,739 and the part-time enrollment is 1,434. This means that 65.6% of students enrolled at Mineral Area College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

2016 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 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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

    3,822

  2. Black or African American

    101

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    59

The enrolled student population at Mineral Area College is 91.6% White, 2.42% Black or African American, 1.41% Hispanic or Latino, 0.647% Asian, 0.575% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0959% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 131 students (3.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 170 more women than men received degrees from Mineral Area College. The majority of degree recipients at Mineral Area College are white (648 degrees awarded). There were 36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 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 (351 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), and Agriculture (13 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 (129,796 people), Miscellaneous managers (111,441 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (98,065 people), Social workers (43,428 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (37,283 people).

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (351 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (13 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), and Construction (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (351 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (13 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), and Construction (8 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 (317,346 people), Elementary & secondary schools (169,816 people), Construction (102,935 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (79,550 people), and Hospitals (64,159 people).

The most specialized majors at Mineral Area College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (351 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Agriculture (13 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), and Construction (8 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 261

  2. 431

In 2016, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Mineral Area College, which is 0.606 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (431).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Mineral Area College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.697 times less than the 195 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 195 degrees were awarded to women at Mineral Area College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.43 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Mineral Area College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mineral Area College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 4.8% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    648 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    18 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mineral Area College is white (648 degrees awarded). There were 36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (18 degrees).

2.6% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    407 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    241 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mineral Area College is white female (407 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (241 degrees).

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Operations

Mineral Area College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.17M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $97.8k (2.34%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Mineral Area College had a total expenditure of $34.3M. Of that $34.3M, they spent $12.3M on salaries and $34.3M on benefits.

Mineral Area College employs 28 Instructors, 18 Professors, and 14 Assistant professors. Most academics at Mineral Area College are Female Instructors (17), Male Instructors(11), and Female Professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mineral Area College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.17M

2015 Endowment

0.189%

decline from 2014

Mineral Area College has an endowment valued at about $4.17M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Mineral Area College declined 0.189% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.05M 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. $7.07M - Federal

  2. $682k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Mineral Area College received $7.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $682k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$12.3M

Salary Expenditure

$34.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Mineral Area College had a total expenditure of $34.3M. Of that $34.3M, they spent $12.3M on salaries and $34.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$12.3M

2015 Salaries

1.42%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Mineral Area College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, which represents 35.8% of their overall expenditure ($34.3M) and a 1.42% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.39% growth from 2013 and a 2.34% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.64M

Instructional Salaries

71

Number of Employees

In 2015, Mineral Area College paid a total of $3.64M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

28 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

35 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mineral Area College were Instructor with 28 employees; Professor with 18 employees; and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mineral Area College were Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; Management with 26 employees; and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mineral Area College was Female Instructor with 17 employees, Male Instructor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 11 employees.

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

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