Mississippi Delta Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,090
0.98% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,167
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
2,096
69.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
33.7%
193 Graduates

About

Mississippi Delta Community College is a higher education institution located in Sunflower County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mississippi Delta Community College were .

In 2020, 487 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi Delta Community College. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (295 degrees), 1.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (163 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,090, which is $−4,890 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,090, which is $−4,890 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,167.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Mississippi Delta Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,090
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College was $3,090. The cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $−4,890 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$2,167
2020 Value
10%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mississippi Delta Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,167. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mississippi Delta Community College grew by 10%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,100
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi Delta Community College was of $3,100 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 1.31% 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

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Mississippi Delta Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.41% with respect to 2019, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Mississippi Delta Community College has a total enrollment of 2,096 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,448 students and the part-time enrollment is 648. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% Black or African American, 29.2% White, 2.05% Hispanic or Latino, 0.668% Asian, 0.0954% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.8%) and White Female (16.7%). 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

69.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,096 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,448 and the part-time enrollment is 648. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Mississippi Delta Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mississippi Delta Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,383
  2. White
    611
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    43

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College is 66% Black or African American, 29.2% White, 2.05% Hispanic or Latino, 0.668% Asian, 0.0954% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 141 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi Delta Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american (295 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (163 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi Delta Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Precision Production (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (180 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Police officers (126,594 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (81,812 people), Other managers (74,447 people), Construction managers (38,306 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (37,732 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Precision Production (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (180 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (29 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Other financial specialists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Precision Production (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (180 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (29 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (301,256 people), Elementary & secondary schools (156,266 people), Construction (104,919 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (55,615 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (48,018 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (23 degrees awarded), Precision Production (20 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (180 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (29 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 Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

173
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
314
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 173 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (314).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 0.343 times less than the 134 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 134 degrees were awarded to women at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 2.91 times more than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% of students graduating from Mississippi Delta Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mississippi Delta Community College is Male and Asian (100% 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, 1.55% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    295 degrees awarded
  2. White
    163 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american (295 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (163 degrees).

2.05% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    198 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american female (198 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (103 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Mississippi Delta Community College had a total salary expenditure of $31.9M. Mississippi Delta Community College employs 97 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mississippi Delta Community College are Female Instructors (65), Male Instructors(32), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College are: Service, with 37 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10k
2020 Endowment
0%
growth from 2019

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at about $10k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi Delta Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.41M 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 Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.23M - Federal
  2. $854k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Mississippi Delta Community College received $4.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $854k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.4M
2020 Salaries
1.2%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($31.9M) and a 1.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.31% growth from 2018 and a 3.04% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.3M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a total of $5.3M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% 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
97 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College were Instructor with 97 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College were Service with 37 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College was Female Instructor with 65 employees, and Male Instructor with 32 employees.

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

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