Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,800

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,789

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

22%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

8,956

66.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

32.2%

635 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 4,150 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. 57.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,811 degrees), 3.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (932 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $2,800, which is $-4,520 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $2,800, which is $-4,520 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,789.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was $2,800. The cost of tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $-4,520 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,789

2016 Value

17%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,789. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grew by 17%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,600

Room and Board

$860

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was of $6,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $860. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by NaNy% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.33% with respect to 2015, when 79% 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.

22%

2015 Default Rate

433

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was 22%, which represents 433 out of the 1971 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

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community 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 8,956 students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has a total enrollment of 8,956 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 5,989 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,967. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.9% White, 24.1% Black or African American, 4.09% Two or More Races, 3.27% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Asian, 0.435% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.145% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.7%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Black or African American Female (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,956 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 5,989 and the part-time enrollment is 2,967. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,719

  2. Black or African American

    2,155

  3. Two or More Races

    366

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 63.9% White, 24.1% Black or African American, 4.09% Two or More Races, 3.27% Hispanic or Latino, 2.58% Asian, 0.435% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.145% 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 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, 140 students (1.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 594 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are white (2,811 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (932 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (614 degrees awarded), Construction (104 degrees), and Human Sciences (153 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (435,800 people), Miscellaneous managers (187,895 people), Computer programmers (126,206 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (123,814 people), and Other Computer Occupations (121,130 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (614 degrees awarded), Construction (104 degrees), Human Sciences (153 degrees), Precision Production (117 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (777 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 Gulf Coast Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (614 degrees awarded), Construction (104 degrees), Human Sciences (153 degrees), Precision Production (117 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (777 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Computer Systems Design (530,618 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,955 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,785 people), Construction (116,203 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (104,460 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (614 degrees awarded), Construction (104 degrees), Human Sciences (153 degrees), Precision Production (117 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (777 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 Gulf Coast Community 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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,778

  2. 2,372

In 2016, 1,778 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which is 0.75 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,372).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 289 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Other Industrial Production Technology, which is 4.52 times more than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 559 degrees were awarded to women at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in General Studies, which is 2.56 times more than the 218 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (42.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is Female and Asian (42.3% 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, 4.88% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,811 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    932 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is white (2,811 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (932 degrees).

2.99% of degree recipients (124 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,587 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,224 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    565 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is white female (1,587 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,224 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $133k (3.03%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a total expenditure of $109M. Of that $109M, they spent $38.5M on salaries and $109M on benefits.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 144 employees, Service, with 136 employees, and Management with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.4M

2015 Endowment

4.75%

growth from 2014

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grew 4.75% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.28M 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. $2.43M - Federal

  2. $7.26M - State

  3. $48.4k - Local

As of 2015, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received $2.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.26M from state grants and contracts, and $48.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$38.5M

Salary Expenditure

$109M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a total expenditure of $109M. Of that $109M, they spent $38.5M on salaries and $109M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$38.5M

2015 Salaries

2.2%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College paid a median of $38.5M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 2.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.294% growth from 2013 and a 1.53% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$15.7M

Instructional Salaries

302

Number of Employees

In 2015, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College paid a total of $15.7M to 302 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.8% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

144 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 144 employees; Service with 136 employees; and Management with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

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