Nashville State Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,032
2.44% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,168
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
7,885
43.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
17.6%
316 Graduates

About

Nashville State Community College is a higher education institution located in Davidson County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Nashville State Community College were .

In 2019, 1,283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nashville State Community College. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (781 degrees), 2.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (301 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nashville State Community College is $4,032, which is $-3,792 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Nashville State Community College is $4,032, which is $-3,792 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,168.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,032
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Nashville State Community College was $4,032. The cost of tuition at Nashville State Community College is $-3,792 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,168
2019 Value
5.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Nashville State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,168. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Nashville State Community College grew by 5.13%.

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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

$11,889
Room and Board
$1,512
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nashville State Community College was of $11,889 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,512. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.252% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Nashville State Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2018, when 68% 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.
18.3%
2017 Default Rate
377
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Nashville State Community College was 18.3%, which represents 377 out of the 2055 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

Nashville State Community College has a total enrollment of 7,885 students. The full-time enrollment at Nashville State Community College is 3,397 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,488. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Nashville State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nashville State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.6% White, 27.1% Black or African American, 9.22% Hispanic or Latino, 4.11% Asian, 4.06% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.152% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Nashville State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.4%), followed by White Male (22.1%) and Black or African American Female (15.7%). 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

43.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nashville State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,885 students. The full-time enrollment at Nashville State Community College is 3,397 and the part-time enrollment is 4,488. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Nashville State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
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 Nashville State Community College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Nashville State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,151
  2. Black or African American
    2,138
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    727

The enrolled student population at Nashville State Community College is 52.6% White, 27.1% Black or African American, 9.22% Hispanic or Latino, 4.11% Asian, 4.06% Two or More Races, 0.317% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.152% 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, 147 students (1.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 199 more women than men received degrees from Nashville State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Nashville State Community College is white (781 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (301 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Nashville State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (743 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (101 degrees), and Human Sciences (27 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 Nashville State Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (156,911 people), Other managers (131,051 people), Graphic designers (99,099 people), Postsecondary teachers (74,798 people), and Secondary school teachers (71,841 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashville State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (743 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (101 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (60 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (34 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 Nashville State Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Nashville State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (743 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (101 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (60 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (34 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 Nashville State Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (357,242 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (169,707 people), Computer Systems Design (110,822 people), Restaurants & Food Services (92,640 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (80,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashville State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (743 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (101 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (60 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (34 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 Nashville State 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 Nashville State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

542
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
741
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 542 degrees were awarded to men at Nashville State Community College, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (741).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 303 degrees were awarded to men at Nashville State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.689 times less than the 440 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 440 degrees were awarded to women at Nashville State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.45 times more than the 303 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 10% of students graduating from Nashville State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Nashville State Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 0.949% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    781 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    301 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nashville State Community College is white (781 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (301 degrees).

0.0779% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    442 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    339 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    174 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Nashville State Community College is white female (442 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (339 degrees).

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Operations

Nashville State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.74k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.61M (33.9k%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Nashville State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $52.8M. Nashville State Community College employs 57 Instructors, 53 Associate professors, and 43 Assistant professors. Most academics at Nashville State Community College are Female Instructors (29), Male Instructors(28), and Female Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashville State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 94 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 53 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.74k
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Nashville State Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.74k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Nashville State Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.3M 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. $14k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $2 - Local

As of 2019, Nashville State Community College received $14k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $2 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22M
2019 Salaries
3.76%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Nashville State Community College paid a median of $22M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($52.8M) and a 3.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.21% growth from 2017 and a 8.79% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.61M
Instructional Salaries
159
Number of Employees

In 2019, Nashville State Community College paid a total of $8.61M to 159 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% 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
57 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
94 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nashville State Community College were Instructor with 57 employees; Associate professor with 53 employees; and Associate professor with 43 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashville State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 53 employees; and Service with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nashville State Community College was Female Instructor with 29 employees, Male Instructor with 28 employees, and Female Associate professor with 28 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Nashville State Community College.

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