Northeast Alabama Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,990
1.53% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,351
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15.9%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,530
38.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
47%
233 Graduates

About

Northeast Alabama Community College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northeast Alabama Community College were .

In 2020, 1,335 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeast Alabama Community College. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,107 degrees), 7.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (149 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,351.

In 2020, 73% of undergraduate students attending Northeast Alabama Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College was $3,990. The cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $−3,990 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$3,351
2020 Value
6.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northeast Alabama Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,351. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northeast Alabama Community College grew by 6.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,500
Room and Board
$2,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northeast Alabama Community College was of $3,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,400. The cost of room and board did not change 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

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Northeast Alabama Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 73% 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.
15.9%
2018 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Northeast Alabama Community College was 15.9%, which represents 40 out of the 252 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

Northeast Alabama Community College has a total enrollment of 2,530 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 969 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,561. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northeast Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.5% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.66% Two or More Races, 2.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.78% Black or African American, 0.672% Asian, and 0.0791% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.36%). 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

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,530 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 969 and the part-time enrollment is 1,561. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Northeast Alabama Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Northeast Alabama 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
    1,734
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    309
  3. Two or More Races
    118

The enrolled student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 68.5% White, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.66% Two or More Races, 2.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.78% Black or African American, 0.672% Asian, and 0.0791% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 114 students (4.51%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 341 more women than men received degrees from Northeast Alabama Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northeast Alabama Community College is white (1,107 degrees awarded). There were 7.43 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (149 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northeast Alabama Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (340 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees), and Human Sciences (40 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 Northeast Alabama Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (143,157 people), Other managers (87,394 people), Software developers (45,917 people), Registered nurses (39,161 people), and Physicians (39,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (340 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (395 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (41 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 Northeast Alabama Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (340 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (395 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (41 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 Northeast Alabama Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (265,256 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (122,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (88,169 people), Computer Systems Design (83,090 people), and Construction (55,110 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (340 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (105 degrees), Human Sciences (40 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (395 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (41 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 Northeast Alabama 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 Northeast Alabama Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

497
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
838
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 497 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College, which is 0.593 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (838).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.491 times less than the 228 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 228 degrees were awarded to women at Northeast Alabama Community College in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 2.04 times more than the 112 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from Northeast Alabama Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 Northeast Alabama 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,107 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    149 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northeast Alabama Community College is white (1,107 degrees awarded). There were 7.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (149 degrees).

0.0749% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    700 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    407 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northeast Alabama Community College is white female (700 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (407 degrees).

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Operations

Northeast Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.18k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $142k (3.4k%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Northeast Alabama Community College had a total salary expenditure of $24.2M. Northeast Alabama Community College employs 56 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northeast Alabama Community College are Female No academic ranks (33), Male No academic ranks(23), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Management, with 10 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.18k
2020 Endowment
0.432%
growth from 2019

Northeast Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at about $4.18k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Northeast Alabama Community College grew 0.432% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.42M 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 Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $883k - Federal
  2. $2.4M - State
  3. $5k - Local

As of 2020, Northeast Alabama Community College received $883k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.4M from state grants and contracts, and $5k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.2M
2020 Salaries
6.27%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a median of $11.2M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($24.2M) and a 6.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.3% growth from 2018 and a 0.705% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.55M
Instructional Salaries
56
Number of Employees

In 2020, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a total of $3.55M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
56 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College were No academic rank with 56 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Management with 10 employees; and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College was Female No academic rank with 33 employees, and Male No academic rank with 23 employees.

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