Northeast Alabama Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,570

1.71% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,144

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,736

44.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

32.2%

172 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 2017, 875 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeast Alabama Community College. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (766 degrees), 14.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,570, which is $-3,844 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,144.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,570

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College was $3,570. The cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $-3,844 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,144

2017 Value

6.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Northeast Alabama Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,144. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Northeast Alabama Community College grew by 6.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,500

Room and Board

$1,970

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northeast Alabama Community College was of $3,500 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,970. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Northeast Alabama Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.67% with respect to 2016, when 75% 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.

12.1%

2016 Default Rate

36

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Northeast Alabama Community College was 12.1%, which represents 36 out of the 297 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 2,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 1,222 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,514. This means that 44.7% 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 83% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Black or African American, 1.02% Two or More Races, 0.475% Asian, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (50.6%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 1,222 and the part-time enrollment is 1,514. This means that 44.7% of students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2017 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 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

    2,271

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    287

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    87

The enrolled student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 83% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.57% Black or African American, 1.02% Two or More Races, 0.475% Asian, and 0.11% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 31 fewer women than men received degrees from Northeast Alabama Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Northeast Alabama Community College are white (766 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 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 Precision Production (136 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (133 degrees), and Human Sciences (54 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 (115,974 people), Other managers (58,985 people), Education administrators (25,058 people), Software developers (24,619 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (21,436 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Precision Production (136 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (133 degrees), Human Sciences (54 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (216 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Precision Production (136 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (133 degrees), Human Sciences (54 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (216 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 (188,371 people), Computer Systems Design (58,866 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (50,609 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (46,754 people), and Construction (41,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Precision Production (136 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (133 degrees), Human Sciences (54 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (216 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 453

  2. 422

In 2017, 453 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (422).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 118 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College in Welding Technology, which is 39.3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 109 degrees were awarded to women at Northeast Alabama Community College in General Studies, which is 1.79 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% 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, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northeast Alabama Community College is Male and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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% 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

    766 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    54 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northeast Alabama Community College is white (766 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    392 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    374 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northeast Alabama Community College is white male (392 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (374 degrees).

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Operations

Northeast Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $29.5k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.4k (92.7%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Northeast Alabama Community College had a total salary expenditure of $23.1M. Northeast Alabama Community College employs 57 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Northeast Alabama Community College are Female No academic ranks (32), Male No academic ranks(25), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 29 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.5k

2017 Endowment

44.5%

decline from 2016

Northeast Alabama Community College has an endowment valued at about $29.5k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Northeast Alabama Community College declined 44.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.63M 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. $1.1M - Federal

  2. $2.19M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Northeast Alabama Community College received $1.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.19M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.1M

2017 Salaries

8.37%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($23.1M) and a 8.37% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.86% decline from 2015 and a 1.32% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.35M

Instructional Salaries

57

Number of Employees

In 2017, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a total of $3.35M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

29 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College were No academic rank with 57 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees; Service with 9 employees; and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College was Female No academic rank with 32 employees, Male No academic rank with 25 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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