Patrick Henry Community College

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,620
2021 Average Net Price
$4,827
After Financial Aid
2019 Student Loan
4.56%
Default Rate
2021 Enrolled Students
3,812
50.4% Full-Time
2021 Graduation Rate
40.7%
328 Graduates

About

Patrick Henry Community College is a higher education institution located in Henry County, VA. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Patrick Henry Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (239 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (30 degrees), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (19 degrees).

In 2021, 702 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Patrick Henry Community College. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (486 degrees), 4.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Patrick Henry Community College is $4,620, which is $−3,348 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Patrick Henry Community College is $4,620, which is $−3,348 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,827.

In 2021, 61% of undergraduate students attending Patrick Henry Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$4,620
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Patrick Henry Community College was $4,620. The cost of tuition at Patrick Henry Community College is $−3,348 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,968).

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Average Net Price

$4,827
2021 Value
16.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Patrick Henry Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,827. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Patrick Henry Community College grew by 16.2%.

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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

$7,818
Room and Board
$1,506
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Patrick Henry Community College was of $7,818 in 2021. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% between 2020 and 2021.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,506. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.02% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

61% of undergraduate students at Patrick Henry Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 7.02% with respect to 2020, when 57% 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.
4.56%
2019 Default Rate
86
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Patrick Henry Community College was 4.56%, which represents 86 out of the 1884 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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Patrick Henry Community College had a total enrollment of 3,812 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Patrick Henry Community College is 1,922 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,890. This means that 50.4% of students enrolled at Patrick Henry Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Patrick Henry Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.3% White, 21.9% Black or African American, 9.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.46% Two or More Races, 0.787% Asian, 0.157% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Patrick Henry Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.9%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Patrick Henry Community College in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,812 students. The full-time enrollment at Patrick Henry Community College is 1,922 and the part-time enrollment is 1,890. This means that 50.4% of students enrolled at Patrick Henry Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2021 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 Patrick Henry Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Patrick Henry Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    2,262 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    834 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    362 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Patrick Henry Community College is 59.3% White, 21.9% Black or African American, 9.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.46% Two or More Races, 0.787% Asian, 0.157% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% 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 44.1% White, 26.8% 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, 110 students (2.89%) did not report their race.

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In 2021, 140 more women than men received degrees from Patrick Henry Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Patrick Henry Community College is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Patrick Henry Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (239 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (30 degrees) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (19 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Patrick Henry Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (422 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (52 degrees).

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 Patrick Henry Community College are Police officers (129,530 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (117,654 people), Other managers (99,805 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (41,399 people), and Software developers (39,864 people).

The most specialized majors at Patrick Henry Community College in 2021 are Human Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (422 degrees), Engineering Technologies (52 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 Patrick Henry Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Patrick Henry Community College are Human Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (422 degrees), Engineering Technologies (52 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 Patrick Henry Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (317,539 people), Elementary & secondary schools (237,496 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (78,710 people), Computer Systems Design (77,597 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (73,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Patrick Henry Community College are Human Sciences (43 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (422 degrees), Engineering Technologies (52 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Patrick Henry Community College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 239 degree-majors awarded
  2. 30 degree-majors awarded
  3. 19 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Patrick Henry Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 239 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

281
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
421
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 281 degrees were awarded to men at Patrick Henry Community College, which is 0.667 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (421).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Patrick Henry Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.484 times less than the 161 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 161 degrees were awarded to men at Patrick Henry Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.06 times more than the 78 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2021, 29% of students graduating from Patrick Henry Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (47.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Patrick Henry Community College is Female and White (47.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.9%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    486 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    113 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Patrick Henry Community College is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (113 degrees).

0.142% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    283 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Patrick Henry Community College is white female (283 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (203 degrees).

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Patrick Henry Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.3M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 326k (3.15%) compared to the 1.65% average return (87.6k on 5.29M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2021, Patrick Henry Community College had a total salary expenditure of 24.5M. Patrick Henry Community College employs 30 Associate professors, 28 Instructors and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Patrick Henry Community College are Male Instructor (18), Female Associate professor (18), and Male Associate professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Patrick Henry Community College are: Management, with 144 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 42 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

Endowment

$10.3M
2021 Endowment
9.03%
growth from 2020

Patrick Henry Community College has an endowment valued at about $10.3M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Patrick Henry Community College grew 9.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.05M 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: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.74M - Federal
  2. $22.4k - State
  3. $336 - Local

As of 2021, Patrick Henry Community College received $3.74M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.4k from state grants and contracts, and $336 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.83M
2021 Salaries
2.9%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Patrick Henry Community College paid a median of $9.83M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($24.5M) and a 2.9% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.4M (41.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.57M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2021, Patrick Henry Community College paid a total of $5.57M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $10.2M (62.3%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
144 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Patrick Henry Community College were Associate professor with 30 employees, Instructor with 28 employees, and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Patrick Henry Community College were Management with 144 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Patrick Henry Community College was Male Instructor with 18 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

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