Pellissippi State Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,744

2.63% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,787

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

10,244

50% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

18.9%

334 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 2,497 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pellissippi State Community College. 54.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,118 degrees), 15.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (137 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $3,744, which is $-3,576 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $3,744, which is $-3,576 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,787.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,744

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pellissippi State Community College was $3,744. The cost of tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $-3,576 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$6,787

2016 Value

6.19%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pellissippi State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,787. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pellissippi State Community College grew by 6.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,300

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pellissippi State Community College was of $8,300 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.22% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

13%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Pellissippi State Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.56% with respect to 2015, when 54% 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.

14.2%

2015 Default Rate

251

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Pellissippi State Community College was 14.2%, which represents 251 out of the 1772 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

Pellissippi State 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 10,244 students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pellissippi State 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 Pellissippi State 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 Pellissippi State Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pellissippi State Community College has a total enrollment of 10,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College is 5,125 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,119. This means that 50% of students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pellissippi State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.7% White, 6.57% Black or African American, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.8%), followed by White Female (40.5%) and Black or African American Male (3.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College is 5,125 and the part-time enrollment is 5,119. This means that 50% of students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Pellissippi State Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Pellissippi 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

    8,474

  2. Black or African American

    673

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    402

The enrolled student population at Pellissippi State Community College is 82.7% White, 6.57% Black or African American, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% 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, 2 students (0.0195%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 213 more women than men received degrees from Pellissippi State Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Pellissippi State Community College are white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 15.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (137 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pellissippi State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (202 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (997 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 Pellissippi State Community College are Software developers, applications & systems software (458,510 people), Miscellaneous managers (249,156 people), Designers (208,949 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (169,469 people), and Computer programmers (133,040 people).

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (202 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (997 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (158 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (104 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 Pellissippi State Community College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Dental hygienists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (202 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (997 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (158 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (104 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 Pellissippi State Community College are Computer Systems Design (584,414 people), Elementary & secondary schools (302,883 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (209,968 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (127,090 people), and Hospitals (124,958 people).

The most specialized majors at Pellissippi State Community College are Communication Technologies (101 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (202 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (997 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (158 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (104 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 Pellissippi State 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 Pellissippi State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,142

  2. 1,355

In 2016, 1,142 degrees were awarded to men at Pellissippi State Community College, which is 0.843 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,355).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 431 degrees were awarded to men at Pellissippi State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.791 times less than the 545 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 545 degrees were awarded to women at Pellissippi State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.26 times more than the 431 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% of students graduating from Pellissippi 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 23% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (29%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pellissippi State Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (29% 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, 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

    2,118 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    137 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pellissippi State Community College is white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 15.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (137 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 Female

    1,128 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    990 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pellissippi State Community College is white female (1,128 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (990 degrees).

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Operations

Pellissippi State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.66M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.7k (0.239%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Pellissippi State Community College had a total expenditure of $74.8M. Of that $74.8M, they spent $34.3M on salaries and $74.8M on benefits.

Pellissippi State Community College employs 110 Associate professors, 55 Assistant professors, and 38 Professors. Most academics at Pellissippi State Community College are Female Associate professors (68), Female Assistant professors(44), and Male Associate professors (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 97 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 93 employees, and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 61 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.66M

2015 Endowment

4.94%

growth from 2014

Pellissippi State Community College has an endowment valued at about $8.66M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Pellissippi State Community College grew 4.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.55M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $272k - Federal

  2. $282k - State

  3. $193k - Local

As of 2015, Pellissippi State Community College received $272k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $282k from state grants and contracts, and $193k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$34.3M

Salary Expenditure

$74.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Pellissippi State Community College had a total expenditure of $74.8M. Of that $74.8M, they spent $34.3M on salaries and $74.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$34.3M

2015 Salaries

3.97%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Pellissippi State Community College paid a median of $34.3M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($74.8M) and a 3.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.68% growth from 2013 and a 4.87% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.5M

Instructional Salaries

237

Number of Employees

In 2015, Pellissippi State Community College paid a total of $13.5M to 237 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.3% 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

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

110 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

97 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College were Associate professor with 110 employees; Assistant professor with 55 employees; and Assistant professor with 38 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 97 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees; and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 61 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College was Female Associate professor with 68 employees, Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, and Male Associate professor with 42 employees.

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

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