Pitt Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,824
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$6,959
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
24.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
8,256
47.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
12.5%
148 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 2,762 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pitt Community College. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,142 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (909 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pitt Community College is $1,824, which is $-5,590 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pitt Community College is $1,824, which is $-5,590 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,959.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,824
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pitt Community College was $1,824. The cost of tuition at Pitt Community College is $-5,590 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,959
2017 Value
23%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pitt Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,959. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pitt Community College grew by 23%.

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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

$9,900
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pitt Community College was of $9,900 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 37.5% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Pitt Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.5% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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.
24.1%
2016 Default Rate
593
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Pitt Community College was 24.1%, which represents 593 out of the 2464 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

Pitt Community College has a total enrollment of 8,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Pitt Community College is 3,913 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,343. This means that 47.4% of students enrolled at Pitt Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pitt Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% White, 36% Black or African American, 7.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.57% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.763% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.133% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pitt Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (25%), followed by White Female (23.9%) and White Male (20.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pitt Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Pitt Community College is 3,913 and the part-time enrollment is 4,343. This means that 47.4% of students enrolled at Pitt Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
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 Pitt Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pitt Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,830
  2. Black or African American
    2,974
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    621

The enrolled student population at Pitt Community College is 46.4% White, 36% Black or African American, 7.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.57% Two or More Races, 1.09% Asian, 0.763% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.133% 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, 474 students (5.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 594 more women than men received degrees from Pitt Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Pitt Community College are white (1,142 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (909 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pitt Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (154 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (194 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 Pitt Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,859,054 people), Secondary school teachers (292,933 people), Education administrators (242,570 people), Other managers (118,176 people), and Special education teachers (113,906 people).

The most specialized majors at Pitt Community College are Construction (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (154 degrees), Engineering Technologies (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (131 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (495 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 Pitt Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Marketing managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Pitt Community College are Construction (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (154 degrees), Engineering Technologies (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (131 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (495 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 Pitt Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,687,499 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (209,787 people), Construction (142,981 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (108,794 people), and Child day care services (93,994 people).

The most specialized majors at Pitt Community College are Construction (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (154 degrees), Engineering Technologies (194 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (131 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (495 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 Pitt 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 Pitt Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,084
  2. 1,678

In 2017, 1,084 degrees were awarded to men at Pitt Community College, which is 0.646 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,678).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Pitt Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.949 times less than the 156 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 305 degrees were awarded to women at Pitt Community College in Medical Office Management, which is 25.4 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Pitt Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pitt Community College is Male and Asian (50% 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, 4.73% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,142 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    909 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    423 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pitt Community College is white (1,142 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (909 degrees).

15.3% of degree recipients (423 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    695 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    605 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    537 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pitt Community College is black or african american female (695 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (605 degrees).

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Operations

Pitt Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $58.9k (3.32%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Pitt Community College had a total salary expenditure of $73.6M. Pitt Community College employs 189 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pitt Community College are Female No academic ranks (114), Male No academic ranks(75), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pitt Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 104 employees, Management, with 63 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.77M
2017 Endowment
13.4%
growth from 2016

Pitt Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.77M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Pitt Community College grew 13.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.89M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Pitt Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.2M
2017 Salaries
14.5%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Pitt Community College paid a median of $34.2M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($73.6M) and a 14.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.46% growth from 2015 and a 4.89% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$11.7M
Instructional Salaries
189
Number of Employees

In 2017, Pitt Community College paid a total of $11.7M to 189 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
189 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
104 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pitt Community College were No academic rank with 189 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pitt Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 104 employees; Management with 63 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 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 Pitt Community College was Female No academic rank with 114 employees, Male No academic rank with 75 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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