Wayne Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,542
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,948
45.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
26.3%
95 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 2,091 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayne Community College. 44.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,362 degrees), 3.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (361 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne Community College is $2,432, which is $-5,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne Community College is $2,432, which is $-5,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,542.

In 2019, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Wayne Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Wayne Community College is $-5,392 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$4,542
2019 Value
20.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Wayne Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,542. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Wayne Community College grew by 20.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,931
Room and Board
$1,560
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayne Community College was of $8,931 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,560. The cost of room and board decreased by 11% between 2018 and 2019. 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%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Wayne Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 78% with respect to 2018, when 41% 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.
19.8%
2017 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Wayne Community College was 19.8%, which represents 33 out of the 167 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

Wayne Community College has a total enrollment of 2,948 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne Community College is 1,345 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,603. This means that 45.6% of students enrolled at Wayne Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayne Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.9% White, 19.4% Black or African American, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.88% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.17% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wayne Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.1%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Black or African American Female (11.7%). 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

45.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayne Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,948 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne Community College is 1,345 and the part-time enrollment is 1,603. This means that 45.6% of students enrolled at Wayne Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 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 Wayne Community College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Wayne 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
    1,678
  2. Black or African American
    571
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    482

The enrolled student population at Wayne Community College is 56.9% White, 19.4% Black or African American, 16.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.88% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.17% 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% White, 26.9% 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, 35 students (1.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 233 fewer women than men received degrees from Wayne Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wayne Community College is white (1,362 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (361 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayne Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (75 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees).

Workforce

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 Wayne Community College are Software developers (561,251 people), Other managers (214,397 people), Computer & information systems managers (121,318 people), Computer occupations, all other (113,197 people), and Graphic designers (103,109 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Precision Production (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (75 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (305 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (196 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Dentists, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Precision Production (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (75 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (305 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (196 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 Wayne Community College are Computer Systems Design (614,902 people), Elementary & secondary schools (256,067 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (230,006 people), Construction (114,103 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (107,915 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Precision Production (188 degrees awarded), Agriculture (75 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (172 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (305 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (196 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 Wayne 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 Wayne Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,162
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
929
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,162 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne Community College, which is 1.25 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (929).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 257 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne Community College in Information Technology, which is 5.71 times more than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 187 degrees were awarded to women at Wayne Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.53 times more than the 74 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 14% of students graduating from Wayne 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 37% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Wayne Community College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    1,362 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    361 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    251 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayne Community College is white (1,362 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (361 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    811 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    551 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wayne Community College is white male (811 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (551 degrees).

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Operations

Wayne Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.6k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $97.8k (526%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Wayne Community College had a total salary expenditure of $34.9M. Wayne Community College employs 117 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Wayne Community College are Female No academic ranks (64), Male No academic ranks(53), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Service, with 42 employees, and Management with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.6k
2019 Endowment
16.3%
growth from 2018

Wayne Community College has an endowment valued at about $18.6k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Wayne Community College grew 16.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.28M 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 2019, Wayne 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

$15.4M
2019 Salaries
5.51%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Wayne Community College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($34.9M) and a 5.51% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.25% decline from 2017 and a 7.23% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.66M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2019, Wayne Community College paid a total of $6.66M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
117 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayne Community College were No academic rank with 117 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; Service with 42 employees; and Management with 33 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wayne Community College was Female No academic rank with 64 employees, Male No academic rank with 53 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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