Beaufort County Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,432

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,819

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

23.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,500

26.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

26.7%

39 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 398 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Beaufort County Community College. 62.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (249 degrees), 2.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $2,432, which is $-4,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,819.

In 2017, 39% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,432

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Beaufort County Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $-4,982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$9,819

2017 Value

3.76%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Beaufort County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,819. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Beaufort County Community College grew by 3.76%.

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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

$9,595

Room and Board

$1,900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Beaufort County Community College was of $9,595 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 11.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Beaufort County Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 13.3% with respect to 2016, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Beaufort County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

23.7%

2016 Default Rate

94

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Beaufort County Community College was 23.7%, which represents 94 out of the 397 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

Beaufort County Community College has a total enrollment of 1,500 students. The full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College is 399 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,101. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Beaufort County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Beaufort County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.8% White, 19% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Asian, 2% Two or More Races, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Beaufort County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.4%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Asian Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Beaufort County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,500 students. The full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College is 399 and the part-time enrollment is 1,101. This means that 26.6% of students enrolled at Beaufort County 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 Beaufort County Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Beaufort County 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

    912

  2. Black or African American

    285

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    151

The enrolled student population at Beaufort County Community College is 60.8% White, 19% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Asian, 2% Two or More Races, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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, 55 students (3.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 96 more women than men received degrees from Beaufort County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Beaufort County Community College are white (249 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Beaufort County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (48 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (158 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 Beaufort County Community College are Registered nurses (1,308,104 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (152,062 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Other managers (139,115 people), and Pharmacists (130,292 people).

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (158 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 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 Beaufort County Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (158 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees).

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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 Beaufort County Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,456,359 people), Elementary & secondary schools (370,375 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (325,284 people), Outpatient care centers (211,744 people), and Offices of physicians (195,643 people).

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Precision Production (40 degrees awarded), Protective Services (48 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (158 degrees), Engineering Technologies (9 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 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 Beaufort County 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 Beaufort County Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 151

  2. 247

In 2017, 151 degrees were awarded to men at Beaufort County Community College, which is 0.611 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (247).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Beaufort County Community College in Welding Technology, which is 39 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 82 degrees were awarded to women at Beaufort County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.34 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Beaufort County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Beaufort County Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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

    249 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Beaufort County Community College is white (249 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

2.76% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    158 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    91 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Beaufort County Community College is white female (158 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (91 degrees).

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Operations

Beaufort County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.56M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $337k (13.2%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Beaufort County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $18.1M. Beaufort County Community College employs 47 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Beaufort County Community College are Female No academic ranks (31), Male No academic ranks(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.56M

2017 Endowment

15%

growth from 2016

Beaufort County Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.56M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Beaufort County Community College grew 15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.1M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Beaufort County Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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, Beaufort County 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

$8.7M

2017 Salaries

2.36%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Beaufort County Community College paid a median of $8.7M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($18.1M) and a 2.36% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.43% decline from 2015 and a 0.32% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.34M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2017, Beaufort County Community College paid a total of $2.34M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% 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

47 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College were No academic rank with 47 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Service with 18 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 Beaufort County Community College was Female No academic rank with 31 employees, Male No academic rank with 16 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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