Holmes Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,600

16.6% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,334

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

20.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,789

64% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37%

353 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,317 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holmes Community College. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (655 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (599 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holmes Community College is $2,600, which is $-4,814 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holmes Community College is $2,600, which is $-4,814 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,334.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,600

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Holmes Community College was $2,600. The cost of tuition at Holmes Community College is $-4,814 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,334

2017 Value

0.604%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Holmes Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,334. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Holmes Community College grew by 0.604%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,275

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holmes Community College was of $3,275 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.758% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Holmes Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.52% with respect to 2016, when 66% 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.

20.2%

2016 Default Rate

198

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Holmes Community College was 20.2%, which represents 198 out of the 980 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

Holmes Community College has a total enrollment of 5,789 students. The full-time enrollment at Holmes Community College is 3,705 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,084. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Holmes Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holmes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.5% White, 43.2% Black or African American, 1.85% Hispanic or Latino, 0.898% Asian, 0.726% Two or More Races, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0345% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Holmes Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.6%), followed by White Female (28.5%) and White Male (19.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holmes Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,789 students. The full-time enrollment at Holmes Community College is 3,705 and the part-time enrollment is 2,084. This means that 64% of students enrolled at Holmes Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 Holmes Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Holmes 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

    2,983

  2. Black or African American

    2,500

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    107

The enrolled student population at Holmes Community College is 51.5% White, 43.2% Black or African American, 1.85% Hispanic or Latino, 0.898% Asian, 0.726% Two or More Races, 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0345% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 295 more women than men received degrees from Holmes Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Holmes Community College are white (655 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (599 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Holmes Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (83 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (51 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 Holmes Community College are Registered nurses (1,307,660 people), Medical & health services managers (140,869 people), Pharmacists (131,490 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,184 people), and Physical therapists (111,867 people).

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Mechanical Technologies (83 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Health (447 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 Holmes Community College are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Mechanical Technologies (83 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Health (447 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 Holmes Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,464,531 people), Elementary & secondary schools (288,630 people), Outpatient care centers (222,226 people), Offices of physicians (197,068 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (172,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Holmes Community College are Mechanical Technologies (83 degrees awarded), Precision Production (38 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Health (447 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 Holmes 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 Holmes Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 511

  2. 806

In 2017, 511 degrees were awarded to men at Holmes Community College, which is 0.634 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (806).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Holmes Community College in General Studies, which is 0.651 times less than the 83 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Holmes Community College in Pre-Nursing Studies, which is 7.77 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Holmes Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% 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 Holmes Community College is Male and Two or More Races (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, 1.13% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    655 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    599 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holmes Community College is white (655 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (599 degrees).

1.9% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    405 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    361 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    294 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holmes Community College is black or african american female (405 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (361 degrees).

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Operations

Holmes Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.7k (0.253%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Holmes Community College had a total salary expenditure of $54.5M. Holmes Community College employs 143 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Holmes Community College are Female No academic ranks (94), Male No academic ranks(49), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holmes Community College are: Service, with 77 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 42 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.81M

2017 Endowment

7.6%

growth from 2016

Holmes Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Holmes Community College grew 7.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.15M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.08M - Federal

  2. $4.65M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Holmes Community College received $1.08M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.65M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22M

2017 Salaries

0.0764%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Holmes Community College paid a median of $22M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($54.5M) and a 0.0764% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.622% growth from 2015 and a 0.741% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$8.25M

Instructional Salaries

143

Number of Employees

In 2017, Holmes Community College paid a total of $8.25M to 143 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.5% 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

143 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

77 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holmes Community College were No academic rank with 143 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holmes Community College were Service with 77 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 42 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 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 Holmes Community College was Female No academic rank with 94 employees, Male No academic rank with 49 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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