Mississippi Delta Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,000

14.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$2,650

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,320

77.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

31.4%

216 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 481 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi Delta Community College. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (290 degrees), 1.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (174 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,000, which is $-4,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,000, which is $-4,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,650.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College was $3,000. The cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $-4,414 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$2,650

2017 Value

24%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mississippi Delta Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,650. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mississippi Delta Community College grew by 24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$2,990

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi Delta Community College was of $2,990 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change 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

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Mississippi Delta Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 87% 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.

N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Mississippi Delta Community College was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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

Mississippi Delta 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 2,320 students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mississippi Delta Community College has a total enrollment of 2,320 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,801 students and the part-time enrollment is 519. This means that 77.6% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% Black or African American, 30.2% White, 1.77% Hispanic or Latino, 0.69% Asian, 0.0862% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (43.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (26.6%) and White Female (15.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,320 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,801 and the part-time enrollment is 519. This means that 77.6% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

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 Mississippi Delta Community College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Mississippi Delta Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,508

  2. White

    700

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    41

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College is 65% Black or African American, 30.2% White, 1.77% Hispanic or Latino, 0.69% Asian, 0.0862% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 53 students (2.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 81 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi Delta Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Mississippi Delta Community College are black or african american (290 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (174 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi Delta Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (29 degrees awarded), Precision Production (27 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (187 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (81,226 people), Other managers (59,085 people), Construction managers (39,042 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (30,205 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (28,370 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (29 degrees awarded), Precision Production (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (187 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (37 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (29 degrees awarded), Precision Production (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (187 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (37 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (131,129 people), Construction (97,141 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,198 people), Air transportation (34,384 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (33,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Construction (29 degrees awarded), Precision Production (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (187 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (37 degrees), and Agriculture (11 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 Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 200

  2. 281

In 2017, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College, which is 0.712 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (281).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 0.299 times less than the 144 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 144 degrees were awarded to women at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 3.35 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

31%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% of students graduating from Mississippi Delta Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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 (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mississippi Delta Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (75% 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, 0.463% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    290 degrees awarded

  2. White

    174 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american (290 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (174 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. Black or African American Female

    169 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    121 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american female (169 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (121 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $108k (1.08k%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Mississippi Delta Community College had a total expenditure of $31.4M. Of that $31.4M, they spent $13.5M on salaries and $31.4M on benefits.

Mississippi Delta Community College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Mississippi Delta Community College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 45 employees, Service, with 41 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at about $10k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi Delta Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.65M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.45M - Federal

  2. $2.57M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Mississippi Delta Community College received $1.45M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.57M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$13.5M

Salary Expenditure

$31.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Mississippi Delta Community College had a total expenditure of $31.4M. Of that $31.4M, they spent $13.5M on salaries and $31.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Mississippi Delta Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.5M

2017 Salaries

2.19%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a median of $13.5M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($31.4M) and a 2.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.05% decline from 2015 and a 3.72% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.65M

Instructional Salaries

100

Number of Employees

In 2017, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a total of $5.65M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees; Service with 41 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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

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