Carteret Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
2022 Average Net Price
$12,203
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
13.2%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,554
37.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.2%
44 Graduates

About

Carteret Community College is a higher education institution located in Carteret County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Carteret Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (104 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (20 degrees), and Radiographer (15 degrees).

In 2022, 533 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Carteret Community College. 62.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (417 degrees), 11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Carteret Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Carteret Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,203.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Carteret Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Carteret Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Carteret Community College is $−5,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$12,203
2022 Value
28.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Carteret Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,203. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Carteret Community College grew by 28.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,945
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Carteret Community College was of $10,945 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

95% of undergraduate students at Carteret Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 93.9% with respect to 2021, when 49% 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.
13.2%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Carteret Community College was 13.2%, which represents 5 out of the 38 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

Carteret Community College had a total enrollment of 1,554 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Carteret Community College is 576 students and the part-time enrollment is 978. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Carteret Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Carteret Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.9% White, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.01% Black or African American, 3.6% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, 0.515% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Carteret Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.8%), followed by White Male (31.4%) and Black or African American Female (5.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Carteret Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,554 students. The full-time enrollment at Carteret Community College is 576 and the part-time enrollment is 978. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Carteret Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 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 Carteret Community College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Carteret Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,211 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    115 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    109 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Carteret Community College is 77.9% White, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.01% Black or African American, 3.6% Two or More Races, 1.48% Asian, 0.515% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 21 students (1.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 129 more women than men received degrees from Carteret Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Carteret Community College is white (417 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Carteret Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (104 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (20 degrees) and Radiographer (15 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Carteret Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), and Precision Production (24 degrees).

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 Carteret Community College are Police officers (132,647 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (78,152 people), Other managers (70,556 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (39,479 people), and Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (31,685 people).

The most specialized majors at Carteret Community College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (59 degrees), and Protective Services (33 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Carteret Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Carteret Community College are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (59 degrees), and Protective Services (33 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Carteret Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (312,933 people), Elementary & secondary schools (165,967 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (59,891 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (52,645 people), and Legal services (47,362 people).

The most specialized majors at Carteret Community College are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Precision Production (24 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (59 degrees), and Protective Services (33 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Carteret Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Carteret Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 104 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

202
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
331
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 202 degrees were awarded to men at Carteret Community College, which is 0.61 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (331).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Carteret Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.625 times less than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Carteret Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.6 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from Carteret Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Carteret Community College is Male and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    417 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Carteret Community College is white (417 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

1.13% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    246 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    171 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Carteret Community College is white female (246 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (171 degrees).

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Operations

Carteret Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.43k (0.0602%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Carteret Community College had a total salary expenditure of 23.7M. Carteret Community College employs 65 No academic ranks. Most academics at Carteret Community College are Female No academic rank (35), and Male No academic rank (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carteret Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Management, with 25 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

Endowment

$2.37M
2022 Endowment
16.1%
growth from 2021

Carteret Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Carteret Community College grew 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.84M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.33M
2022 Salaries
9.34%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Carteret Community College paid a median of $8.33M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($23.7M) and a 9.34% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M
Instructional Salaries
65
Number of Employees

In 2022, Carteret Community College paid a total of $4.07M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
65 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Carteret Community College was No academic rank with 65 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Carteret Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees, Management with 25 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Carteret Community College was Female No academic rank with 35 employees, and Male No academic rank with 30 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Carteret Community College.

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