East Mississippi Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,500
6.06% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,798
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,392
67.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.5%
265 Graduates

About

East Mississippi Community College is a higher education institution located in Kemper County, MS. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at East Mississippi Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 1,076 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at East Mississippi Community College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (522 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (511 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at East Mississippi Community College is $3,500, which is $−4,480 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at East Mississippi Community College is $3,500, which is $−4,480 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,798.

In 2020, 61% of undergraduate students attending East Mississippi Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 26% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,500
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at East Mississippi Community College was $3,500. The cost of tuition at East Mississippi Community College is $−4,480 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,798
2020 Value
2.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 East Mississippi Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,798. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of East Mississippi Community College grew by 2.2%.

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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

$5,125
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at East Mississippi Community College was of $5,125 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
26%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at East Mississippi Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.39% with respect to 2019, when 59% 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.
11.1%
2018 Default Rate
99
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at East Mississippi Community College was 11.1%, which represents 99 out of the 888 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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East Mississippi Community College has a total enrollment of 3,392 students. The full-time enrollment at East Mississippi Community College is 2,299 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,093. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at East Mississippi Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at East Mississippi Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% Black or African American, 44.8% White, 2.42% Hispanic or Latino, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.825% Asian, 0.295% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at East Mississippi Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (29.3%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and White Female (20.1%). 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

67.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at East Mississippi Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,392 students. The full-time enrollment at East Mississippi Community College is 2,299 and the part-time enrollment is 1,093. This means that 67.8% of students enrolled at East Mississippi Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2020 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 East Mississippi Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), East Mississippi 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
    1,578
  2. White
    1,520
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    82

The enrolled student population at East Mississippi Community College is 46.5% Black or African American, 44.8% White, 2.42% Hispanic or Latino, 1.12% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.825% Asian, 0.295% Two or More Races, 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 88 more women than men received degrees from East Mississippi Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at East Mississippi Community College is white (522 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (511 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at East Mississippi Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (50 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (70 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 East Mississippi Community College are Other managers (58,483 people), Construction managers (38,059 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (27,874 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (22,182 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (21,872 people).

The most specialized majors at East Mississippi Community College are Construction (50 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (70 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and Agriculture (19 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 East Mississippi Community College are Chief executives & legislators, Surgeons, Physicians, Tax preparers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at East Mississippi Community College are Construction (50 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (70 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and Agriculture (19 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 East Mississippi Community College are Construction (97,341 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (49,197 people), Elementary & secondary schools (47,358 people), Farming (31,888 people), and Administration of environmental quality & housing programs (29,835 people).

The most specialized majors at East Mississippi Community College are Construction (50 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (70 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (17 degrees), and Agriculture (19 degrees).

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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 East Mississippi 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 East Mississippi Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

494
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
582
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 494 degrees were awarded to men at East Mississippi Community College, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (582).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 42 degrees were awarded to men at East Mississippi Community College in Welding Technology, which is 14 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 97 degrees were awarded to women at East Mississippi Community College in Other Health Preparatory Programs, which is 12.1 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 38% of students graduating from East Mississippi Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at East Mississippi Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (60% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.53% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    522 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    511 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at East Mississippi Community College is white (522 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (511 degrees).

1.12% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    320 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    275 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    247 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at East Mississippi Community College is black or african american female (320 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (275 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

East Mississippi Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $138k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $141k (102%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, East Mississippi Community College had a total salary expenditure of $47.6M. East Mississippi Community College employs 94 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at East Mississippi Community College are Female Instructors (48), Male Instructors(46), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Mississippi Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 52 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees.

Endowment

$138k
2020 Endowment
7.67%
decline from 2019

East Mississippi Community College has an endowment valued at about $138k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of East Mississippi Community College declined 7.67% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.29M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.44M - Federal
  2. $4.05M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, East Mississippi Community College received $4.44M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.05M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.7M
2020 Salaries
4.89%
decline from 2019

In 2020, East Mississippi Community College paid a median of $16.7M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($47.6M) and a 4.89% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.54% decline from 2018 and a 2.65% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.61M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2020, East Mississippi Community College paid a total of $5.61M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
94 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
52 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at East Mississippi Community College were Instructor with 94 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at East Mississippi Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 52 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at East Mississippi Community College was Female Instructor with 48 employees, and Male Instructor with 46 employees.

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

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