Halifax Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
2022 Average Net Price
$9,774
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
995
21.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28.1%
36 Graduates

About

Halifax Community College is a higher education institution located in Halifax County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Halifax Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (81 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (32 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (17 degrees).

In 2022, 423 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Halifax Community College. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (201 degrees), 1.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Halifax 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 Halifax 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 $9,774.

In 2022, 53% of undergraduate students attending Halifax Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Halifax Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Halifax 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

$9,774
2022 Value
165%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Halifax Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,774. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Halifax Community College grew by 165%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,050
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Halifax Community College was of $13,050 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 263% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies increased by 42.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

53% of undergraduate students at Halifax Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 55.9% with respect to 2021, when 34% 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.
4.17%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Halifax Community College was 4.17%, which represents 2 out of the 48 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

Halifax Community College had a total enrollment of 995 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 213 students and the part-time enrollment is 782. This means that 21.4% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.8% Black or African American, 37% White, 5.33% Hispanic or Latino, 2.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, and 0.201% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Halifax Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.3%), followed by White Female (22.1%) and Black or African American Male (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Halifax Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 995 students. The full-time enrollment at Halifax Community College is 213 and the part-time enrollment is 782. This means that 21.4% of students enrolled at Halifax Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
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 Halifax Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Halifax Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    456 enrolled students
  2. White
    368 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    53 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Halifax Community College is 45.8% Black or African American, 37% White, 5.33% Hispanic or Latino, 2.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, and 0.201% 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 103 more women than men received degrees from Halifax Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Halifax Community College is black or african american (201 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Halifax Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (81 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (32 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (17 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Halifax Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (90 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 Halifax Community College are Registered nurses (1,403,649 people), Medical & health services managers (156,157 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,529 people), Pharmacists (135,090 people), and Other managers (124,644 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (17 degrees), and Construction (6 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 Halifax Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Engineering Technologies (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (17 degrees), and Construction (6 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 Halifax Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,512,895 people), Elementary & secondary schools (331,839 people), Outpatient care centers (247,896 people), Offices of physicians (209,154 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (171,496 people).

The most specialized majors at Halifax Community College are Engineering Technologies (56 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (17 degrees), and Construction (6 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 Halifax Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 81 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Halifax Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 81 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

160
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 160 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College in Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology, which is 8.33 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Halifax Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.89 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 37% of students graduating from Halifax Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Halifax Community College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 8.33% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    201 degrees awarded
  2. White
    161 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Halifax Community College is black or african american (201 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

5.2% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    141 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    87 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Halifax Community College is black or african american female (141 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (87 degrees).

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Operations

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.73M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−17.3%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Halifax Community College had a total salary expenditure of 14.7M. Halifax Community College employs 37 No academic ranks. Most academics at Halifax Community College are Male No academic rank (20), and Female No academic rank (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 17 employees, and Management with 16 employees.

Endowment

$1.73M
2022 Endowment
10.9%
decline from 2021

Halifax Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.73M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Halifax Community College declined 10.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.48M 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 Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.24M
2022 Salaries
1.82%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Halifax Community College paid a median of $7.24M in salaries, which represents 49.3% of their overall expenditure ($14.7M) and a 1.82% 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

$1.72M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2022, Halifax Community College paid a total of $1.72M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.8% 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
37 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Halifax Community College was No academic rank with 37 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Halifax Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees, and Management with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Halifax Community College was Male No academic rank with 20 employees, and Female No academic rank with 17 employees.

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

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