Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland

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2020 Average Net Price
$23,722
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.91%
on Student Loans
2020 Enrolled Students
687
98% Full-Time

About

Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is a higher education institution located in Madison County, MS. In 2020, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland were Medical Assistant (122 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (56 degrees), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (51 degrees).

In 2020, 414 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland. 49.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (335 degrees), 5.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,722.

In 2020, 93% of undergraduate students attending Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$23,722
2020 Value
9.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,722. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland grew by 9.18%.

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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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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.9% with respect to 2019, 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.
2.91%
2019 Default Rate
78
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland was 2.91%, which represents 78 out of the 2676 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

Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland had a total enrollment of 687 students in 2020. The full-time enrollment at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is 673 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 98% of students enrolled at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88.2% Black or African American, 8.59% White, 0.873% Hispanic or Latino, 0.437% Asian, 0.437% Two or More Races, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (63.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.7%) and White Female (5.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland in 2020, both undergraduate and graduate, is 687 students. The full-time enrollment at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is 673 and the part-time enrollment is 14.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
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 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. Black or African American
    606 enrolled students
  2. White
    59 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is 88.2% Black or African American, 8.59% White, 0.873% Hispanic or Latino, 0.437% Asian, 0.437% Two or More Races, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 4 fewer women than men received degrees from Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is black or african american (335 degrees awarded). There were 5.49 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is Medical Assistant (122 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (56 degrees) and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (51 degrees).

In 2020,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (56 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (51 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland in 2020 are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Health (162 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees) (as of 2020).

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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 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Health (162 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees) (as of 2020).

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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 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland are Transportation (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (51 degrees), Health (162 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (18 degrees) (as of 2020).

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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 Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland.
Most Common (2020)
  1. 122 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2020, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland was Medical Assistant with 122 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

209
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
205
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (205).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland in Other Ground Transportation, which is 2.96 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland in Medical Assistant, which is 23.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. Black or African American
    335 degrees awarded
  2. White
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is black or african american (335 degrees awarded). There were 5.49 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

0.242% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2020)
  1. Black or African American Female
    173 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    162 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland is black or african american female (173 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (162 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$2.08M
2020 Salaries
3.48%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland paid a median of $2.08M in salaries, a 3.48% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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