Northeast Alabama Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,750
1.63% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$3,169
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.85%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,590
35.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
44.7%
194 Graduates

About

Northeast Alabama Community College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Northeast Alabama Community College were General Studies (189 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (105 degrees), and Medical Assistant (23 degrees).

In 2022, 1,127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeast Alabama Community College. 61.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (867 degrees), 5.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,169.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Northeast Alabama Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,750
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College was $3,750. The cost of tuition at Northeast Alabama Community College is $−4,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,169
2022 Value
1.93%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northeast Alabama Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,169. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northeast Alabama Community College grew by 1.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,500
Room and Board
$2,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northeast Alabama Community College was of $8,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 143% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Northeast Alabama Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 37% with respect to 2021, when 73% 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.
3.85%
2019 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Northeast Alabama Community College was 3.85%, which represents 9 out of the 234 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

Northeast Alabama Community College had a total enrollment of 2,590 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 921 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,669. This means that 35.6% of students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northeast Alabama Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.57% Two or More Races, 1.78% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.66% Black or African American, and 0.541% Asian.

Students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,590 students. The full-time enrollment at Northeast Alabama Community College is 921 and the part-time enrollment is 1,669. This means that 35.6% of students enrolled at Northeast Alabama Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
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 Northeast Alabama Community College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Northeast Alabama 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
    1,813 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    435 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    196 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 70% White, 16.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.57% Two or More Races, 1.78% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.66% Black or African American, and 0.541% Asian. 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, 32 students (1.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 259 more women than men received degrees from Northeast Alabama Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northeast Alabama Community College is white (867 degrees awarded). There were 5.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (156 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Northeast Alabama Community College is General Studies (189 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (105 degrees) and Medical Assistant (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northeast Alabama Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (314 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), and Precision Production (39 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (135,966 people), Other managers (95,384 people), Software developers (53,782 people), Registered nurses (42,598 people), and Physicians (39,524 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College in 2022 are Interdisciplinary Studies (314 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (294 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (46 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 Northeast Alabama Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (314 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (294 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (46 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Northeast Alabama Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (282,002 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (130,758 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (94,877 people), Computer Systems Design (94,542 people), and Construction (62,104 people).

The most specialized majors at Northeast Alabama Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (314 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (294 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (46 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 Northeast Alabama Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 189 degrees awarded
  2. 105 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Northeast Alabama Community College was General Studies with 189 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

434
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
693
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 434 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College, which is 0.626 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (693).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.481 times less than the 212 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Northeast Alabama Community College in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 2.08 times more than the 102 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Northeast Alabama Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northeast Alabama Community College is Female and Asian (100% 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    867 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    156 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northeast Alabama Community College is white (867 degrees awarded). There were 5.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (156 degrees).

0.621% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    535 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    332 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northeast Alabama Community College is white female (535 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (332 degrees).

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Operations

Northeast Alabama Community College employs 60 No academic ranks. Most academics at Northeast Alabama Community College are Female No academic rank (34), and Male No academic rank (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Service with 10 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$11M
2022 Salaries
4.84%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a median of $11M in salaries, a 4.84% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.95M
Instructional Salaries
60
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northeast Alabama Community College paid a total of $3.95M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% 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
60 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College was No academic rank with 60 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northeast Alabama Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees, Management with 21 employees, and Service with 10 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 Northeast Alabama Community College was Female No academic rank with 34 employees, and Male No academic rank with 26 employees.

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