Hagerstown Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,690
2022 Average Net Price
$7,345
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,504
32.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
34.8%
159 Graduates

About

Hagerstown Community College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Hagerstown Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (149 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (90 degrees), and General Business (88 degrees).

In 2022, 757 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hagerstown Community College. 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (557 degrees), 6.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $3,690, which is $−4,422 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $3,690, which is $−4,422 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,345.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Hagerstown Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,690
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Hagerstown Community College was $3,690. The cost of tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $−4,422 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,345
2022 Value
0.366%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Hagerstown Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,345. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Hagerstown Community College grew by 0.366%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,122
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hagerstown Community College was of $13,122 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 8.64% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Hagerstown Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 44.9% with respect to 2021, when 69% 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.
2.51%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Hagerstown Community College was 2.51%, which represents 21 out of the 838 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

Hagerstown Community College had a total enrollment of 3,504 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Hagerstown Community College is 1,130 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,374. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hagerstown Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.4% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.82% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0571% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.6%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hagerstown Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,504 students. The full-time enrollment at Hagerstown Community College is 1,130 and the part-time enrollment is 2,374. This means that 32.2% of students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
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 Hagerstown Community College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Hagerstown Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,326 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    382 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    353 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Hagerstown Community College is 66.4% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.82% Two or More Races, 2.43% Asian, 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0571% 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, 133 students (3.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 193 more women than men received degrees from Hagerstown Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hagerstown Community College is white (557 degrees awarded). There were 6.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Hagerstown Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (149 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (90 degrees) and General Business (88 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Hagerstown Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (69 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 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 Hagerstown Community College are Registered nurses (1,404,273 people), Medical & health services managers (156,755 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,529 people), Pharmacists (135,203 people), and Other managers (124,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College in 2022 are Transportation (69 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (193 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Hagerstown Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College are Transportation (69 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (193 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Hagerstown Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,519,443 people), Elementary & secondary schools (333,436 people), Outpatient care centers (248,864 people), Offices of physicians (209,984 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (173,599 people).

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College are Transportation (69 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (239 degrees), Health (193 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Hagerstown Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 149 degrees awarded
  2. 90 degrees awarded
  3. 88 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Hagerstown Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 149 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

282
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
475
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 282 degrees were awarded to men at Hagerstown Community College, which is 0.594 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (475).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Hagerstown Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 5.9 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Hagerstown Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.55 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Hagerstown Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Hagerstown Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 3.14% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    557 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hagerstown Community College is white (557 degrees awarded). There were 6.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

1.45% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    354 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hagerstown Community College is white female (354 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (203 degrees).

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Operations

Hagerstown Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 26.9k (0.154%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Hagerstown Community College had a total salary expenditure of 54.1M. Hagerstown Community College employs 39 Assistant professors, 14 Instructors and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Hagerstown Community College are Female Assistant professor (24), Male Assistant professor (15), and Female Instructor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 42 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

Endowment

$17.4M
2022 Endowment
13.6%
growth from 2021

Hagerstown Community College has an endowment valued at about $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Hagerstown Community College grew 13.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.2M higher 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.34M - Federal
  2. $596k - State
  3. $134k - Local

As of 2022, Hagerstown Community College received $1.34M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $596k from state grants and contracts, and $134k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.7M
2022 Salaries
3.18%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Hagerstown Community College paid a median of $17.7M in salaries, which represents 32.7% of their overall expenditure ($54.1M) and a 3.18% 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

$5.18M
Instructional Salaries
76
Number of Employees

In 2022, Hagerstown Community College paid a total of $5.18M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College were Assistant professor with 39 employees, Instructor with 14 employees, and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees, Management with 39 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Female Instructor with 11 employees.

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

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