Mississippi Delta Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,290
6.47% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$2,136
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,039
67.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.5%
192 Graduates

About

Mississippi Delta Community College is a higher education institution located in Sunflower County, MS. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Mississippi Delta Community College were General Studies (101 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (47 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (18 degrees).

In 2022, 413 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi Delta Community College. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (238 degrees), 1.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (155 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,290, which is $−4,822 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $3,290, which is $−4,822 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,136.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending Mississippi Delta Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,290
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College was $3,290. The cost of tuition at Mississippi Delta Community College is $−4,822 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$2,136
2022 Value
34.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Mississippi Delta Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,136. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Mississippi Delta Community College grew by 34.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,650
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi Delta Community College was of $3,650 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 10.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

77% of undergraduate students at Mississippi Delta Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 22.2% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Mississippi Delta Community College had a total enrollment of 2,039 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,374 students and the part-time enrollment is 665. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.6% Black or African American, 24.2% White, 1.96% Hispanic or Latino, 0.589% Asian, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (41.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.5%) and White Female (17.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,039 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College is 1,374 and the part-time enrollment is 665. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Mississippi Delta Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Mississippi Delta 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
    1,155 enrolled students
  2. White
    493 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Delta Community College is 56.6% Black or African American, 24.2% White, 1.96% Hispanic or Latino, 0.589% Asian, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 125 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi Delta Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (155 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Mississippi Delta Community College is General Studies (101 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (47 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi Delta Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), and Transportation (8 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Registered nurses (1,402,692 people), Medical & health services managers (155,474 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,340 people), Pharmacists (135,101 people), and Physicians (113,188 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (101 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (17 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (101 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (17 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 Mississippi Delta Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,507,806 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,343 people), Outpatient care centers (247,012 people), Offices of physicians (208,302 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (164,386 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Delta Community College are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Transportation (8 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (101 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (17 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 Mississippi Delta Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 101 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Mississippi Delta Community College was General Studies with 101 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

144
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
269
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College, which is 0.535 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (269).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 0.263 times less than the 80 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Delta Community College in General Studies, which is 3.81 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Mississippi Delta Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Mississippi Delta Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (80% 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. Black or African American
    238 degrees awarded
  2. White
    155 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (155 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 (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    160 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mississippi Delta Community College is black or african american female (160 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (98 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $10k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−NaN7%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Mississippi Delta Community College had a total salary expenditure of 36M. Mississippi Delta Community College employs 91 Instructors. Most academics at Mississippi Delta Community College are Female Instructor (60), and Male Instructor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College are: Service, with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

Endowment

$10k
2022 Endowment

Mississippi Delta Community College has an endowment valued at about $10k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi Delta Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.2M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.3M
2022 Salaries
1.87%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, which represents 34.2% of their overall expenditure ($36M) and a 1.87% 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

$5M
Instructional Salaries
91
Number of Employees

In 2022, Mississippi Delta Community College paid a total of $5M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.6% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
91 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College was Instructor with 91 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College were Service with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 25 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi Delta Community College was Female Instructor with 60 employees, and Male Instructor with 31 employees.

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