Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,100
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,074
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
17.7%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,677
59.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.2%
729 Graduates

About

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a higher education institution located in Stone County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were .

In 2020, 3,454 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,231 degrees), 3.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (700 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $3,100, which is $−4,880 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $3,100, which is $−4,880 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,074.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,100
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was $3,100. The cost of tuition at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $−4,880 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,074
2020 Value
4.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,074. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grew by 4.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,500
Room and Board
$960
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was of $7,500 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $960. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.72% with respect to 2019, when 58% 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.
17.7%
2018 Default Rate
361
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was 17.7%, which represents 361 out of the 2034 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

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has a total enrollment of 8,677 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 5,126 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,551. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 22.5% Black or African American, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Two or More Races, 2.41% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.5%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Black or African American Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,677 students. The full-time enrollment at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 5,126 and the part-time enrollment is 3,551. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,899
  2. Black or African American
    1,953
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    475

The enrolled student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 56.5% White, 22.5% Black or African American, 5.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Two or More Races, 2.41% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.138% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 384 more women than men received degrees from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is white (2,231 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (700 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (642 degrees awarded), Construction (78 degrees), and Precision Production (74 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (100,784 people), Other managers (65,783 people), Construction managers (40,929 people), Software developers (32,708 people), and Education administrators (25,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (642 degrees awarded), Construction (78 degrees), Precision Production (74 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (765 degrees), and Human Sciences (76 degrees).

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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 Gulf Coast Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (642 degrees awarded), Construction (78 degrees), Precision Production (74 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (765 degrees), and Human Sciences (76 degrees).

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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 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (182,506 people), Construction (103,876 people), Computer Systems Design (56,921 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (53,215 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (46,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Engineering Technologies (642 degrees awarded), Construction (78 degrees), Precision Production (74 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (765 degrees), and Human Sciences (76 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,535
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,919
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,535 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,919).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 287 degrees were awarded to men at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Other Industrial Production Technology, which is 7.76 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 502 degrees were awarded to women at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in General Studies, which is 2.5 times more than the 201 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (54.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is Female and Asian (54.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.823% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,231 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    700 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    197 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is white (2,231 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (700 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,214 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,017 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    423 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is white female (1,214 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,017 degrees).

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Operations

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.93M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.37M (23.2%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a total salary expenditure of $118M. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College employs 272 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are Female Instructors (164), Male Instructors(108), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are: Service, with 142 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 141 employees, and Management with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.93M
2020 Endowment
24.8%
growth from 2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.93M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grew 24.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.5M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.55M - Federal
  2. $5.31M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received $6.55M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.31M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$40.5M
2020 Salaries
1.61%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College paid a median of $40.5M in salaries, which represents 34.3% of their overall expenditure ($118M) and a 1.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.48% growth from 2018 and a 1.35% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15M
Instructional Salaries
272
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College paid a total of $15M to 272 employees working as instructors, which represents 37% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
272 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
142 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were Instructor with 272 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College were Service with 142 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 141 employees; and Management with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was Female Instructor with 164 employees, and Male Instructor with 108 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

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