Hagerstown Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,094
1.71% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$7,149
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
15.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
4,069
24.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
36.5%
118 Graduates

About

Hagerstown Community College is a higher education institution located in Washington County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hagerstown Community College were .

In 2017, 869 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hagerstown Community College. 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (695 degrees), 9.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $3,094, which is $-4,320 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $3,094, which is $-4,320 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,149.

In 2017, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,094
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hagerstown Community College was $3,094. The cost of tuition at Hagerstown Community College is $-4,320 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,149
2017 Value
0.918%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hagerstown Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,149. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hagerstown Community College grew by 0.918%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,061
Room and Board
$1,874
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hagerstown Community College was of $11,061 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,874. The cost of room and board increased by 8.38% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.68% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Hagerstown Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.
15.3%
2016 Default Rate
152
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hagerstown Community College was 15.3%, which represents 152 out of the 993 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 has a total enrollment of 4,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Hagerstown Community College is 999 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,070. This means that 24.6% of students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hagerstown Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.7% White, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 4.28% Two or More Races, 1.89% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.4%), followed by White Male (35%) and Black or African American Male (6.21%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hagerstown Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Hagerstown Community College is 999 and the part-time enrollment is 3,070. This means that 24.6% of students enrolled at Hagerstown Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2017 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 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Hagerstown Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,997
  2. Black or African American
    419
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    260

The enrolled student population at Hagerstown Community College is 73.7% White, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.39% Hispanic or Latino, 4.28% Two or More Races, 1.89% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 87 students (2.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 147 more women than men received degrees from Hagerstown Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Hagerstown Community College are white (695 degrees awarded). There were 9.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

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

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 (85 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (6 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 degrees).

Workforce

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 Software developers (416,827 people), Other managers (150,603 people), Computer occupations, all other (130,626 people), Police officers (127,289 people), and Computer programmers (110,417 people).

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College are Transportation (85 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), and Protective Services (40 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 Hagerstown Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College are Transportation (85 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), and Protective Services (40 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 Hagerstown Community College are Computer Systems Design (485,242 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,220 people), Elementary & secondary schools (208,125 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (125,247 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (98,642 people).

The most specialized majors at Hagerstown Community College are Transportation (85 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (238 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (66 degrees), and Protective Services (40 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 Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 361
  2. 508

In 2017, 361 degrees were awarded to men at Hagerstown Community College, which is 0.711 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (508).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Hagerstown Community College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Hagerstown Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 13.2 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 107 degrees were awarded to women at Hagerstown Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.75 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hagerstown Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.69% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    695 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hagerstown Community College is white (695 degrees awarded). There were 9.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (71 degrees).

1.73% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    411 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    284 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hagerstown Community College is white female (411 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (284 degrees).

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Operations

Hagerstown Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.54M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $56.2k (0.589%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Hagerstown Community College had a total salary expenditure of $41.3M. Hagerstown Community College employs 41 Assistant professors, 16 Instructors, and 13 Professors. Most academics at Hagerstown Community College are Female Assistant professors (30), Male Assistant professors(11), and Female Instructors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, Management, with 44 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.54M
2017 Endowment
10.8%
growth from 2016

Hagerstown Community College has an endowment valued at about $9.54M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hagerstown Community College grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.88M 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. $1.91M - Federal
  2. $423k - State
  3. $181k - Local

As of 2017, Hagerstown Community College received $1.91M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $423k from state grants and contracts, and $181k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.1M
2017 Salaries
1.12%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Hagerstown Community College paid a median of $18.1M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($41.3M) and a 1.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.3% decline from 2015 and a 0.335% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.83M
Instructional Salaries
78
Number of Employees

In 2017, Hagerstown Community College paid a total of $4.83M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
46 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College were Assistant professor with 41 employees; Instructor with 16 employees; and Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; Management with 44 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hagerstown Community College was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Instructor with 9 employees.

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

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