Massasoit Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$576

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,853

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

7,154

41.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.2%

204 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 1,097 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Massasoit Community College. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (735 degrees), 3.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (219 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Massasoit Community College is $576, which is $-6,838 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Massasoit Community College is $576, which is $-6,838 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,853.

In 2017, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$576

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Massasoit Community College was $576. The cost of tuition at Massasoit Community College is $-6,838 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,853

2017 Value

2.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Massasoit Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,853. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Massasoit Community College grew by 2.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Massasoit Community College was of $9,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Massasoit Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.08% with respect to 2016, when 48% 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.

12.9%

2016 Default Rate

125

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Massasoit Community College was 12.9%, which represents 125 out of the 970 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

Massasoit Community College has a total enrollment of 7,154 students. The full-time enrollment at Massasoit Community College is 2,956 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,198. This means that 41.3% of students enrolled at Massasoit Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Massasoit Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.3% White, 28.6% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0839% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Massasoit Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.5%), followed by White Female (24.1%) and Black or African American Female (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Massasoit Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,154 students. The full-time enrollment at Massasoit Community College is 2,956 and the part-time enrollment is 4,198. This means that 41.3% of students enrolled at Massasoit Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 Massasoit Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Massasoit 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

    3,596

  2. Black or African American

    2,043

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    540

The enrolled student population at Massasoit Community College is 50.3% White, 28.6% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 1.82% Asian, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0839% 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, 546 students (7.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 175 more women than men received degrees from Massasoit Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Massasoit Community College are white (735 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (219 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Massasoit Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (137 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (42 degrees), and Protective Services (108 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 Massasoit Community College are Software developers (428,716 people), Social workers, all other (198,881 people), Other managers (178,057 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (155,578 people), and Computer occupations, all other (133,354 people).

The most specialized majors at Massasoit Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (137 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (108 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 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 Massasoit Community College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Massasoit Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (137 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (108 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 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 Massasoit Community College are Computer Systems Design (504,107 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (343,703 people), Elementary & secondary schools (333,663 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (218,304 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (172,086 people).

The most specialized majors at Massasoit Community College are Interdisciplinary Studies (137 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (42 degrees), Protective Services (108 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (38 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 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 Massasoit Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 461

  2. 636

In 2017, 461 degrees were awarded to men at Massasoit Community College, which is 0.725 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (636).

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

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Massasoit Community College in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 1.83 times more than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Massasoit Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 7.15 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Massasoit Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Massasoit Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 3.92% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    735 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    219 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Massasoit Community College is white (735 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (219 degrees).

3.92% of degree recipients (43 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    409 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    326 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Massasoit Community College is white female (409 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (326 degrees).

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Operations

Massasoit Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.2M (65.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Massasoit Community College had a total salary expenditure of $79.3M. Massasoit Community College employs 47 Professors, 27 Associate professors, and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Massasoit Community College are Female Professors (25), Male Professors(22), and Female Associate professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massasoit Community College are: Management, with 81 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, and Service with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.83M

2017 Endowment

8.79%

growth from 2016

Massasoit Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.83M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Massasoit Community College grew 8.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.83M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Massasoit Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $8.71M - Federal

  2. $2.12M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Massasoit Community College received $8.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.12M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$37.4M

2017 Salaries

4.52%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Massasoit Community College paid a median of $37.4M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($79.3M) and a 4.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.111% growth from 2015 and a 7.52% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.64M

Instructional Salaries

114

Number of Employees

In 2017, Massasoit Community College paid a total of $7.64M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

81 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Massasoit Community College were Professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 27 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Massasoit Community College were Management with 81 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; and Service with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Massasoit Community College was Female Professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 22 employees, and Female Associate professor with 16 employees.

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

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