Mid-Plains Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,670

5.95% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,462

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,221

36% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.9%

123 Graduates

About

Mid-Plains Community College is a higher education institution located in Lincoln County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mid-Plains Community College were .

In 2017, 438 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mid-Plains Community College. 69.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (369 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mid-Plains Community College is $2,670, which is $-4,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mid-Plains Community College is $2,670, which is $-4,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,462.

In 2017, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,670

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mid-Plains Community College was $2,670. The cost of tuition at Mid-Plains Community College is $-4,744 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,462

2017 Value

13.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mid-Plains Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,462. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mid-Plains Community College grew by 13.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,300

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mid-Plains Community College was of $6,300 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 5.35% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

20%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Mid-Plains Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 21% 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.

12.9%

2016 Default Rate

50

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Mid-Plains Community College was 12.9%, which represents 50 out of the 387 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

Mid-Plains Community College has a total enrollment of 2,221 students. The full-time enrollment at Mid-Plains Community College is 800 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,421. This means that 36% of students enrolled at Mid-Plains Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mid-Plains Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.5% White, 7.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 0.63% Asian, 0.54% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mid-Plains Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (35.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mid-Plains Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,221 students. The full-time enrollment at Mid-Plains Community College is 800 and the part-time enrollment is 1,421. This means that 36% of students enrolled at Mid-Plains Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Mid-Plains Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Mid-Plains 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

    1,855

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    172

  3. Black or African American

    47

The enrolled student population at Mid-Plains Community College is 83.5% White, 7.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.12% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 0.63% Asian, 0.54% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.09% 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, 34 students (1.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 170 more women than men received degrees from Mid-Plains Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Mid-Plains Community College are white (369 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mid-Plains Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (30 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 Mid-Plains Community College are Registered nurses (1,305,162 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (169,016 people), Medical & health services managers (140,563 people), Pharmacists (130,070 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (122,041 people).

The most specialized majors at Mid-Plains Community College are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), and Precision Production (9 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 Mid-Plains Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Mid-Plains Community College are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), and Precision Production (9 degrees).

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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 Mid-Plains Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,443,971 people), Elementary & secondary schools (380,046 people), Outpatient care centers (206,954 people), Offices of physicians (192,237 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (165,841 people).

The most specialized majors at Mid-Plains Community College are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (196 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (30 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), and Precision Production (9 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 Mid-Plains 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 Mid-Plains Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 134

  2. 304

In 2017, 134 degrees were awarded to men at Mid-Plains Community College, which is 0.441 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (304).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Mid-Plains Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.4 times less than the 140 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 140 degrees were awarded to women at Mid-Plains Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.5 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% of students graduating from Mid-Plains Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mid-Plains Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% 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, 1.63% 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

    369 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mid-Plains Community College is white (369 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (36 degrees).

0.228% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    267 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    102 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mid-Plains Community College is white female (267 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (102 degrees).

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Operations

Mid-Plains Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $52.1k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Mid-Plains Community College had a total salary expenditure of $30M. Mid-Plains Community College employs 66 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mid-Plains Community College are Female Instructors (36), Male Instructors(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mid-Plains Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 26 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Mid-Plains Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mid-Plains Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Mid-Plains Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.2M

2017 Salaries

3.89%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Mid-Plains Community College paid a median of $13.2M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($30M) and a 3.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.88% growth from 2015 and a 2.23% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M

Instructional Salaries

66

Number of Employees

In 2017, Mid-Plains Community College paid a total of $4.07M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

66 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mid-Plains Community College were Instructor with 66 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mid-Plains Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 26 employees; and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mid-Plains Community College was Female Instructor with 36 employees, Male Instructor with 30 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mid-Plains Community College.

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