Midlands Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,984

3.75% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,093

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

10,625

41.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

8.77%

147 Graduates

About

Midlands Technical College is a higher education institution located in Lexington County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midlands Technical College were .

In 2017, 2,345 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midlands Technical College. 63.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,430 degrees), 2.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (629 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midlands Technical College is $3,984, which is $-3,430 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midlands Technical College is $3,984, which is $-3,430 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,093.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,984

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Midlands Technical College was $3,984. The cost of tuition at Midlands Technical College is $-3,430 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,093

2017 Value

1.08%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Midlands Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,093. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Midlands Technical College grew by 1.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,201

Room and Board

$1,564

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midlands Technical College was of $6,201 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,564. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.64% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.89% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Midlands Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.5% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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%

2016 Default Rate

454

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Midlands Technical College was 15%, which represents 454 out of the 3020 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

Midlands Technical College has a total enrollment of 10,625 students. The full-time enrollment at Midlands Technical College is 4,397 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,228. This means that 41.4% of students enrolled at Midlands Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midlands Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.7% White, 35.2% Black or African American, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 4.46% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midlands Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Black or African American Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midlands Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,625 students. The full-time enrollment at Midlands Technical College is 4,397 and the part-time enrollment is 6,228. This means that 41.4% of students enrolled at Midlands Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%

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 Midlands Technical College was 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Midlands Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,965

  2. Black or African American

    3,739

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    526

The enrolled student population at Midlands Technical College is 46.7% White, 35.2% Black or African American, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 4.46% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.141% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 615 more women than men received degrees from Midlands Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Midlands Technical College are white (1,430 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (629 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midlands Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (197 degrees), and Human Sciences (105 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 Midlands Technical College are Registered nurses (1,304,484 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (168,320 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 Midlands Technical College are Science Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (197 degrees), Human Sciences (105 degrees), Health (1,018 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (479 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 Midlands Technical College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Midlands Technical College are Science Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (197 degrees), Human Sciences (105 degrees), Health (1,018 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (479 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 Midlands Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,447,657 people), Elementary & secondary schools (378,011 people), Outpatient care centers (207,725 people), Offices of physicians (192,644 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (164,724 people).

The most specialized majors at Midlands Technical College are Science Technologies (18 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (197 degrees), Human Sciences (105 degrees), Health (1,018 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (479 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 Midlands Technical 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 Midlands Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 865

  2. 1,480

In 2017, 865 degrees were awarded to men at Midlands Technical College, which is 0.584 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,480).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 222 degrees were awarded to men at Midlands Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.864 times less than the 257 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 257 degrees were awarded to women at Midlands Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.16 times more than the 222 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% of students graduating from Midlands Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midlands Technical College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (60% 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, 3.4% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,430 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    629 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midlands Technical College is white (1,430 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (629 degrees).

3.28% of degree recipients (77 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    845 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    585 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    462 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midlands Technical College is white female (845 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (585 degrees).

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Operations

Midlands Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $319k (3.69%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Midlands Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $112M. Midlands Technical College employs 232 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Midlands Technical College are Female No academic ranks (131), Male No academic ranks(101), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midlands Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 87 employees, Management, with 69 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.64M

2017 Endowment

5.3%

growth from 2016

Midlands Technical College has an endowment valued at about $8.64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Midlands Technical College grew 5.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.98M 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. $5.88M - Federal

  2. $12.3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Midlands Technical College received $5.88M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$50.1M

2017 Salaries

3.87%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Midlands Technical College paid a median of $50.1M in salaries, which represents 44.8% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 3.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.54% growth from 2015 and a 3.65% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$12.9M

Instructional Salaries

232

Number of Employees

In 2017, Midlands Technical College paid a total of $12.9M to 232 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

232 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

87 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midlands Technical College were No academic rank with 232 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midlands Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 87 employees; Management with 69 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midlands Technical College was Female No academic rank with 131 employees, Male No academic rank with 101 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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