Miles Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,550

2.41% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,599

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

459

61.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

43.8%

42 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 126 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Miles Community College. 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (102 degrees), 17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Miles Community College is $2,550, which is $-4,864 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Miles Community College is $2,550, which is $-4,864 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,599.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,550

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Miles Community College was $2,550. The cost of tuition at Miles Community College is $-4,864 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,599

2017 Value

14.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Miles Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,599. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Miles Community College grew by 14.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,750

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Miles Community College was of $6,750 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 14.6% 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

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Miles Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.85% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

18%

2016 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Miles Community College was 18%, which represents 22 out of the 122 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

Miles Community College has a total enrollment of 459 students. The full-time enrollment at Miles Community College is 281 students and the part-time enrollment is 178. This means that 61.2% of students enrolled at Miles Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Miles Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.3% White, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 2.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.4% Black or African American, 1.31% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Miles Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52%), followed by White Male (31.7%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (2.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Miles Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 459 students. The full-time enrollment at Miles Community College is 281 and the part-time enrollment is 178. This means that 61.2% of students enrolled at Miles Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%

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 Miles Community College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Miles 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

    396

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    13

The enrolled student population at Miles Community College is 86.3% White, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 2.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.4% Black or African American, 1.31% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 32 more women than men received degrees from Miles Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Miles Community College are white (102 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Miles Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (10 degrees awarded), Agriculture (6 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (70 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 Miles Community College are Registered nurses (1,303,369 people), Medical & health services managers (140,232 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (139,399 people), Pharmacists (131,416 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College are Transportation (10 degrees awarded), Agriculture (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (70 degrees), Health (27 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (2 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 Miles Community College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College are Transportation (10 degrees awarded), Agriculture (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (70 degrees), Health (27 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (2 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 Miles Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,437,616 people), Elementary & secondary schools (332,569 people), Outpatient care centers (203,112 people), Offices of physicians (192,776 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (182,425 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College are Transportation (10 degrees awarded), Agriculture (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (70 degrees), Health (27 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (2 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 Miles 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 Miles Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 47

  2. 79

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Miles Community College, which is 0.595 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (79).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Miles Community College in General Studies, which is 0.591 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 44 degrees were awarded to women at Miles Community College in General Studies, which is 1.69 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% of students graduating from Miles Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Miles Community College is Female and Asian (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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    102 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Miles Community College is white (102 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    66 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    36 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Miles Community College is white female (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (36 degrees).

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Operations

Miles Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $721k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $37.3k (5.18%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Miles Community College had a total salary expenditure of $9.32M. Miles Community College employs 23 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Miles Community College are Male Instructors (12), Female Instructors(11), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles Community College are: Management, with 15 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$721k

2017 Endowment

77.7%

decline from 2016

Miles Community College has an endowment valued at about $721k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Miles Community College declined 77.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.94M lower 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.13M - Federal

  2. $201k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Miles Community College received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $201k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.18M

2017 Salaries

0.849%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Miles Community College paid a median of $3.18M in salaries, which represents 34.1% of their overall expenditure ($9.32M) and a 0.849% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.34% growth from 2015 and a 1.85% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.07M

Instructional Salaries

23

Number of Employees

In 2017, Miles Community College paid a total of $1.07M to 23 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

23 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Miles Community College were Instructor with 23 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles Community College were Management with 15 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Miles Community College was Male Instructor with 12 employees, Female Instructor with 11 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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