State Fair Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,904
3.42% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,675
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,724
48.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.3%
298 Graduates

About

State Fair Community College is a higher education institution located in Pettis County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at State Fair Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (385 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (42 degrees), and Other Teacher Education & Professional Development (29 degrees).

In 2022, 750 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at State Fair Community College. 68.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (647 degrees), 14.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at State Fair Community College is $2,904, which is $−5,208 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at State Fair Community College is $2,904, which is $−5,208 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,675.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending State Fair Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,904
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at State Fair Community College was $2,904. The cost of tuition at State Fair Community College is $−5,208 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,675
2022 Value
6.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 State Fair Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,675. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of State Fair Community College grew by 6.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,361
Room and Board
$1,510
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at State Fair Community College was of $8,361 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 20.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,510. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at State Fair Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 53.4% with respect to 2021, when 58% 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.
2.55%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at State Fair Community College was 2.55%, which represents 17 out of the 666 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

State Fair Community College had a total enrollment of 3,724 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at State Fair Community College is 1,798 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,926. This means that 48.3% of students enrolled at State Fair Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at State Fair Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.9% White, 8.54% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Two or More Races, 3.52% Black or African American, 0.752% Asian, 0.43% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at State Fair Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at State Fair Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,724 students. The full-time enrollment at State Fair Community College is 1,798 and the part-time enrollment is 1,926. This means that 48.3% of students enrolled at State Fair Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 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 State Fair Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), State Fair Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,012 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    318 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    167 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at State Fair Community College is 80.9% White, 8.54% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Two or More Races, 3.52% Black or African American, 0.752% Asian, 0.43% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 11 students (0.295%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 272 more women than men received degrees from State Fair Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at State Fair Community College is white (647 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at State Fair Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (385 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (42 degrees) and Other Teacher Education & Professional Development (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at State Fair Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (385 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), and Human Sciences (13 degrees).

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 State Fair Community College are Registered nurses (1,410,570 people), Medical & health services managers (159,920 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (144,929 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,094 people), and Pharmacists (135,749 people).

The most specialized majors at State Fair Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (385 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 State Fair Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at State Fair Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (385 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 State Fair Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,531,745 people), Elementary & secondary schools (405,474 people), Outpatient care centers (259,275 people), Offices of physicians (213,056 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (186,865 people).

The most specialized majors at State Fair Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (385 degrees awarded), Precision Production (33 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by State Fair Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 385 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at State Fair Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 385 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

239
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
511
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 239 degrees were awarded to men at State Fair Community College, which is 0.468 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded to men at State Fair Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.534 times less than the 251 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 251 degrees were awarded to men at State Fair Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.87 times more than the 134 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from State Fair 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 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at State Fair Community College is Female and Two or More Races (55.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    647 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at State Fair Community College is white (647 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

0.267% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    445 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    202 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at State Fair Community College is white female (445 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (202 degrees).

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Operations

State Fair Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $21.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 42.7k (0.197%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, State Fair Community College had a total salary expenditure of 44.9M. State Fair Community College employs 75 Instructors, 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at State Fair Community College are Female Instructor (51), Male Instructor (24), and Male No academic rank (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at State Fair Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 105 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Endowment

$21.7M
2022 Endowment
25%
decline from 2021

State Fair Community College has an endowment valued at about $21.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of State Fair Community College declined 25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.5M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.4M
2022 Salaries
3.72%
growth from 2021

In 2022, State Fair Community College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 34.3% of their overall expenditure ($44.9M) and a 3.72% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.48M
Instructional Salaries
81
Number of Employees

In 2022, State Fair Community College paid a total of $4.48M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
75 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
105 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at State Fair Community College were Instructor with 75 employees, and No academic rank with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at State Fair Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 105 employees, Management with 35 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at State Fair Community College was Female Instructor with 51 employees, Male Instructor with 24 employees, and Male No academic rank with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at State Fair Community College.

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