Beaufort County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
2022 Average Net Price
$7,279
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.89%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,741
26.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45%
36 Graduates

About

Beaufort County Community College is a higher education institution located in Beaufort County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Beaufort County Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (160 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (70 degrees), and Registered Nursing (27 degrees).

In 2022, 745 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Beaufort County Community College. 68.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (452 degrees), 2.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (173 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $2,432, which is $−5,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,279.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending Beaufort County Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Beaufort County Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Beaufort County Community College is $−5,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,279
2022 Value
8.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Beaufort County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,279. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Beaufort County Community College grew by 8.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,881
Room and Board
$1,930
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Beaufort County Community College was of $8,881 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,930. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

61% of undergraduate students at Beaufort County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 22.8% with respect to 2021, when 79% 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.
7.89%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Beaufort County Community College was 7.89%, which represents 3 out of the 38 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

Beaufort County Community College had a total enrollment of 1,741 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College is 459 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,282. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Beaufort County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Beaufort County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.3% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% Two or More Races, 0.689% Asian, and 0.287% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Beaufort County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.5%) and White Male (17.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Beaufort County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,741 students. The full-time enrollment at Beaufort County Community College is 459 and the part-time enrollment is 1,282. This means that 26.4% of students enrolled at Beaufort County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Beaufort County Community College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Beaufort County 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
    963 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    458 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    205 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Beaufort County Community College is 55.3% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% Two or More Races, 0.689% Asian, and 0.287% 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, 63 students (3.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 275 more women than men received degrees from Beaufort County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Beaufort County Community College is white (452 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (173 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Beaufort County Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (160 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (70 degrees) and Registered Nursing (27 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Beaufort County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (33 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (40 degrees), and Protective Services (62 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,609,314 people), Secondary school teachers (468,662 people), Education administrators (265,306 people), Special education teachers (191,151 people), and Other managers (176,663 people).

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (33 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (40 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (234 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 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 Beaufort County Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Precision Production (33 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (40 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (234 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Beaufort County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,823,489 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (365,178 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,710 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (160,363 people), and Computer Systems Design (127,640 people).

The most specialized majors at Beaufort County Community College are Precision Production (33 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (40 degrees), Protective Services (62 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (234 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 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 Beaufort County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 160 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Beaufort County Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 160 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

235
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
510
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 235 degrees were awarded to men at Beaufort County Community College, which is 0.461 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (510).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Beaufort County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.322 times less than the 121 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Beaufort County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.1 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from Beaufort County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Beaufort County Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    452 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    173 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Beaufort County Community College is white (452 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (173 degrees).

0.671% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    275 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    177 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    142 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Beaufort County Community College is white female (275 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (177 degrees).

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Operations

Beaufort County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.27M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−11.6%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Beaufort County Community College had a total salary expenditure of 20.3M. Beaufort County Community College employs 46 No academic ranks. Most academics at Beaufort County Community College are Female No academic rank (31), and Male No academic rank (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College are: Management, with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Endowment

$3.27M
2022 Endowment
9.86%
decline from 2021

Beaufort County Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.27M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Beaufort County Community College declined 9.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.94M 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$10.1M
2022 Salaries
22.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Beaufort County Community College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 49.5% of their overall expenditure ($20.3M) and a 22.4% 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

$2.39M
Instructional Salaries
46
Number of Employees

In 2022, Beaufort County Community College paid a total of $2.39M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.7% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College was No academic rank with 46 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College were Management with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Beaufort County Community College was Female No academic rank with 31 employees, and Male No academic rank with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Beaufort County Community College.

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