Jefferson Davis Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,510
2017 Average Net Price
$7,271
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.97%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
746
61.9% Full-Time

About

Jefferson Davis Community College is a higher education institution located in Escambia County, AL. In 2017, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Jefferson Davis Community College were General Studies (85 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (68 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (8 degrees).

In 2017, 276 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Jefferson Davis Community College. 46.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (170 degrees), 2.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College is $3,510, which is $−4,602 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2017, the median undergraduate tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College is $3,510

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,271.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students attending Jefferson Davis Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,510
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,510.

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Average Net Price

$7,271
2017 Value
3.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Jefferson Davis Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,271. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Jefferson Davis Community College grew by 3.35%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

87% of undergraduate students at Jefferson Davis Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
5.97%
2019 Default Rate
67
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Jefferson Davis Community College was 5.97%, which represents 67 out of the 1123 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

Jefferson Davis Community College had a total enrollment of 746 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Davis Community College is 462 students and the part-time enrollment is 284. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Jefferson Davis Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Davis Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 3.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.01% Asian, 2.01% Two or More Races, and 0.938% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Jefferson Davis Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (28.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.1%) and White Female (24.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Jefferson Davis Community College in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 746 students. The full-time enrollment at Jefferson Davis Community College is 462 and the part-time enrollment is 284. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Jefferson Davis Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Jefferson Davis Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Jefferson Davis Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    424 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    235 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Jefferson Davis Community College is 56.8% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 3.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.01% Asian, 2.01% Two or More Races, and 0.938% Hispanic or Latino. 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 20 fewer women than men received degrees from Jefferson Davis Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Jefferson Davis Community College is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Jefferson Davis Community College is General Studies (85 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (68 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (8 degrees).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Jefferson Davis Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (43 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (23 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Jefferson Davis Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Davis Community College in 2017 are Precision Production (43 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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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 Jefferson Davis Community College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Davis Community College are Precision Production (43 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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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 Jefferson Davis Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Jefferson Davis Community College are Precision Production (43 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees), Engineering Technologies (23 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2017).

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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 Jefferson Davis Community College.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 85 degrees awarded
  2. 68 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common associates degree concentration at Jefferson Davis Community College was General Studies with 85 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

148
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
128
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Davis Community College, which is 1.16 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (128).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Davis Community College in Welding Technology, which is 38 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Jefferson Davis Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 8.71 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Jefferson Davis Community College is Male and Two or More Races (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 (2017)
  1. White
    170 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Jefferson Davis Community College is white (170 degrees awarded). There were 2.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

7.25% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. White Female
    94 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Jefferson Davis Community College is white female (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (76 degrees).

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Operations

Jefferson Davis Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $325k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 34.9k (10.7%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Jefferson Davis Community College had a total salary expenditure of 9.68M. Jefferson Davis Community College employs 33 No academic ranks. Most academics at Jefferson Davis Community College are Female No academic rank (17), and Male No academic rank (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Davis Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Service with 6 employees.

Endowment

$325k
2017 Endowment
0.265%
decline from 2016

Jefferson Davis Community College has an endowment valued at about $325k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Jefferson Davis Community College declined 0.265% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.89M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.78M
2017 Salaries
5.1%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Jefferson Davis Community College paid a median of $4.78M in salaries, which represents 49.3% of their overall expenditure ($9.68M) and a 5.1% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2017, Jefferson Davis Community College paid a total of $1.85M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.8% 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
33 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Jefferson Davis Community College was No academic rank with 33 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Jefferson Davis Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees, Management with 11 employees, and Service with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Jefferson Davis Community College was Female No academic rank with 17 employees, and Male No academic rank with 16 employees.

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