Kilgore College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,272
2022 Average Net Price
$7,655
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,189
38% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.5%
283 Graduates

About

Kilgore College is a higher education institution located in Gregg County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Kilgore College were General Studies (415 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (69 degrees), and Chemical Technology (42 degrees).

In 2022, 1,008 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kilgore College. 60.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (503 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (220 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kilgore College is $1,272, which is $−6,840 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Kilgore College is $1,272, which is $−6,840 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,655.

In 2022, 66% of undergraduate students attending Kilgore College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,272
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Kilgore College was $1,272. The cost of tuition at Kilgore College is $−6,840 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,655
2022 Value
2.72%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Kilgore College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,655. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Kilgore College grew by 2.72%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,603
Room and Board
$2,259
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kilgore College was of $6,603 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.51% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,259. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.445% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Kilgore College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.2% with respect to 2021, when 61% 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.
4.12%
2019 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Kilgore College was 4.12%, which represents 40 out of the 970 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

Kilgore College had a total enrollment of 5,189 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Kilgore College is 1,971 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,218. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Kilgore College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kilgore College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 18.6% Black or African American, 3.22% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, 0.578% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kilgore College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.8%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kilgore College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,189 students. The full-time enrollment at Kilgore College is 1,971 and the part-time enrollment is 3,218. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Kilgore 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 Kilgore College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Kilgore 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
    2,412 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,369 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    967 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kilgore College is 46.5% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 18.6% Black or African American, 3.22% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, 0.578% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.116% 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 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, 104 students (2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 220 more women than men received degrees from Kilgore College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kilgore College is white (503 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (220 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Kilgore College is General Studies (415 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (69 degrees) and Chemical Technology (42 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kilgore College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (42 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (415 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Elementary & middle school teachers (59,668 people), Other managers (52,384 people), Software developers (35,434 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (18,314 people), and Chief executives & legislators (17,355 people).

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College in 2022 are Science Technologies (42 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (415 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (83 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 Kilgore College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Science Technologies (42 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (415 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (83 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 Kilgore College are Elementary & secondary schools (116,418 people), Computer Systems Design (57,078 people), Construction (41,772 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (41,662 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (36,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Kilgore College are Science Technologies (42 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (85 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (415 degrees), Precision Production (40 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (83 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 Kilgore College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 415 degrees awarded
  2. 69 degrees awarded
  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Kilgore College was General Studies with 415 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

394
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
614
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 394 degrees were awarded to men at Kilgore College, which is 0.642 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (614).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Kilgore College in General Studies, which is 0.461 times less than the 284 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 284 degrees were awarded to men at Kilgore College in General Studies, which is 2.17 times more than the 131 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Kilgore College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Kilgore College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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.

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, 1.41% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    503 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    220 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    205 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kilgore College is white (503 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (220 degrees).

0.0992% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    304 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    199 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kilgore College is white female (304 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (199 degrees).

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Operations

Kilgore College has an endowment valued at nearly $21.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 231k (1.05%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Kilgore College had a total salary expenditure of 53.8M. Kilgore College employs 130 Instructors. Most academics at Kilgore College are Female Instructor (72), and Male Instructor (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kilgore College are: Management, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

Endowment

$21.9M
2022 Endowment
19.8%
decline from 2021

Kilgore College has an endowment valued at about $21.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Kilgore College declined 19.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.7M 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. $14.8M - Federal
  2. $1.79M - State
  3. $2.34M - Local

As of 2022, Kilgore College received $14.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.79M from state grants and contracts, and $2.34M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M
2022 Salaries
10.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Kilgore College paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($53.8M) and a 10.7% 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

$7.04M
Instructional Salaries
130
Number of Employees

In 2022, Kilgore College paid a total of $7.04M to 130 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% 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
130 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kilgore College was Instructor with 130 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kilgore College were Management with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kilgore College was Female Instructor with 72 employees, and Male Instructor with 58 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kilgore College.

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