Southeastern Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,000
2.04% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,935
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,476
47.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.9%
175 Graduates

About

Southeastern Community College is a higher education institution located in Des Moines County, IA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Southeastern Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (217 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (50 degrees), and Welding Technology (16 degrees).

In 2022, 767 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern Community College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (238 degrees), 3.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Community College is $6,000, which is $−2,112 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern Community College is $6,000, which is $−2,112 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,935.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Southeastern Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,000
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southeastern Community College was $6,000. The cost of tuition at Southeastern Community College is $−2,112 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,935
2022 Value
67.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southeastern Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,935. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southeastern Community College grew by 67.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,365
Room and Board
$1,298
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern Community College was of $9,365 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.46% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,298. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.309% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Southeastern Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 22.2% with respect to 2021, when 81% 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.
3.51%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southeastern Community College was 3.51%, which represents 17 out of the 484 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Southeastern Community College had a total enrollment of 2,476 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Community College is 1,170 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,306. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Southeastern Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.3% White, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 5.41% Black or African American, 2.71% Two or More Races, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Asian, and 0.121% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southeastern Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.9%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,476 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern Community College is 1,170 and the part-time enrollment is 1,306. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Southeastern Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Southeastern Community College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Southeastern 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
    1,270 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    142 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    134 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southeastern Community College is 51.3% White, 5.74% Hispanic or Latino, 5.41% Black or African American, 2.71% Two or More Races, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.41% Asian, and 0.121% 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, 679 students (27.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 207 more women than men received degrees from Southeastern Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southeastern Community College is white (238 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Southeastern Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (217 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (50 degrees) and Welding Technology (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeastern Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (75 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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 Southeastern Community College are Registered nurses (1,402,490 people), Medical & health services managers (155,259 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,340 people), Pharmacists (134,988 people), and Physicians (112,977 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (75 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees), and Health (272 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 Southeastern Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Community College are Precision Production (75 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees), and Health (272 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 Southeastern Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,507,596 people), Elementary & secondary schools (324,490 people), Outpatient care centers (247,245 people), Offices of physicians (208,190 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (163,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern Community College are Precision Production (75 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (217 degrees), and Health (272 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 Southeastern Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 217 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Southeastern Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 217 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

280
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
487
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Community College, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (487).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 82 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.607 times less than the 135 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 135 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.65 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% of students graduating from Southeastern 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 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (65%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southeastern Community College is Female and White (65% 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, 28.6% of graduates (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    238 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern Community College is white (238 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

49.7% of degree recipients (381 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    170 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southeastern Community College is white female (170 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 65.1k (0.904%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Southeastern Community College had a total salary expenditure of 44M. Southeastern Community College employs 71 Instructors, 11 No academic ranks. Most academics at Southeastern Community College are Female Instructor (41), Male Instructor (30), and Male No academic rank (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Management, with 29 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

Endowment

$7.2M
2022 Endowment
14.9%
decline from 2021

Southeastern Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern Community College declined 14.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.99M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.3M
2022 Salaries
4.22%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southeastern Community College paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 32.6% of their overall expenditure ($44M) and a 4.22% 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

$5.61M
Instructional Salaries
82
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southeastern Community College paid a total of $5.61M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% 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
71 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern Community College were Instructor with 71 employees, and No academic rank with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees, Management with 29 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 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 Southeastern Community College was Female Instructor with 41 employees, Male Instructor with 30 employees, and Male No academic rank with 6 employees.

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