Wayne Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,432
2022 Average Net Price
$4,694
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,732
27.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
48.5%
131 Graduates

About

Wayne Community College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Wayne Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (197 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (36 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees).

In 2022, 1,488 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayne Community College. 52.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (856 degrees), 3.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (268 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne 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 Wayne 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 $4,694.

In 2022, 50% of undergraduate students attending Wayne Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,432
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wayne Community College was $2,432. The cost of tuition at Wayne 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

$4,694
2022 Value
19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wayne Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,694. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wayne Community College grew by 19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,550
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayne Community College was of $9,550 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 $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

50% of undergraduate students at Wayne Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.17% with respect to 2021, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wayne Community College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 34 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Wayne Community College had a total enrollment of 2,732 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wayne Community College is 753 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,979. This means that 27.6% of students enrolled at Wayne Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayne Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.2% White, 21.1% Black or African American, 18.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.549% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0366% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wayne Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.9%), followed by White Male (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayne Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,732 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne Community College is 753 and the part-time enrollment is 1,979. This means that 27.6% of students enrolled at Wayne Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Wayne Community College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Wayne 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
    1,454 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    577 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    509 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wayne Community College is 53.2% White, 21.1% Black or African American, 18.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.79% Asian, 0.549% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0366% 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, 18 students (0.659%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 86 more women than men received degrees from Wayne Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wayne Community College is white (856 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (268 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Wayne Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (197 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (36 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayne Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (104 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (90 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (102 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 Wayne Community College are Software developers (568,876 people), Other managers (187,890 people), Police officers (139,824 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,096 people), and Computer & information systems managers (116,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (104 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (184 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Wayne Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Precision Production (104 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (184 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Wayne Community College are Computer Systems Design (615,337 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,857 people), Elementary & secondary schools (230,229 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (145,328 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (110,968 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne Community College are Precision Production (104 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (90 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (102 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (184 degrees), and Protective Services (81 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 Wayne Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 197 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Wayne Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 197 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

701
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
787
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 701 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne Community College, which is 0.891 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (787).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 150 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne Community College in Information Technology, which is 4.41 times more than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 157 degrees were awarded to women at Wayne Community College in Medical Office Management. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Wayne Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wayne Community College is Female and Asian (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, 1.53% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayne Community College is white (856 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (268 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    440 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    416 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wayne Community College is white female (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (416 degrees).

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Operations

Wayne Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.33M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 8.4k (0.252%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Wayne Community College had a total salary expenditure of 38.5M. Wayne Community College employs 112 No academic ranks. Most academics at Wayne Community College are Female No academic rank (65), and Male No academic rank (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Endowment

$3.33M
2022 Endowment
10.2%
decline from 2021

Wayne Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.33M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Wayne Community College declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.88M 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

$17M
2022 Salaries
8.97%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Wayne Community College paid a median of $17M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($38.5M) and a 8.97% 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

$6.82M
Instructional Salaries
112
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wayne Community College paid a total of $6.82M to 112 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
112 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayne Community College was No academic rank with 112 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees, Management with 36 employees, and Service with 33 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 Wayne Community College was Female No academic rank with 65 employees, and Male No academic rank with 47 employees.

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

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