Southern State Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,832
3.2% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,408
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.6%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,018
27.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
25%
54 Graduates

About

Southern State Community College is a higher education institution located in Highland County, OH. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern State Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 313 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern State Community College. 69.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (295 degrees), 49.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern State Community College is $4,832, which is $−3,148 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Southern State Community College is $4,832, which is $−3,148 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,408.

In 2020, 34% of undergraduate students attending Southern State Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,832
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Southern State Community College was $4,832. The cost of tuition at Southern State Community College is $−3,148 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,408
2020 Value
6.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Southern State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,408. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Southern State Community College grew by 6.01%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,200
Room and Board
$2,050
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern State Community College was of $3,200 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,050. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Southern State Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 30.6% with respect to 2019, when 49% 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.
14.6%
2018 Default Rate
86
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Southern State Community College was 14.6%, which represents 86 out of the 588 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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Southern State Community College has a total enrollment of 2,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern State Community College is 564 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,454. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at Southern State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.1% White, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.73% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Black or African American, 0.545% Asian, 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0991% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.1%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Black or African American Female (1.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern State Community College is 564 and the part-time enrollment is 1,454. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at Southern State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2020 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 Southern State Community College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Southern State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,858
  2. Two or More Races
    45
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35

The enrolled student population at Southern State Community College is 92.1% White, 2.23% Two or More Races, 1.73% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Black or African American, 0.545% Asian, 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0991% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 121 more women than men received degrees from Southern State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern State Community College is white (295 degrees awarded). There were 49.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern State Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (135 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), and Health (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 Southern State Community College are Registered nurses (1,315,722 people), Social workers, all other (169,457 people), Medical & health services managers (162,750 people), Other managers (148,525 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (141,978 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (135 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Health (102 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees).

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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 Southern State Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Southern State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (135 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Health (102 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees).

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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 Southern State Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,504,114 people), Elementary & secondary schools (400,486 people), Outpatient care centers (256,999 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (209,098 people), and Offices of physicians (195,282 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern State Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (135 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (11 degrees), Health (102 degrees), Agriculture (3 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (5 degrees).

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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 Southern State Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern State Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

96
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
217
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Southern State Community College, which is 0.442 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (217).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Southern State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.5 times less than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 90 degrees were awarded to women at Southern State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 45 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 10% of students graduating from Southern State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern State Community College is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    295 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern State Community College is white (295 degrees awarded). There were 49.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (6 degrees).

1.6% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    205 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern State Community College is white female (205 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (90 degrees).

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Southern State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.92M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−12.6%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Southern State Community College had a total salary expenditure of $19.7M. Southern State Community College employs 19 Associate professors, 13 Assistant professors, and 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at Southern State Community College are Male Associate professors (11), Female Associate professors(8), and Male Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern State Community College are: Management, with 23 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Endowment

$2.92M
2020 Endowment
11.3%
growth from 2019

Southern State Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.92M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern State Community College grew 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.5M 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $1.17M - State
  3. $70.4k - Local

As of 2020, Southern State Community College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.17M from state grants and contracts, and $70.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.17M
2020 Salaries
8.74%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Southern State Community College paid a median of $8.17M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($19.7M) and a 8.74% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.81% decline from 2018 and a 1.71% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.59M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2020, Southern State Community College paid a total of $2.59M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern State Community College were Associate professor with 19 employees; Assistant professor with 13 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern State Community College were Management with 23 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern State Community College was Male Associate professor with 11 employees, Female Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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

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