Halifax Community College

Overview


Tuition & Fees
$8,708
Average Salary in 10 Years
$26,700

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College is located in Weldon, North Carolina. It is a small public school part of the North Carolina Community College System system and offers undergrad programs. It has 1,113 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Construction Trades, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 30% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $22,500.

Map


About


🗺 100 College Drive
Weldon, North Carolina 27890
State North Carolina
🌐www.halifaxcc.edu

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
30%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
41%
Women Graduation Rate
16%

Cost


Can you afford to attend Halifax Community College?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$2,458
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$8,708
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$8,708
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$2,564
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Halifax Community College Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Halifax Community College you can visit www.halifaxcc.edu/catalog/financial.htm.

Halifax Community College Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $8,708
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $2,564
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Halifax Community College?

Halifax Community College students, on average, make $26,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 4% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Halifax Community College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
4.4%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Halifax Community College.
Median Earnings of Students from Halifax Community College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Halifax Community College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Halifax Community College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Halifax Community College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Halifax Community College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
3.1x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Halifax Community College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
2.8x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Halifax Community College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Halifax Community College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
11
students per faculty

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Halifax Community College?
No
Highest degree: Associate's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
100%
Undergrads
1,113
Total Students
1,113
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
41%
Students over 25
39%
Student Median Household Income
$38,122
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
61%
of undergraduates
Men
39%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
More Women

Halifax Community College has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 64 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 156 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Halifax Community College
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Halifax Community College study?
Halifax Community College Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Halifax Community College are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Construction Trades
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
  5. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Approximately 70% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Halifax Community College?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
59%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
29%
Students Who Transfer Out of Halifax Community College
12%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Halifax Community College has a retention rate of 59% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
42
4% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Low

Halifax Community College has around 42 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Halifax Community College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in North Carolina


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, North Carolina tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 46% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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