Miles Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,910
3.19% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,059
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
583
47.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
51.5%
70 Graduates

About

Miles Community College is a higher education institution located in Custer County, MT. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Miles Community College were General Studies (27 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (22 degrees), and General Education (8 degrees).

In 2022, 123 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Miles Community College. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 11.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Miles Community College is $2,910, which is $−5,202 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Miles Community College is $2,910, which is $−5,202 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,059.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending Miles Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,910
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Miles Community College was $2,910. The cost of tuition at Miles Community College is $−5,202 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,059
2022 Value
9.63%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Miles Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,059. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Miles Community College grew by 9.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,372
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Miles Community College was of $7,372 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.96% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Miles Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 25.5% with respect to 2021, when 55% 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.
5.26%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Miles Community College was 5.26%, which represents 7 out of the 133 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

Miles Community College had a total enrollment of 583 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Miles Community College is 275 students and the part-time enrollment is 308. This means that 47.2% of students enrolled at Miles Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Miles Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.6% White, 4.46% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.74% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Black or African American, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.2% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Miles Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.5%), followed by White Male (32.7%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (3.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Miles Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 583 students. The full-time enrollment at Miles Community College is 275 and the part-time enrollment is 308. This means that 47.2% of students enrolled at Miles Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 Miles Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Miles 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
    458 enrolled students
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    26 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Miles Community College is 78.6% White, 4.46% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.74% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Black or African American, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.2% Two or More Races. 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, 45 students (7.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 41 more women than men received degrees from Miles Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Miles Community College is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 11.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (9 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Miles Community College is General Studies (27 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (22 degrees) and General Education (8 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Miles Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (11 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (30 degrees), and Health (36 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 Miles Community College are Registered nurses (1,402,422 people), Medical & health services managers (155,490 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,340 people), Pharmacists (135,101 people), and Physicians (113,028 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College in 2022 are Transportation (11 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (30 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (3 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (4 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 Miles Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College are Transportation (11 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (30 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (3 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (4 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 Miles Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,508,050 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,303 people), Outpatient care centers (246,915 people), Offices of physicians (208,376 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (163,688 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles Community College are Transportation (11 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (30 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (3 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (4 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 Miles Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Miles Community College was General Studies with 27 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

41
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
82
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Miles Community College, which is 0.5 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (82).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Miles Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 10 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Miles Community College in General Studies, which is 5 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 42% of students graduating from Miles Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Miles Community College is Male and Black or African American (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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Miles Community College is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 11.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (9 degrees).

1.63% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    74 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    31 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Miles Community College is white female (74 degrees awarded). There were 2.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (31 degrees).

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Operations

Miles Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.34M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 10k (0.75%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Miles Community College had a total salary expenditure of 11.3M. Miles Community College employs 22 No academic ranks. Most academics at Miles Community College are Male No academic rank (12), and Female No academic rank (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles Community College are: Management, with 14 employees, Service, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Endowment

$1.34M
2022 Endowment
16.2%
decline from 2021

Miles Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.34M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Miles Community College declined 16.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.88M 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: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.84M
2022 Salaries
2.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Miles Community College paid a median of $3.84M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($11.3M) and a 2.74% 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

$1.15M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2022, Miles Community College paid a total of $1.15M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% 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
22 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Miles Community College was No academic rank with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles Community College were Management with 14 employees, Service with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Miles Community College was Male No academic rank with 12 employees, and Female No academic rank with 10 employees.

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