Howard College

Big Spring, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,790
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Two-year, small // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 34% / 66% (2017)

First generation college students: 51.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 17.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 42.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 18.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 10.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 6.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 34.7%
Black: 3.7%
Hispanic: 55.0%
Asian: 0.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.5%
Non-resident alien: 2.1%
Unknown race: 0.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,502
In-State tuition: $2,570
Out-of-State tuition: $5,430

Estimated books and supplies: $1,690 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $5,090 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,413 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $6,540 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,413 (2022)

Average Family Income: $41,062 (2017)
Median Family Income: $25,011 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 8.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $101 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,761
$30k-48k $6,776
$48k-75k $8,131
$75k-110k $13,223
$110k+ $12,121

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,119 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,213 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $7,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 51.0% (2015)
@3 year 58.4% (2017)
@5 year 63.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 31.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 36.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $34,642 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $38,085 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 3
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Construction Engineering Technologies. 19
Associate's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 3
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 2
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 2
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 205 $14,233 $82 $34,225 ($2,852) $35,922 ($2,994)
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 12
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 2
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 12
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 8
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 19 $13,278 $32,965 ($2,747)
Associate's Degree Social Work. 7
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 14
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Associate's Degree Music. 2
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 15 $57,191 ($4,766)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 19 $25,740 ($2,145)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 33 $12,085 $50,185 ($4,182)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 13 $17,647 $51,915 ($4,326) $55,056 ($4,588)
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 28 $14,650 $103
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 62 $17,261 $128 $63,339 ($5,278) $65,148 ($5,429)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 25 $14,461 $90 $39,411 ($3,284) $59,256 ($4,938)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 26
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 37 $17,260 ($1,438) $22,382 ($1,865)
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 1
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 55 $10,317 $74 $24,352 ($2,029) $42,806 ($3,567)
Associate's Degree History. 2
Associate's Degree Agriculture, General. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Business and Management. 3
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 13


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $43,272
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 25.0

School's endowment start of year: $5,911,283 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $7,221,268 (2022)