Who Are Our Students - Curriculum

 

Age, Gender and Ethnicity

Table 1. Age, Gender, and Ethnicity of HCC  Curriculum Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Average Age 28.6 29.2 29.7 30.9 30
Median Age 24 25 26 27 26
Female 2,009 2,115 2,109 2377 2,221
     % of Total 60.13% 60.55% 62.03% 66.19% 66.10%
Male 1,332 1,378 1,291 1214 1139
     % of Total 39.87% 39.45% 37.97% 33.81% 33.90%
White 3,031 3,106 2,958 3,022 2,797
     % of Total 90.72% 88.92% 87.00% 84.15% 83.24%
Black 178 206 247 367 365
     % of Total 5.33% 5.90% 7.26% 10.22% 10.86%
American Indian / Alaska Native* 71 71 59 67 62
     % of Total 2.13% 2.03% 1.74% 1.87% 1.85%
Hispanic 43 51 75 74 76
     % of Total 1.29% 1.46% 2.21% 2.06% 2.26%
Asian  17 8 11 18 13
     % of Total 0.51% 0.23% 0.32% 0.50% 0.39%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander**   4 4    
     % of Total   0.11% 0.12% 0.00% 0.00%
Unknown / Multiple / Other 1 47 46 43 47
     % of Total 0.03% 1.35% 1.35% 1.20% 1.40%
Total Students 3,341 3,493 3,400 3,591 3,360

* Prior to 2010-11, this category included only "American Indian."

** Prior to 2010-11, this category was not used. These populations were included under "Asian."


County of Residence

In 2013-14, 60% of HCC's Curriculum students resided in Haywood County, 10% resided in Buncombe County, and 5% resided in Guilford County. Figure 1 illustrates the distribution of HCC students throughout the state. Additionally, a small percentage of HCC students (<1%) reside in other states or are stationed overseas.

Figure 1. Map of County of Residence for HCC Curriculum Students, 2011-12.


High School of Origin

Table 2. High School of Origin of HCC Curriculum Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Pisgah High School 584 591 601 315 321
    % of Total 19.22% 18.31% 17.68% 8.77% 9.55%
Tuscola High School 649 650 622 339 322
    % of Total 21.36% 20.14% 18.29% 9.44% 9.58%
Central Haywood High School 62 73 76 51 63
    % of Total 2.04% 2.26% 2.24% 1.42% 1.88%
Other 1,744 1,913 2,101 2,888 2,654
    % of Total 57.39% 59.28% 61.79% 80.42% 78.99%
Total 3,039 3,227 3,400 3,591 3,360

Note: Totals may not match Table 1 since data used for this table are not always reported.


Employment Status

Table 3. Employment Status of HCC Curriculum Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Employed Full-time 871 873 897 1,004 906
    % of Total 26.07% 24.99% 26.38% 27.96% 27.00%
Employed Part-time 984 1,008 966 1,064 977
    % of Total 29.45% 28.86% 28.41% 29.63% 29.12%
Unemployed 1,486 1,612 1,537 1,523 1,472
    % of Total 44.48% 46.15% 45.21% 42.41% 43.87%
Total 3,341 3,493 3,400 3,591 3,355


Enrollment Status

Table 4. Enrollment Status of HCC Curriculum Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Full-time Student - Fall Semester 739 758 861 774 680
    % of Total 36.78% 31.98% 36.72% 36.15% 33.03%
Part-time Student - Fall Semester 1270 1612 1484 1367 1379
    % of Total 63.22% 68.02% 63.28% 63.85% 66.97%
Total - Fall Semester 2009 2370 2345 2141 2059
Full-time Student - Spring Semester 743 754 764 680 550
    % of Total 35.93% 32.28% 34.87% 33.48% 29.15%
Part-time Student - Spring Semester 1325 1582 1427 1351 1337
    % of Total 64.07% 67.72% 65.13% 66.52% 70.85%
Total - Spring Semester 2068 2336 2191 2031 1887
Full-time Student - Summer Semester 305 321 133 167 99
    % of Total 32.62% 34.89% 18.05% 19.15% 15.87%
Part-time Student - Summer Semester 630 599 604 705 525
    % of Total 67.38% 65.11% 81.95% 80.85% 84.13%
Total - Summer Semester 935 920 737 872 624

 

All data from the NCCCS Data Warehouse and HCC Data Warehouse.
Data updated annually in fall semester for the prior year.