Who Are Our Students - Curriculum

 

Age, Gender and Ethnicity

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

  2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Average Age 28.4 28.6 29.2 29.7 31
Median Age 23 24 25 26 27
Female 2,061 2,009 2,115 2,109 2377
     % of Total 60.39% 60.13% 60.55% 62.03% 66.19%
Male 1,352 1,332 1,378 1,291 1214
     % of Total 39.61% 39.87% 39.45% 37.97% 33.81%
White 3,046 3,031 3,106 2,958 3,022
     % of Total 89.25% 90.72% 88.92% 87.00% 84.15%
Black 182 178 206 247 367
     % of Total 5.33% 5.33% 5.90% 7.26% 10.22%
American Indian / Alaska Native* 64 71 71 59 67
     % of Total 1.88% 2.13% 2.03% 1.74% 1.87%
Hispanic 64 43 51 75 74
     % of Total 1.88% 1.29% 1.46% 2.21% 2.06%
Asian  15 17 8 11 18
     % of Total 0.44% 0.51% 0.23% 0.32% 0.50%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander**     4 4  
     % of Total     0.11% 0.12% 0.00%
Unknown / Multiple 42 1 47 46 43
     % of Total 1.23% 0.03% 1.35% 1.35% 1.20%
Total Students 3,413 3,341 3,493 3,400 3,591

* 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 2012-13, 59% of HCC's Curriculum students resided in Haywood County, 10% resided in Buncombe County, and 4% 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.
  2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Pisgah High School 654 584 591 601 315
    % of Total 21.28% 19.22% 18.31% 17.68% 8.77%
Tuscola High School 665 649 650 622 339
    % of Total 21.63% 21.36% 20.14% 18.29% 9.44%
Central Haywood High School 87 62 73 76 51
    % of Total 2.83% 2.04% 2.26% 2.24% 1.42%
Other 1,668 1,744 1,913 2,101 2,888
    % of Total 54.26% 57.39% 59.28% 61.79% 80.42%
Total 3,074 3,039 3,227 3,400 3,591
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.

  2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Employed Full-time 1,013 871 873 897 1,004
    % of Total 29.68% 26.07% 24.99% 26.38% 27.96%
Employed Part-time 1,108 984 1,008 966 1,064
    % of Total 32.46% 29.45% 28.86% 28.41% 29.63%
Unemployed 1,292 1,486 1,612 1,537 1,523
    % of Total 37.86% 44.48% 46.15% 45.21% 42.41%
Total 3,413 3,341 3,493 3,400 3,591

 


Enrollment Status

Table 4. Enrollment Status of HCC Curriculum Students.
  2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Full-time Student - Fall Semester 598 739 758 861 774
    % of Total 29.87% 36.78% 31.98% 36.72% 36.15%
Part-time Student - Fall Semester 1404 1270 1612 1484 1367
    % of Total 70.13% 63.22% 68.02% 63.28% 63.85%
Total - Fall Semester 2002 2009 2370 2345 2141
Full-time Student - Spring Semester 635 743 754 764 680
    % of Total 30.46% 35.93% 32.28% 34.87% 33.48%
Part-time Student - Spring Semester 1450 1325 1582 1427 1351
    % of Total 69.54% 64.07% 67.72% 65.13% 66.52%
Total - Spring Semester 2085 2068 2336 2191 2031
Full-time Student - Summer Semester 169 305 321 133 167
    % of Total 21.45% 32.62% 34.89% 18.05% 19.15%
Part-time Student - Summer Semester 619 630 599 604 705
    % of Total 78.55% 67.38% 65.11% 81.95% 80.85%
Total - Summer Semester 788 935 920 737 872

 

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