Agnes Scott College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$38,232

3.34% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,315

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.49%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

64.7%

1,399 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

927

98.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

69.8%

187 Graduates

About

Agnes Scott College is a higher education institution located in DeKalb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Agnes Scott College were General Psychology (27 degrees awarded), General Public Health (26 degrees), and General English Language & Literature (19 degrees).

In 2016, 228 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Agnes Scott College. 100% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (79 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Agnes Scott College is $38,232, which is $13,817 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Agnes Scott College is $38,232, which is $13,817 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,315.

In 2016, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,232

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Agnes Scott College was $38,232. The cost of tuition at Agnes Scott College is $13,817 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$21,315

2016 Value

2.48%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Agnes Scott College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,315. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Agnes Scott College grew by 2.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,825

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Agnes Scott College was of $6,825 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.25% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Agnes Scott College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2015, when 95% 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.

5.49%

2015 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Agnes Scott College was 5.49%, which represents 13 out of the 237 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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Admissions

Agnes Scott College received 1,399 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.24% annual decline. Out of those 1,399 applicants, 905 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 927 students enrolled at Agnes Scott College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Agnes Scott College has an overall enrollment yield of 30.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

905

Accepted Out of 1,399

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Agnes Scott College was 64.7% (905 admissions from 1,399 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.24%, while admissions grew by 0.333%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Agnes Scott College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Agnes Scott College has a total enrollment of 927 students. The full-time enrollment at Agnes Scott College is 917 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Agnes Scott College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Agnes Scott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.7% White, 28.7% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Asian, 5.72% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Agnes Scott College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Agnes Scott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 927 students. The full-time enrollment at Agnes Scott College is 917 and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Agnes Scott College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2016 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 Agnes Scott College was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Agnes Scott College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    322

  2. Black or African American

    266

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    94

The enrolled student population at Agnes Scott College is 34.7% White, 28.7% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.66% Asian, 5.72% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 20 students (2.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 228 more women than men received degrees from Agnes Scott College. The majority of degree recipients at Agnes Scott College are black or african american (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Agnes Scott College is General Psychology (27 degrees awarded), followed by General Public Health (26 degrees) and General English Language & Literature (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Agnes Scott College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), and English (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Elementary & middle school teachers (244,796 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (193,492 people), Postsecondary teachers (152,088 people), Miscellaneous managers (129,701 people), and Secondary school teachers (80,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), English (27 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), English (27 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Elementary & secondary schools (431,824 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (289,745 people), Legal services (162,611 people), Hospitals (95,778 people), and Computer Systems Design (90,152 people).

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Cultural & Gender Studies (9 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), English (27 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 27 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Agnes Scott College was General Psychology with 27 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 0

  2. 228

In 2016, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Agnes Scott College, which is 0 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (228).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Agnes Scott College in General Biological Sciences, which is 0 times less than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Agnes Scott College in General Psychology, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

73%

100% Completion Time

73%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 73% of students graduating from Agnes Scott College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Agnes Scott College is Female and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 3.21% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    79 degrees awarded

  2. White

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Agnes Scott College is black or african american (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (70 degrees).

4.39% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    79 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Agnes Scott College is black or african american female (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (70 degrees).

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Operations

Agnes Scott College has an endowment valued at nearly $261M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.33M (3.18%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Agnes Scott College had a total expenditure of $49.8M. Of that $49.8M, they spent $19.8M on salaries and $49.8M on benefits.

Agnes Scott College employs 39 Professors, 24 Assistant professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Agnes Scott College are Female Professors (22), Female Assistant professors(20), and Male Professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Agnes Scott College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 58 employees, Service, with 50 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$261M

2015 Endowment

3.99%

decline from 2014

Agnes Scott College has an endowment valued at about $261M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Agnes Scott College declined 3.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $228M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $288k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Agnes Scott College received $288k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$19.8M

Salary Expenditure

$49.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Agnes Scott College had a total expenditure of $49.8M. Of that $49.8M, they spent $19.8M on salaries and $49.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$19.8M

2015 Salaries

2.97%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Agnes Scott College paid a median of $19.8M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($49.8M) and a 2.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.3% growth from 2013 and a 0.901% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.41M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2015, Agnes Scott College paid a total of $6.41M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

58 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Agnes Scott College were Professor with 39 employees; Assistant professor with 24 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Agnes Scott College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees; Service with 50 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Agnes Scott College was Female Professor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Agnes Scott College.

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