Allen University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,740

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,187

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.93%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

600

95.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

18.4%

59 Graduates

About

Allen University is a higher education institution located in Richland County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Allen University were General Biological Sciences (21 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (20 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees).

In 2016, 72 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Allen University. 72.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (72 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,740, which is $-11,675 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,740, which is $-11,675 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,187.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,740

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Allen University was $12,740. The cost of tuition at Allen University is $-11,675 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$14,187

2016 Value

9.61%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Allen University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,187. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Allen University grew by 9.61%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,780

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Allen University was of $5,780 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board did not change 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

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Allen University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.12% with respect to 2015, when 98% 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.

7.93%

2015 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Allen University was 7.93%, which represents 23 out of the 290 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

Allen University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 600 students enrolled at Allen University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Allen University has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Allen University was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Allen University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Allen University has a total enrollment of 600 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 575 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.8% Black or African American, 1% Hispanic or Latino, 1% White, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Allen University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (53.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (44.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.696%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 600 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 575 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%

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 Allen University was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Allen University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    587

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6

  3. White

    6

The enrolled student population at Allen University is 97.8% Black or African American, 1% Hispanic or Latino, 1% White, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 32 more women than men received degrees from Allen University. The majority of degree recipients at Allen University are black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Allen University is General Biological Sciences (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (20 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Allen University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees).

Workforce

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 Allen University are Physicians & surgeons (430,232 people), Miscellaneous managers (403,209 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (391,653 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (357,304 people), and Postsecondary teachers (323,433 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (20 degrees), and English (5 degrees).

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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 Allen University are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (20 degrees), and English (5 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 Allen University are Elementary & secondary schools (656,931 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (618,273 people), Hospitals (595,817 people), Legal services (320,243 people), and Computer Systems Design (251,372 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Biology (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (20 degrees), and English (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Allen University.

Most Common

  1. 21 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Allen University was General Biological Sciences with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 20

  2. 52

In 2016, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University, which is 0.385 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Allen University in General Biological Sciences, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% of students graduating from Allen University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (20.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Allen University is Male and Black or African American (20.4% 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, 11.9% of graduates (7 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

    72 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Allen University is black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were N/A times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    52 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Allen University is black or african american female (52 degrees awarded). There were 2.6 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (20 degrees).

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Operations

Allen University has an endowment valued at nearly $313k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.16M (691%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Allen University had a total expenditure of $16.2M. Of that $16.2M, they spent $5.17M on salaries and $16.2M on benefits.

Allen University employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Allen University are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University are: Management, with 18 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$313k

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Allen University has an endowment valued at about $313k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Allen University grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.3M lower 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. $3.97M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Allen University received $3.97M 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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$5.17M

Salary Expenditure

$16.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Allen University had a total expenditure of $16.2M. Of that $16.2M, they spent $5.17M on salaries and $16.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Allen University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.17M

2015 Salaries

19.8%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Allen University paid a median of $5.17M in salaries, which represents 32% of their overall expenditure ($16.2M) and a 19.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.5% decline from 2013 and a 4.28% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.89M

Instructional Salaries

40

Number of Employees

In 2015, Allen University paid a total of $1.89M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.5% 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

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

18 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Allen University were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University were Management with 18 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Allen University was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Allen University.

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