Allen University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,540
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,858
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
21.8%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
64.6%
3,490 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
705
86.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
19%
36 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 Social Sciences (12 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (10 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (6 degrees).

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Allen University. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (40 degrees), 20 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,540, which is $−15,860 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,540, which is $−15,860 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,858.

In 2020, 96% of undergraduate students attending Allen University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,540
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Allen University was $12,540. The cost of tuition at Allen University is $−15,860 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$13,858
2020 Value
3.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Allen University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,858. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Allen University grew by 3.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,752
Room and Board
$1,308
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Allen University was of $7,752 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,308. The cost of room and board increased by 4.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Allen University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2019, when 94% 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.
21.8%
2018 Default Rate
74
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Allen University was 21.8%, which represents 74 out of the 339 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Allen University received 3,490 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 407% annual growth. Out of those 3,490 applicants, 2,254 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.6% acceptance rate.

There were 705 students enrolled at Allen University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Allen University has an overall enrollment yield of 7.68%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,254
Accepted Out of 3,490

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Allen University was 64.6% (2,254 admissions from 3,490 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 53.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 407%, while admissions grew by 514%.

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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 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Allen University has a total enrollment of 705 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 610 students and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.8% Black or African American, 1.42% Hispanic or Latino, 0.709% White, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.284% Asian, 0.142% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Allen University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (50.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (42.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (60.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (33.3%) and Asian Female (3.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 705 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 610 and the part-time enrollment is 95. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2020 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 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
    654
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    10
  3. White
    5

The enrolled student population at Allen University is 92.8% Black or African American, 1.42% Hispanic or Latino, 0.709% White, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.284% Asian, 0.142% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 9 more women than men received degrees from Allen University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Allen University is black or african american (40 degrees awarded). There were 20 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Allen University is General Social Sciences (12 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (10 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (6 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 Theology (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 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 (408,938 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (340,282 people), Other managers (300,718 people), Postsecondary teachers (214,840 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (213,458 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Theology (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 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 Surgeons, Aerospace engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Theology (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Allen University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (581,447 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (491,731 people), Elementary & secondary schools (461,215 people), Legal services (270,147 people), and Offices of physicians (210,434 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Theology (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 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. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 10 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 6 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Allen University was General Social Sciences with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

18
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
27
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University, which is 0.667 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (27).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Allen University in General Social Sciences, which is 5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 21% of students graduating from Allen University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (23.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Allen University is Male and Black or African American (23.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 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
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Allen University is black or african american (40 degrees awarded). There were 20 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

2.22% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    23 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Allen University is black or african american female (23 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (17 degrees).

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Operations

Allen University has an endowment valued at nearly $313k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $78k (24.9%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Allen University had a total salary expenditure of $17.2M. Allen University employs 23 Assistant professors, 10 Instructors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Allen University are Male Assistant professors (14), Female Assistant professors(9), and Male Instructors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University are: Management, with 16 employees, Service, with 11 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$313k
2020 Endowment
0.873%
decline from 2019

Allen University has an endowment valued at about $313k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Allen University declined 0.873% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $39.5M 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. $5.81M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Allen University received $5.81M 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

Salary Expenditure

$5.86M
2020 Salaries
13.5%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Allen University paid a median of $5.86M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($17.2M) and a 13.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% growth from 2018 and a 5.86% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2M
Instructional Salaries
41
Number of Employees

In 2020, Allen University paid a total of $2M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
23 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Allen University were Assistant professor with 23 employees; Instructor with 10 employees; and Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University were Management with 16 employees; Service with 11 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Allen University was Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

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

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