Brevard College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,400
2022 Average Net Price
$24,220
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.74%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
39.9%
2,206 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
759
97.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.8%
82 Graduates

About

Brevard College is a higher education institution located in Transylvania County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Brevard College were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (33 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees).

In 2022, 154 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brevard College. 48.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (110 degrees), 11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brevard College is $28,400, which is $70 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Brevard College is $28,400, which is $70 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,220.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Brevard College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Brevard College was $28,400. The cost of tuition at Brevard College is $70 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$24,220
2022 Value
13.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Brevard College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,220. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Brevard College grew by 13.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,075
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brevard College was of $9,075 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.83% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Brevard College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% 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.
4.74%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Brevard College was 4.74%, which represents 10 out of the 211 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Brevard College received 2,206 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.16% annual growth. Out of those 2,206 applicants, 880 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.9% acceptance rate.

There were 759 students enrolled at Brevard College in 2022. 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brevard College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
880
Accepted Out of 2,206

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brevard College was 39.9% (880 admissions from 2,206 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 44.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.16%, while admissions declined by −11.8%..

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SAT Scores

18%
Submission Percentage (2022)
32
Scores Submitted (2022)

18% of enrolled first-time students at Brevard College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brevard College had a total enrollment of 759 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Brevard College is 739 students and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Brevard College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brevard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.8% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 7.25% Hispanic or Latino, 6.46% Two or More Races, 1.32% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.05% Asian.

Students enrolled at Brevard College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36.9%), followed by White Female (28.1%) and Black or African American Male (9.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Male (15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brevard College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 759 students. The full-time enrollment at Brevard College is 739 and the part-time enrollment is 20. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Brevard College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 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 Brevard College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Brevard College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    492 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    96 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    55 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Brevard College is 64.8% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 7.25% Hispanic or Latino, 6.46% Two or More Races, 1.32% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.05% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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, 4 students (0.527%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 4 fewer women than men received degrees from Brevard College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brevard College is white (110 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brevard College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (33 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brevard College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brevard College are Elementary & middle school teachers (276,411 people), Other managers (239,970 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (212,538 people), Secondary school teachers (180,850 people), and Postsecondary teachers (169,323 people).

The most specialized majors at Brevard College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), History (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees), and English (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Brevard College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Brevard College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), History (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees), and English (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Brevard College are Elementary & secondary schools (653,410 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (387,335 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,646 people), Legal services (191,839 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (191,807 people).

The most specialized majors at Brevard College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), History (4 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (10 degrees), and English (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brevard College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

79
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
75
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Brevard College, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (75).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Brevard College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.75 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Brevard College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.571 times less than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 33% of students graduating from Brevard College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Brevard College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    110 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brevard College is white (110 degrees awarded). There were 11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    55 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    55 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brevard College is white male (55 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (55 degrees).

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Operations

Brevard College has an endowment valued at nearly $34.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.36M (3.95%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Brevard College had a total salary expenditure of 21.9M. Brevard College employs 25 Assistant professors, 13 Associate professors and 11 Professors. Most academics at Brevard College are Male Assistant professor (14), Female Assistant professor (11), and Female Professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brevard College are: Service, with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

Endowment

$34.5M
2022 Endowment
8.79%
decline from 2021

Brevard College has an endowment valued at about $34.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Brevard College declined 8.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.8M 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.56M
2022 Salaries
5.36%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Brevard College paid a median of $9.56M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($21.9M) and a 5.36% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.4M
Instructional Salaries
49
Number of Employees

In 2022, Brevard College paid a total of $2.4M to 49 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brevard College were Assistant professor with 25 employees, Associate professor with 13 employees, and Professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brevard College were Service with 34 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brevard College was Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Brevard College.

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