Coker College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,624

3.97% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,196

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.54%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

58.7%

1,495 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,222

84% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

48.1%

90 Graduates

About

Coker College is a higher education institution located in Darlington County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Coker College were General Business (47 degrees awarded), Sociology (23 degrees), and General Psychology (21 degrees).

In 2016, 276 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coker College. 63.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (160 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coker College is $27,624, which is $3,209 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coker College is $27,624, which is $3,209 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,196.

In 2016, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 87% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,624

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Coker College was $27,624. The cost of tuition at Coker College is $3,209 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$17,196

2016 Value

2.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Coker College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,196. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Coker College grew by 2.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,466

Room and Board

$1,513

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coker College was of $6,466 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,513. The cost of room and board increased by 8.36% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.332% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Coker College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.08% with respect to 2015, when 96% 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.

4.54%

2015 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Coker College was 4.54%, which represents 21 out of the 463 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

Coker College received 1,495 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.741% annual growth. Out of those 1,495 applicants, 877 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,222 students enrolled at Coker College in 2016, and 44% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Coker College has an overall enrollment yield of 29.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

877

Accepted Out of 1,495

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Coker College was 58.7% (877 admissions from 1,495 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 49.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.741%, while admissions grew by 19%.

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SAT Scores

44%

Submission Percentage

113

Scores Submitted

44% of enrolled first-time students at Coker College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Coker College has a total enrollment of 1,222 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker College is 1,026 students and the part-time enrollment is 196. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Coker College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.2% White, 31.8% Black or African American, 5.16% Two or More Races, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 0.573% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.327% Asian, and 0.0818% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coker College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Black or African American Female (17.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.1%), followed by White Male (21.9%) and Black or African American Male (17.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,222 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker College is 1,026 and the part-time enrollment is 196. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Coker College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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 Coker College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Coker College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    674

  2. Black or African American

    388

  3. Two or More Races

    63

The enrolled student population at Coker College is 55.2% White, 31.8% Black or African American, 5.16% Two or More Races, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 0.573% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.327% Asian, and 0.0818% 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, 12 students (0.982%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 76 more women than men received degrees from Coker College. The majority of degree recipients at Coker College are white (160 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Coker College is General Business (47 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (23 degrees) and General Psychology (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Coker College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (55 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), and Education (47 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 Coker College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,079,631 people), Miscellaneous managers (408,185 people), Social workers (396,158 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (346,914 people), and Secondary school teachers (339,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (55 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Psychology (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (8 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 Coker College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (55 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Psychology (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (8 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 Coker College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,238,620 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,674 people), Hospitals (465,744 people), Individual & family services (323,384 people), and Legal services (297,314 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (55 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Psychology (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (8 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 Coker College.

Most Common

  1. 47 degrees awarded

  2. 23 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Coker College was General Business with 47 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 100

  2. 176

In 2016, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Coker College, which is 0.568 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (176).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Coker College in General Business, which is 1.04 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Coker College in General Business, which is 0.958 times less than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

49%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 38% of students graduating from Coker College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coker College is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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, 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. White

    160 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    85 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coker College is white (160 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (85 degrees).

5.43% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    98 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    62 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coker College is white female (98 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (62 degrees).

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Operations

Coker College has an endowment valued at nearly $27.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $227k (0.82%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Coker College had a total expenditure of $23.4M. Of that $23.4M, they spent $9.44M on salaries and $23.4M on benefits.

Coker College employs 29 Assistant professors, 20 Associate professors, and 15 Professors. Most academics at Coker College are Female Assistant professors (16), Male Assistant professors(13), and Male Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 24 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.7M

2015 Endowment

2.5%

decline from 2014

Coker College has an endowment valued at about $27.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Coker College declined 2.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.95M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $60.1k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Coker College received $60.1k 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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$9.44M

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Coker College had a total expenditure of $23.4M. Of that $23.4M, they spent $9.44M on salaries and $23.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$9.44M

2015 Salaries

4.86%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Coker College paid a median of $9.44M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($23.4M) and a 4.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.34% growth from 2013 and a 2.2% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.34M

Instructional Salaries

65

Number of Employees

In 2015, Coker College paid a total of $3.34M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

29 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

24 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coker College were Assistant professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 20 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees; Management with 20 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coker College was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 11 employees.

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

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