Coker College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,976
2.21% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,037
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
63.3%
1,332 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,113
93.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
35.3%
66 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 Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), General Business (31 degrees), and General Psychology (22 degrees).

In 2019, 293 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coker College. 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (179 degrees), 2.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coker College is $29,976, which is $2,696 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coker College is $29,976, which is $2,696 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,037.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,976
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Coker College was $29,976. The cost of tuition at Coker College is $2,696 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$15,037
2019 Value
16.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Coker College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,037. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Coker College grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,506
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coker College was of $7,506 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 6.12% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 19% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Coker College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 8.42% with respect to 2018, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Coker College received 1,332 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.8% annual decline. Out of those 1,332 applicants, 843 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,113 students enrolled at Coker College in 2019, and 58% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Coker College has an overall enrollment yield of 31.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
843
Accepted Out of 1,332

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Coker College was 63.3% (843 admissions from 1,332 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 62.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -13.8%, while admissions declined by -12.8%.

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SAT Scores

58%
Submission Percentage
153
Scores Submitted

58% of enrolled first-time students at Coker College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Coker College has a total enrollment of 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker College is 1,041 students and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Coker College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 29.6% Black or African American, 6.29% Two or More Races, 2.79% Hispanic or Latino, 0.719% Asian, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coker College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.5%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Black or African American Female (18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.2%), followed by White Male (33.1%) and Black or African American Female (14.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker College is 1,041 and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Coker College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2019 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 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
    629
  2. Black or African American
    330
  3. Two or More Races
    70

The enrolled student population at Coker College is 56.5% White, 29.6% Black or African American, 6.29% Two or More Races, 2.79% Hispanic or Latino, 0.719% Asian, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 5 students (0.449%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 93 more women than men received degrees from Coker College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Coker College is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Coker College is General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (31 degrees) and General Psychology (22 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 (40 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), and Education (53 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 (1,656,862 people), Secondary school teachers (600,468 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (441,147 people), Other managers (410,610 people), and Education administrators (367,978 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Social Sciences (28 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 Coker College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Social Sciences (28 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 (3,308,071 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (622,894 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (388,471 people), Legal services (357,943 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (303,158 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Education (53 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Social Sciences (28 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. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Coker College was General Business Administration & Management with 33 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

100
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
193
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Coker College, which is 0.518 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (193).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Coker College in General Business, which is 4.17 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Coker College in Teacher Education & Professional Development, which is 11.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 40% of students graduating from Coker College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coker College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    179 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coker College is white (179 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

3.07% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    125 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    54 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coker College is white female (125 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (54 degrees).

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Operations

Coker College has an endowment valued at nearly $29.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.8M (6.12%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Coker College had a total salary expenditure of $25.6M. Coker College employs 27 Assistant professors, 20 Associate professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Coker College are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(13), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, and Management with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.4M
2019 Endowment
0.587%
decline from 2018

Coker College has an endowment valued at about $29.4M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Coker College declined 0.587% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.3M 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $431k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Coker College received $431k 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

$10.1M
2019 Salaries
0.0997%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Coker College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($25.6M) and a 0.0997% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.64% growth from 2017 and a 2.77% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.46M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2019, Coker College paid a total of $3.46M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coker College were Assistant professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 20 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; and Management with 18 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coker College was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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