Covenant College

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,230

2.91% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,353

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.51%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

95.2%

692 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,068

95.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

69.5%

198 Graduates

About

Covenant College is a higher education institution located in Dade County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Covenant College were General English Language & Literature (24 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (24 degrees), and General Psychology (20 degrees).

In 2017, 269 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Covenant College. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (232 degrees), 23.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Covenant College is $32,230, which is $7,036 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Covenant College is $32,230, which is $7,036 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,353.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,230

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Covenant College was $32,230. The cost of tuition at Covenant College is $7,036 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Covenant College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$23,353

2017 Value

5.85%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Covenant College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,353. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Covenant College grew by 5.85%.

This chart compares the average net price of Covenant College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$7,105

Room and Board

$1,170

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Covenant College was of $7,105 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,170. The cost of room and board increased by 5.03% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.36% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Covenant College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Covenant College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2016, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Covenant College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

1.51%

2016 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Covenant College was 1.51%, which represents 4 out of the 265 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Covenant College received 692 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13.1% annual growth. Out of those 692 applicants, 659 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,068 students enrolled at Covenant College in 2017, and 49% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Covenant College has an overall enrollment yield of 39.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

659

Accepted Out of 692

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Covenant College was 95.2% (659 admissions from 692 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 96.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 13.1%, while admissions grew by 11.9%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Covenant College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

49%

Submission Percentage

128

Scores Submitted

49% of enrolled first-time students at Covenant College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Covenant College has a total enrollment of 1,068 students. The full-time enrollment at Covenant College is 1,016 students and the part-time enrollment is 52. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Covenant College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Covenant College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.8% White, 4.03% Two or More Races, 2.81% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Black or African American, 1.12% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Covenant College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.7%), followed by White Male (39.4%) and Two or More Races Female (2.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (48.5%), followed by White Female (42.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Covenant College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,068 students. The full-time enrollment at Covenant College is 1,016 and the part-time enrollment is 52. This means that 95.1% of students enrolled at Covenant College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Covenant College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 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 Covenant College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Covenant College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Covenant College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    916

  2. Two or More Races

    43

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    30

The enrolled student population at Covenant College is 85.8% White, 4.03% Two or More Races, 2.81% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Black or African American, 1.12% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 6 students (0.562%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 37 more women than men received degrees from Covenant College. The majority of degree recipients at Covenant College are white (232 degrees awarded). There were 23.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Covenant College is General English Language & Literature (24 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (24 degrees) and General Psychology (20 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Covenant College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), English (25 degrees), and Theology (11 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 Covenant College are Elementary & middle school teachers (237,051 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (197,168 people), Postsecondary teachers (189,967 people), Other managers (162,332 people), and Clergy (125,980 people).

The most specialized majors at Covenant College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), English (25 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Covenant College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Covenant College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), English (25 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Covenant College are Elementary & secondary schools (432,505 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (359,519 people), Legal services (158,182 people), Religious organizations (148,559 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (139,867 people).

The most specialized majors at Covenant College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), English (25 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

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

Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Covenant College was General English Language & Literature with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Covenant College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 116

  2. 153

In 2017, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Covenant College, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (153).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Covenant College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Covenant College in General Interdisciplinary Studies, which is 1.57 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Covenant College in General English Language & Literature, which is 2.43 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Covenant College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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 at Covenant College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    232 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Covenant College is white (232 degrees awarded). There were 23.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (10 degrees).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    133 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    99 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Covenant College is white female (133 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (99 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Covenant College has an endowment valued at nearly $39.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.6M (11.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Covenant College had a total salary expenditure of $30.2M. Covenant College employs 40 Professors, 13 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Covenant College are Male Professors (35), Male Associate professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Covenant College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.3M

2017 Endowment

15.1%

growth from 2016

Covenant College has an endowment valued at about $39.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Covenant College grew 15.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.17M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Covenant College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $394k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Covenant College received $394k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.4M

2017 Salaries

16.6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Covenant College paid a median of $14.4M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($30.2M) and a 16.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% decline from 2015 and a 0.992% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$4.53M

Instructional Salaries

65

Number of Employees

In 2017, Covenant College paid a total of $4.53M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

40 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Covenant College were Professor with 40 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Covenant College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; Management with 24 employees; and Service with 24 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Covenant College was Male Professor with 35 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart