Elizabeth City State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,800

0.709% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,156

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.2%

1,566 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,357

89% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

36.8%

211 Graduates

About

Elizabeth City State University is a higher education institution located in Pasquotank County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Elizabeth City State University were General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

In 2016, 327 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elizabeth City State University. 65.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (236 degrees), 4.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $2,800, which is $-17,360 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $2,800, which is $-17,360 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,156.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Elizabeth City State University was $2,800. The cost of tuition at Elizabeth City State University is $-17,360 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$3,156

2016 Value

34.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Elizabeth City State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,156. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Elizabeth City State University grew by 34.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,642

Room and Board

$362

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Elizabeth City State University was of $7,642 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $362. The cost of room and board increased by 0.388% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Elizabeth City State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 85% 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.

13.6%

2015 Default Rate

106

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Elizabeth City State University was 13.6%, which represents 106 out of the 781 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

Elizabeth City State University received 1,566 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.29% annual growth. Out of those 1,566 applicants, 895 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,357 students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University in 2016, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Elizabeth City State University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

895

Accepted Out of 1,566

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Elizabeth City State University was 57.2% (895 admissions from 1,566 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 2.29%, while admissions declined by -16.4%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

131

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Elizabeth City State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Elizabeth City State University has a total enrollment of 1,357 students. The full-time enrollment at Elizabeth City State University is 1,208 students and the part-time enrollment is 149. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elizabeth City State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.9% Black or African American, 17.2% White, 2.51% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Two or More Races, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.221% Asian, and 0.0737% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (40.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.4%) and White Female (8.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (54.5%), followed by White Male (9.09%) and Black or African American Male (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elizabeth City State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,357 students. The full-time enrollment at Elizabeth City State University is 1,208 and the part-time enrollment is 149. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Elizabeth City State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Elizabeth City State University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Elizabeth City State 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

    976

  2. White

    234

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34

The enrolled student population at Elizabeth City State University is 71.9% Black or African American, 17.2% White, 2.51% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% Two or More Races, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.221% Asian, and 0.0737% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 85 students (6.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 101 more women than men received degrees from Elizabeth City State University. The majority of degree recipients at Elizabeth City State University are black or african american (236 degrees awarded). There were 4.82 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Elizabeth City State University is General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Elizabeth City State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (14 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 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 Elizabeth City State University are Social workers (177,511 people), Miscellaneous managers (159,109 people), Postsecondary teachers (136,399 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (122,169 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (90,560 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Transportation (14 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Math & Statistics (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 Elizabeth City State University are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Marketing & sales managers, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Transportation (14 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Math & Statistics (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 Elizabeth City State University are Elementary & secondary schools (268,620 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (235,794 people), Hospitals (185,923 people), Computer Systems Design (114,654 people), and Individual & family services (99,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabeth City State University are Transportation (14 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Math & Statistics (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 Elizabeth City State University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Elizabeth City State University was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 113

  2. 214

In 2016, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabeth City State University, which is 0.528 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (214).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabeth City State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Elizabeth City State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from Elizabeth City State University 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 41% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Elizabeth City State University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 6.16% of graduates (13 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

    236 degrees awarded

  2. White

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Elizabeth City State University is black or african american (236 degrees awarded). There were 4.82 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

11.9% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    156 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    80 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Elizabeth City State University is black or african american female (156 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (80 degrees).

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Operations

Elizabeth City State University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.01M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $112k (1.87%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Elizabeth City State University had a total expenditure of $64.5M. Of that $64.5M, they spent $27.4M on salaries and $64.5M on benefits.

Elizabeth City State University employs 35 Associate professors, 34 Professors, and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at Elizabeth City State University are Male Professors (27), Female Associate professors(18), and Male Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 61 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, and Management with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.01M

2015 Endowment

0.153%

growth from 2014

Elizabeth City State University has an endowment valued at about $6.01M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Elizabeth City State University grew 0.153% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.2M - Federal

  2. $291k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Elizabeth City State University received $2.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $291k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$27.4M

Salary Expenditure

$64.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Elizabeth City State University had a total expenditure of $64.5M. Of that $64.5M, they spent $27.4M on salaries and $64.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$27.4M

2015 Salaries

16.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Elizabeth City State University paid a median of $27.4M in salaries, which represents 42.5% of their overall expenditure ($64.5M) and a 16.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.38% decline from 2013 and a 2.39% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.88M

Instructional Salaries

101

Number of Employees

In 2015, Elizabeth City State University paid a total of $6.88M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University were Associate professor with 35 employees; Professor with 34 employees; and Professor with 17 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 61 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees; and Management with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elizabeth City State University was Male Professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Elizabeth City State University.

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