Forrest College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,990
0.909% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$20,384
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
23.9%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
27
88.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
70.6%
12 Graduates

About

Forrest College is a higher education institution located in Anderson County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Forrest College were .

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Forrest College. 84% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (16 degrees), 2.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Forrest College is $9,990, which is $2,166 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Forrest College is $9,990, which is $2,166 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,384.

In 2019, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,990
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Forrest College was $9,990. The cost of tuition at Forrest College is $2,166 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$20,384
2019 Value
7.69%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Forrest College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,384. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Forrest College grew by 7.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,098
Room and Board
$2,375
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Forrest College was of $10,098 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,375. The cost of room and board increased by 16.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Forrest College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 24.1% with respect to 2018, when 87% 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.
23.9%
2017 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Forrest College was 23.9%, which represents 21 out of the 88 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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Enrollment

Forrest College has a total enrollment of 27 students. The full-time enrollment at Forrest College is 24 students and the part-time enrollment is 3. This means that 88.9% of students enrolled at Forrest College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Forrest College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.6% White, 33.3% Black or African American, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Forrest College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (33.3%) and White Male (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Forrest College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27 students. The full-time enrollment at Forrest College is 24 and the part-time enrollment is 3. This means that 88.9% of students enrolled at Forrest College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

45%
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 Forrest College was 45%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Forrest College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    15
  2. Black or African American
    9
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2

The enrolled student population at Forrest College is 55.6% White, 33.3% Black or African American, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 0% 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 Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 17 more women than men received degrees from Forrest College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Forrest College is white (16 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Forrest College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Forrest College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (6 degrees awarded), Health (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 Forrest College are Registered nurses (1,456,420 people), Accountants & auditors (1,009,063 people), Other managers (830,282 people), Software developers (633,695 people), and Financial managers (509,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Forrest College are Protective Services (6 degrees awarded), Health (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), and Business (4 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 Forrest College are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Forrest College are Protective Services (6 degrees awarded), Health (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), and Business (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Forrest College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,772,908 people), Computer Systems Design (1,000,276 people), Elementary & secondary schools (720,369 people), Banking & related activities (547,437 people), and Insurance carriers (529,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Forrest College are Protective Services (6 degrees awarded), Health (13 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees), and Business (4 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 Forrest College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Forrest College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
21
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Forrest College, which is 0.19 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Forrest College in Information Technology, which is 1 times approximately the same the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Forrest College in Phlebotamy Technician, which is 7 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from Forrest College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Forrest College is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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
    16 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Forrest College is white (16 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    12 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    6 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Forrest College is white female (12 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (6 degrees).

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Operations

Forrest College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $313 (NaNN%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Forrest College had a total salary expenditure of $771k. Forrest College employs 4 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Forrest College are Male No academic ranks (2), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Forrest College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 2 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2 employees, and Management with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Forrest College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Forrest College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNk approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates 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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, Forrest College received $0 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

$266k
2019 Salaries
23.1%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Forrest College paid a median of $266k in salaries, which represents 34.5% of their overall expenditure ($771k) and a 23.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 34.3% decline from 2017 and a 2.27% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$137k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2019, Forrest College paid a total of $137k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 51.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Forrest College were No academic rank with 4 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Forrest College were Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees; and Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Forrest College was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, Female No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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