Goldey-Beacom College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,780
1.98% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,925
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
56.7%
808 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,327
52.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
33.8%
26 Graduates

About

Goldey-Beacom College is a higher education institution located in New Castle County, DE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goldey-Beacom College were General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), Accounting (27 degrees), and General Finance (23 degrees).

In 2019, 562 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goldey-Beacom College. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (130 degrees), 1.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $24,780, which is $10,280 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $24,780, which is $10,280 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,925.

In 2019, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,780
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College was $24,780. The cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $10,280 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,925
2019 Value
6.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Goldey-Beacom College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,925. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Goldey-Beacom College grew by 6.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,517
Room and Board
$1,032
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goldey-Beacom College was of $7,517 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,032. The cost of room and board increased by 5.08% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 20.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Goldey-Beacom College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 100% 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.
10.1%
2017 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Goldey-Beacom College was 10.1%, which represents 16 out of the 159 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Goldey-Beacom College received 808 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10% annual decline. Out of those 808 applicants, 458 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,327 students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goldey-Beacom College has an overall enrollment yield of 37.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
458
Accepted Out of 808

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goldey-Beacom College was 56.7% (458 admissions from 808 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 53.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −10%, while admissions declined by −4.18%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Goldey-Beacom College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goldey-Beacom College has a total enrollment of 1,327 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 701 students and the part-time enrollment is 626. This means that 52.8% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.7% White, 16.6% Black or African American, 8.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.86% Two or More Races, 2.56% Asian, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.5%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Black or African American Female (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.4%), followed by White Female (32.4%) and Asian Male (5.88%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,327 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 701 and the part-time enrollment is 626. This means that 52.8% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 Goldey-Beacom College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Goldey-Beacom College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    407
  2. Black or African American
    220
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    116

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College is 30.7% White, 16.6% Black or African American, 8.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.86% Two or More Races, 2.56% Asian, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.226% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 58 more women than men received degrees from Goldey-Beacom College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Goldey-Beacom College is white (130 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goldey-Beacom College is General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (27 degrees) and General Finance (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goldey-Beacom College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (458 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), and Protective Services (17 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Accountants & auditors (1,005,208 people), Other managers (792,080 people), Financial managers (510,261 people), Chief executives & legislators (393,436 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (288,650 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (458 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (458 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Elementary & secondary schools (855,310 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (547,318 people), Computer Systems Design (520,102 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (518,438 people), and Banking & related activities (512,053 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (458 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 Goldey-Beacom College.
Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

252
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
310
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 252 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College, which is 0.813 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (310).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College in General Finance, which is 0.897 times less than the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 68 degrees were awarded to women at Goldey-Beacom College in General Finance, which is 1.11 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% of students graduating from Goldey-Beacom College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (61.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goldey-Beacom College is Female and White (61.1% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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
    130 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goldey-Beacom College is white (130 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

0.534% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    73 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goldey-Beacom College is white female (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (57 degrees).

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Operations

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at nearly $159M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.2M (8.34%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Goldey-Beacom College had a total salary expenditure of $17.1M. Goldey-Beacom College employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Goldey-Beacom College are Male Associate professors (5), Male Assistant professors(5), and Female Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College are: Management, with 18 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$159M
2019 Endowment
5.52%
growth from 2018

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at about $159M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Goldey-Beacom College grew 5.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $149M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.7M - Federal
  2. $27.5k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Goldey-Beacom College received $1.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $27.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.35M
2019 Salaries
3.57%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Goldey-Beacom College paid a median of $7.35M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($17.1M) and a 3.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.01% growth from 2017 and a 9.59% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.74M
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2019, Goldey-Beacom College paid a total of $1.74M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Management with 18 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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