Goldey-Beacom College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,850
1.92% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$15,807
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.08%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
51.8%
819 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,823
38.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
33%
33 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 (42 degrees awarded), Accounting (26 degrees), and General Finance (16 degrees).

In 2017, 564 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goldey-Beacom College. 47% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (140 degrees), 2.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $23,850, which is $9,850 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $23,850, which is $9,850 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,807.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,850
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College was $23,850. The cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $9,850 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$15,807
2017 Value
0.566%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Goldey-Beacom College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,807. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Goldey-Beacom College grew by 0.566%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,166
Room and Board
$1,297
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goldey-Beacom College was of $7,166 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,297. The cost of room and board increased by 1.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 27.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Goldey-Beacom College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2% with respect to 2016, 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.
6.08%
2016 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Goldey-Beacom College was 6.08%, which represents 11 out of the 181 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

Goldey-Beacom College received 819 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.35% annual growth. Out of those 819 applicants, 424 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,823 students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goldey-Beacom College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
424
Accepted Out of 819

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goldey-Beacom College was 51.8% (424 admissions from 819 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 58.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 9.35%, while admissions declined by -2.53%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Goldey-Beacom College has a total enrollment of 1,823 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 706 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,117. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24.6% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 2.63% Hispanic or Latino, 2.25% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.165% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (22.9%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and Black or African American Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.1%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Black or African American Male (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,823 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 706 and the part-time enrollment is 1,117. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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 Goldey-Beacom College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Goldey-Beacom College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    448
  2. Black or African American
    229
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    48

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College is 24.6% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 2.63% Hispanic or Latino, 2.25% Asian, 2.25% Two or More Races, 0.165% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 26 students (1.43%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 34 fewer women than men received degrees from Goldey-Beacom College. The majority of degree recipients at Goldey-Beacom College are white (140 degrees awarded). There were 2.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goldey-Beacom College is General Business Administration & Management (42 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (26 degrees) and General Finance (16 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (147 degrees awarded), Business (361 degrees), and Protective Services (9 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 (1,138,220 people), Other managers (814,350 people), Software developers (529,919 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (468,030 people), and Financial managers (460,207 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (147 degrees awarded), Business (361 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Psychology (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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (147 degrees awarded), Business (361 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Psychology (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 (1,030,141 people), Computer Systems Design (938,874 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (645,897 people), Banking & related activities (591,613 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (548,501 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (147 degrees awarded), Business (361 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), English (3 degrees), and Psychology (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. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goldey-Beacom College was General Business Administration & Management with 42 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 299
  2. 265

In 2017, 299 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College, which is 1.13 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (265).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 1.88 times more than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to women at Goldey-Beacom College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.04 times more than the 78 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Goldey-Beacom College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goldey-Beacom College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    140 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goldey-Beacom College is white (140 degrees awarded). There were 2.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

0.887% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    74 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Goldey-Beacom College is white female (74 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (66 degrees).

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Operations

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at nearly $132M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.9M (10.5%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Goldey-Beacom College had a total salary expenditure of $15.7M. Goldey-Beacom College employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Associate professors, and 5 Professors. Most academics at Goldey-Beacom College are Male Assistant professors (6), Male Associate professors(5), and Female Professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$132M
2017 Endowment
20.1%
growth from 2016

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at about $132M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Goldey-Beacom College grew 20.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $122M 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. $1.14M - Federal
  2. $34.6k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Goldey-Beacom College received $1.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $34.6k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.96M
2017 Salaries
9.59%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Goldey-Beacom College paid a median of $6.96M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($15.7M) and a 9.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.16% growth from 2015 and a 17.5% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.59M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2017, Goldey-Beacom College paid a total of $1.59M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $385k (29%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Associate professor with 6 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College was Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, Male Associate professor with 5 employees, and Female Professor with 3 employees.

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