Morris College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,965
3.51% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,823
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
12.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
600
96.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.1%
82 Graduates

About

Morris College is a higher education institution located in Sumter County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Morris College were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (18 degrees awarded), Sociology (15 degrees), and Mass Communication & Media Studies (12 degrees).

In 2019, 99 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Morris College. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (97 degrees), 48.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $12,965, which is $−14,315 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $12,965, which is $−14,315 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,823.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 90% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,965
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Morris College was $12,965. The cost of tuition at Morris College is $−14,315 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$15,823
2019 Value
5.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Morris College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,823. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Morris College grew by 5.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,817
Room and Board
$3,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Morris College was of $5,817 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.62% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Morris College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.13% with respect to 2018, when 96% 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.
12.4%
2017 Default Rate
44
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Morris College was 12.4%, which represents 44 out of the 355 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

Morris College has a total enrollment of 600 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 578 students and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.3% Black or African American, 1% White, 0.833% Two or More Races, 0.667% Hispanic or Latino, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Morris College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (55.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (37.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.519%). 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

96.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 600 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 578 and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 96.3% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%
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 Morris College was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Morris College 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
    560
  2. White
    6
  3. Two or More Races
    5

The enrolled student population at Morris College is 93.3% Black or African American, 1% White, 0.833% Two or More Races, 0.667% Hispanic or Latino, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 27 more women than men received degrees from Morris College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Morris College is black or african american (97 degrees awarded). There were 48.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Morris College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (18 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (15 degrees) and Mass Communication & Media Studies (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Morris College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (18 degrees awarded), Communications (12 degrees), and Social Sciences (16 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 Morris College are Other managers (451,241 people), Physicians (416,671 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (386,343 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (231,638 people), and Postsecondary teachers (221,889 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (18 degrees awarded), Communications (12 degrees), Social Sciences (16 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 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 Morris College are Surgeons, Actuaries, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (18 degrees awarded), Communications (12 degrees), Social Sciences (16 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 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 Morris College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (624,547 people), Elementary & secondary schools (623,621 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (603,637 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (538,275 people), and Legal services (321,785 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (18 degrees awarded), Communications (12 degrees), Social Sciences (16 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (5 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 Morris College.
Most Common
  1. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Morris College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

36
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
63
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College, which is 0.571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (63).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1 times approximately the same the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Morris College in Sociology, which is 6.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from Morris College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Morris College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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. Black or African American
    97 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Morris College is black or african american (97 degrees awarded). There were 48.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 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. Black or African American Female
    61 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    36 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Morris College is black or african american female (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (36 degrees).

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Operations

Morris College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $523k (5.08%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Morris College had a total salary expenditure of $17.6M. Morris College employs 14 Assistant professors, 10 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Morris College are Female Assistant professors (9), Male Professors(7), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College are: Service, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.3M
2019 Endowment
0.874%
growth from 2018

Morris College has an endowment valued at about $10.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Morris College grew 0.874% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.01M - Federal
  2. $876k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Morris College received $3.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $876k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.51M
2019 Salaries
0.541%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Morris College paid a median of $6.51M in salaries, which represents 37.1% of their overall expenditure ($17.6M) and a 0.541% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.68% decline from 2017 and a 0.622% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.74M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2019, Morris College paid a total of $1.74M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Morris College were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Professor with 10 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College were Service with 41 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees; and Management with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Morris College was Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, Male Professor with 7 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

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

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