Morris College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,690

3.51% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,524

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.82%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

754

97.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

22.3%

71 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 General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 degrees).

In 2016, 102 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Morris College. 52.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (98 degrees), 49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $11,690, which is $-12,725 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $11,690, which is $-12,725 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,524.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 90% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,690

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Morris College was $11,690. The cost of tuition at Morris College is $-12,725 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$15,524

2016 Value

6.07%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Morris College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,524. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Morris College grew by 6.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,273

Room and Board

$2,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Morris College was of $5,273 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.61% 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

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Morris College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

5.82%

2015 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Morris College was 5.82%, which represents 26 out of the 447 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Morris College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 754 students enrolled at Morris College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Morris College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Morris College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Morris College has a total enrollment of 754 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 735 students and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 97.5% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.4% Black or African American, 0.796% Two or More Races, 0.531% Hispanic or Latino, 0.133% Asian, 0.133% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% White.

Students enrolled at Morris College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (58%), followed by Black or African American Male (40.4%) and Two or More Races Female (0.544%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 754 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 735 and the part-time enrollment is 19. This means that 97.5% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%

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 Morris College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    742

  2. Two or More Races

    6

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4

The enrolled student population at Morris College is 98.4% Black or African American, 0.796% Two or More Races, 0.531% Hispanic or Latino, 0.133% Asian, 0.133% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% White. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 6 more women than men received degrees from Morris College. The majority of degree recipients at Morris College are black or african american (98 degrees awarded). There were 49 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Morris College is General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (11 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 Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Theology (5 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (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 Morris College are Physicians & surgeons (401,109 people), Miscellaneous managers (209,349 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (178,559 people), Postsecondary teachers (172,278 people), and Police officers (139,412 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Theology (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Theology (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Biology (11 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 Morris College are Hospitals (531,283 people), Elementary & secondary schools (347,235 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (342,612 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (337,704 people), and Offices of physicians (167,962 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Math & Statistics (7 degrees awarded), Theology (5 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Biology (11 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Morris College was General Business Administration & Management with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 48

  2. 54

In 2016, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College, which is 0.889 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (54).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 9 degrees were awarded to women at Morris College in General Biological Sciences, which is 4.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

31%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 13% of students graduating from Morris College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (24.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Morris College is Female and Black or African American (24.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 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

    98 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Morris College is black or african american (98 degrees awarded). There were 49 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (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

    51 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Morris College is black or african american female (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (47 degrees).

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Operations

Morris College has an endowment valued at nearly $12.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $126k (1.02%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Morris College had a total expenditure of $19.9M. Of that $19.9M, they spent $7.05M on salaries and $19.9M on benefits.

Morris College employs 13 Associate professors, 13 Assistant professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Morris College are Female Associate professors (8), Male Professors(7), and Female Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College are: Service, with 45 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.4M

2015 Endowment

11.4%

decline from 2014

Morris College has an endowment valued at about $12.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Morris College declined 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.3M 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. $2.66M - Federal

  2. $665k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Morris College received $2.66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $665k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.05M

Salary Expenditure

$19.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Morris College had a total expenditure of $19.9M. Of that $19.9M, they spent $7.05M on salaries and $19.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Morris College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.05M

2015 Salaries

2.74%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Morris College paid a median of $7.05M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($19.9M) and a 2.74% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.53% growth from 2013 and a 6.66% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.02M

Instructional Salaries

43

Number of Employees

In 2015, Morris College paid a total of $2.02M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

45 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Morris College were Associate professor with 13 employees; Assistant professor with 13 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College were Service with 45 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees; and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Morris College was Female Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 7 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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

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