Morris College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,420
3.51% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,326
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
395
92.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26.3%
59 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 (20 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (15 degrees).

In 2020, 108 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Morris College. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (102 degrees), 20.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $13,420, which is $−14,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Morris College is $13,420, which is $−14,980 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,326.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending Morris College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,420
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Morris College was $13,420. The cost of tuition at Morris College is $−14,980 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$16,326
2020 Value
3.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Morris College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,326. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Morris College grew by 3.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,272
Room and Board
$3,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Morris College was of $6,272 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board increased by 7.82% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Morris College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.3% with respect to 2019, when 93% 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.
10.8%
2018 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Morris College was 10.8%, which represents 38 out of the 352 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 395 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 366 students and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 92.7% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.7% Black or African American, 1.01% Hispanic or Latino, 0.506% Two or More Races, 0.506% White, 0.253% 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 (62%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.82%). 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

92.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Morris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 395 students. The full-time enrollment at Morris College is 366 and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 92.7% of students enrolled at Morris College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

36%
2020 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 36%. 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
    374
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4
  3. Two or More Races
    2

The enrolled student population at Morris College is 94.7% Black or African American, 1.01% Hispanic or Latino, 0.506% Two or More Races, 0.506% White, 0.253% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 4 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 (102 degrees awarded). There were 20.4 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Morris College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (15 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 (20 degrees awarded), Theology (3 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 (387,765 people), Other managers (173,723 people), Postsecondary teachers (162,877 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (156,612 people), and Police officers (136,042 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (20 degrees awarded), Theology (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), Biology (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (3 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, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (20 degrees awarded), Theology (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), Biology (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (3 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 (510,424 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (358,602 people), Elementary & secondary schools (352,934 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (335,272 people), and Offices of physicians (192,178 people).

The most specialized majors at Morris College are Protective Services (20 degrees awarded), Theology (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), Biology (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (3 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 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Morris College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

52
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
56
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College, which is 0.929 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (56).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Morris College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Morris College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.86 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 6% 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 31% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (31%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Morris College is Female and Black or African American (31% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    102 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    5 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Morris College is black or african american (102 degrees awarded). There were 20.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5 degrees).

4.63% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    53 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    49 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Morris College is black or african american female (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (49 degrees).

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Operations

Morris College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $513k (4.72%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Morris College had a total salary expenditure of $18.8M. Morris College employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Morris College are Male Professors (5), Female Assistant professors(5), and Male Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Service with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.9M
2020 Endowment
5.55%
growth from 2019

Morris College has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Morris College grew 5.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29M 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. $4.18M - Federal
  2. $1.26M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Morris College received $4.18M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.26M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.81M
2020 Salaries
4.56%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Morris College paid a median of $6.81M in salaries, which represents 36.3% of their overall expenditure ($18.8M) and a 4.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.541% decline from 2018 and a 3.68% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.11M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2020, Morris College paid a total of $1.11M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Morris College were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Morris College were Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Service with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Morris College was Male Professor with 5 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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

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