Paul Quinn College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,195
4.65% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,951
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20.8%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
79.2%
667 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
554
94.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
19.6%
10 Graduates

About

Paul Quinn College is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Paul Quinn College were General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (18 degrees), and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (5 degrees).

In 2019, 62 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Paul Quinn College. 56.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (42 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Paul Quinn College is $6,195, which is $−21,085 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Paul Quinn College is $6,195, which is $−21,085 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,951.

In 2019, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,195
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Paul Quinn College was $6,195. The cost of tuition at Paul Quinn College is $−21,085 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$13,951
2019 Value
14%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Paul Quinn College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,951. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Paul Quinn College grew by 14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,550
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Paul Quinn College was of $6,550 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of room and board increased by 9.17% 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

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Paul Quinn College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 8.7% with respect to 2018, when 92% 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.
20.8%
2017 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Paul Quinn College was 20.8%, which represents 26 out of the 125 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

Paul Quinn College received 667 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 4.17% annual decline. Out of those 667 applicants, 528 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.2% acceptance rate.

There were 554 students enrolled at Paul Quinn College in 2019, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Paul Quinn College has an overall enrollment yield of 28%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
528
Accepted Out of 667

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Paul Quinn College was 79.2% (528 admissions from 667 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 90.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −4.17%, while admissions declined by −15.8%.

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SAT Scores

57%
Submission Percentage
85
Scores Submitted

57% of enrolled first-time students at Paul Quinn College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Paul Quinn College has a total enrollment of 554 students. The full-time enrollment at Paul Quinn College is 525 students and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Paul Quinn College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Paul Quinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.7% Black or African American, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 1.26% White, 0.542% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Paul Quinn College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (45.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.1%). 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

94.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Paul Quinn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 554 students. The full-time enrollment at Paul Quinn College is 525 and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 94.8% of students enrolled at Paul Quinn College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
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 Paul Quinn College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Paul Quinn 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
    436
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    102
  3. White
    7

The enrolled student population at Paul Quinn College is 78.7% Black or African American, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 1.26% White, 0.542% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 8 more women than men received degrees from Paul Quinn College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Paul Quinn College is black or african american (42 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Paul Quinn College is General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (18 degrees) and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Paul Quinn College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), Business (31 degrees), and Protective Services (5 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 Paul Quinn College are Accountants & auditors (1,003,217 people), Other managers (801,740 people), Financial managers (505,011 people), Physicians (411,691 people), and Chief executives & legislators (400,226 people).

The most specialized majors at Paul Quinn College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), Business (31 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees), and Biology (1 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 Paul Quinn College are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Paul Quinn College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), Business (31 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees), and Biology (1 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 Paul Quinn College are Elementary & secondary schools (730,042 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (723,167 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (626,684 people), Computer Systems Design (531,479 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (508,190 people).

The most specialized majors at Paul Quinn College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), Business (31 degrees), Protective Services (5 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees), and Biology (1 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 Paul Quinn College.
Most Common
  1. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Paul Quinn College was General Business Administration & Management with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

27
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
35
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Paul Quinn College, which is 0.771 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Paul Quinn College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.938 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Paul Quinn College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 13% of students graduating from Paul Quinn College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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 (30.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Paul Quinn College is Female and Black or African American (30.4% 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
    42 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Paul Quinn College is black or african american (42 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 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
    25 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Paul Quinn College is black or african american female (25 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (17 degrees).

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Operations

Paul Quinn College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.06M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $339k (11.1%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Paul Quinn College had a total salary expenditure of $14.2M. Paul Quinn College employs 7 Associate professors, 5 Lecturers, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Paul Quinn College are Male Associate professors (4), Female Lecturers(3), and Female Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Paul Quinn College are: Management, with 22 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.06M
2019 Endowment
70.3%
decline from 2018

Paul Quinn College has an endowment valued at about $3.06M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Paul Quinn College declined 70.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.6M 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. $2.88M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Paul Quinn College received $2.88M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.88M
2019 Salaries
52.7%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Paul Quinn College paid a median of $5.88M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($14.2M) and a 52.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.21% decline from 2017 and a 27.6% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$622k
Instructional Salaries
12
Number of Employees

In 2019, Paul Quinn College paid a total of $622k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.6% 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

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Paul Quinn College were Associate professor with 7 employees; Lecturer with 5 employees; and Lecturer with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Paul Quinn College were Management with 22 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Paul Quinn College was Male Associate professor with 4 employees, Female Lecturer with 3 employees, and Female Associate professor with 3 employees.

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