Randolph College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,540

3.82% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,086

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.85%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

86.4%

1,696 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

684

96.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

58.8%

104 Graduates

About

Randolph College is a higher education institution located in Lynchburg city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Randolph College were General Biological Sciences (24 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (16 degrees), and General Psychology (12 degrees).

In 2017, 175 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Randolph College. 68.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (138 degrees), 13.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Randolph College is $37,540, which is $12,346 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Randolph College is $37,540, which is $12,346 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,086.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,540

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Randolph College was $37,540. The cost of tuition at Randolph College is $12,346 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,086

2017 Value

5.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Randolph College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,086. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Randolph College grew by 5.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,580

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Randolph College was of $12,580 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Randolph College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2016, when 99% 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.

5.85%

2016 Default Rate

10

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Randolph College was 5.85%, which represents 10 out of the 171 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

Randolph College received 1,696 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 39.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,696 applicants, 1,466 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.4% acceptance rate.

There were 684 students enrolled at Randolph College in 2017, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Randolph College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,466

Accepted Out of 1,696

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Randolph College was 86.4% (1,466 admissions from 1,696 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 83.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 39.7%, while admissions grew by 44.4%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

164

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Randolph College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Randolph College has a total enrollment of 684 students. The full-time enrollment at Randolph College is 663 students and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at Randolph College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Randolph College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 6.14% Two or More Races, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 2.78% Asian, 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Randolph College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.7%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (9.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (55.6%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Black or African American Male (5.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Randolph College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 684 students. The full-time enrollment at Randolph College is 663 and the part-time enrollment is 21. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at Randolph College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 Randolph College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Randolph College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    451

  2. Black or African American

    102

  3. Two or More Races

    42

The enrolled student population at Randolph College is 65.9% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 6.14% Two or More Races, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 2.78% Asian, 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 2 students (0.292%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 65 more women than men received degrees from Randolph College. The majority of degree recipients at Randolph College are white (138 degrees awarded). There were 13.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Randolph College is General Biological Sciences (24 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (16 degrees) and General Psychology (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Randolph College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (11 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Randolph College are Elementary & middle school teachers (157,063 people), Other managers (146,298 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,465 people), Postsecondary teachers (139,080 people), and Physicians (92,152 people).

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (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 Randolph College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (5 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 Randolph College are Elementary & secondary schools (288,353 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (284,834 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (150,171 people), Legal services (104,636 people), and Computer Systems Design (99,505 people).

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (12 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Randolph College was General Biological Sciences with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 55

  2. 120

In 2017, 55 degrees were awarded to men at Randolph College, which is 0.458 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (120).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Randolph College in General Physics, which is 1.4 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Randolph College in General Biological Sciences, which is 3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

69%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% of students graduating from Randolph College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Randolph College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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

    138 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Randolph College is white (138 degrees awarded). There were 13.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 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. White Female

    96 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Randolph College is white female (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (42 degrees).

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Operations

Randolph College has an endowment valued at nearly $152M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.1M (11.2%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Randolph College had a total salary expenditure of $30.4M. Randolph College employs 32 Professors, 19 Associate professors, and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at Randolph College are Male Professors (16), Female Professors(16), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Randolph College are: Service, with 40 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$152M

2017 Endowment

4.41%

growth from 2016

Randolph College has an endowment valued at about $152M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Randolph College grew 4.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $115M higher 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $647k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Randolph College received $647k 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

$15.1M

2017 Salaries

3.02%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Randolph College paid a median of $15.1M in salaries, which represents 49.6% of their overall expenditure ($30.4M) and a 3.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.84% growth from 2015 and a 3.29% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.1M

Instructional Salaries

71

Number of Employees

In 2017, Randolph College paid a total of $5.1M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

32 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

40 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Randolph College were Professor with 32 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Randolph College were Service with 40 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Randolph College was Male Professor with 16 employees, Female Professor with 16 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

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

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