Saint Augustine's University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,890

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,096

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76.1%

3,688 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

974

98.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

30.5%

139 Graduates

About

Saint Augustine's University is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Augustine's University were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (31 degrees awarded), Sociology (14 degrees), and Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management (12 degrees).

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Augustine's University. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (129 degrees), 64.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $12,890, which is $-12,304 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $12,890, which is $-12,304 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,096.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 93% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,890

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University was $12,890. The cost of tuition at Saint Augustine's University is $-12,304 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,096

2017 Value

23.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint Augustine's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,096. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint Augustine's University grew by 23.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,173

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Augustine's University was of $8,173 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. 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

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Saint Augustine's University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4% with respect to 2016, when 100% 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.

18.7%

2016 Default Rate

87

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Augustine's University was 18.7%, which represents 87 out of the 466 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

Saint Augustine's University received 3,688 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.67% annual decline. Out of those 3,688 applicants, 2,807 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.1% acceptance rate.

There were 974 students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in 2017, and 51% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Augustine's University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,807

Accepted Out of 3,688

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Augustine's University was 76.1% (2,807 admissions from 3,688 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 72.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.67%, while admissions grew by 1.89%.

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SAT Scores

51%

Submission Percentage

192

Scores Submitted

51% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Augustine's University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Augustine's University has a total enrollment of 974 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 961 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.5% Black or African American, 2.05% White, 0.821% Hispanic or Latino, 0.308% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (46.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (37.7%) and White Male (1.46%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Augustine's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 974 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Augustine's University is 961 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at Saint Augustine's University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%

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 Saint Augustine's University was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Saint Augustine's University 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

    823

  2. White

    20

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8

The enrolled student population at Saint Augustine's University is 84.5% Black or African American, 2.05% White, 0.821% Hispanic or Latino, 0.308% 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 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, 105 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Saint Augustine's University. The majority of degree recipients at Saint Augustine's University are black or african american (129 degrees awarded). There were 64.5 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (31 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (14 degrees) and Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Augustine's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Saint Augustine's University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (377,240 people), Other managers (341,729 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (269,807 people), Police officers (163,909 people), and Postsecondary teachers (139,131 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (18 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (18 degrees), and Communications (10 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 Saint Augustine's University are Elementary & secondary schools (516,403 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (482,542 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (383,779 people), Legal services (321,794 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (240,300 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Augustine's University are Protective Services (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Social Sciences (18 degrees), and Communications (10 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 Saint Augustine's University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Augustine's University was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 71

  2. 66

In 2017, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (66).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Augustine's University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.82 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Augustine's University in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 0.55 times less than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% of students graduating from Saint Augustine's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (35%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Augustine's University is Female and Black or African American (35% 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, 1.44% of graduates (2 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

    129 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american (129 degrees awarded). There were 64.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (2 degrees).

0.73% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    65 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    64 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Augustine's University is black or african american female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (64 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at nearly $15.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $731k (4.64%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Saint Augustine's University had a total salary expenditure of $29.8M. Saint Augustine's University employs 40 Assistant professors, 13 Associate professors, and 7 Instructors. Most academics at Saint Augustine's University are Male Assistant professors (22), Female Assistant professors(18), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University are: Service, with 58 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$15.7M

2017 Endowment

8.98%

decline from 2016

Saint Augustine's University has an endowment valued at about $15.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Augustine's University declined 8.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.4M 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. $4.12M - Federal

  2. $708k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Saint Augustine's University received $4.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $708k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.01M

2017 Salaries

9.66%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Saint Augustine's University paid a median of $9.01M in salaries, which represents 30.2% of their overall expenditure ($29.8M) and a 9.66% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.19% decline from 2015 and a 17.9% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.16M

Instructional Salaries

63

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint Augustine's University paid a total of $3.16M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

40 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

58 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Assistant professor with 40 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University were Service with 58 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Augustine's University was Male Assistant professor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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