Spartanburg Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,752
2.59% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,023
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,108
45% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
28.2%
181 Graduates

About

Spartanburg Community College is a higher education institution located in Spartanburg County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Spartanburg Community College were .

In 2020, 764 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spartanburg Community College. 47.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (497 degrees), 3.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (127 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Community College is $4,752, which is $−3,228 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Community College is $4,752, which is $−3,228 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,023.

In 2020, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,752
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Spartanburg Community College was $4,752. The cost of tuition at Spartanburg Community College is $−3,228 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,023
2020 Value
1.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Spartanburg Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,023. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Spartanburg Community College grew by 1.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492
Room and Board
$1,095
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spartanburg Community College was of $12,492 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,095. The cost of room and board increased by 11.8% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 13.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Spartanburg Community College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2019, when 86% 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.
12.1%
2018 Default Rate
59
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Spartanburg Community College was 12.1%, which represents 59 out of the 487 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

Spartanburg Community College has a total enrollment of 4,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Community College is 1,850 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,258. This means that 45% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% White, 19.1% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Two or More Races, 4.33% Asian, 0.219% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Spartanburg Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.2%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Black or African American Female (9.89%). 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

45%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spartanburg Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Community College is 1,850 and the part-time enrollment is 2,258. This means that 45% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Spartanburg Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Spartanburg Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,476
  2. Black or African American
    786
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    418

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Community College is 60.3% White, 19.1% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.36% Two or More Races, 4.33% Asian, 0.219% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% 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 Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 40 fewer women than men received degrees from Spartanburg Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Spartanburg Community College is white (497 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (127 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Spartanburg Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Spartanburg Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (75 degrees), and Agriculture (33 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 Spartanburg Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (129,595 people), Other managers (119,896 people), Software developers (53,584 people), Secondary school teachers (47,760 people), and Registered nurses (47,199 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Community College are Engineering Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (75 degrees), Agriculture (33 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (214 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 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 Spartanburg Community College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Community College are Engineering Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (75 degrees), Agriculture (33 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (214 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 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 Spartanburg Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (294,777 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (128,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (115,555 people), Computer Systems Design (84,947 people), and Construction (69,491 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Community College are Engineering Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (75 degrees), Agriculture (33 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (214 degrees), and Human Sciences (21 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 Spartanburg Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Spartanburg Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

402
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
362
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 402 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Community College, which is 1.11 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (362).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Community College in Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology, which is 15.7 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 139 degrees were awarded to women at Spartanburg Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.85 times more than the 75 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 13% of students graduating from Spartanburg Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Spartanburg Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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, 0.552% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    497 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spartanburg Community College is white (497 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (127 degrees).

0.785% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    270 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    227 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Spartanburg Community College is white male (270 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (227 degrees).

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Operations

Spartanburg Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.16M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $160k (2.61%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Spartanburg Community College had a total salary expenditure of $58.5M. Spartanburg Community College employs 124 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Spartanburg Community College are Female No academic ranks (70), Male No academic ranks(54), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.16M
2020 Endowment
469%
growth from 2019

Spartanburg Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.16M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Spartanburg Community College grew 469% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.73M higher than than the median endowment of Associates 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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.76M - Federal
  2. $8M - State
  3. $189k - Local

As of 2020, Spartanburg Community College received $3.76M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8M from state grants and contracts, and $189k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.1M
2020 Salaries
4.48%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Spartanburg Community College paid a median of $20.1M in salaries, which represents 34.3% of their overall expenditure ($58.5M) and a 4.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.62% growth from 2018 and a 4.64% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.49M
Instructional Salaries
124
Number of Employees

In 2020, Spartanburg Community College paid a total of $6.49M to 124 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
124 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spartanburg Community College were No academic rank with 124 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spartanburg Community College was Female No academic rank with 70 employees, and Male No academic rank with 54 employees.

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