Spartanburg Methodist College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,750
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,672
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
61.1%
1,653 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
933
98.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
40.9%
178 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 198 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spartanburg Methodist College. 48.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (119 degrees), 2.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $15,750, which is $7,926 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $15,750, which is $7,926 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,672.

In 2019, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,750
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College was $15,750. The cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $7,926 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$12,672
2019 Value
3.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Spartanburg Methodist College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,672. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Spartanburg Methodist College grew by 3.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,038
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spartanburg Methodist College was of $8,038 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of room and board increased by 1.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Spartanburg Methodist College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2018, 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.
20.1%
2017 Default Rate
77
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Spartanburg Methodist College was 20.1%, which represents 77 out of the 383 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Spartanburg Methodist College received 1,653 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.25% annual decline. Out of those 1,653 applicants, 1,010 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.1% acceptance rate.

There were 933 students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2019, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Spartanburg Methodist College has an overall enrollment yield of 50.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,010
Accepted Out of 1,653

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Spartanburg Methodist College was 61.1% (1,010 admissions from 1,653 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 57.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.25%, while admissions grew by 4.12%.

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SAT Scores

57%
Submission Percentage
290
Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Spartanburg Methodist College has a total enrollment of 933 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 915 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% White, 38.3% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Two or More Races, 0.643% Asian, 0.107% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.2%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Male (20.7%). 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

98.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 933 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 915 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Methodist College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Spartanburg Methodist College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    444
  2. Black or African American
    357
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    84

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College is 47.6% White, 38.3% Black or African American, 9% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Two or More Races, 0.643% Asian, 0.107% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 6 fewer women than men received degrees from Spartanburg Methodist College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Spartanburg Methodist College is white (119 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Spartanburg Methodist College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (21 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Accountants & auditors (1,001,843 people), Other managers (788,415 people), Financial managers (510,023 people), Chief executives & legislators (394,542 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (310,827 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (3 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 Methodist College are Elementary & secondary schools (767,560 people), Computer Systems Design (538,927 people), Banking & related activities (514,747 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (502,822 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (496,342 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees awarded), Protective Services (21 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 degrees), Business (21 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Spartanburg Methodist 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 Methodist College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

102
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
96
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.03 times more than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 75 degrees were awarded to women at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.974 times less than the 77 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Spartanburg Methodist College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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. White
    119 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spartanburg Methodist College is white (119 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 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 Male
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Spartanburg Methodist College is white male (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (58 degrees).

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Operations

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.05M (4.72%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Spartanburg Methodist College had a total salary expenditure of $15.5M. Spartanburg Methodist College employs 33 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Spartanburg Methodist College are Female No academic ranks (18), Male No academic ranks(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College are: Management, with 25 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 17 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.2M
2019 Endowment
0.66%
decline from 2018

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at about $22.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Spartanburg Methodist College declined 0.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.9M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $77.7k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Spartanburg Methodist College received $77.7k 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

$6.06M
2019 Salaries
16.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a median of $6.06M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($15.5M) and a 16.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.3% decline from 2017 and a 0.984% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2019, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a total of $1.85M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College were No academic rank with 33 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College were Management with 25 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College was Female No academic rank with 18 employees, Male No academic rank with 15 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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