St. Andrews University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,680
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$24,546
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.1%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
60.9%
2,343 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
887
93.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
32.7%
50 Graduates

About

St. Andrews University is a higher education institution located in Scotland County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St. Andrews University were General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (18 degrees), and General Psychology (9 degrees).

In 2020, 116 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St. Andrews University. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (60 degrees), 3.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St. Andrews University is $28,680, which is $280 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St. Andrews University is $28,680, which is $280 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,546.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,680
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at St. Andrews University was $28,680. The cost of tuition at St. Andrews University is $280 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$24,546
2020 Value
8.14%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 St. Andrews University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,546. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of St. Andrews University grew by 8.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,634
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St. Andrews University was of $8,634 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.22% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at St. Andrews University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.25% with respect to 2019, when 64% 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.
13.1%
2018 Default Rate
67
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at St. Andrews University was 13.1%, which represents 67 out of the 510 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

St. Andrews University received 2,343 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 40.3% annual growth. Out of those 2,343 applicants, 1,426 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.9% acceptance rate.

There were 887 students enrolled at St. Andrews University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St. Andrews University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,426
Accepted Out of 2,343

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St. Andrews University was 60.9% (1,426 admissions from 2,343 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 45.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 40.3%, while admissions grew by 88.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at St. Andrews University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St. Andrews University has a total enrollment of 887 students. The full-time enrollment at St. Andrews University is 828 students and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at St. Andrews University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St. Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.2% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 6.88% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 1.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.24% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St. Andrews University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.6%) and White Male (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45%), followed by White Male (35%) and Black or African American Female (5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St. Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 887 students. The full-time enrollment at St. Andrews University is 828 and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at St. Andrews University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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 St. Andrews University was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), St. Andrews University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    259
  2. Black or African American
    165
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    61

The enrolled student population at St. Andrews University is 29.2% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 6.88% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 1.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.24% Asian, 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 274 students (30.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 18 more women than men received degrees from St. Andrews University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St. Andrews University is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 3.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St. Andrews University is General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (18 degrees) and General Psychology (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St. Andrews University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 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 St. Andrews University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,540,883 people), Secondary school teachers (517,516 people), Education administrators (296,271 people), Special education teachers (225,728 people), and Other managers (207,631 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees), Education (25 degrees), and Psychology (12 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 St. Andrews University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees), Education (25 degrees), and Psychology (12 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 St. Andrews University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,989,232 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (424,723 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (294,666 people), Outpatient care centers (203,628 people), and Individual & family services (163,368 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees), Education (25 degrees), and Psychology (12 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 St. Andrews University.
Most Common
  1. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St. Andrews University was General Business Administration & Management with 31 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

49
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
67
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 49 degrees were awarded to men at St. Andrews University, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (67).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to men at St. Andrews University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 16 degrees were awarded to women at St. Andrews University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 8 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 27% of students graduating from St. Andrews University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St. Andrews University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 2% 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
    60 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St. Andrews University is white (60 degrees awarded). There were 3.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

4.31% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    42 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St. Andrews University is white female (42 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (18 degrees).

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Operations

St. Andrews University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.07M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $51.5k (0.727%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, St. Andrews University had a total salary expenditure of $19.6M. St. Andrews University employs 26 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at St. Andrews University are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(12), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Andrews University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 70 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 52 employees, and Service with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.07M
2020 Endowment
0.328%
decline from 2019

St. Andrews University has an endowment valued at about $7.07M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of St. Andrews University declined 0.328% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.8M 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. $1.82M - Federal
  2. $849k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, St. Andrews University received $1.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $849k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.19M
2020 Salaries
46.9%
growth from 2019

In 2020, St. Andrews University paid a median of $8.19M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($19.6M) and a 46.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.7% decline from 2018 and a 5.69% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.39M
Instructional Salaries
50
Number of Employees

In 2020, St. Andrews University paid a total of $2.39M to 50 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at St. Andrews University were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Andrews University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 70 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees; and Service with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St. Andrews University was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at St. Andrews University.

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