Strayer University-North Carolina

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,662

2.69% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$24,779

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,176

7.79% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.3%

1 Graduates

About

Strayer University-North Carolina is a higher education institution located in Wake County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Strayer University-North Carolina were General Business (133 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees), and Information Science (24 degrees).

In 2017, 656 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Strayer University-North Carolina. 71.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (473 degrees), 4.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (96 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-North Carolina is $13,662, which is $-7,071 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-North Carolina is $13,662, which is $-7,071 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,779.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,662

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Strayer University-North Carolina was $13,662. The cost of tuition at Strayer University-North Carolina is $-7,071 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$24,779

2017 Value

3.62%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Strayer University-North Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,779. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Strayer University-North Carolina grew by 3.62%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,917

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Strayer University-North Carolina was of $10,917 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. 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

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Strayer University-North Carolina received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.67% with respect to 2016, when 75% 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.

10.4%

2016 Default Rate

2148

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Strayer University-North Carolina was 10.4%, which represents 2148 out of the 20612 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

Strayer University-North Carolina has a total enrollment of 5,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-North Carolina is 403 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,773. This means that 7.79% of students enrolled at Strayer University-North Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-North Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.1% Black or African American, 12.8% White, 3.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.15% Two or More Races, 1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.425% Asian, and 0.0773% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Strayer University-North Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (30.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.4%) and White Male (18.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (51.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (21.4%) and White Male (4.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

7.79%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Strayer University-North Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,176 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-North Carolina is 403 and the part-time enrollment is 4,773. This means that 7.79% of students enrolled at Strayer University-North Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%

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 Strayer University-North Carolina was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Strayer University-North Carolina had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    3,941

  2. White

    660

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    190

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-North Carolina is 76.1% Black or African American, 12.8% White, 3.67% Hispanic or Latino, 3.15% Two or More Races, 1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.425% Asian, and 0.0773% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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, 137 students (2.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 284 more women than men received degrees from Strayer University-North Carolina. The majority of degree recipients at Strayer University-North Carolina are black or african american (473 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (96 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Strayer University-North Carolina is General Business (133 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees) and Information Science (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Strayer University-North Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (492 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (26 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (43 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 Strayer University-North Carolina are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,043,433 people), Accountants & auditors (1,134,471 people), Other managers (767,614 people), Software developers (518,488 people), and Financial managers (454,343 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-North Carolina are Business (492 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (26 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (43 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), and Education (28 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 Strayer University-North Carolina are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-North Carolina are Business (492 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (26 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (43 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), and Education (28 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 Strayer University-North Carolina are Elementary & secondary schools (3,157,645 people), Computer Systems Design (885,340 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (579,910 people), Banking & related activities (574,514 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (510,219 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-North Carolina are Business (492 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (26 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (43 degrees), Protective Services (30 degrees), and Education (28 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 Strayer University-North Carolina.

Most Common

  1. 133 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Strayer University-North Carolina was General Business with 133 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 186

  2. 470

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-North Carolina, which is 0.396 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (470).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-North Carolina in General Business, which is 0.424 times less than the 151 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 176 degrees were awarded to women at Strayer University-North Carolina in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.14 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Strayer University-North Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Strayer University-North Carolina is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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. Black or African American

    473 degrees awarded

  2. White

    96 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Strayer University-North Carolina is black or african american (473 degrees awarded). There were 4.93 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (96 degrees).

2.29% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    357 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    116 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Strayer University-North Carolina is black or african american female (357 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (116 degrees).

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Operations

Strayer University-North Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Strayer University-North Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $34.4M. Strayer University-North Carolina employs 15 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Strayer University-North Carolina are Female No academic ranks (10), Male No academic ranks(5), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-North Carolina are: Sales and related, with 24 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, and Management with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Strayer University-North Carolina has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Strayer University-North Carolina stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Strayer University-North Carolina received $0 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

$8.45M

2017 Salaries

2.21%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Strayer University-North Carolina paid a median of $8.45M in salaries, which represents 24.6% of their overall expenditure ($34.4M) and a 2.21% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.03% growth from 2015 and a 17.5% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.03M

Instructional Salaries

15

Number of Employees

In 2017, Strayer University-North Carolina paid a total of $1.03M to 15 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

15 Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

24 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Strayer University-North Carolina were No academic rank with 15 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-North Carolina were Sales and related with 24 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; and Management with 16 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Strayer University-North Carolina was Female No academic rank with 10 employees, Male No academic rank with 5 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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