Strayer University-South Carolina

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,320
1.02% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,546
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,079
8.41% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
33.3%
1 Graduates

About

Strayer University-South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Greenville County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Strayer University-South Carolina were General Business (105 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (23 degrees), and Information Technology (14 degrees).

In 2019, 374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Strayer University-South Carolina. 70.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (259 degrees), 3.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $13,320, which is $−1,180 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $13,320, which is $−1,180 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,546.

In 2019, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,320
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina was $13,320. The cost of tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $−1,180 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$21,546
2019 Value
16.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Strayer University-South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,546. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Strayer University-South Carolina grew by 16.8%.

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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-South Carolina was of $10,917 in 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Strayer University-South Carolina received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 8.7% with respect to 2018, when 69% 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.
11.4%
2017 Default Rate
2206
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Strayer University-South Carolina was 11.4%, which represents 2206 out of the 19384 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-South Carolina has a total enrollment of 3,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina is 259 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,820. This means that 8.41% of students enrolled at Strayer University-South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.5% Black or African American, 18.4% White, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, 0.552% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.26% Asian, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Strayer University-South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (37.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.6%) and White Male (17.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (63.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

8.41%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina is 259 and the part-time enrollment is 2,820. This means that 8.41% of students enrolled at Strayer University-South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%
2019 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-South Carolina was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Strayer University-South Carolina 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
    2,264
  2. White
    568
  3. Two or More Races
    86

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-South Carolina is 73.5% Black or African American, 18.4% White, 2.79% Two or More Races, 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, 0.552% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.26% Asian, and 0.13% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 54 students (1.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 152 more women than men received degrees from Strayer University-South Carolina. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Strayer University-South Carolina is black or african american (259 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Strayer University-South Carolina is General Business (105 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (23 degrees) and Information Technology (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Strayer University-South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (284 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 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-South Carolina are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,593,818 people), Accountants & auditors (1,018,143 people), Other managers (857,930 people), Software developers (639,163 people), and Secondary school teachers (549,118 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (284 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees), Education (15 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 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 Strayer University-South Carolina are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (284 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees), Education (15 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 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-South Carolina are Elementary & secondary schools (3,158,113 people), Computer Systems Design (1,008,321 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (602,600 people), Banking & related activities (566,370 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (545,024 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (284 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees), Education (15 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 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-South Carolina.
Most Common
  1. 105 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Strayer University-South Carolina was General Business with 105 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

111
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 111 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-South Carolina, which is 0.422 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-South Carolina in General Business, which is 0.419 times less than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 124 degrees were awarded to women at Strayer University-South Carolina in General Business, which is 2.38 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Strayer University-South Carolina is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Black or African American
    259 degrees awarded
  2. White
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Strayer University-South Carolina is black or african american (259 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (78 degrees).

2.67% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    193 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    66 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Strayer University-South Carolina is black or african american female (193 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (66 degrees).

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Operations

Strayer University-South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $79.5k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Strayer University-South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $20.8M. Strayer University-South Carolina employs 1 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Strayer University-South Carolina are Female No academic ranks (1), Male No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-South Carolina are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, Sales and related, with 11 employees, and Management with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Strayer University-South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Strayer University-South Carolina stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, Strayer University-South 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

$6.42M
2019 Salaries
2.03%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Strayer University-South Carolina paid a median of $6.42M in salaries, which represents 30.9% of their overall expenditure ($20.8M) and a 2.03% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 74% growth from 2017 and a 3.72% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$62.5k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2019, Strayer University-South Carolina paid a total of $62.5k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 0.973% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Strayer University-South Carolina were No academic rank with 1 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-South Carolina were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; Sales and related with 11 employees; and Management with 7 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 Strayer University-South Carolina was Female No academic rank with 1 employees, Male No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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