Strayer University-South Carolina

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,320
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,605
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.61%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,806
8.34% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50%
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 (118 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees), and Information Technology (12 degrees).

In 2020, 367 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Strayer University-South Carolina. 75.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (270 degrees), 4.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $13,320, which is $−1,080 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $13,320, which is $−1,080 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,605.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending Strayer University-South Carolina received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,320
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina was $13,320. The cost of tuition at Strayer University-South Carolina is $−1,080 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$22,605
2020 Value
4.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Strayer University-South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,605. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Strayer University-South Carolina grew by 4.92%.

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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 2020. 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 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Strayer University-South Carolina received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4% with respect to 2019, 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.
8.61%
2018 Default Rate
1584
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Strayer University-South Carolina was 8.61%, which represents 1584 out of the 18398 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 2,806 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina is 234 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,572. This means that 8.34% 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 72.4% Black or African American, 20.5% White, 2.64% Two or More Races, 2.25% Hispanic or Latino, 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.214% Asian, and 0% 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 (29.5%), followed by White Male (24.3%) and White Female (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (52.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.6%) and White Male (8.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

8.34%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,806 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-South Carolina is 234 and the part-time enrollment is 2,572. This means that 8.34% of students enrolled at Strayer University-South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
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 Strayer University-South Carolina was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Strayer University-South 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
    2,031
  2. White
    576
  3. Two or More Races
    74

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-South Carolina is 72.4% Black or African American, 20.5% White, 2.64% Two or More Races, 2.25% Hispanic or Latino, 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.214% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 45 students (1.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 187 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 (270 degrees awarded). There were 4.29 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Strayer University-South Carolina is General Business (118 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees) and Information Technology (12 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 (287 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), and Protective Services (15 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 (1,854,271 people), Accountants & auditors (1,069,661 people), Other managers (789,488 people), Software developers (546,389 people), and Financial managers (477,660 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (287 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Education (14 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 Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (287 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Education (14 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 (3,148,435 people), Computer Systems Design (924,795 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (581,824 people), Banking & related activities (557,938 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (520,762 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-South Carolina are Business (287 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees), and Education (14 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. 118 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Strayer University-South Carolina was General Business with 118 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

90
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
277
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-South Carolina, which is 0.325 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (277).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-South Carolina in General Business, which is 0.225 times less than the 151 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 151 degrees were awarded to women at Strayer University-South Carolina in General Business, which is 4.44 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Strayer University-South Carolina is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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% 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
    270 degrees awarded
  2. White
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Strayer University-South Carolina is black or african american (270 degrees awarded). There were 4.29 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

2.18% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    222 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    48 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Strayer University-South Carolina is black or african american female (222 degrees awarded). There were 4.63 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (48 degrees).

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Operations

Strayer University-South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $93.5k (NaNk%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

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Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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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 2020, 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

$7.17M
2020 Salaries
11.6%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Strayer University-South Carolina paid a median of $7.17M in salaries, which represents 30% of their overall expenditure ($23.9M) and a 11.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.03% decline from 2018 and a 74% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% 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 $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Strayer University-South Carolina.

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