University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,548
3.9% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$13,316
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
22.8%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
58.8%
828 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,011
51.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
22.3%
52 Graduates

About

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is a higher education institution located in Allendale County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were .

In 2017, 157 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (84 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $6,548, which is $-866 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $6,548, which is $-866 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,316.

In 2017, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,548
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was $6,548. The cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $-866 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$13,316
2017 Value
5.02%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,316. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie grew by 5.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,840
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was of $6,840 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. 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

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
37%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.38% with respect to 2016, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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22.8%
2016 Default Rate
104
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 22.8%, which represents 104 out of the 456 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

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received 828 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.6% annual growth. Out of those 828 applicants, 487 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,011 students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2017, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an overall enrollment yield of 49.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
487
Accepted Out of 828

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 58.8% (487 admissions from 828 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 61.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.6%, while admissions declined by -3.37%.

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SAT Scores

26%
Submission Percentage
63
Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has a total enrollment of 1,011 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 522 students and the part-time enrollment is 489. This means that 51.6% of students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.6% White, 33.2% Black or African American, 3.46% Hispanic or Latino, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.593% Asian, 0.198% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (24.1%) and White Male (21.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,011 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 522 and the part-time enrollment is 489. This means that 51.6% of students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

42%
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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 42%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    562
  2. Black or African American
    336
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35

The enrolled student population at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 55.6% White, 33.2% Black or African American, 3.46% Hispanic or Latino, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.593% Asian, 0.198% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 23 students (2.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 25 more women than men received degrees from University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. The majority of degree recipients at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are white (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (157 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Elementary & middle school teachers (62,941 people), Other managers (20,245 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (15,075 people), Education administrators (13,416 people), and Chief executives & legislators (10,834 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (157 degrees awarded).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Surgeons, Physicians, Information security analysts, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (157 degrees awarded).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Elementary & secondary schools (97,748 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (25,896 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (18,541 people), Legal services (16,376 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (14,593 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (157 degrees awarded).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.
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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 66
  2. 91

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, which is 0.725 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (91).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 66 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.725 times less than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 91 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.38 times more than the 66 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 18% of students graduating from University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% 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 Gender

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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 1.92% 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
    84 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

1.91% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    56 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white female (56 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (28 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an endowment valued at nearly $1.95M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a total salary expenditure of $8.26M. University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie employs 10 Associate professors, 6 Instructors, and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Male Associate professors (8), Male Instructors(4), and Male Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 13 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Management with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.95M
2017 Endowment
11.5%
growth from 2016

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an endowment valued at about $1.95M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie grew 11.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.71M lower 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. $341k - Federal
  2. $1.82M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received $341k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.82M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.94M
2017 Salaries
2.09%
decline from 2016

In 2017, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a median of $3.94M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($8.26M) and a 2.09% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.18% decline from 2015 and a 2.46% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.14M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a total of $1.14M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Associate professor with 10 employees; Instructor with 6 employees; and Instructor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Management with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.

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