University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,302

2.84% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,679

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

61.8%

815 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,137

50.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.1%

69 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 2016, 150 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (82 degrees), 1.67 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 $6,302, which is $-1,018 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $6,302, which is $-1,018 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,679.

In 2016, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,302

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was $6,302. The cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $-1,018 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$12,679

2016 Value

4.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,679. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie grew by 4.45%.

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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 2016. 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 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.33% with respect to 2015, when 79% 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.

12.6%

2015 Default Rate

59

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 12.6%, which represents 59 out of the 467 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 815 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.68% annual decline. Out of those 815 applicants, 504 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,137 students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2016, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an overall enrollment yield of 60.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

504

Accepted Out of 815

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 61.8% (504 admissions from 815 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 51.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.68%, while admissions grew by 13.5%.

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SAT Scores

3%

Submission Percentage

10

Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has a total enrollment of 1,137 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 575 students and the part-time enrollment is 562. This means that 50.6% 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 54.7% White, 34.7% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.46% Hispanic or Latino, 0.88% Asian, 0.352% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (23.7%) and White Male (20.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,137 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 575 and the part-time enrollment is 562. This means that 50.6% of students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%

2016 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 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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

    622

  2. Black or African American

    394

  3. Two or More Races

    31

The enrolled student population at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 54.7% White, 34.7% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.46% Hispanic or Latino, 0.88% Asian, 0.352% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 20 students (1.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 38 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 (82 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 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 (150 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 (62,786 people), Miscellaneous managers (25,368 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (12,052 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (11,795 people), and Education administrators (11,160 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 degrees awarded).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Other Sales Workers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 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 (96,645 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (23,112 people), Hospitals (22,949 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (15,588 people), and Computer Systems Design (14,968 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (150 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 56

  2. 94

In 2016, 56 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, which is 0.596 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (94).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 56 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.596 times less than the 94 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 94 degrees were awarded to women at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.68 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 19% 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 26% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 10.1% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    82 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white (82 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (49 degrees).

3.33% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    45 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white female (45 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (37 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an endowment valued at nearly $1.72M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.48k (0.319%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a total expenditure of $8.57M. Of that $8.57M, they spent $4.07M on salaries and $8.57M on benefits.

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie employs 11 Associate professors, 6 Instructors, and 1 Professors. Most academics at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Male Associate professors (9), Male Instructors(4), and Female Instructors (2).

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 14 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Management with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.72M

2015 Endowment

0.983%

growth from 2014

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an endowment valued at about $1.72M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie grew 0.983% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.4M lower than than the median endowment of Associates 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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $427k - Federal

  2. $1.19M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received $427k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.19M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$4.07M

Salary Expenditure

$8.57M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a total expenditure of $8.57M. Of that $8.57M, they spent $4.07M on salaries and $8.57M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.07M

2015 Salaries

2.46%

decline from 2014

In 2015, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a median of $4.07M in salaries, which represents 47.4% of their overall expenditure ($8.57M) and a 2.46% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.02% growth from 2013 and a 0.326% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$966k

Instructional Salaries

20

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a total of $966k to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

14 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Associate professor with 11 employees; Instructor with 6 employees; and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2016, 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 14 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Management with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was Male Associate professor with 9 employees, Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

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

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