Voorhees College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,630
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,223
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
24.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
368
92.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.2%
56 Graduates

About

Voorhees College is a higher education institution located in Bamberg County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Voorhees College were Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (17 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (11 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (9 degrees).

In 2020, 87 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Voorhees College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (84 degrees), 84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees College is $11,630, which is $−16,770 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees College is $11,630, which is $−16,770 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,223.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students attending Voorhees College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,630
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Voorhees College was $11,630. The cost of tuition at Voorhees College is $−16,770 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$16,223
2020 Value
1.93%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Voorhees College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,223. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Voorhees College grew by 1.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,473
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Voorhees College was of $7,473 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. 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

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Voorhees College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.08% with respect to 2019, when 96% 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.
24.4%
2018 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Voorhees College was 24.4%, which represents 50 out of the 205 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

Voorhees College has a total enrollment of 368 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 340 students and the part-time enrollment is 28. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.3% Black or African American, 0.815% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Voorhees College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (60.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (36.5%) and White Male (0.588%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 368 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 340 and the part-time enrollment is 28. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Voorhees College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Voorhees College 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
    358
  2. White
    3
  3. Asian
    0

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College is 97.3% Black or African American, 0.815% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 27 more women than men received degrees from Voorhees College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Voorhees College is black or african american (84 degrees awarded). There were 84 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Voorhees College is Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (17 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (11 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Voorhees College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (23 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Human Sciences (5 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Physicians (381,952 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (156,815 people), Other managers (153,653 people), Police officers (134,830 people), and Postsecondary teachers (123,416 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Protective Services (23 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and Theology (1 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 Voorhees College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Protective Services (23 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and Theology (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Voorhees College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (512,708 people), Elementary & secondary schools (334,857 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (334,109 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (308,392 people), and Offices of physicians (189,948 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Protective Services (23 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (9 degrees), and Theology (1 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 Voorhees College.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Voorhees College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 17 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

30
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
57
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees College, which is 0.526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees College in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Voorhees College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 16 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from Voorhees College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (52.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Voorhees College is Female and Black or African American (52.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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
    84 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Voorhees College is black or african american (84 degrees awarded). There were 84 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    55 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Voorhees College is black or african american female (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.18k (0.0517%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Voorhees College had a total salary expenditure of $14.6M. Voorhees College employs 18 Assistant professors, 6 Associate professors, and 5 Instructors. Most academics at Voorhees College are Male Assistant professors (9), Female Assistant professors(9), and Male Instructors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College are: Service, with 30 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.08M
2020 Endowment
0.244%
growth from 2019

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at about $8.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Voorhees College grew 0.244% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.92M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Voorhees College received $6.92M 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

$6.28M
2020 Salaries
11.7%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Voorhees College paid a median of $6.28M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($14.6M) and a 11.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.3% growth from 2018 and a 9.92% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.43M
Instructional Salaries
31
Number of Employees

In 2020, Voorhees College paid a total of $1.43M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Voorhees College were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 6 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College were Service with 30 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Voorhees College was Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

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