Agnes Scott College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$39,720

3.89% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,121

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.55%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

65.6%

1,534 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

921

99.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.2%

151 Graduates

About

Agnes Scott College is a higher education institution located in DeKalb County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Agnes Scott College were General Public Health (28 degrees awarded), General Psychology (22 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

In 2017, 234 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Agnes Scott College. 100% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (70 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Agnes Scott College is $39,720, which is $14,526 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Agnes Scott College is $39,720, which is $14,526 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,121.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,720

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Agnes Scott College was $39,720. The cost of tuition at Agnes Scott College is $14,526 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$22,121

2017 Value

3.78%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Agnes Scott College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,121. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Agnes Scott College grew by 3.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,010

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Agnes Scott College was of $7,010 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.71% 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

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Agnes Scott College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.09% with respect to 2016, when 97% 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.

4.55%

2016 Default Rate

9

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Agnes Scott College was 4.55%, which represents 9 out of the 198 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

Agnes Scott College received 1,534 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.65% annual growth. Out of those 1,534 applicants, 1,006 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.6% acceptance rate.

There were 921 students enrolled at Agnes Scott College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Agnes Scott College has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,006

Accepted Out of 1,534

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Agnes Scott College was 65.6% (1,006 admissions from 1,534 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 9.65%, while admissions grew by 11.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Agnes Scott College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Agnes Scott College has a total enrollment of 921 students. The full-time enrollment at Agnes Scott College is 913 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Agnes Scott College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Agnes Scott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.7% White, 29.2% Black or African American, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.27% Asian, 6.73% Two or More Races, 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Agnes Scott College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (29%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Agnes Scott College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 921 students. The full-time enrollment at Agnes Scott College is 913 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Agnes Scott College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

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 Agnes Scott College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Agnes Scott College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    320

  2. Black or African American

    269

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    106

The enrolled student population at Agnes Scott College is 34.7% White, 29.2% Black or African American, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.27% Asian, 6.73% Two or More Races, 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.217% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 18 students (1.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 234 more women than men received degrees from Agnes Scott College. The majority of degree recipients at Agnes Scott College are white (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Agnes Scott College is General Public Health (28 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (22 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Agnes Scott College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), and Math & Statistics (18 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 Agnes Scott College are Elementary & middle school teachers (217,521 people), Postsecondary teachers (159,009 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (116,261 people), Other managers (110,766 people), and Secondary school teachers (88,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), English (22 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (11 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 Agnes Scott College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), English (22 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (11 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 Agnes Scott College are Elementary & secondary schools (404,954 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (275,293 people), Computer Systems Design (126,511 people), Legal services (103,105 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (93,428 people).

The most specialized majors at Agnes Scott College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), English (22 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Agnes Scott College was General Public Health with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 0

  2. 234

In 2017, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Agnes Scott College, which is 0 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (234).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Agnes Scott College in Other Religious Studies, which is 0 times less than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Agnes Scott College in General Public Health, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 61% of students graduating from Agnes Scott College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Agnes Scott College is Female and Asian (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 3.31% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Agnes Scott College is white (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

2.99% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Agnes Scott College is white female (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (69 degrees).

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Operations

Agnes Scott College has an endowment valued at nearly $230M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $26.6M (11.6%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Agnes Scott College had a total salary expenditure of $55.2M. Agnes Scott College employs 37 Professors, 22 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Agnes Scott College are Female Professors (19), Female Assistant professors(19), and Male Professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Agnes Scott College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$230M

2017 Endowment

3.04%

growth from 2016

Agnes Scott College has an endowment valued at about $230M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Agnes Scott College grew 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $193M higher 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $190k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Agnes Scott College received $190k 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

$23.2M

2017 Salaries

6.89%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Agnes Scott College paid a median of $23.2M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($55.2M) and a 6.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10% growth from 2015 and a 2.97% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.75M

Instructional Salaries

82

Number of Employees

In 2017, Agnes Scott College paid a total of $6.75M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

37 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

52 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Agnes Scott College were Professor with 37 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Agnes Scott College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees; and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Agnes Scott College was Female Professor with 19 employees, Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Male Professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Agnes Scott College.

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