Barton College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,536

3.25% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,533

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.1%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

38.9%

2,632 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

960

90.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

52.6%

123 Graduates

About

Barton College is a higher education institution located in Wilson County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Barton College were Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees), and Social Work (22 degrees).

In 2017, 291 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Barton College. 70.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (178 degrees), 3.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Barton College is $27,536, which is $2,342 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Barton College is $27,536, which is $2,342 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,533.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,536

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Barton College was $27,536. The cost of tuition at Barton College is $2,342 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$23,533

2017 Value

10.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Barton College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,533. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Barton College grew by 10.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,634

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Barton College was of $9,634 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.99% 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

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Barton College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.19% with respect to 2016, when 94% 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.

11.1%

2016 Default Rate

44

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Barton College was 11.1%, which represents 44 out of the 396 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

Barton College received 2,632 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.93% annual decline. Out of those 2,632 applicants, 1,024 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 38.9% acceptance rate.

There were 960 students enrolled at Barton College in 2017, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Barton College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

38.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,024

Accepted Out of 2,632

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Barton College was 38.9% (1,024 admissions from 2,632 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 40.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -6.93%, while admissions declined by -11.4%.

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SAT Scores

73%

Submission Percentage

145

Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at Barton College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Barton College has a total enrollment of 960 students. The full-time enrollment at Barton College is 870 students and the part-time enrollment is 90. This means that 90.6% of students enrolled at Barton College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Barton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 7.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Two or More Races, 1.15% Asian, 0.625% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Barton College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.3%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Black or African American Female (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40%), followed by Black or African American Female (25%) and White Male (17.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Barton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 960 students. The full-time enrollment at Barton College is 870 and the part-time enrollment is 90. This means that 90.6% of students enrolled at Barton College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Barton College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Barton College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    528

  2. Black or African American

    225

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    73

The enrolled student population at Barton College is 55% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 7.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Two or More Races, 1.15% Asian, 0.625% 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 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, 45 students (4.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 117 more women than men received degrees from Barton College. The majority of degree recipients at Barton College are white (178 degrees awarded). There were 3.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Barton College is Registered Nursing (46 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees) and Social Work (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Barton College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 Barton College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,884,279 people), Secondary school teachers (306,476 people), Education administrators (266,382 people), Social workers, all other (209,815 people), and Other managers (145,146 people).

The most specialized majors at Barton College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), and Education (33 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 Barton College are Surgeons, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Barton College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), and Education (33 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 Barton College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,786,540 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (362,622 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (289,157 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (216,771 people), and Individual & family services (153,028 people).

The most specialized majors at Barton College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (22 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), and Education (33 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 Barton College.

Most Common

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 41 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Barton College was Registered Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 87

  2. 204

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Barton College, which is 0.426 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (204).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Barton College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.56 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Barton College in Registered Nursing, which is 10.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from Barton College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Barton College is Female and Asian (100% 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, 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. White

    178 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Barton College is white (178 degrees awarded). There were 3.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (45 degrees).

8.59% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    126 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    52 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Barton College is white female (126 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Barton College has an endowment valued at nearly $28.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.64M (9.38%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Barton College had a total salary expenditure of $25.5M. Barton College employs 34 Assistant professors, 19 Associate professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Barton College are Female Assistant professors (18), Male Assistant professors(16), and Male Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barton College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$28.2M

2017 Endowment

8.97%

growth from 2016

Barton College has an endowment valued at about $28.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Barton College grew 8.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.94M 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. $136k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Barton College received $136k 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

$10.3M

2017 Salaries

0.122%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Barton College paid a median of $10.3M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($25.5M) and a 0.122% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.52% growth from 2015 and a 0.903% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.02M

Instructional Salaries

72

Number of Employees

In 2017, Barton College paid a total of $4.02M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

34 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Barton College were Assistant professor with 34 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barton College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Barton College was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 10 employees.

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