Medical University of South Carolina

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,622

2.95% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

0.623%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,985

93.2% Full-Time

About

Medical University of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Medical University of South Carolina were Registered Nursing (202 degrees awarded), Cardiovascular Technologist (20 degrees), and General Health Services (0 degrees).

In 2017, 1,051 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medical University of South Carolina. 68.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (809 degrees), 12.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,622, which is $1,622 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,622, which is $1,622 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,622

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina was $15,622. The cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $1,622 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 Medical University of South Carolina had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Medical University of South Carolina grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Medical University of South Carolina received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 17% with respect to 2016, when 47% 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.

0.623%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Medical University of South Carolina was 0.623%, which represents 5 out of the 803 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

Medical University of South Carolina has a total enrollment of 2,985 students. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,783 students and the part-time enrollment is 202. This means that 93.2% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.5% White, 9.31% Black or African American, 5.83% Asian, 4.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0335% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (59.5%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (29.2%) and Black or African American Female (5.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,985 students. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,783 and the part-time enrollment is 202. This means that 93.2% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Medical University of South Carolina was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Medical University of South Carolina had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,103

  2. Black or African American

    278

  3. Asian

    174

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina is 70.5% White, 9.31% Black or African American, 5.83% Asian, 4.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0335% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 391 more women than men received degrees from Medical University of South Carolina. The majority of degree recipients at Medical University of South Carolina are white (809 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina is Registered Nursing (202 degrees awarded), followed by Cardiovascular Technologist (20 degrees) and General Health Services (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Medical University of South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (989 degrees awarded) and Biology (62 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Registered nurses (1,352,813 people), Physicians (475,230 people), Pharmacists (178,256 people), Medical & health services managers (175,529 people), and Postsecondary teachers (157,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (989 degrees awarded) and Biology (62 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (989 degrees awarded) and Biology (62 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 Medical University of South Carolina are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,826,467 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,146 people), Offices of physicians (352,485 people), Elementary & secondary schools (336,487 people), and Outpatient care centers (257,579 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (989 degrees awarded) and Biology (62 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 Medical University of South Carolina.

Most Common

  1. 202 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina was Registered Nursing with 202 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 330

  2. 721

In 2017, 330 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina, which is 0.458 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (721).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina in Medicine, which is 1.34 times more than the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 173 degrees were awarded to women at Medical University of South Carolina in Registered Nursing, which is 5.97 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Medical University of South Carolina is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    809 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    63 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medical University of South Carolina is white (809 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (63 degrees).

5.23% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    558 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    251 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Medical University of South Carolina is white female (558 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (251 degrees).

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Operations

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $342M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.4M (2.75%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Medical University of South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of $730M. Medical University of South Carolina employs 52 Assistant professors, 34 Associate professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Medical University of South Carolina are Female Assistant professors (35), Female Associate professors(22), and Female Instructors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina are: Management, with 416 employees, Research, with 258 employees, and Service with 152 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$342M

2017 Endowment

9.63%

growth from 2016

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $342M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Medical University of South Carolina grew 9.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $332M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $146M - Federal

  2. $9.67M - State

  3. $76.9k - Local

As of 2017, Medical University of South Carolina received $146M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.67M from state grants and contracts, and $76.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$302M

2017 Salaries

7.58%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Medical University of South Carolina paid a median of $302M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($730M) and a 7.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.05% growth from 2015 and a 4.97% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.5M

Instructional Salaries

138

Number of Employees

In 2017, Medical University of South Carolina paid a total of $18.5M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

52 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

416 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Assistant professor with 52 employees; Associate professor with 34 employees; and Associate professor with 30 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Management with 416 employees; Research with 258 employees; and Service with 152 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina was Female Assistant professor with 35 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Instructor with 19 employees.

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

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