Simmons College of Kentucky

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,000
22% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,431
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
209
67% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
20%
1 Graduates

About

Simmons College of Kentucky is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Simmons College of Kentucky were Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), Sociology (2 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (2 degrees).

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Simmons College of Kentucky. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (17 degrees), InfinityM times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Simmons College of Kentucky is $6,000, which is $-8,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Simmons College of Kentucky is $6,000, which is $-8,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,431.

In 2019, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Simmons College of Kentucky was $6,000. The cost of tuition at Simmons College of Kentucky is $-8,500 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$3,431
2019 Value
41.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Simmons College of Kentucky had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,431. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Simmons College of Kentucky grew by 41.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,257
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Simmons College of Kentucky was of $4,257 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 32.4% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Simmons College of Kentucky received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2018, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Simmons College of Kentucky has a total enrollment of 209 students. The full-time enrollment at Simmons College of Kentucky is 140 students and the part-time enrollment is 69. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Simmons College of Kentucky are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Simmons College of Kentucky, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.6% Black or African American, 1.44% White, 0.957% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Simmons College of Kentucky in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (49.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (48.6%) and White Male (1.43%). 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

67%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Simmons College of Kentucky, both undergraduate and graduate, is 209 students. The full-time enrollment at Simmons College of Kentucky is 140 and the part-time enrollment is 69. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Simmons College of Kentucky are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 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 Simmons College of Kentucky was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Simmons College of Kentucky had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    204
  2. White
    3
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2

The enrolled student population at Simmons College of Kentucky is 97.6% Black or African American, 1.44% White, 0.957% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 5 more women than men received degrees from Simmons College of Kentucky. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Simmons College of Kentucky is black or african american (17 degrees awarded). There were InfinityM times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Simmons College of Kentucky is Religious Studies (2 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (2 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (2 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Simmons College of Kentucky, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 degrees), and Social Sciences (2 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 Simmons College of Kentucky are Other managers (409,722 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (377,320 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (271,014 people), Postsecondary teachers (201,178 people), and Chief executives & legislators (178,114 people).

The most specialized majors at Simmons College of Kentucky are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 degrees), Social Sciences (2 degrees), Communications (1 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Simmons College of Kentucky are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Simmons College of Kentucky are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 degrees), Social Sciences (2 degrees), Communications (1 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1 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 Simmons College of Kentucky are Elementary & secondary schools (664,884 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (481,228 people), Legal services (314,308 people), Computer Systems Design (312,583 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (223,876 people).

The most specialized majors at Simmons College of Kentucky are Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 degrees), Social Sciences (2 degrees), Communications (1 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (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 Simmons College of Kentucky.
Most Common
  1. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Simmons College of Kentucky was Religious Studies with 2 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

6
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
11
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Simmons College of Kentucky, which is 0.545 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (11).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Simmons College of Kentucky in Religious Studies, which is 0.667 times less than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 5 degrees were awarded to women at Simmons College of Kentucky in General Studies, which is 5 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
100%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% of students graduating from Simmons College of Kentucky completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Simmons College of Kentucky is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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. Black or African American
    17 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    0 degrees awarded
  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Simmons College of Kentucky is black or african american (17 degrees awarded). There were NaNy times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    11 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Simmons College of Kentucky is black or african american female (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (6 degrees).

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Operations

Simmons College of Kentucky has an endowment valued at nearly $1, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $915 (91.5k%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Simmons College of Kentucky had a total salary expenditure of $3.89M. Simmons College of Kentucky employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Simmons College of Kentucky are Male No academic ranks (5), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Simmons College of Kentucky are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, Research, with 5 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1
2019 Endowment
100%
decline from 2018

Simmons College of Kentucky has an endowment valued at about $1, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Simmons College of Kentucky declined 100% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.1M lower 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: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $664k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Simmons College of Kentucky received $664k 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

$2.26M
2019 Salaries
13.7%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Simmons College of Kentucky paid a median of $2.26M in salaries, which represents 58.2% of their overall expenditure ($3.89M) and a 13.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.92% growth from 2017 and a 19.8% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$322k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2019, Simmons College of Kentucky paid a total of $322k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Simmons College of Kentucky were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Simmons College of Kentucky were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees; Research with 5 employees; and Management with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Simmons College of Kentucky was Male No academic rank with 5 employees, Female No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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