Voorhees College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,630

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,125

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

21.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

53.4%

7,669 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

475

97.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29.2%

40 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 General Biological Sciences (12 degrees awarded), Sociology (12 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (11 degrees).

In 2017, 84 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Voorhees College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (84 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees College is $11,630, which is $-13,564 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees College is $11,630, which is $-13,564 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,125.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 86% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,630

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Voorhees College was $11,630. The cost of tuition at Voorhees College is $-13,564 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$17,125

2017 Value

3.29%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Voorhees College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,125. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Voorhees College grew by 3.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,023

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Voorhees College was of $5,023 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 14.2% 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

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Voorhees College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.05% with respect to 2016, when 95% 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.

21.7%

2016 Default Rate

50

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Voorhees College was 21.7%, which represents 50 out of the 230 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

Voorhees College received 7,669 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 193% annual growth. Out of those 7,669 applicants, 4,098 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.4% acceptance rate.

There were 475 students enrolled at Voorhees College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Voorhees College has an overall enrollment yield of 4.29%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,098

Accepted Out of 7,669

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Voorhees College was 53.4% (4,098 admissions from 7,669 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 79%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 193%, while admissions grew by 98.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Voorhees College has a total enrollment of 475 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 464 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 96.4% Black or African American, 0.842% Hispanic or Latino, 0.842% White, 0.421% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.211% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Voorhees College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (58%), followed by Black or African American Male (38.4%) and White Male (0.647%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 475 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 464 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%

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 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

    458

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4

  3. White

    4

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College is 96.4% Black or African American, 0.842% Hispanic or Latino, 0.842% White, 0.421% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.211% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. 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, 4 students (0.842%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 16 more women than men received degrees from Voorhees College. The majority of degree recipients at Voorhees College are black or african american (84 degrees awarded). There were N/A 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 Voorhees College is General Biological Sciences (12 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (12 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (11 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), and Biology (12 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 (414,660 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (345,709 people), Other managers (327,188 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (303,430 people), and Postsecondary teachers (198,143 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Compensation & benefits managers

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 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 (615,851 people), Elementary & secondary schools (565,622 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (491,202 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (472,013 people), and Legal services (290,295 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (5 degrees), Biology (12 degrees), Protective Services (10 degrees), and Social Sciences (12 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. 12 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Voorhees College was General Biological Sciences with 12 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 34

  2. 50

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees College, which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 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 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to women at Voorhees College in Sociology, which is 3 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from Voorhees College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (39.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Voorhees College is Female and Black or African American (39.5% 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. Black or African American

    84 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Voorhees College is black or african american (84 degrees awarded). There were N/A 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

    50 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    34 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Voorhees College is black or african american female (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $595k (8.4%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Voorhees College had a total salary expenditure of $12.7M. Voorhees College employs 18 Assistant professors, 4 Professors, and 3 Instructors. Most academics at Voorhees College are Female Assistant professors (12), Male Assistant professors(6), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College are: Service, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.08M

2017 Endowment

10.8%

growth from 2016

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at about $7.08M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Voorhees College grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M 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. $4.42M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Voorhees College received $4.42M 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

$4.52M

2017 Salaries

7.09%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Voorhees College paid a median of $4.52M in salaries, which represents 35.7% of their overall expenditure ($12.7M) and a 7.09% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.53% decline from 2015 and a 0.638% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.44M

Instructional Salaries

28

Number of Employees

In 2017, Voorhees College paid a total of $1.44M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% 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

18 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Voorhees College were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Professor with 4 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College were Service with 21 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; and Management with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Voorhees College was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

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