Voorhees College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,630

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,579

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.62%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

79%

2,613 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

415

98.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

26.1%

62 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 Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (10 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (7 degrees).

In 2016, 70 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Voorhees College. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (70 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 $-12,785 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees College is $11,630, which is $-12,785 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,579.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 88% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,630

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Voorhees College was $11,630. The cost of tuition at Voorhees College is $-12,785 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$16,579

2016 Value

19.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Voorhees College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,579. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Voorhees College grew by 19.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,857

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Voorhees College was of $5,857 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 20.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Voorhees College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

9.62%

2015 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Voorhees College was 9.62%, which represents 23 out of the 239 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 2,613 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 87.6% annual growth. Out of those 2,613 applicants, 2,065 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79% acceptance rate.

There were 415 students enrolled at Voorhees College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Voorhees College has an overall enrollment yield of 7.26%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,065

Accepted Out of 2,613

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Voorhees College was 79% (2,065 admissions from 2,613 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 92.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 87.6%, while admissions grew by 59.6%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Voorhees College has a total enrollment of 415 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 407 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.5% Black or African American, 1.69% White, 1.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.241% Asian, 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.241% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Voorhees College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (53.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (39.6%) and White Male (1.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Voorhees College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 415 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees College is 407 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Voorhees College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

41%

2016 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 41%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    384

  2. White

    7

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5

The enrolled student population at Voorhees College is 92.5% Black or African American, 1.69% White, 1.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.241% Asian, 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.241% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 11 students (2.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 12 more women than men received degrees from Voorhees College. The majority of degree recipients at Voorhees College are black or african american (70 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 Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (13 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (10 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (7 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 (17 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (7 degrees), and Protective Services (17 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 & surgeons (398,808 people), Miscellaneous managers (293,418 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (230,331 people), Postsecondary teachers (154,847 people), and Police officers (143,276 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (7 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and Communications (3 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (7 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and Communications (3 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 Voorhees College are Hospitals (579,463 people), Elementary & secondary schools (438,061 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (380,574 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (363,457 people), and Offices of physicians (177,000 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (7 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and Communications (3 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Voorhees College was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 29

  2. 41

In 2016, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees College, which is 0.707 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees College in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Voorhees College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 3.33 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 19% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Voorhees College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    70 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 (70 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

    41 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    29 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 (41 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.47M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $209k (3.23%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Voorhees College had a total expenditure of $13M. Of that $13M, they spent $4.94M on salaries and $13M on benefits.

Voorhees College employs 24 Assistant professors, 9 Instructors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Voorhees College are Male Assistant professors (13), Female Assistant professors(11), and Male Instructors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College are: Service, with 28 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.47M

2015 Endowment

0.091%

decline from 2014

Voorhees College has an endowment valued at about $6.47M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Voorhees College declined 0.091% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.2M 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. $4.13M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Voorhees College received $4.13M 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

Primary Expenses

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$4.94M

Salary Expenditure

$13M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Voorhees College had a total expenditure of $13M. Of that $13M, they spent $4.94M on salaries and $13M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Voorhees College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.94M

2015 Salaries

0.638%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Voorhees College paid a median of $4.94M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($13M) and a 0.638% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.9% decline from 2013 and a 13.4% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.36M

Instructional Salaries

32

Number of Employees

In 2015, Voorhees College paid a total of $1.36M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

24 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

28 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Voorhees College were Assistant professor with 24 employees; Instructor with 9 employees; and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees College were Service with 28 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Voorhees College was Male Assistant professor with 13 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

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

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