University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,158
2022 Average Net Price
$13,245
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
9.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.9%
495 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
745
38.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.6%
51 Graduates

About

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is a higher education institution located in Allendale County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Liberal Arts & Sciences (110 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 110 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (66 degrees), 2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $7,158, which is $−954 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $7,158, which is $−954 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,245.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 21% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,158
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was $7,158. The cost of tuition at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is $−954 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$13,245
2022 Value
4.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,245. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie grew by 4.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,840
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was of $6,840 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2021, when 92% 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.
9.96%
2019 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 9.96%, which represents 28 out of the 281 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie received 495 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 34.1% annual growth. Out of those 495 applicants, 351 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.9% acceptance rate.

There were 745 students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2022.

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has an overall enrollment yield of 38.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
351
Accepted Out of 495

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 70.9% (351 admissions from 495 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 72.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 34.1%, while admissions grew by 32%..

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Enrollment

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a total enrollment of 745 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 285 students and the part-time enrollment is 460. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.7% White, 25.4% Black or African American, 5.37% Hispanic or Latino, 4.43% Two or More Races, 0.805% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.5%), followed by White Female (23.2%) and Black or African American Female (17.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 745 students. The full-time enrollment at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 285 and the part-time enrollment is 460. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

42%
2022 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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was 42%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    385 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    189 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is 51.7% White, 25.4% Black or African American, 5.37% Hispanic or Latino, 4.43% Two or More Races, 0.805% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% 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 Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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, 69 students (9.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 32 more women than men received degrees from University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is Liberal Arts & Sciences (110 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (110 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Elementary & middle school teachers (55,339 people), Other managers (23,191 people), Secondary school teachers (13,221 people), Education administrators (13,205 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,967 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (110 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (110 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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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 University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Elementary & secondary schools (104,011 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (29,163 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (22,927 people), Computer Systems Design (16,507 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (14,909 people).

The most specialized majors at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Liberal Arts & Humanities (110 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.
Most Common (2022)
110 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 110 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
71
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie, which is 0.549 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (71).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.549 times less than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.82 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.96% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    36 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    30 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is white female (36 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (30 degrees).

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Operations

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie employs 10 Assistant professors, 5 Professors and 4 Instructors. Most academics at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are Male Assistant professor (5), Female Assistant professor (5), and Male Professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie are: Management, with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.27M
2022 Salaries
3.47%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a median of $4.27M in salaries, a 3.47% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.34M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie paid a total of $1.34M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Assistant professor with 10 employees, Professor with 5 employees, and Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie were Management with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie was Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.

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