Allen University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,740

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,848

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

590

95.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24%

43 Graduates

About

Allen University is a higher education institution located in Richland County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Allen University were General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (17 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Allen University. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (66 degrees), N/A times approximately the same then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (0 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,740, which is $-12,454 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,740, which is $-12,454 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,848.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,740

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Allen University was $12,740. The cost of tuition at Allen University is $-12,454 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$15,848

2017 Value

11.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Allen University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,848. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Allen University grew by 11.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,780

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Allen University was of $5,780 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board did not change 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

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Allen University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, 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.

10.4%

2016 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Allen University was 10.4%, which represents 21 out of the 202 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

Allen University has a total enrollment of 590 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 563 students and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.6% Black or African American, 1.19% White, 0.847% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.678% Hispanic or Latino, 0.169% Asian, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Allen University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (50.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (43.3%) and White Female (0.533%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 590 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 563 and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

36%

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 Allen University was 36%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Allen University 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

    552

  2. White

    7

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    5

The enrolled student population at Allen University is 93.6% Black or African American, 1.19% White, 0.847% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.678% Hispanic or Latino, 0.169% Asian, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 8 more women than men received degrees from Allen University. The majority of degree recipients at Allen University are black or african american (66 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 Allen University is General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (17 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Allen University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), and Biology (15 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 Allen University are Physicians (427,261 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (410,766 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (368,525 people), Other managers (349,808 people), and Postsecondary teachers (307,637 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Biology (15 degrees), Social Sciences (17 degrees), and English (3 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 Allen University are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Chemists & materials scientists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Biology (15 degrees), Social Sciences (17 degrees), and English (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 Allen University are Elementary & secondary schools (681,486 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (636,275 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (592,362 people), Legal services (336,110 people), and Computer Systems Design (271,216 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), Biology (15 degrees), Social Sciences (17 degrees), and English (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 Allen University.

Most Common

  1. 18 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Allen University was General Business Administration & Management with 18 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 29

  2. 37

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (37).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to women at Allen University in General Biological Sciences, which is 4 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

19%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Allen University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Allen University is Female and White (100% 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

    66 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Allen University is black or african american (66 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

    37 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 Allen University is black or african american female (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 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

Allen University has an endowment valued at nearly $313k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $240k (76.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Allen University had a total salary expenditure of $13.8M. Allen University employs 19 Assistant professors, 10 Instructors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Allen University are Male Assistant professors (11), Female Assistant professors(8), and Male Instructors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University are: Service, with 23 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$313k

2017 Endowment

57.4%

decline from 2016

Allen University has an endowment valued at about $313k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Allen University declined 57.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $36.8M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.63M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Allen University received $3.63M 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

$4.96M

2017 Salaries

7.27%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Allen University paid a median of $4.96M in salaries, which represents 36% of their overall expenditure ($13.8M) and a 7.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% decline from 2015 and a 19.8% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.67M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Allen University paid a total of $1.67M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

23 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Allen University were Assistant professor with 19 employees; Instructor with 10 employees; and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University were Service with 23 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Allen University was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Allen University.

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