Charleston School of Law

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2016 Student Loan

1.82%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

564

91.1% Full-Time

About

Charleston School of Law is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Charleston School of Law were .

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Charleston School of Law. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (91 degrees), 8.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Charleston School of Law is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Charleston School of Law is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

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

Average Net Price

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1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at Charleston School of Law received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.

1.82%

2016 Default Rate

3

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Charleston School of Law was 1.82%, which represents 3 out of the 165 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

Charleston School of Law has a total enrollment of 564 students. The full-time enrollment at Charleston School of Law is 514 students and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 91.1% of students enrolled at Charleston School of Law are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Charleston School of Law, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.7% White, 18.8% Black or African American, 5.85% Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.77% Asian, 0.532% Two or More Races, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Charleston School of Law in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (35.8%), followed by White Female (32.5%) and Black or African American Female (12.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Charleston School of Law, both undergraduate and graduate, is 564 students. The full-time enrollment at Charleston School of Law is 514 and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 91.1% of students enrolled at Charleston School of Law are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Charleston School of Law was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Charleston School of Law had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    376

  2. Black or African American

    106

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    33

The enrolled student population at Charleston School of Law is 66.7% White, 18.8% Black or African American, 5.85% Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.77% Asian, 0.532% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 19 students (3.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 16 fewer women than men received degrees from Charleston School of Law. The majority of degree recipients at Charleston School of Law are white (91 degrees awarded). There were 8.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Charleston School of Law is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Charleston School of Law, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (112 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Paralegals & legal assistants (13,803 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (6,396 people), Other managers (3,029 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,555 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal (112 degrees awarded).

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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 Charleston School of Law are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Registered nurses, Compliance officers, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal (112 degrees awarded).

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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 Charleston School of Law are Legal services (15,301 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (6,646 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,666 people), and Insurance carriers (2,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal (112 degrees awarded).

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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 Charleston School of Law.

Most Common

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In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Charleston School of Law was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 64

  2. 48

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Charleston School of Law, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (48).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 64 degrees were awarded to men at Charleston School of Law in Law, which is 1.33 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 48 degrees were awarded to women at Charleston School of Law in Law, which is 0.75 times less than the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Charleston School of Law is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    91 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Charleston School of Law is white (91 degrees awarded). There were 8.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

0.893% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    53 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Charleston School of Law is white male (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (38 degrees).

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Operations

Charleston School of Law has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.5k (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Charleston School of Law had a total salary expenditure of $11.2M. Charleston School of Law employs 11 Associate professors, 9 Professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Charleston School of Law are Male Associate professors (6), Male Professors(5), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charleston School of Law are: Management, with 13 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Charleston School of Law has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Charleston School of Law stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Charleston School of Law received $0 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

$5.04M

2017 Salaries

17.3%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Charleston School of Law paid a median of $5.04M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($11.2M) and a 17.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.8% decline from 2015 and a 11.2% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.57M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2017, Charleston School of Law paid a total of $2.57M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 50.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.18M (36.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Charleston School of Law were Associate professor with 11 employees; Professor with 9 employees; and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charleston School of Law were Management with 13 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Charleston School of Law was Male Associate professor with 6 employees, Male Professor with 5 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Charleston School of Law.

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