Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,750

NaNN% growth from N/A

2017 Average Net Price

$23,442

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

160

94.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.1%

52 Graduates

About

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is a higher education institution located in Horry County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach were .

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach. 1.11% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 98.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (76 degrees), 12.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is $15,750, which is $1,750 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is $15,750, which is $1,750 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,442.

In 2017, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,750

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach was $15,750. The cost of tuition at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is $1,750 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$23,442

2017 Value

4.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,442. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach grew by 4.3%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.52% with respect to 2016, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach has a total enrollment of 160 students. The full-time enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is 151 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85% White, 3.13% Black or African American, 1.25% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.625% Asian, 0.625% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (84.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (2.65%) and Two or More Races Male (1.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 160 students. The full-time enrollment at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is 151 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    136

  2. Black or African American

    5

  3. Two or More Races

    2

The enrolled student population at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is 85% White, 3.13% Black or African American, 1.25% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.625% Asian, 0.625% Hispanic or Latino, 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 88 fewer women than men received degrees from Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach. The majority of degree recipients at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are white (76 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Elementary & middle school teachers (37,915 people), Physical therapists (28,007 people), Other managers (21,339 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (13,964 people), and Secondary school teachers (13,023 people).

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 degrees awarded).

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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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Training & development managers

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Elementary & secondary schools (69,332 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (49,796 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (34,681 people), Amusement & Recreation (30,363 people), and Outpatient care centers (30,056 people).

The most specialized majors at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (90 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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 89

  2. 1

In 2017, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach, which is 89 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach in Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management, which is 89 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 1 degrees were awarded to women at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach in Golf Course Operation & Grounds Management, which is 0.0112 times less than the 89 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 64% of students graduating from Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is Female and White (100% 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, 1.92% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    76 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is white (76 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (6 degrees).

3.33% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    76 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach is white male (76 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (6 degrees).

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Operations

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach employs 4 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are Male No academic ranks (4), Female No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 4 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach 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 Two-Year: Other Fields 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, Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach 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

$982k

2017 Salaries

18.2%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach paid a median of $982k in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 18.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.8% growth from 2015 and a 20.2% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$222k

Instructional Salaries

4

Number of Employees

In 2017, Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach paid a total of $222k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $318k (20.1%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

4 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach were No academic rank with 4 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 4 employees; Management with 3 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, Female No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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