Medical University of South Carolina

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,174

0% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

0.758%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,986

93.5% Full-Time

About

Medical University of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Medical University of South Carolina were Registered Nursing (209 degrees awarded), Cardiovascular Technologist (17 degrees), and General Health Services (0 degrees).

In 2016, 1,022 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medical University of South Carolina. 70% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (755 degrees), 8.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,174, which is $1,203 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,174, which is $1,203 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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

In 2016, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,174

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina was $15,174. The cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $1,203 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Medical University of South Carolina received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 47% 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.

0.758%

2015 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Medical University of South Carolina was 0.758%, which represents 6 out of the 792 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

Medical University of South Carolina received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,986 students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Medical University of South Carolina has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Medical University of South Carolina has a total enrollment of 2,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,792 students and the part-time enrollment is 194. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.8% White, 8.41% Black or African American, 5.69% Asian, 3.82% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (61.6%), followed by White Male (13.1%) and Black or African American Female (5.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (43.3%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Black or African American Female (5.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,792 and the part-time enrollment is 194. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% 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 Medical University of South Carolina was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Medical University of South Carolina 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

    2,174

  2. Black or African American

    251

  3. Asian

    170

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina is 72.8% White, 8.41% Black or African American, 5.69% Asian, 3.82% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% 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, 137 students (4.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 408 more women than men received degrees from Medical University of South Carolina. The majority of degree recipients at Medical University of South Carolina are white (755 degrees awarded). There were 8.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina is Registered Nursing (209 degrees awarded), followed by Cardiovascular Technologist (17 degrees) and General Health Services (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Medical University of South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (966 degrees awarded) and Biology (56 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Registered nurses (1,294,546 people), Physicians & surgeons (488,555 people), Miscellaneous managers (171,987 people), Postsecondary teachers (169,241 people), and Medical & health services managers (168,441 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (966 degrees awarded) and Biology (56 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Radiation therapists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (966 degrees awarded) and Biology (56 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Hospitals (1,817,164 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (320,076 people), Elementary & secondary schools (315,591 people), Offices of physicians (310,085 people), and Outpatient care centers (254,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (966 degrees awarded) and Biology (56 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 Medical University of South Carolina.

Most Common

  1. 209 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina was Registered Nursing with 209 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 307

  2. 715

In 2016, 307 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina, which is 0.429 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (715).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina in Medicine, which is 1.23 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 174 degrees were awarded to women at Medical University of South Carolina in Registered Nursing, which is 4.97 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Medical University of South Carolina completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    755 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    88 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medical University of South Carolina is white (755 degrees awarded). There were 8.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

5.58% of degree recipients (57 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    527 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    228 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Medical University of South Carolina is white female (527 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (228 degrees).

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Operations

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $323M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.11M (0.964%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Medical University of South Carolina had a total expenditure of $669M. Of that $669M, they spent $278M on salaries and $669M on benefits.

Medical University of South Carolina employs 43 Assistant professors, 35 Associate professors, and 34 Professors. Most academics at Medical University of South Carolina are Female Assistant professors (27), Female Associate professors(22), and Female Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina are: Management, with 385 employees, Research, with 197 employees, and Service with 156 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$323M

2015 Endowment

3.22%

growth from 2014

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $323M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Medical University of South Carolina grew 3.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $313M higher than 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: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $132M - Federal

  2. $8.9M - State

  3. $78.4k - Local

As of 2015, Medical University of South Carolina received $132M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.9M from state grants and contracts, and $78.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$278M

Salary Expenditure

$669M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Medical University of South Carolina had a total expenditure of $669M. Of that $669M, they spent $278M on salaries and $669M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Medical University of South Carolina as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$278M

2015 Salaries

4.97%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Medical University of South Carolina paid a median of $278M in salaries, which represents 41.6% of their overall expenditure ($669M) and a 4.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.259% growth from 2013 and a 2.91% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.5M

Instructional Salaries

129

Number of Employees

In 2015, Medical University of South Carolina paid a total of $16.5M to 129 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.93% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

43 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

385 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Assistant professor with 43 employees; Associate professor with 35 employees; and Associate professor with 34 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Management with 385 employees; Research with 197 employees; and Service with 156 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina was Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Medical University of South Carolina.

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