Point University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,150
2.17% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,890
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.18%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
24.2%
2,355 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,015
41.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29%
80 Graduates

About

Point University is a higher education institution located in Troup County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Point University were General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), Child Development (14 degrees), and Other Human Development, Family Studies, & Related Services (12 degrees).

In 2022, 200 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Point University. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (97 degrees), 1.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Point University is $21,150, which is $−7,180 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Point University is $21,150, which is $−7,180 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,890.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending Point University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,150
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Point University was $21,150. The cost of tuition at Point University is $−7,180 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$19,890
2022 Value
1.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Point University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,890. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Point University grew by 1.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,500
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Point University was of $8,500 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 $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Point University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 26.6% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.18%
2019 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Point University was 4.18%, which represents 25 out of the 598 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Point University received 2,355 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 205% annual growth. Out of those 2,355 applicants, 570 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 24.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,015 students enrolled at Point University in 2022. 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Point University has an overall enrollment yield of 46%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

24.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
570
Accepted Out of 2,355

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Point University was 24.2% (570 admissions from 2,355 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 46.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 205%, while admissions grew by 58.8%..

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
21
Scores Submitted (2022)

8% of enrolled first-time students at Point University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Point University had a total enrollment of 2,015 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Point University is 828 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,187. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Point University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Point University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.8% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 7.94% Hispanic or Latino, 7.89% Two or More Races, 1.64% Asian, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Point University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.9%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Black or African American Male (14.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (33.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.7%) and Black or African American Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Point University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,015 students. The full-time enrollment at Point University is 828 and the part-time enrollment is 1,187. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Point University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 Point University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Point University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,064 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    472 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    160 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Point University is 52.8% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 7.94% Hispanic or Latino, 7.89% Two or More Races, 1.64% Asian, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 64 students (3.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 50 more women than men received degrees from Point University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Point University is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Point University is General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), followed by Child Development (14 degrees) and Other Human Development, Family Studies, & Related Services (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Point University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Point University are Elementary & middle school teachers (200,668 people), Other managers (168,508 people), Police officers (151,369 people), Social workers, all other (129,271 people), and Clergy (96,982 people).

The most specialized majors at Point University in 2022 are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees) (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 Point University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Point University are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees) (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 Point University are Elementary & secondary schools (555,714 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (387,003 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (274,992 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,780 people), and Outpatient care centers (206,516 people).

The most specialized majors at Point University are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (27 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Psychology (27 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Point University was General Psychology with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

75
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
125
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Point University, which is 0.6 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Point University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.833 times less than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Point University in Child Development. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 23% of students graduating from Point University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Point University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 1.25% 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
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Point University is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (52 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

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

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Point University is white female (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Point University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.26M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 186k (3.54%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Point University had a total salary expenditure of 26.4M. Point University employs 16 Assistant professors, 15 Professors and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Point University are Male Professor (10), Female Assistant professor (10), and Female Associate professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Point University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 41 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

Endowment

$5.26M
2022 Endowment
6.83%
growth from 2021

Point University has an endowment valued at about $5.26M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Point University grew 6.83% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44M 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.28M
2022 Salaries
6.07%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Point University paid a median of $9.28M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($26.4M) and a 6.07% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.79M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Point University paid a total of $2.79M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Point University were Assistant professor with 16 employees, Professor with 15 employees, and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Point University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees, and Management with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Point University was Male Professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Point University.

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