Rollins College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,700
3.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$35,661
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.02%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
58.3%
6,167 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,127
88.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
74.1%
384 Graduates

About

Rollins College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rollins College were General Communication (78 degrees awarded), General Business (70 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees).

In 2019, 947 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rollins College. 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (513 degrees), 3.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rollins College is $51,700, which is $29,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rollins College is $51,700, which is $29,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,661.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$51,700
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Rollins College was $51,700. The cost of tuition at Rollins College is $29,674 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$35,661
2019 Value
8.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Rollins College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,661. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Rollins College grew by 8.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,345
Room and Board
$742
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Rollins College was of $11,345 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $742. The cost of room and board decreased by 15.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 39.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Rollins College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 28.4% with respect to 2018, when 88% 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.
6.02%
2017 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Rollins College was 6.02%, which represents 38 out of the 631 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

Rollins College received 6,167 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,167 applicants, 3,598 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,127 students enrolled at Rollins College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rollins College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,598
Accepted Out of 6,167

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Rollins College was 58.3% (3,598 admissions from 6,167 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 66.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 13.1%, while admissions declined by -1.02%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Rollins College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Rollins College has a total enrollment of 3,127 students. The full-time enrollment at Rollins College is 2,760 students and the part-time enrollment is 367. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Rollins College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rollins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.7% White, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.89% Black or African American, 3.71% Two or More Races, 3.45% Asian, 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.064% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rollins College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.4%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.2%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.99%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rollins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,127 students. The full-time enrollment at Rollins College is 2,760 and the part-time enrollment is 367. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Rollins College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2019 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 Rollins College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Rollins College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,710
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    607
  3. Black or African American
    153

The enrolled student population at Rollins College is 54.7% White, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.89% Black or African American, 3.71% Two or More Races, 3.45% Asian, 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.064% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 141 students (4.51%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 199 more women than men received degrees from Rollins College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rollins College is white (513 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rollins College is General Communication (78 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (70 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rollins College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), and Communications (84 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 Rollins College are Accountants & auditors (1,052,509 people), Other managers (980,337 people), Financial managers (578,581 people), Chief executives & legislators (502,971 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (498,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Rollins College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and Business (415 degrees).

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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 Rollins College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Rollins College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and Business (415 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 Rollins College are Elementary & secondary schools (840,573 people), Computer Systems Design (685,211 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (655,404 people), Banking & related activities (598,888 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (546,639 people).

The most specialized majors at Rollins College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and Business (415 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 Rollins College.
Most Common
  1. 78 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 70 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 67 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rollins College was General Communication with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

374
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
573
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 374 degrees were awarded to men at Rollins College, which is 0.653 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (573).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Rollins College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.04 times more than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 124 degrees were awarded to women at Rollins College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.961 times less than the 129 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

68%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 68% of students graduating from Rollins College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rollins College is Male and Asian (87.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.13% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    513 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rollins College is white (513 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

10.8% of degree recipients (102 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    310 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Rollins College is white female (310 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (203 degrees).

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Operations

Rollins College has an endowment valued at nearly $373M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.26M (0.607%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Rollins College had a total salary expenditure of $143M. Rollins College employs 75 Professors, 62 Assistant professors, and 52 Associate professors. Most academics at Rollins College are Male Professors (41), Female Assistant professors(37), and Female Professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rollins College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 95 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 84 employees, and Management with 80 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$373M
2019 Endowment
2.79%
decline from 2018

Rollins College has an endowment valued at about $373M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Rollins College declined 2.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $335M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $895k - Federal
  2. $9k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Rollins College received $895k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$50.3M
2019 Salaries
0.501%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Rollins College paid a median of $50.3M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 0.501% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.805% growth from 2017 and a 0.918% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.9M
Instructional Salaries
225
Number of Employees

In 2019, Rollins College paid a total of $18.9M to 225 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
75 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
95 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rollins College were Professor with 75 employees; Assistant professor with 62 employees; and Assistant professor with 52 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rollins College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 95 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 84 employees; and Management with 80 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rollins College was Male Professor with 41 employees, Female Assistant professor with 37 employees, and Female Professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Rollins College.

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