South University-Montgomery

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,920

1.69% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,433

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

453

63.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

4.76%

1 Graduates

About

South University-Montgomery is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at South University-Montgomery were Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), Information Science (14 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (11 degrees).

In 2017, 182 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Montgomery. 79.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (94 degrees), 1.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $16,920, which is $-8,274 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $16,920, which is $-8,274 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,433.

In 2017, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,920

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery was $16,920. The cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery is $-8,274 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$20,433

2017 Value

1.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 South University-Montgomery had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,433. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of South University-Montgomery grew by 1.21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,377

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Montgomery was of $6,377 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 69.8% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at South University-Montgomery received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.81% with respect to 2016, when 86% 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.

11.7%

2016 Default Rate

1580

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Montgomery was 11.7%, which represents 1580 out of the 13537 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

South University-Montgomery has a total enrollment of 453 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 287 students and the part-time enrollment is 166. This means that 63.4% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.5% Black or African American, 25.4% White, 1.99% Hispanic or Latino, 0.883% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at South University-Montgomery in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (47.6%), followed by White Female (19.6%) and Black or African American Male (18.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (100%), followed by Black or African American Male (0%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 453 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 287 and the part-time enrollment is 166. This means that 63.4% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

38%

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 South University-Montgomery was 38%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), South University-Montgomery had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    315

  2. White

    115

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery is 69.5% Black or African American, 25.4% White, 1.99% Hispanic or Latino, 0.883% Asian, 0.442% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 106 more women than men received degrees from South University-Montgomery. The majority of degree recipients at South University-Montgomery are black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South University-Montgomery is Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (14 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South University-Montgomery, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (127 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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 South University-Montgomery are Registered nurses (1,314,319 people), Software developers (422,376 people), Other managers (186,307 people), Medical & health services managers (146,353 people), and Computer occupations, all other (132,961 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Health (127 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Theology (1 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 South University-Montgomery are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Health (127 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Theology (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,489,153 people), Computer Systems Design (497,433 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (338,635 people), Elementary & secondary schools (334,660 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (233,492 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Health (127 degrees awarded), Legal (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Theology (1 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 South University-Montgomery.

Most Common

  1. 23 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South University-Montgomery was Registered Nursing with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 38

  2. 144

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery, which is 0.264 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (144).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery in Information Science, which is 3.25 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to women at South University-Montgomery in Family Practice Nurse, which is 13 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at South University-Montgomery is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    94 degrees awarded

  2. White

    75 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Montgomery is black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (75 degrees).

1.65% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    72 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    63 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at South University-Montgomery is black or african american female (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (63 degrees).

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Operations

South University-Montgomery 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 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, South University-Montgomery had a total salary expenditure of $9.43M. South University-Montgomery employs 4 Instructors, 2 Assistant professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at South University-Montgomery are Male Instructors (2), Female Instructors(2), and Female Assistant professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery are: Management, with 15 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

South University-Montgomery has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of South University-Montgomery stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.83M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, South University-Montgomery received $2.83M 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

$3.72M

2017 Salaries

2.06%

decline from 2016

In 2017, South University-Montgomery paid a median of $3.72M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($9.43M) and a 2.06% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.96% decline from 2015 and a 2.86% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$348k

Instructional Salaries

6

Number of Employees

In 2017, South University-Montgomery paid a total of $348k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

4 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery were Instructor with 4 employees; Assistant professor with 2 employees; and Assistant professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery were Management with 15 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery was Male Instructor with 2 employees, Female Instructor with 2 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 2 employees.

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