St. Andrews University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,600
3.14% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$31,864
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.42%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
64.8%
1,767 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
809
86.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.7%
62 Graduates

About

St. Andrews University is a higher education institution located in Scotland County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at St. Andrews University were General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (13 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (11 degrees).

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St. Andrews University. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (51 degrees), 2.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St. Andrews University is $28,600, which is $270 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at St. Andrews University is $28,600, which is $270 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,864.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending St. Andrews University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,600
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at St. Andrews University was $28,600. The cost of tuition at St. Andrews University is $270 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$31,864
2022 Value
60.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 St. Andrews University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,864. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of St. Andrews University grew by 60.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,908
Room and Board
$2,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St. Andrews University was of $7,908 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.86% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at St. Andrews University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.3% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.42%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at St. Andrews University was 5.42%, which represents 27 out of the 498 total borrowers.

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Admissions

St. Andrews University received 1,767 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 18.3% annual growth. Out of those 1,767 applicants, 1,145 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.8% acceptance rate.

There were 809 students enrolled at St. Andrews University in 2022.

St. Andrews University has an overall enrollment yield of 15.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,145
Accepted Out of 1,767

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St. Andrews University was 64.8% (1,145 admissions from 1,767 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 12.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 18.3%, while admissions grew by 330%..

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Enrollment

St. Andrews University had a total enrollment of 809 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at St. Andrews University is 700 students and the part-time enrollment is 109. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at St. Andrews University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St. Andrews University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.8% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 9.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.35% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.61% Asian.

Students enrolled at St. Andrews University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (13.8%) and White Male (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (15.8%) and Black or African American Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St. Andrews University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 809 students. The full-time enrollment at St. Andrews University is 700 and the part-time enrollment is 109. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at St. Andrews University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 St. Andrews University was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), St. Andrews 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
    233 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    140 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    79 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at St. Andrews University is 28.8% White, 17.3% Black or African American, 9.77% Hispanic or Latino, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.35% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1.61% Asian. 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, 258 students (31.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 48 more women than men received degrees from St. Andrews University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St. Andrews University is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 2.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St. Andrews University is General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (13 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at St. Andrews University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Business (69 degrees), and Education (19 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,763,926 people), Accountants & auditors (1,068,759 people), Other managers (890,978 people), Secondary school teachers (579,269 people), and Financial managers (519,792 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Business (69 degrees), Education (19 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (2 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 St. Andrews University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Business (69 degrees), Education (19 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (2 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 St. Andrews University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,284,279 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (923,459 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (896,615 people), Computer Systems Design (627,325 people), and Banking & related activities (520,250 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Andrews University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees awarded), Business (69 degrees), Education (19 degrees), Biology (10 degrees), and Physical Sciences (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St. Andrews University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 52 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St. Andrews University was General Business Administration & Management with 52 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

44
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
92
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 44 degrees were awarded to men at St. Andrews University, which is 0.478 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (92).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at St. Andrews University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 5.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at St. Andrews University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 4.2 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from St. Andrews University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at St. Andrews University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 3.23% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    51 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St. Andrews University is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 2.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

32.4% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    39 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    14 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St. Andrews University is white female (39 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (14 degrees).

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Operations

St. Andrews University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.55M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 33.9k (0.611%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, St. Andrews University had a total salary expenditure of 24.7M. St. Andrews University employs 25 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors and 6 Instructors. Most academics at St. Andrews University are Female Assistant professor (18), Male Assistant professor (7), and Female Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Andrews University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, and Management with 12 employees.

Endowment

$5.55M
2022 Endowment
30.5%
decline from 2021

St. Andrews University has an endowment valued at about $5.55M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of St. Andrews University declined 30.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.7M 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

$8.1M
2022 Salaries
3.11%
decline from 2021

In 2022, St. Andrews University paid a median of $8.1M in salaries, which represents 32.7% of their overall expenditure ($24.7M) and a 3.11% 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

$2.53M
Instructional Salaries
43
Number of Employees

In 2022, St. Andrews University paid a total of $2.53M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% 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
25 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at St. Andrews University were Assistant professor with 25 employees, Associate professor with 10 employees, and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Andrews University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees, and Management with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St. Andrews University was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

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

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