Truett McConnell University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,570

4.03% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$17,257

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

94.6%

558 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,622

30.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.7%

57 Graduates

About

Truett McConnell University is a higher education institution located in White County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Truett McConnell University were Registered Nursing (24 degrees awarded), Biblical Studies (20 degrees), and General Business (18 degrees).

In 2017, 111 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truett McConnell University. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (101 degrees), 33.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truett McConnell University is $18,570, which is $-6,624 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Truett McConnell University is $18,570, which is $-6,624 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,257.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,570

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Truett McConnell University was $18,570. The cost of tuition at Truett McConnell University is $-6,624 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$17,257

2017 Value

3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Truett McConnell University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,257. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Truett McConnell University grew by 3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,220

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truett McConnell University was of $7,220 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change 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

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Truett McConnell University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2016, when 98% 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.

12.4%

2016 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Truett McConnell University was 12.4%, which represents 26 out of the 209 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Truett McConnell University received 558 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.76% annual growth. Out of those 558 applicants, 528 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,622 students enrolled at Truett McConnell University in 2017, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truett McConnell University has an overall enrollment yield of 40.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

528

Accepted Out of 558

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truett McConnell University was 94.6% (528 admissions from 558 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 90.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 2.76%, while admissions grew by 7.32%.

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SAT Scores

57%

Submission Percentage

121

Scores Submitted

57% of enrolled first-time students at Truett McConnell University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Truett McConnell University has a total enrollment of 2,622 students. The full-time enrollment at Truett McConnell University is 806 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,816. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Truett McConnell University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Truett McConnell University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.3% White, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.915% Asian, 0.0763% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Truett McConnell University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.8%), followed by White Male (33.1%) and Black or African American Male (4.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (80.8%), followed by White Female (11.5%) and Two or More Races Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truett McConnell University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,622 students. The full-time enrollment at Truett McConnell University is 806 and the part-time enrollment is 1,816. This means that 30.7% of students enrolled at Truett McConnell University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Truett McConnell University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Truett McConnell University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,266

  2. Black or African American

    97

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    57

The enrolled student population at Truett McConnell University is 48.3% White, 3.7% Black or African American, 2.17% Hispanic or Latino, 0.915% Asian, 0.0763% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% 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, 11 more women than men received degrees from Truett McConnell University. The majority of degree recipients at Truett McConnell University are white (101 degrees awarded). There were 33.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truett McConnell University is Registered Nursing (24 degrees awarded), followed by Biblical Studies (20 degrees) and General Business (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Truett McConnell University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (28 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), and Education (16 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,062,867 people), Physicians (436,119 people), Secondary school teachers (356,809 people), Education administrators (329,134 people), and Postsecondary teachers (275,502 people).

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (28 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Education (16 degrees), Psychology (9 degrees), and Biology (6 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 Truett McConnell University are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (28 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Education (16 degrees), Psychology (9 degrees), and Biology (6 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 Truett McConnell University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,163,748 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (690,513 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (626,371 people), Offices of physicians (234,190 people), and Outpatient care centers (230,997 people).

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (28 degrees awarded), History (4 degrees), Education (16 degrees), Psychology (9 degrees), and Biology (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truett McConnell University was Registered Nursing with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 50

  2. 61

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Truett McConnell University, which is 0.82 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (61).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Truett McConnell University in Biblical Studies, which is 9 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Truett McConnell University in Registered Nursing, which is 23 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% of students graduating from Truett McConnell University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Truett McConnell University is Female and White (50.8% 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. White

    101 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truett McConnell University is white (101 degrees awarded). There were 33.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

2.7% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    55 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Truett McConnell University is white female (55 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (46 degrees).

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Operations

Truett McConnell University has an endowment valued at nearly $6.23M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $93.7k (1.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Truett McConnell University had a total salary expenditure of $18.6M. Truett McConnell University employs 20 Assistant professors, 18 Associate professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at Truett McConnell University are Female Assistant professors (12), Male Associate professors(10), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truett McConnell University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, Service, with 16 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.23M

2017 Endowment

2.25%

growth from 2016

Truett McConnell University has an endowment valued at about $6.23M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Truett McConnell University grew 2.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.9M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Truett McConnell University received $0 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

$6.82M

2017 Salaries

11.5%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Truett McConnell University paid a median of $6.82M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($18.6M) and a 11.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.87% growth from 2015 and a 9.7% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.53M

Instructional Salaries

51

Number of Employees

In 2017, Truett McConnell University paid a total of $2.53M to 51 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

20 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truett McConnell University were Assistant professor with 20 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truett McConnell University were Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees; Service with 16 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truett McConnell University was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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