Truett McConnell University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,850

3.48% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,791

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.94%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

90.6%

543 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,187

34.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

41.7%

48 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 General Business (40 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (37 degrees), and General Psychology (22 degrees).

In 2016, 154 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truett McConnell University. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (131 degrees), 16.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truett McConnell University is $17,850, which is $-6,565 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Truett McConnell University is $17,850, which is $-6,565 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,791.

In 2016, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,850

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Truett McConnell University was $17,850. The cost of tuition at Truett McConnell University is $-6,565 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$17,791

2016 Value

0.372%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Truett McConnell University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,791. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Truett McConnell University grew by 0.372%.

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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 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 5.87% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Truett McConnell University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2015, when 97% 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.

7.94%

2015 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Truett McConnell University was 7.94%, which represents 15 out of the 189 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

Truett McConnell University received 543 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 12% annual growth. Out of those 543 applicants, 492 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,187 students enrolled at Truett McConnell University in 2016, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truett McConnell University has an overall enrollment yield of 45.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

492

Accepted Out of 543

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truett McConnell University was 90.6% (492 admissions from 543 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 91.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 12%, while admissions grew by 11.3%.

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SAT Scores

66%

Submission Percentage

148

Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Truett McConnell University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Truett McConnell University has a total enrollment of 2,187 students. The full-time enrollment at Truett McConnell University is 758 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,429. This means that 34.7% of students enrolled at Truett McConnell University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Truett McConnell University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.2% White, 6.22% Black or African American, 3.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.78% Asian, 0.274% 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 (47.2%), followed by White Male (34.7%) and Black or African American Male (4.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (77.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (5.56%) and White Female (5.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truett McConnell University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,187 students. The full-time enrollment at Truett McConnell University is 758 and the part-time enrollment is 1,429. This means that 34.7% of students enrolled at Truett McConnell University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

2016 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 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    1,558

  2. Black or African American

    136

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    75

The enrolled student population at Truett McConnell University is 71.2% White, 6.22% Black or African American, 3.43% Hispanic or Latino, 1.78% Asian, 0.274% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 42 more women than men received degrees from Truett McConnell University. The majority of degree recipients at Truett McConnell University are white (131 degrees awarded). There were 16.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truett McConnell University is General Business (40 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (37 degrees) and General Psychology (22 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 (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), and History (3 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 Truett McConnell University are Accountants & auditors (1,103,728 people), Miscellaneous managers (829,320 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (474,245 people), Financial managers (450,622 people), and Chief executives & legislators (356,897 people).

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), History (3 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Business (40 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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), History (3 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Business (40 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 (1,020,191 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (621,788 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (617,575 people), Banking & related activities (521,216 people), and Hospitals (519,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Truett McConnell University are Theology (23 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), History (3 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Business (40 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 40 degrees awarded

  2. 37 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truett McConnell University was General Business with 40 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 56

  2. 98

In 2016, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Truett McConnell University, which is 0.571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (98).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Truett McConnell University in General Business, which is 1.86 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Truett McConnell University in Registered Nursing, which is 17.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 13% of students graduating from Truett McConnell University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Truett McConnell University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.08% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    131 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truett McConnell University is white (131 degrees awarded). There were 16.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (8 degrees).

1.95% 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

    86 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Truett McConnell University is white female (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (45 degrees).

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Operations

Truett McConnell University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.79M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $94.5k (1.63%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Truett McConnell University had a total expenditure of $15M. Of that $15M, they spent $5.95M on salaries and $15M on benefits.

Truett McConnell University employs 18 Assistant professors, 16 Associate professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Truett McConnell University are Female Assistant professors (12), Male Associate professors(10), and Female Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truett McConnell University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Service with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.79M

2015 Endowment

5.87%

decline from 2014

Truett McConnell University has an endowment valued at about $5.79M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Truett McConnell University declined 5.87% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.8M 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 2015, 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

Primary Expenses

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$5.95M

Salary Expenditure

$15M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Truett McConnell University had a total expenditure of $15M. Of that $15M, they spent $5.95M on salaries and $15M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$5.95M

2015 Salaries

9.7%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Truett McConnell University paid a median of $5.95M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($15M) and a 9.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12% growth from 2013 and a 11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.3M

Instructional Salaries

50

Number of Employees

In 2015, Truett McConnell University paid a total of $2.3M to 50 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

18 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truett McConnell University were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 16 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truett McConnell University were Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Service 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 2016, 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 6 employees.

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