Spartanburg Methodist College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,750
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,457
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
16.3%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
82.6%
1,809 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,051
97.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
48%
220 Graduates

About

Spartanburg Methodist College is a higher education institution located in Spartanburg County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Spartanburg Methodist College were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (0 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 209 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spartanburg Methodist College. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (118 degrees), 1.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $15,750, which is $7,770 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $15,750, which is $7,770 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,457.

In 2020, 96% of undergraduate students attending Spartanburg Methodist College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,750
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College was $15,750. The cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $7,770 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$12,457
2020 Value
1.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Spartanburg Methodist College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,457. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Spartanburg Methodist College grew by 1.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,950
Room and Board
$1,160
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spartanburg Methodist College was of $7,950 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,160. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.09% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Spartanburg Methodist College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.03% with respect to 2019, when 99% 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.
16.3%
2018 Default Rate
64
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Spartanburg Methodist College was 16.3%, which represents 64 out of the 392 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Spartanburg Methodist College received 1,809 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.44% annual growth. Out of those 1,809 applicants, 1,495 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,051 students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Spartanburg Methodist College has an overall enrollment yield of 34.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,495
Accepted Out of 1,809

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Spartanburg Methodist College was 82.6% (1,495 admissions from 1,809 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 61.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.44%, while admissions grew by 48%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Spartanburg Methodist College has a total enrollment of 1,051 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 1,029 students and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.3% White, 39% Black or African American, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.23% Two or More Races, 0.761% Asian, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0951% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.5%) and White Female (21%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,051 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 1,029 and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 Spartanburg Methodist College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Spartanburg Methodist College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    466
  2. Black or African American
    410
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    104

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College is 44.3% White, 39% Black or African American, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.23% Two or More Races, 0.761% Asian, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0951% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 37 more women than men received degrees from Spartanburg Methodist College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Spartanburg Methodist College is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Spartanburg Methodist College is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (0 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Spartanburg Methodist College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Protective 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Accountants & auditors (1,048,057 people), Other managers (716,906 people), Financial managers (459,442 people), Chief executives & legislators (363,002 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (331,794 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (11 degrees), and Business (27 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aerospace engineers

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (11 degrees), and Business (27 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Elementary & secondary schools (738,991 people), Banking & related activities (501,481 people), Computer Systems Design (496,212 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (482,582 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (473,432 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (151 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Protective Services (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (11 degrees), and Business (27 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 Spartanburg Methodist College.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Spartanburg Methodist College was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 0 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

86
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
123
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College, which is 0.699 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (123).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.641 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 92 degrees were awarded to women at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.56 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (64.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Spartanburg Methodist College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (64.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    118 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spartanburg Methodist College is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (61 degrees).

0.478% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    69 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Spartanburg Methodist College is white female (69 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (49 degrees).

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Operations

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $902k (4.06%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Spartanburg Methodist College had a total salary expenditure of $17.3M. Spartanburg Methodist College employs 37 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Spartanburg Methodist College are Female No academic ranks (21), Male No academic ranks(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, Service, with 27 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.2M
2020 Endowment
0.194%
growth from 2019

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at about $22.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Spartanburg Methodist College grew 0.194% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.8M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.45M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Spartanburg Methodist College received $1.45M 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

$6.86M
2020 Salaries
13.3%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a median of $6.86M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($17.3M) and a 13.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.3% growth from 2018 and a 0.3% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.08M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2020, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a total of $2.08M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College were No academic rank with 37 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees; Service with 27 employees; and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College was Female No academic rank with 21 employees, and Male No academic rank with 16 employees.

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