Spartanburg Methodist College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,200
2.86% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$16,333
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.07%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.1%
1,959 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,064
90% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.6%
144 Graduates

About

Spartanburg Methodist College is a higher education institution located in Spartanburg County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Spartanburg Methodist College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (170 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees).

In 2022, 261 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spartanburg Methodist College. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (149 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (65 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $16,200, which is $8,088 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $16,200, which is $8,088 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,333.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Spartanburg Methodist College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College was $16,200. The cost of tuition at Spartanburg Methodist College is $8,088 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$16,333
2022 Value
9.62%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Spartanburg Methodist College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,333. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Spartanburg Methodist College grew by 9.62%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,350
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spartanburg Methodist College was of $10,350 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.976% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Spartanburg Methodist College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2021, 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.
6.07%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Spartanburg Methodist College was 6.07%, which represents 27 out of the 445 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Spartanburg Methodist College received 1,959 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.14% annual growth. Out of those 1,959 applicants, 1,609 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,064 students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2022.

Spartanburg Methodist College has an overall enrollment yield of 31.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,609
Accepted Out of 1,959

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Spartanburg Methodist College was 82.1% (1,609 admissions from 1,959 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 80.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.14%, while admissions grew by 4.35%..

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Enrollment

Spartanburg Methodist College had a total enrollment of 1,064 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 958 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 90% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.6% White, 36.5% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 0.658% Asian, and 0.094% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.7%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Black or African American Female (19.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,064 students. The full-time enrollment at Spartanburg Methodist College is 958 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 90% of students enrolled at Spartanburg Methodist College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2018 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 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Spartanburg Methodist College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    475 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    388 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    124 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Spartanburg Methodist College is 44.6% White, 36.5% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 0.658% Asian, and 0.094% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 23 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 (149 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (65 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Spartanburg Methodist College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (170 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (29 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (170 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Protective Services (29 degrees).

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 (1,041,447 people), Other managers (761,500 people), Financial managers (500,342 people), Chief executives & legislators (391,217 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (288,549 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Business (31 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Business (31 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 Spartanburg Methodist College are Elementary & secondary schools (716,532 people), Computer Systems Design (554,954 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (505,370 people), Banking & related activities (501,265 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (437,609 people).

The most specialized majors at Spartanburg Methodist College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (170 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), Protective Services (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and Business (31 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 Spartanburg Methodist College.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Spartanburg Methodist College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 170 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

119
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
142
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College, which is 0.838 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (142).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.735 times less than the 98 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Spartanburg Methodist College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.36 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Spartanburg Methodist College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    149 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    65 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spartanburg Methodist College is white (149 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (65 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    77 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    72 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Spartanburg Methodist College is white male (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (72 degrees).

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Operations

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at nearly $24.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.6%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Spartanburg Methodist College had a total salary expenditure of 22.9M. Spartanburg Methodist College employs 43 No academic ranks. Most academics at Spartanburg Methodist College are Female No academic rank (27), and Male No academic rank (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College are: Service, with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

Endowment

$24.9M
2022 Endowment
12.1%
decline from 2021

Spartanburg Methodist College has an endowment valued at about $24.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Spartanburg Methodist College declined 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.7M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.75M
2022 Salaries
11.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a median of $9.75M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($22.9M) and a 11.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.5M
Instructional Salaries
43
Number of Employees

In 2022, Spartanburg Methodist College paid a total of $2.5M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College was No academic rank with 43 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College were Service with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees, and Management with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spartanburg Methodist College was Female No academic rank with 27 employees, and Male No academic rank with 16 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Spartanburg Methodist College.

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