Coker University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,864
2.96% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,647
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
93.1%
965 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,087
91.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53.3%
122 Graduates

About

Coker University is a higher education institution located in Darlington County, SC. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Coker University were General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees awarded), General Business (27 degrees), and General Psychology (20 degrees).

In 2020, 305 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coker University. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (182 degrees), 2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coker University is $30,864, which is $2,464 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Coker University is $30,864, which is $2,464 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,647.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Coker University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$30,864
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Coker University was $30,864. The cost of tuition at Coker University is $2,464 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$16,647
2020 Value
10.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Coker University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,647. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Coker University grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,902
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coker University was of $7,902 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.28% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 11.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Coker University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.6% with respect to 2019, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Coker University received 965 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 27.6% annual decline. Out of those 965 applicants, 898 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,087 students enrolled at Coker University in 2020, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Coker University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
898
Accepted Out of 965

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Coker University was 93.1% (898 admissions from 965 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 63.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −27.6%, while admissions grew by 6.52%.

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage
151
Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Coker University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Coker University has a total enrollment of 1,087 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker University is 996 students and the part-time enrollment is 91. This means that 91.6% of students enrolled at Coker University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coker University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.3% White, 29% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 2.21% Hispanic or Latino, 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.368% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coker University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.8%), followed by White Male (22.9%) and Black or African American Female (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.1%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (17.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coker University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,087 students. The full-time enrollment at Coker University is 996 and the part-time enrollment is 91. This means that 91.6% of students enrolled at Coker University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2020 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 Coker University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Coker University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    601
  2. Black or African American
    315
  3. Two or More Races
    32

The enrolled student population at Coker University is 55.3% White, 29% Black or African American, 2.94% Two or More Races, 2.21% Hispanic or Latino, 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.368% Asian, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 52 students (4.78%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 67 more women than men received degrees from Coker University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Coker University is white (182 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Coker University is General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (27 degrees) and General Psychology (20 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Coker University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 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 Coker University are Accountants & auditors (1,116,019 people), Other managers (890,392 people), Financial managers (536,645 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (484,020 people), and Chief executives & legislators (453,812 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Business (119 degrees), and Psychology (22 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 Coker University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Coker University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Business (119 degrees), and Psychology (22 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 Coker University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,076,666 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (688,792 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (661,112 people), Computer Systems Design (605,688 people), and Banking & related activities (594,001 people).

The most specialized majors at Coker University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (38 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees), Business (119 degrees), and Psychology (22 degrees).

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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 Coker University.
Most Common
  1. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 20 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Coker University was General Business Administration & Management with 51 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

119
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
186
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Coker University, which is 0.64 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (186).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Coker University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 2.5 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Coker University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.19 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from Coker University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (65%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coker University is Male and Black or African American (65% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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
    182 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coker University is white (182 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    111 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    71 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Coker University is white female (111 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (71 degrees).

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Coker University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $789k (2.64%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Coker University had a total salary expenditure of $27.4M. Coker University employs 28 Professors, 19 Associate professors, and 19 Assistant professors. Most academics at Coker University are Female Professors (16), Male Professors(12), and Male Assistant professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker University are: Management, with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

Endowment

$29.9M
2020 Endowment
1.64%
growth from 2019

Coker University has an endowment valued at about $29.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Coker University grew 1.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.97M 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. $1.64M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Coker University received $1.64M 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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Salary Expenditure

$9.91M
2020 Salaries
2.21%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Coker University paid a median of $9.91M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($27.4M) and a 2.21% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0997% growth from 2018 and a 2.64% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.02M
Instructional Salaries
69
Number of Employees

In 2020, Coker University paid a total of $4.02M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coker University were Professor with 28 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coker University were Management with 30 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coker University was Female Professor with 16 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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

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