Goldey-Beacom College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,500
2.91% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,048
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.39%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
55.2%
652 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,184
59% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.6%
78 Graduates

About

Goldey-Beacom College is a higher education institution located in New Castle County, DE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Goldey-Beacom College were General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded), Accounting (22 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (16 degrees).

In 2020, 467 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Goldey-Beacom College. 56.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (126 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $25,500, which is $11,100 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $25,500, which is $11,100 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,048.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Goldey-Beacom College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,500
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College was $25,500. The cost of tuition at Goldey-Beacom College is $11,100 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,048
2020 Value
12.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Goldey-Beacom College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,048. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Goldey-Beacom College grew by 12.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,766
Room and Board
$1,032
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Goldey-Beacom College was of $7,766 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,032. The cost of room and board increased by 3.31% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Goldey-Beacom College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 100% 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.
9.39%
2018 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Goldey-Beacom College was 9.39%, which represents 17 out of the 181 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Goldey-Beacom College received 652 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 19.3% annual decline. Out of those 652 applicants, 360 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,184 students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Goldey-Beacom College has an overall enrollment yield of 40%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
360
Accepted Out of 652

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Goldey-Beacom College was 55.2% (360 admissions from 652 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 56.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −19.3%, while admissions declined by −21.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

Goldey-Beacom College has a total enrollment of 1,184 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 699 students and the part-time enrollment is 485. This means that 59% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.5% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 8.53% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.87% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.1%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (13.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.9%) and White Male (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,184 students. The full-time enrollment at Goldey-Beacom College is 699 and the part-time enrollment is 485. This means that 59% of students enrolled at Goldey-Beacom College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
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 Goldey-Beacom College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Goldey-Beacom College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    349
  2. Black or African American
    220
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    101

The enrolled student population at Goldey-Beacom College is 29.5% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 8.53% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Asian, 2.87% Two or More Races, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 59 more women than men received degrees from Goldey-Beacom College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Goldey-Beacom College is white (126 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (54 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Goldey-Beacom College is General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (22 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Goldey-Beacom College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (380 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), and Psychology (19 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Accountants & auditors (1,049,057 people), Other managers (716,482 people), Financial managers (461,675 people), Chief executives & legislators (361,803 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (319,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (380 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), Legal (6 degrees), and Protective Services (12 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (380 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), Legal (6 degrees), and Protective Services (12 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 Goldey-Beacom College are Elementary & secondary schools (822,620 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (518,844 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (509,816 people), Banking & related activities (501,325 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (488,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Goldey-Beacom College are Business (380 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), Legal (6 degrees), and Protective Services (12 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 Goldey-Beacom College.
Most Common
  1. 36 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Goldey-Beacom College was General Business Administration & Management with 36 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

204
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 204 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College, which is 0.776 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Goldey-Beacom College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.04 times more than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Goldey-Beacom College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.957 times less than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 27% of students graduating from Goldey-Beacom College 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 34% within 200%.

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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 (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Goldey-Beacom College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (80% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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
    126 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    54 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Goldey-Beacom College is white (126 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (54 degrees).

0.214% 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
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Goldey-Beacom College is white female (69 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (57 degrees).

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Operations

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at nearly $160M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.91M (6.2%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Goldey-Beacom College had a total salary expenditure of $15.9M. Goldey-Beacom College employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Goldey-Beacom College are Male Associate professors (5), Male Assistant professors(5), and Female Assistant professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 19 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Service with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$160M
2020 Endowment
0.72%
growth from 2019

Goldey-Beacom College has an endowment valued at about $160M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Goldey-Beacom College grew 0.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $149M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $542k - Federal
  2. $23.1k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Goldey-Beacom College received $542k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23.1k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.25M
2020 Salaries
1.37%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Goldey-Beacom College paid a median of $7.25M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($15.9M) and a 1.37% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.57% growth from 2018 and a 2.01% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.77M
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2020, Goldey-Beacom College paid a total of $1.77M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Assistant professor with 9 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Service with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Goldey-Beacom College was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 4 employees.

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