Southeastern College-Columbia

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,524
10.3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$32,333
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.68%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
97.1%
103 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
155
74.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
58.8%
10 Graduates

About

Southeastern College-Columbia is a higher education institution located in Richland County, SC. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southeastern College-Columbia were Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (27 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern College-Columbia. 89.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 10.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (94 degrees), 3.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-Columbia is $21,524, which is $8,842 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-Columbia is $21,524, which is $8,842 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,333.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Southeastern College-Columbia received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,524
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southeastern College-Columbia was $21,524. The cost of tuition at Southeastern College-Columbia is $8,842 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$32,333
2022 Value
3.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southeastern College-Columbia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,333. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southeastern College-Columbia grew by 3.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,336
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern College-Columbia was of $10,336 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 13.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Southeastern College-Columbia received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2021, when 83% 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.
3.68%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southeastern College-Columbia was 3.68%, which represents 5 out of the 136 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Southeastern College-Columbia received 103 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 36.4% annual growth. Out of those 103 applicants, 100 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.1% acceptance rate.

There were 155 students enrolled at Southeastern College-Columbia in 2022.

Southeastern College-Columbia has an overall enrollment yield of 53%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
100
Accepted Out of 103

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern College-Columbia was 97.1% (100 admissions from 103 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 100%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 36.4%, while admissions declined by −38.3%..

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Enrollment

Southeastern College-Columbia had a total enrollment of 155 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-Columbia is 115 students and the part-time enrollment is 40. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at Southeastern College-Columbia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-Columbia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.6% Black or African American, 28.4% White, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.645% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.645% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southeastern College-Columbia in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (58.3%), followed by White Female (27%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern College-Columbia in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 155 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-Columbia is 115 and the part-time enrollment is 40.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2022 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 Southeastern College-Columbia was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southeastern College-Columbia had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    97 enrolled students
  2. White
    44 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-Columbia is 62.6% Black or African American, 28.4% White, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.645% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.645% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 99 more women than men received degrees from Southeastern College-Columbia. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southeastern College-Columbia is black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southeastern College-Columbia is Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (27 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeastern College-Columbia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (125 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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 Southeastern College-Columbia are Registered nurses (1,481,432 people), Accountants & auditors (1,048,539 people), Other managers (810,275 people), Software developers (665,043 people), and Financial managers (504,770 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-Columbia in 2022 are Health (125 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (0 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 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 Southeastern College-Columbia are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-Columbia are Health (125 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (0 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern College-Columbia are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,826,869 people), Computer Systems Design (1,044,169 people), Elementary & secondary schools (715,058 people), Banking & related activities (537,000 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (520,120 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-Columbia are Health (125 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (0 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees), and Business (0 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 Southeastern College-Columbia.
Most Common (2022)
27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southeastern College-Columbia was Medical Insurance Coding Specialist with 27 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

13
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
112
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-Columbia, which is 0.116 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (112).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-Columbia in Massage Therapy, which is 0.278 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-Columbia in Medical Assistant, which is 25 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

100%
100% Completion Time
100%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 100% of students graduating from Southeastern College-Columbia completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southeastern College-Columbia is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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. Black or African American
    94 degrees awarded
  2. White
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern College-Columbia is black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (28 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. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southeastern College-Columbia is black or african american female (82 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (28 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern College-Columbia employs 22 Instructors. Most academics at Southeastern College-Columbia are Female Instructor (17), and Male Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-Columbia are: Office and Administrative Support, with 15 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.63M
2022 Salaries
38.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southeastern College-Columbia paid a median of $1.63M in salaries, a 38.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.21M
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southeastern College-Columbia paid a total of $1.21M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 74.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern College-Columbia was Instructor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-Columbia were Office and Administrative Support with 15 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern College-Columbia was Female Instructor with 17 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southeastern College-Columbia.

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