Covenant College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$37,760
2.89% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,028
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.488%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.1%
813 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
886
93.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.2%
194 Graduates

About

Covenant College is a higher education institution located in Dade County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Covenant College were General Business (25 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (22 degrees), and General Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2022, 221 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Covenant College. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (197 degrees), 17.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Covenant College is $37,760, which is $9,430 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Covenant College is $37,760, which is $9,430 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,028.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Covenant College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$37,760
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Covenant College was $37,760. The cost of tuition at Covenant College is $9,430 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$25,028
2022 Value
1.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Covenant College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,028. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Covenant College grew by 1.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,150
Room and Board
$1,170
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Covenant College was of $9,150 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.84% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,170. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Covenant College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.04% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.488%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Covenant College was 0.488%, which represents 1 out of the 205 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Covenant College received 813 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.39% annual growth. Out of those 813 applicants, 684 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.1% acceptance rate.

There were 886 students enrolled at Covenant College in 2022. 38% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Covenant College has an overall enrollment yield of 35.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
684
Accepted Out of 813

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Covenant College was 84.1% (684 admissions from 813 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 88.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.39%, while admissions declined by −2.7%..

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SAT Scores

38%
Submission Percentage (2022)
91
Scores Submitted (2022)

38% of enrolled first-time students at Covenant College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Covenant College had a total enrollment of 886 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Covenant College is 827 students and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Covenant College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Covenant College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.6% White, 4.4% Two or More Races, 2.82% Asian, 1.35% Black or African American, 0.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.451% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Covenant College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.9%), followed by White Male (41.5%) and Asian Female (2.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.7%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Two or More Races Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Covenant College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 886 students. The full-time enrollment at Covenant College is 827 and the part-time enrollment is 59. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Covenant College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
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 Covenant College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Covenant College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    767 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    39 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    25 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Covenant College is 86.6% White, 4.4% Two or More Races, 2.82% Asian, 1.35% Black or African American, 0.79% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.451% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.113% 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 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 31 more women than men received degrees from Covenant College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Covenant College is white (197 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Covenant College is General Business (25 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (22 degrees) and General Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Covenant College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (15 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), and English (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Covenant College are Elementary & middle school teachers (202,526 people), Postsecondary teachers (201,038 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (197,373 people), Other managers (178,411 people), and Secondary school teachers (156,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Covenant College in 2022 are Theology (15 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), English (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Covenant College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Covenant College are Theology (15 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), English (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 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 Covenant College are Elementary & secondary schools (495,869 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,674 people), Legal services (158,905 people), Computer Systems Design (153,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (151,076 people).

The most specialized majors at Covenant College are Theology (15 degrees awarded), History (8 degrees), English (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (5 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 Covenant College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Covenant College was General Business with 25 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

95
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
126
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Covenant College, which is 0.754 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (126).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Covenant College in General Business, which is 2.57 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Covenant College in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.67 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from Covenant College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Covenant College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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.

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, 0.515% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    197 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Covenant College is white (197 degrees awarded). There were 17.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (11 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 Female
    112 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Covenant College is white female (112 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (85 degrees).

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Operations

Covenant College has an endowment valued at nearly $53.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.8%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Covenant College had a total salary expenditure of 33.3M. Covenant College employs 29 Professors, 17 Associate professors and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Covenant College are Male Professor (26), Male Associate professor (9), and Female Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Covenant College are: Service, with 32 employees, Management, with 31 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Endowment

$53.6M
2022 Endowment
8.41%
decline from 2021

Covenant College has an endowment valued at about $53.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Covenant College declined 8.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.37M higher 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.1M
2022 Salaries
7.38%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Covenant College paid a median of $13.1M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($33.3M) and a 7.38% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.32M
Instructional Salaries
59
Number of Employees

In 2022, Covenant College paid a total of $4.32M to 59 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Covenant College were Professor with 29 employees, Associate professor with 17 employees, and Assistant professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Covenant College were Service with 32 employees, Management with 31 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Covenant College was Male Professor with 26 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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