South University-Montgomery

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,920
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,140
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
349
66.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
17.6%
3 Graduates

About

South University-Montgomery is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, AL. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at South University-Montgomery were Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Police Science (6 degrees), and General Psychology (5 degrees).

In 2020, 94 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Montgomery. 72.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (61 degrees), 1.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $16,920, which is $−11,480 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $16,920, which is $−11,480 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,140.

In 2020, 81% of undergraduate students attending South University-Montgomery received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,920
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery was $16,920. The cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery is $−11,480 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,140
2020 Value
3.71%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 South University-Montgomery had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,140. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of South University-Montgomery grew by 3.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,843
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Montgomery was of $6,843 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 2.87% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at South University-Montgomery received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.41% with respect to 2019, 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.
11.1%
2018 Default Rate
1204
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Montgomery was 11.1%, which represents 1204 out of the 10867 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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South University-Montgomery has a total enrollment of 349 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 233 students and the part-time enrollment is 116. This means that 66.8% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.2% Black or African American, 29.5% White, 2.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.287% Asian, 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.287% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at South University-Montgomery in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (58.4%), followed by White Female (24.9%) and White Male (7.11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50%), followed by Black or African American Male (25%) and White Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 349 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 233 and the part-time enrollment is 116. This means that 66.8% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 South University-Montgomery was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), South University-Montgomery had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    231
  2. White
    103
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery is 66.2% Black or African American, 29.5% White, 2.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.287% Asian, 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.287% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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In 2020, 42 more women than men received degrees from South University-Montgomery. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South University-Montgomery is black or african american (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South University-Montgomery is Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Police Science (6 degrees) and General Psychology (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South University-Montgomery, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (2 degrees awarded), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Legal (4 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 South University-Montgomery are Registered nurses (1,349,534 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (185,351 people), Medical & health services managers (184,558 people), Other managers (174,343 people), and Physicians (148,891 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Theology (2 degrees awarded), Protective Services (9 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Health (56 degrees), and Psychology (5 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 South University-Montgomery are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Theology (2 degrees awarded), Protective Services (9 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Health (56 degrees), and Psychology (5 degrees).

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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 South University-Montgomery are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,608,611 people), Elementary & secondary schools (568,448 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (388,758 people), Outpatient care centers (343,977 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (299,715 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Theology (2 degrees awarded), Protective Services (9 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Health (56 degrees), and Psychology (5 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 South University-Montgomery.
Most Common
  1. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South University-Montgomery was Registered Nursing with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

26
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
68
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 26 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery, which is 0.382 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (68).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 11 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 0.786 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 15 degrees were awarded to women at South University-Montgomery in Registered Nursing, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
4%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 4% of students graduating from South University-Montgomery completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 4% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 4% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at South University-Montgomery is Female and Black or African American (25% 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. Black or African American
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Montgomery is black or african american (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 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. Black or African American Female
    46 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South University-Montgomery is black or african american female (46 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (22 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

South University-Montgomery has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, South University-Montgomery had a total salary expenditure of $6.42M. South University-Montgomery employs 4 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at South University-Montgomery are Female Instructors (3), Male Instructors(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Service with 2 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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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. $2.06M - Federal
  2. $90.8k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, South University-Montgomery received $2.06M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $90.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.66M
2020 Salaries
18.3%
decline from 2019

In 2020, South University-Montgomery paid a median of $2.66M in salaries, which represents 41.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.42M) and a 18.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 29.5% growth from 2018 and a 32.5% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$237k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2020, South University-Montgomery paid a total of $237k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.9% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery were Instructor with 4 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees; Management with 8 employees; and Service with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery was Female Instructor with 3 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South University-Montgomery.

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