South University-Montgomery

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,300
9.57% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,195
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
361
67% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
7.14%
1 Graduates

About

South University-Montgomery is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at South University-Montgomery were Physical Therapy Technician (28 degrees awarded), Medical Administrative Assistant (9 degrees), and Medical Assistant (7 degrees).

In 2022, 93 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Montgomery. 77.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (60 degrees), 2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $15,300, which is $−13,030 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at South University-Montgomery is $15,300, which is $−13,030 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,195.

In 2022, 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

$15,300
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery was $15,300. The cost of tuition at South University-Montgomery is $−13,030 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$27,195
2022 Value
55.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 South University-Montgomery had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,195. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of South University-Montgomery grew by 55.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,792
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Montgomery was of $7,792 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.62% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. 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 2022. This represents a growth of 3.85% with respect to 2021, when 78% 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.
3.12%
2019 Default Rate
310
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Montgomery was 3.12%, which represents 310 out of the 9951 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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Enrollment

South University-Montgomery had a total enrollment of 361 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 242 students and the part-time enrollment is 119. This means that 67% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.5% Black or African American, 19.7% White, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.554% Asian, 0.554% Two or More Races, and 0.277% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at South University-Montgomery in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (66%), followed by White Female (15.3%) and Black or African American Male (8.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (70.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (11.1%) and White Female (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Montgomery in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 361 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Montgomery is 242 and the part-time enrollment is 119. This means that 67% of students enrolled at South University-Montgomery are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

17%
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 South University-Montgomery was 17%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), South University-Montgomery had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    269 enrolled students
  2. White
    71 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at South University-Montgomery is 74.5% Black or African American, 19.7% White, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.554% Asian, 0.554% Two or More Races, and 0.277% 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.

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, 6 students (1.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 51 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 (60 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at South University-Montgomery is Physical Therapy Technician (28 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Administrative Assistant (9 degrees) and Medical Assistant (7 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Health (76 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Theology (1 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 (1,465,480 people), Software developers (564,132 people), Other managers (295,033 people), Medical & health services managers (203,714 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (203,505 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery in 2022 are Health (76 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 South University-Montgomery are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Health (76 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 South University-Montgomery are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,735,794 people), Elementary & secondary schools (682,112 people), Computer Systems Design (654,165 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (422,281 people), and Outpatient care centers (410,059 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Montgomery are Health (76 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 South University-Montgomery.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at South University-Montgomery was Physical Therapy Technician with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

21
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
72
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery, which is 0.292 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (72).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 0.333 times less than the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Montgomery in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 3 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from South University-Montgomery completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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 (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at South University-Montgomery is Male and Black or African American (25% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    60 degrees awarded
  2. White
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Montgomery is black or african american (60 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 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
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    19 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South University-Montgomery is black or african american female (50 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (19 degrees).

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Operations

South University-Montgomery employs 4 Instructors. Most academics at South University-Montgomery are Male Instructor (2), and Female Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 11 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.54M
2022 Salaries
0.93%
growth from 2021

In 2022, South University-Montgomery paid a median of $2.54M in salaries, a 0.93% 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

$265k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2022, South University-Montgomery paid a total of $265k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.4% 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

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery was Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Montgomery were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 11 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Montgomery was Male Instructor with 2 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

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

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