Voorhees University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,630
2022 Average Net Price
$14,587
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
12.6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
507
89.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
36%
54 Graduates

About

Voorhees University is a higher education institution located in Bamberg County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Voorhees University were Sport & Fitness Management (14 degrees awarded), Child Development (11 degrees), and General Psychology (11 degrees).

In 2022, 97 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Voorhees University. 68% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (94 degrees), 47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees University is $11,630, which is $−16,700 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Voorhees University is $11,630, which is $−16,700 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,587.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Voorhees University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,630
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Voorhees University was $11,630. The cost of tuition at Voorhees University is $−16,700 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$14,587
2022 Value
13.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Voorhees University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,587. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Voorhees University grew by 13.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,473
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Voorhees University was of $7,473 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change 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

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Voorhees University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.05% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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12.6%
2019 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Voorhees University was 12.6%, which represents 24 out of the 190 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

Voorhees University had a total enrollment of 507 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees University is 452 students and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Voorhees University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Voorhees University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.5% Black or African American and 0.197% White.

Students enrolled at Voorhees University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (41.6%) and White Male (0.239%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (88.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Voorhees University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 507 students. The full-time enrollment at Voorhees University is 452 and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Voorhees University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Voorhees University was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Voorhees University 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
    474 enrolled students
  2. White
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Voorhees University is 93.5% Black or African American and 0.197% White. 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 35 more women than men received degrees from Voorhees University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Voorhees University is black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 47 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Voorhees University is Sport & Fitness Management (14 degrees awarded), followed by Child Development (11 degrees) and General Psychology (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Voorhees University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Voorhees University are Elementary & middle school teachers (233,861 people), Other managers (196,678 people), Police officers (154,440 people), Social workers, all other (135,002 people), and Registered nurses (108,761 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees University in 2022 are Human Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Psychology (11 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 Voorhees University are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Nurse anesthetists, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Voorhees University are Human Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Psychology (11 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 Voorhees University are Elementary & secondary schools (626,157 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (399,349 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (347,992 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (274,155 people), and Outpatient care centers (227,111 people).

The most specialized majors at Voorhees University are Human Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Protective Services (9 degrees), and Psychology (11 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 Voorhees University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Voorhees University was Sport & Fitness Management with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
66
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees University, which is 0.47 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (66).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Voorhees University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 1.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Voorhees University in Child Development. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Voorhees University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Voorhees University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% 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
    94 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Voorhees University is black or african american (94 degrees awarded). There were 47 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2 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
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    28 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Voorhees University is black or african american female (66 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (28 degrees).

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Operations

Voorhees University has an endowment valued at nearly $9.04M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.1%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Voorhees University had a total salary expenditure of 25.8M. Voorhees University employs 23 Assistant professors, 6 Associate professors and 5 Instructors. Most academics at Voorhees University are Male Assistant professor (12), Female Assistant professor (11), and Male Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 32 employees, Service, with 18 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

Endowment

$9.04M
2022 Endowment
9.64%
decline from 2021

Voorhees University has an endowment valued at about $9.04M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Voorhees University declined 9.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $40.2M lower 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: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.76M
2022 Salaries
15.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Voorhees University paid a median of $6.76M in salaries, which represents 26.2% of their overall expenditure ($25.8M) and a 15.7% 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

$1.55M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2022, Voorhees University paid a total of $1.55M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.9% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
23 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Voorhees University were Assistant professor with 23 employees, Associate professor with 6 employees, and Instructor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Voorhees University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees, Service with 18 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Voorhees University was Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

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