Allen University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,540
2022 Average Net Price
$13,774
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.67%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
43.4%
3,123 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
657
91.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
40.9%
9 Graduates

About

Allen University is a higher education institution located in Richland County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Allen University were Divinity & Ministry (14 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 76 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Allen University. 51.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (72 degrees), 72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,540, which is $−15,790 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Allen University is $12,540, which is $−15,790 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,774.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Allen University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,540
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Allen University was $12,540. The cost of tuition at Allen University is $−15,790 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,774
2022 Value
4.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Allen University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,774. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Allen University grew by 4.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,894
Room and Board
$1,308
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Allen University was of $7,894 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.114% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,308. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Allen University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2021, when 95% 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.
7.67%
2019 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Allen University was 7.67%, which represents 26 out of the 339 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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Admissions

Allen University received 3,123 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 119% annual growth. Out of those 3,123 applicants, 1,354 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 43.4% acceptance rate.

There were 657 students enrolled at Allen University in 2022.

Allen University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

43.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,354
Accepted Out of 3,123

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Allen University was 43.4% (1,354 admissions from 3,123 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 56.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 119%, while admissions grew by 67.8%..

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Enrollment

Allen University had a total enrollment of 657 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 602 students and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 91.6% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allen University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.2% Black or African American, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.304% White, 0.152% Asian, and 0.152% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Allen University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (53.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (39.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (57.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (38.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Allen University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 657 students. The full-time enrollment at Allen University is 602 and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 91.6% of students enrolled at Allen University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
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 Allen University was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Allen 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
    612 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    10 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Allen University is 93.2% Black or African American, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.304% White, 0.152% Asian, and 0.152% Two or More Races. 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, 7 students (1.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2 more women than men received degrees from Allen University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Allen University is black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were 72 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Allen University is Divinity & Ministry (14 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Allen University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (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 Allen University are Elementary & middle school teachers (168,485 people), Postsecondary teachers (145,475 people), Secondary school teachers (135,525 people), Other managers (128,137 people), and Clergy (118,967 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University in 2022 are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Allen University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Allen University are Elementary & secondary schools (418,742 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (278,342 people), Computer Systems Design (149,755 people), Religious organizations (136,103 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (131,660 people).

The most specialized majors at Allen University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (9 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), English (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (1 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 Allen University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 13 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Allen University was General Business Administration & Management with 13 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

37
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University, which is 0.949 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 10 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Allen University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 6 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from Allen University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% 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 (55.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Allen University is Male and Black or African American (55.6% 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
    72 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Allen University is black or african american (72 degrees awarded). There were 72 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (1 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
    37 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Allen University is black or african american female (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Allen University has an endowment valued at nearly $459k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 177k (38.5%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Allen University had a total salary expenditure of 22.8M. Allen University employs 24 Assistant professors, 10 Instructors and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Allen University are Male Assistant professor (16), Female Assistant professor (8), and Male Instructor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 13 employees, Service, with 13 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

Endowment

$459k
2022 Endowment
20.7%
growth from 2021

Allen University has an endowment valued at about $459k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Allen University grew 20.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $48.8M 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: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.66M
2022 Salaries
26%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Allen University paid a median of $7.66M in salaries, which represents 33.6% of their overall expenditure ($22.8M) and a 26% 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

$2.32M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2022, Allen University paid a total of $2.32M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% 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
24 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Allen University were Assistant professor with 24 employees, Instructor with 10 employees, and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allen University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees, Service with 13 employees, and Management with 11 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 Allen University was Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Allen University.

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