Erskine College
Due West, SC 29639

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 822
Religious affiliation Reformed Presbyterian Church
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 625 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

76%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Erskine College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 982 applications and 745 students were granted admission. Erskine College is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 32% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT900 to 1120
ACT20 to 26
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Erskine College's tuition was $32,540 for all students regardless of residency (21.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$17,624
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$32,540
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$32,540
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Erskine College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,863 (which is 10.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Erskine College in 2016-2017, was 169, which is 78% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,153 (which is 4.4% above the national average.)

$4,863
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,153
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Erskine College has enrolled a total of 822 students (622 students full-time and 200 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 822 students, 20 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and 614 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 208 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 153 students for distance studies.

822
Total Enrollment
20
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 49%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 30%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Erskine College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Theology And Religious Vocations 68% 108
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 18
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 4
Education 1% 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1% 2
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 2
Physical Sciences 1% 2
Psychology 1% 2
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

63%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Erskine College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
37%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Erskine College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,100. Last year, out of the total 175 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 175 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 185 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 185 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,100 $37,500
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 175 185

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