Forrest College
Anderson, SC 29624-2405

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 106
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 6:1
Campus housing 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
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Forrest College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Forrest College's tuition was $7,803 for all students regardless of residency (43.4% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-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.

$16,500
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$7,803
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
$7,803
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Forrest College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 100% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,676 (which is 6.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Forrest College in 2016-2017, was 17, which is 100% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,808 (which is 36.1% below the national average.)

$4,676
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$4,808
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Forrest College has enrolled a total of 106 students (75 students full-time and 31 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 106 students, 19 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 14% men and 86% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

106
Total Enrollment
19
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 59%

Black/African American: 33%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Forrest 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 58% 77
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 22% 29
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 14
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

75%
Graduation rate
national average: 61%

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 Forrest College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
21%
Dropout rate
4%
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

$19,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Forrest College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,100. Last year, out of the total 91 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 91 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 197 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 152 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,100 $21,600
Employment Rate 100% 77%
Total Graduates 91 197

Campus Location

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