Randolph College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,000
38.3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,419
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.64%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
89.7%
1,335 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
566
96.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56%
107 Graduates

About

Randolph College is a higher education institution located in Lynchburg city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Randolph College were General Biological Sciences (18 degrees awarded), General Business (16 degrees), and General Psychology (14 degrees).

In 2020, 165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Randolph College. 67.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (107 degrees), 5.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Randolph College is $25,000, which is $−3,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Randolph College is $25,000, which is $−3,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,419.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending Randolph College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Randolph College was $25,000. The cost of tuition at Randolph College is $−3,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$25,419
2020 Value
5.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Randolph College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,419. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Randolph College grew by 5.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,580
Room and Board
$1,230
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Randolph College was of $13,580 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Randolph College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2019, when 98% 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.
3.64%
2018 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Randolph College was 3.64%, which represents 8 out of the 220 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Randolph College received 1,335 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 13.4% annual growth. Out of those 1,335 applicants, 1,197 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.7% acceptance rate.

There were 566 students enrolled at Randolph College in 2020, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Randolph College has an overall enrollment yield of 11.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,197
Accepted Out of 1,335

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Randolph College was 89.7% (1,197 admissions from 1,335 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 13.4%, while admissions grew by 13.6%.

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage
94
Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at Randolph College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Randolph College has a total enrollment of 566 students. The full-time enrollment at Randolph College is 548 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 96.8% of students enrolled at Randolph College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Randolph College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 9.36% Hispanic or Latino, 6.54% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, 0.353% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.353% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Randolph College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.4%), followed by White Male (20.3%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.3%), followed by White Male (28.6%) and Black or African American Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Randolph College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 566 students. The full-time enrollment at Randolph College is 548 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 96.8% of students enrolled at Randolph College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 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 Randolph College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Randolph College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    335
  2. Black or African American
    105
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    53

The enrolled student population at Randolph College is 59.2% White, 18.6% Black or African American, 9.36% Hispanic or Latino, 6.54% Two or More Races, 1.94% Asian, 0.353% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.353% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 5 students (0.883%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 57 more women than men received degrees from Randolph College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Randolph College is white (107 degrees awarded). There were 5.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Randolph College is General Biological Sciences (18 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (16 degrees) and General Psychology (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Randolph College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and Physical Sciences (13 degrees).

Workforce

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 Randolph College are Other managers (145,935 people), Postsecondary teachers (140,040 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (136,761 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (130,953 people), and Physicians (89,840 people).

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees).

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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 Randolph College are Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees).

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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 Randolph College are Elementary & secondary schools (285,067 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (277,481 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (156,775 people), Legal services (105,928 people), and Computer Systems Design (100,448 people).

The most specialized majors at Randolph College are History (11 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Physical Sciences (13 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Randolph College was General Biological Sciences with 18 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

54
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
111
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Randolph College, which is 0.486 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (111).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Randolph College in General Physics, which is 6 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Randolph College in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% of students graduating from Randolph College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Randolph College is Female and Two or More Races (75% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    107 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Randolph College is white (107 degrees awarded). There were 5.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

0.606% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    73 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Randolph College is white female (73 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Randolph College has an endowment valued at nearly $146M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.15%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Randolph College had a total salary expenditure of $30.9M. Randolph College employs 29 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 16 Assistant professors. Most academics at Randolph College are Female Professors (17), Male Professors(12), and Female Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Randolph College are: Service, with 29 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$146M
2020 Endowment
6.74%
decline from 2019

Randolph College has an endowment valued at about $146M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Randolph College declined 6.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $106M higher 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.43M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Randolph College received $3.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.4M
2020 Salaries
0.424%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Randolph College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 49.9% of their overall expenditure ($30.9M) and a 0.424% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.804% growth from 2018 and a 1.86% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.95M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2020, Randolph College paid a total of $4.95M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Randolph College were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Randolph College were Service with 29 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Randolph College was Female Professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Randolph College.

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