2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$33,655

Net Price

63%

Admitted

40%

Enrolled

40%

Graduation Rate

15/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Erskine College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 825. In 2021, there were 10 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

10

Total Enrollment

825

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Erskine College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology10
Total Graduates10
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,050 students applied to the Erskine College. The university admitted 63% and 40% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for South Carolina universities is 7,243. On average, all South Carolina institutions admit 72% and 25% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Erskine College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 59%. Compared to all South Carolina four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Erskine College is 40%, compared to 52% for all South Carolina universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 11%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare Erskine to South Carolina Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Erskine College to the average of all South Carolina four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

Erskine

1,050

Applicants

63%

Percent Admitted

40%

Percent Enrolled

59%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

40%

Graduation Rate

SC Colleges

7,243

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

52%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 38 or 49% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 39 or 51% part-time faculty members employed at Erskine College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 38 or 49%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

Erskine

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

49%

Percent Full-Time

51%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

SC Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

57%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Erskine College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $34,435, and the average cost for books and supplies is $2,100.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,200 and the average cost for graduate fees is $500.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Erskine College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Erskine College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,465
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,900
Total Living Expenses$15,365
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$34,435
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$2,100
Total Undergraduate Expenses$51,900
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,200
In-State, Graduate Fees$500
Total Graduate Expenses$13,700
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Erskine College is $33,655. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Erskine College to all South Carolina universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

Erskine

$51,900

Cost to Attend

$33,852

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$33,655

Net Price

SC Colleges

$34,902

Cost to Attend

$14,809

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,675

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 264 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 733 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $33,852.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid733$33,852
Pell Grants322$4,400
Federal Student Loans558$6,695
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Erskine College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

Erskine

733

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

322

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

558

Federal Student Loans

35%

Federal Student Loans

SC Colleges

3,389

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

1,195

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,862

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

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