Medical University of South Carolina

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,622
2019 Default Rate
0.115%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,175
91.5% Full-Time

About

Medical University of South Carolina is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Medical University of South Carolina were Registered Nursing (182 degrees awarded) and General Health Services (16 degrees).

In 2022, 1,084 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Medical University of South Carolina. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (788 degrees), 8.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,622, which is $681 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $15,622, which is $681 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Medical University of South Carolina received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,622
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina was $15,622. The cost of tuition at Medical University of South Carolina is $681 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Medical University of South Carolina received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 29% with respect to 2021, when 62% 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.
0.115%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Medical University of South Carolina was 0.115%, which represents 1 out of the 873 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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Enrollment

Medical University of South Carolina had a total enrollment of 3,175 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,904 students and the part-time enrollment is 271. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.8% White, 9.8% Black or African American, 6.71% Asian, 5.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Two or More Races, and 0.0945% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (69.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (9.31%) and White Male (7.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.8%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Female (6.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,175 students. The full-time enrollment at Medical University of South Carolina is 2,904 and the part-time enrollment is 271. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Medical University of South Carolina are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,216 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    311 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    213 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Medical University of South Carolina is 69.8% White, 9.8% Black or African American, 6.71% Asian, 5.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Two or More Races, and 0.0945% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 62 students (1.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 464 more women than men received degrees from Medical University of South Carolina. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Medical University of South Carolina is white (788 degrees awarded). There were 8.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina is Registered Nursing (182 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Medical University of South Carolina, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,025 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Education (0 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,606,240 people), Registered nurses (1,501,645 people), Physicians (501,042 people), Secondary school teachers (484,688 people), and Education administrators (276,272 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina in 2022 are Health (1,025 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Education (0 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (1,025 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Education (0 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 Medical University of South Carolina are Elementary & secondary schools (2,934,328 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,996,220 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (552,556 people), Offices of physicians (407,417 people), and Outpatient care centers (357,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Medical University of South Carolina are Health (1,025 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Education (0 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 Medical University of South Carolina.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 85 degrees awarded
  2. 61 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Medical University of South Carolina was Physician Assistant with 85 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

310
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
774
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 310 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina, which is 0.401 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (774).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina in Medicine, which is 1.22 times more than the 69 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Medical University of South Carolina in Registered Nursing, which is 10.4 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    788 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Medical University of South Carolina is white (788 degrees awarded). There were 8.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

2.77% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    567 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    221 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Medical University of South Carolina is white female (567 degrees awarded). There were 2.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (221 degrees).

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Operations

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at nearly $432M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.55%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Medical University of South Carolina had a total salary expenditure of 886M. Medical University of South Carolina employs 52 Associate professors, 51 Assistant professors and 28 Instructors. Most academics at Medical University of South Carolina are Female Associate professor (34), Female Assistant professor (29), and Female Instructor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina are: Management, with 602 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 123 employees, and Service with 109 employees.

Endowment

$432M
2022 Endowment
8.72%
decline from 2021

Medical University of South Carolina has an endowment valued at about $432M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Medical University of South Carolina declined 8.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $421M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $198M - Federal
  2. $10.5M - State
  3. $213k - Local

As of 2022, Medical University of South Carolina received $198M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.5M from state grants and contracts, and $213k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$360M
2022 Salaries
15.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Medical University of South Carolina paid a median of $360M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($886M) and a 15.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.9M
Instructional Salaries
154
Number of Employees

In 2022, Medical University of South Carolina paid a total of $19.9M to 154 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.51% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
602 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Associate professor with 52 employees, Assistant professor with 51 employees, and Instructor with 28 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina were Management with 602 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 123 employees, and Service with 109 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Medical University of South Carolina was Female Associate professor with 34 employees, Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Female Instructor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Medical University of South Carolina.

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