Philander Smith College

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Philander Smith College

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock
AR
72202-3799

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 584
Number of Men 218
Number of Women 366
Percentage Women37%
Percentage Men63 %
Full-time Students 549
Part-time Students 35
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 15 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $11,804
Books and Supplies $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $8,250
In-state Fees $760
Out of State Tuition $760
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$22,599

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 92%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$19,739
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 87%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,996
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 74%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,579
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 82%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $9,925
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General44
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General12
Psychology, General10
Social Work9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General8
Political Science and Government, General8
Sociology7
Mathematics, General5
English Language and Literature, General4
Computer Science3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree110

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Institution’s internet website address http://www.philander.edu
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentDr. Roderick Smothers
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - United Methodist
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.