Overview

Next statements evaluate Philander Smith College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has inexpensive tuition & fees of $13,014.
  • It has relatively small number of students of 1,000.
  • It offers limited area of study (16 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of PSC are $13,014 and it is inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College $13,014

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $21,028

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at PSC is 44% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 44%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 46%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at PSC is 29% and it is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 29%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 25%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 38%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at PSC is 69% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 69%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 65%

Student Population

The total student population at PSC is 1,000 and its population relatively small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 1,000

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,115

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at PSC is $10,902 which is 83.77% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is much higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College $10,902

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $13,564

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at PSC is 16 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 13 to 1

Number of Programs

PSC offers 16 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 16

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 33

Number of Online Programs

PSC offers 1 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Philander Smith College 1

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 8