Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
39% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Philander Smith College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 7% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 25% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 31% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Philander Smith College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Philander Smith College is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$26,800 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Philander Smith College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $23,200 per year
after 7 years $24,800 per year
after 8 years $24,100 per year
after 9 years $28,800 per year
after 10 years $26,800 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Philander Smith College students who are working and no longer in school is $26,800, which is 22% below the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$31,000
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
82%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$320 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
35% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your PSC student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107600 IPEDS survey data for Philander Smith College.