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Forrest College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Forrest College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Forrest College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Forrest College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Forrest College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Forrest College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Forrest College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

Learn more about Forrest College admissions.

Forrest College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Forrest College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 8 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Forrest College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 77% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Forrest College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100
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Forrest College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 27 undergraduates at Forrest College with 24 being full-time and 3 being part-time.

Forrest College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 5.24 out of 100, Forrest College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  5.24 out of 100
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How Much Does Forrest College Cost?

The overall average net price of Forrest College is $18,928. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Forrest College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Forrest College, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $7,699 a year. That adds up to $30,796 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Forrest College is 29.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Forrest College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Forrest College make about $19,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 51% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Forrest College

Forrest College is a private for-profit institution located in Anderson, South Carolina. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Forrest College

Contact details for Forrest College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 601 E River Street, Anderson, SC 29624-2405
Phone: 864-225-7653
Website: www.forrestcollege.edu

Forrest College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Forrest College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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