Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach

Overview


Average Salary in 10 Years
$27,900

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach

Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Corporation of America system and offers undergrad programs. It has 160 undergraduate students enrolled.

Most students major in Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. 59% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $22,500.

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About


🗺 3268 Waccamaw Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29579
State South Carolina
Mission Golf Academy of America is a private postsecondary institution dedicated to rigorous academic standards, as well as enhancement of golf proficiency. The mission of the Golf Academy is to prepare qualified students for positions in golf complex operations and management. This is achieved through a curriculum that focuses on business management, the golf industry, modern teaching methods, and sound human relations skills. Excellence and continuous improvement in the provision of education and placement are at the core of the Golf Academy’s philosophy.
🌐www.golfacademy.edu

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
59%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
59%
Women Graduation Rate
100%

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach?

Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach students, on average, make $27,900 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.5%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.
Median Earnings of Students from Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
22
students per faculty

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach?
No
Highest degree: Associate's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
100%
Undergrads
160
Total Students
160
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
4%
Students over 25
42%
Student Median Household Income
$65,425
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
1%
of undergraduates
Men
99%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
Mostly Men

Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach has significantly more male students than female students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 9900 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 1 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach study?
Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Most students study Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
76%
Students Who Transfer Out of Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach
3%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach has a retention rate of 76% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
23
14% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach has around 23 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 14% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Golf Academy of America - Myrtle Beach as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
1,577
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
181
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in South Carolina


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, South Carolina tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 41% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 55% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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