Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,544

2.13% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,666

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.3%

4,467 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

26,433

65.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

65%

1,075 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Community Organization & Advocacy (389 degrees awarded), Restaurant & Food Services Management (325 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (188 degrees).

In 2017, 11,153 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (5,398 degrees), 3.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1788 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $15,544, which is $4,844 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,544, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,472 more than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $15,544, which is $4,778 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,544, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,472 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,666.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,544

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was $15,544, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,544. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $1,472 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $4,778 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$18,666

2017 Value

7.21%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,666. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew by 7.21%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,286

Room and Board

$950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was of $8,286 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 3.45% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65.5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 7.14% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received 4,467 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.9% annual growth. Out of those 4,467 applicants, 2,871 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.3% acceptance rate.

There were 26,433 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2017, and 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 33.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,871

Accepted Out of 4,467

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was 64.3% (2,871 admissions from 4,467 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 70.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 17.9%, while admissions grew by 7.21%.

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SAT Scores

33%

Submission Percentage

143

Scores Submitted

33% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has a total enrollment of 26,433 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 17,272 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,161. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Asian, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.45% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.7%), followed by White Male (20.3%) and Black or African American Female (10%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.7%), followed by White Male (16.9%) and Black or African American Female (9.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,433 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 17,272 and the part-time enrollment is 9,161. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,960

  2. Black or African American

    4,111

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,921

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 49% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Asian, 3.02% Two or More Races, 0.45% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,698 students (10.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 4767 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are white (5,398 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1788 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Community Organization & Advocacy (389 degrees awarded), followed by Restaurant & Food Services Management (325 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (188 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (5,714 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,030 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (116 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,847,266 people), Secondary school teachers (290,045 people), Education administrators (243,381 people), Special education teachers (113,066 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (106,460 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,714 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,030 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (116 degrees), Legal (496 degrees), and Human Sciences (456 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Sales managers, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Financial managers, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,714 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,030 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (116 degrees), Legal (496 degrees), and Human Sciences (456 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Elementary & secondary schools (2,674,207 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (206,061 people), Child day care services (111,122 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (110,131 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (60,074 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,714 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,030 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (116 degrees), Legal (496 degrees), and Human Sciences (456 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Community Organization & Advocacy with 389 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,193

  2. 7,960

In 2017, 3,193 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, which is 0.401 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,960).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 664 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.59 times more than the 418 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 1749 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 4.7 times more than the 372 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26.5%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26.5% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51.5% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (80.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Male and Asian (80.8% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.26% of graduates (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,398 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    1,788 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,446 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white (5,398 degrees awarded). There were 3.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1788 degrees).

16% of degree recipients (1,788 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,753 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,645 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white female (3,753 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,645 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $11.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $46.3M (391%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a total salary expenditure of $6.35M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions employs 178 Professors, 170 Assistant professors, and 134 Instructors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Male Professors (123), Female Assistant professors(111), and Female Instructors (75).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are: Management, with 558 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 489 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 360 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.8M

2017 Endowment

23.8%

growth from 2016

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at about $11.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew 23.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.74M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $105M - Federal

  2. $4.06M - State

  3. $8.67M - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received $105M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.06M from state grants and contracts, and $8.67M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.38M

2017 Salaries

6.56%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a median of $2.38M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.35M) and a 6.56% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.48% growth from 2015 and a 10.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$52.1M

Instructional Salaries

642

Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a total of $52.1M to 642 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $727k (28.1%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

178 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

558 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Professor with 178 employees; Assistant professor with 170 employees; and Assistant professor with 134 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Management with 558 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 489 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 360 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Male Professor with 123 employees, Female Assistant professor with 111 employees, and Female Instructor with 75 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

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