Florida SouthWestern State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,436

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,748

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

16,627

34.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

32.8%

577 Graduates

About

Florida SouthWestern State College is a higher education institution located in Lee County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Florida SouthWestern State College were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (92 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (86 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (41 degrees).

In 2016, 2,494 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Florida SouthWestern State College. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,403 degrees), 2.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (611 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida SouthWestern State College is $2,436, which is $-10,364 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida SouthWestern State College is $2,436, which is $-10,364 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,748.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,436

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Florida SouthWestern State College was $2,436. The cost of tuition at Florida SouthWestern State College is $-10,364 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$9,748

2016 Value

27.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Florida SouthWestern State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,748. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Florida SouthWestern State College grew by 27.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,779

Room and Board

$1,650

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Florida SouthWestern State College was of $9,779 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board increased by 2.84% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

21%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Florida SouthWestern State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2015, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

12.4%

2015 Default Rate

346

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Florida SouthWestern State College was 12.4%, which represents 346 out of the 2781 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Florida SouthWestern State College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 16,627 students enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Florida SouthWestern State College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Florida SouthWestern State College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Florida SouthWestern State College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Florida SouthWestern State College has a total enrollment of 16,627 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida SouthWestern State College is 5,730 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,897. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida SouthWestern State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Black or African American, 2.27% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.5%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Florida SouthWestern State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,627 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida SouthWestern State College is 5,730 and the part-time enrollment is 10,897. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Florida SouthWestern State College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Florida SouthWestern State College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,987

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4,742

  3. Black or African American

    1,728

The enrolled student population at Florida SouthWestern State College is 48% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Black or African American, 2.27% Two or More Races, 1.91% Asian, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 1,016 students (6.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 570 more women than men received degrees from Florida SouthWestern State College. The majority of degree recipients at Florida SouthWestern State College are white (1,403 degrees awarded). There were 2.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (611 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Florida SouthWestern State College is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (92 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (86 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (41 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Florida SouthWestern State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,498 degrees awarded), Protective Services (104 degrees), and Health (634 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida SouthWestern State College are Registered nurses (1,250,777 people), Miscellaneous managers (172,616 people), Medical & health services managers (145,075 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (136,612 people), and Police officers (132,253 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida SouthWestern State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,498 degrees awarded), Protective Services (104 degrees), Health (634 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Legal (16 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida SouthWestern State College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Florida SouthWestern State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,498 degrees awarded), Protective Services (104 degrees), Health (634 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Legal (16 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 Florida SouthWestern State College are Hospitals (1,441,658 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (346,968 people), Elementary & secondary schools (341,968 people), Outpatient care centers (204,128 people), and Offices of physicians (170,083 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida SouthWestern State College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,498 degrees awarded), Protective Services (104 degrees), Health (634 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), and Legal (16 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 Florida SouthWestern State College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Florida SouthWestern State College was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 92 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 962

  2. 1,532

In 2016, 962 degrees were awarded to men at Florida SouthWestern State College, which is 0.628 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,532).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 537 degrees were awarded to men at Florida SouthWestern State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.559 times less than the 961 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 961 degrees were awarded to women at Florida SouthWestern State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.79 times more than the 537 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Florida SouthWestern State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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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 (58.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Florida SouthWestern State College is Male and Asian (58.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.03% of graduates (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,403 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    611 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Florida SouthWestern State College is white (1,403 degrees awarded). There were 2.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (611 degrees).

3.65% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    847 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    556 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    392 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Florida SouthWestern State College is white female (847 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (556 degrees).

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Operations

Florida SouthWestern State College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $550k (2.92%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Florida SouthWestern State College had a total expenditure of $101M. Of that $101M, they spent $44.5M on salaries and $101M on benefits.

Florida SouthWestern State College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Florida SouthWestern State College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida SouthWestern State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 88 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 57 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 55 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.8M

2015 Endowment

0.0299%

growth from 2014

Florida SouthWestern State College has an endowment valued at about $18.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Florida SouthWestern State College grew 0.0299% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.87M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.38M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Florida SouthWestern State College received $1.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$44.5M

Salary Expenditure

$101M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Florida SouthWestern State College had a total expenditure of $101M. Of that $101M, they spent $44.5M on salaries and $101M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Florida SouthWestern State College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$44.5M

2015 Salaries

3.29%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Florida SouthWestern State College paid a median of $44.5M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($101M) and a 3.29% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.89% growth from 2013 and a 0.184% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.98M

Instructional Salaries

176

Number of Employees

In 2015, Florida SouthWestern State College paid a total of $9.98M to 176 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

88 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Florida SouthWestern State College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida SouthWestern State College were Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 57 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Florida SouthWestern State College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Florida SouthWestern State College.

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