South Texas College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,046

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$1,892

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

33,700

31.7% Full-Time

About

In 2016, 5,819 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South Texas College. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (5,510 degrees), 34.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $1,892.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,046

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

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Average Net Price

$1,892

2016 Value

44.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 South Texas College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $1,892. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of South Texas College grew by 44.9%.

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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.

Other Student Expenses

$5,548

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South Texas College was of $5,548 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.51% 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

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

39% of undergraduate students at South Texas College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 7.14% with respect to 2015, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

Admissions

South Texas 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 33,700 students enrolled at South Texas College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

South Texas 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 South Texas 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 South Texas College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

South Texas College has a total enrollment of 33,700 students. The full-time enrollment at South Texas College is 10,699 students and the part-time enrollment is 23,001. This means that 31.7% of students enrolled at South Texas College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Texas College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% White, 0.858% Asian, 0.267% Black or African American, 0.154% Two or More Races, 0.0475% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0475% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at South Texas College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (53.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (41.1%) and White Male (1.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2016 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 South Texas College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), South Texas College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    31,757

  2. White

    944

  3. Asian

    289

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, 533 students (1.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1007 more women than men received degrees from South Texas College. The majority of degree recipients at South Texas College are hispanic or latino (5,510 degrees awarded). There were 34.2 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South Texas College is General Business Administration & Management (134 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (79 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (26 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South Texas College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (289 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (934 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (230 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 South Texas College are Software developers, applications & systems software (438,446 people), Miscellaneous managers (210,803 people), Police officers (132,426 people), Computer programmers (127,501 people), and Other Computer Occupations (126,449 people).

The most specialized majors at South Texas College are Precision Production (289 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (934 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (230 degrees), Protective Services (321 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (168 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 South Texas College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at South Texas College are Precision Production (289 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (934 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (230 degrees), Protective Services (321 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (168 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 South Texas College are Computer Systems Design (538,906 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (332,630 people), Elementary & secondary schools (193,184 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (126,105 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,486 people).

The most specialized majors at South Texas College are Precision Production (289 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (934 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (230 degrees), Protective Services (321 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (168 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 South Texas College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South Texas College was General Business Administration & Management with 134 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,406

  2. 3,413

In 2016, 2,406 degrees were awarded to men at South Texas College, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,413).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 367 degrees were awarded to men at South Texas College in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 0.685 times less than the 536 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 661 degrees were awarded to women at South Texas College in General Studies, which is 2.48 times more than the 266 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 South Texas 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges 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.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at South Texas College is N/A and N/A (N/A% 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    5,510 degrees awarded

  2. White

    161 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South Texas College is hispanic or latino (5,510 degrees awarded). There were 34.2 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (161 degrees).

1.55% of degree recipients (90 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    3,245 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    2,265 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at South Texas College is hispanic or latino female (3,245 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (2,265 degrees).

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Operations

South Texas College has an endowment valued at nearly $339k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $144k (42.5%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, South Texas College had a total expenditure of $169M. Of that $169M, they spent $77.7M on salaries and $169M on benefits.

South Texas College employs 496 Instructors, 38 Assistant professors, and 25 Associate professors. Most academics at South Texas College are Male Instructors (295), Female Instructors(201), and Male Assistant professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Texas College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 190 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 137 employees, and Management with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$339k

2015 Endowment

0.000295%

growth from 2014

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.37M - Federal

  2. $4.07M - State

  3. $1.1M - Local

As of 2015, South Texas College received $4.37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.07M from state grants and contracts, and $1.1M 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.

$77.7M

Salary Expenditure

$169M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, South Texas College had a total expenditure of $169M. Of that $169M, they spent $77.7M on salaries and $169M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$77.7M

2015 Salaries

4.2%

growth from 2014

In 2015, South Texas College paid a median of $77.7M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($169M) and a 4.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.78% growth from 2013 and a 3.48% growth from 2012.

Instructional Salaries

$30.9M

Instructional Salaries

568

Number of Employees

In 2015, South Texas College paid a total of $30.9M to 568 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

496 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

190 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at South Texas College were Instructor with 496 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 25 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Texas College were Office and Administrative Support with 190 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 137 employees; and Management with 124 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South Texas College was Male Instructor with 295 employees, Female Instructor with 201 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at South Texas College.

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