South University-Cleveland

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,234

3.41% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,436

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

14.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

401

56.1% Full-Time

About

South University-Cleveland is a higher education institution located in Cuyahoga County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at South University-Cleveland were Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), General Psychology (7 degrees), and Paralegal (5 degrees).

In 2016, 64 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Cleveland. 82.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (39 degrees), 2.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Cleveland is $17,234, which is $4,434 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Cleveland is $17,234, which is $4,434 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,436.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,234

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at South University-Cleveland was $17,234. The cost of tuition at South University-Cleveland is $4,434 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$21,436

2016 Value

10.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 South University-Cleveland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,436. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of South University-Cleveland grew by 10.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,297

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Cleveland was of $6,297 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.991% 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

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at South University-Cleveland received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.3% with respect to 2015, when 93% 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.

14.5%

2015 Default Rate

2196

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Cleveland was 14.5%, which represents 2196 out of the 15142 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

South University-Cleveland 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 401 students enrolled at South University-Cleveland in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

South University-Cleveland 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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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at South University-Cleveland in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

South University-Cleveland has a total enrollment of 401 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Cleveland is 225 students and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 56.1% of students enrolled at South University-Cleveland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Cleveland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.3% Black or African American, 20.9% White, 4.24% Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% Asian, 0.249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at South University-Cleveland in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (51.5%), followed by White Female (18.9%) and Black or African American Male (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (52.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (26.3%) and White Female (10.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Cleveland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 401 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Cleveland is 225 and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 56.1% of students enrolled at South University-Cleveland are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

19%

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 University-Cleveland was 19%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), South University-Cleveland had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    278

  2. White

    84

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at South University-Cleveland is 69.3% Black or African American, 20.9% White, 4.24% Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% Asian, 0.249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Two or More Races. 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.

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Graduates

In 2016, 42 more women than men received degrees from South University-Cleveland. The majority of degree recipients at South University-Cleveland are black or african american (39 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South University-Cleveland is Registered Nursing (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (7 degrees) and Paralegal (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South University-Cleveland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (7 degrees), and Health (36 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 South University-Cleveland are Registered nurses (1,289,005 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (425,952 people), Miscellaneous managers (269,653 people), Counselors (187,717 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (183,261 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Cleveland are Legal (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (7 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at South University-Cleveland are Legal (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (7 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 University-Cleveland are Hospitals (1,609,484 people), Computer Systems Design (541,457 people), Elementary & secondary schools (536,470 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (325,942 people), and Outpatient care centers (312,553 people).

The most specialized majors at South University-Cleveland are Legal (10 degrees awarded), Psychology (7 degrees), Health (36 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 University-Cleveland.

Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South University-Cleveland was Registered Nursing with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11

  2. 53

In 2016, 11 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Cleveland, which is 0.208 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (53).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 4 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Cleveland in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 1 times approximately the same the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 12 degrees were awarded to women at South University-Cleveland in Registered Nursing, which is 4 times more than the 3 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 University-Cleveland 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    39 degrees awarded

  2. White

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Cleveland is black or african american (39 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (14 degrees).

3.13% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    33 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at South University-Cleveland is black or african american female (33 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (11 degrees).

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Operations

South University-Cleveland has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, South University-Cleveland had a total expenditure of $9.78M. Of that $9.78M, they spent $3.03M on salaries and $9.78M on benefits.

South University-Cleveland employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at South University-Cleveland are Female Instructors (4), Female Assistant professors(3), and Male Assistant professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Cleveland are: Management, with 20 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

South University-Cleveland has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of South University-Cleveland stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.64M - Federal

  2. $148k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, South University-Cleveland received $1.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $148k 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.

$3.03M

Salary Expenditure

$9.78M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, South University-Cleveland had a total expenditure of $9.78M. Of that $9.78M, they spent $3.03M on salaries and $9.78M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$3.03M

2015 Salaries

23.9%

growth from 2014

In 2015, South University-Cleveland paid a median of $3.03M in salaries, which represents 31% of their overall expenditure ($9.78M) and a 23.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$489k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2015, South University-Cleveland paid a total of $489k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.2% 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

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Cleveland were Management with 20 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Cleveland was Female Instructor with 4 employees, Female Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at South University-Cleveland.

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