Southeastern College-West Palm Beach

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,224
4.21% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$26,738
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.26%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
499
52.9% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
82.8%
24 Graduates

About

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach were .

In 2017, 286 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach. 86% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 14% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (145 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $18,224, which is $4,224 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $18,224, which is $4,224 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,738.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,224
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was $18,224. The cost of tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $4,224 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$26,738
2017 Value
7.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,738. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southeastern College-West Palm Beach grew by 7.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,674
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was of $6,674 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 36.5% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 42.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 53.6% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.
4.26%
2016 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was 4.26%, which represents 36 out of the 845 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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Enrollment

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach has a total enrollment of 499 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 264 students and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 52.9% of students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.7% Hispanic or Latino, 37.5% Black or African American, 11.8% White, 2.2% Asian, 0.802% Two or More Races, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (34.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (33%) and White Female (9.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 499 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 264 and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 52.9% of students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southeastern College-West Palm Beach 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
    198
  2. Black or African American
    187
  3. White
    59

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 39.7% Hispanic or Latino, 37.5% Black or African American, 11.8% White, 2.2% Asian, 0.802% Two or More Races, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 206 more women than men received degrees from Southeastern College-West Palm Beach. The majority of degree recipients at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are hispanic or latino (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (286 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Registered nurses (1,301,712 people), Software developers (415,232 people), Other managers (141,356 people), Medical & health services managers (139,377 people), and Pharmacists (130,421 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Health (286 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Health (286 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,455,237 people), Computer Systems Design (476,805 people), Elementary & secondary schools (255,967 people), Outpatient care centers (198,847 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (197,288 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Health (286 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 40
  2. 246

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, which is 0.163 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (246).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in Massage Therapy, which is 0.625 times less than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 87 degrees were awarded to women at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in Medical Assistant, which is 21.8 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

73%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 73% of students graduating from Southeastern College-West Palm Beach completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is Male and Asian (100% 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, 8.33% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    145 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    88 degrees awarded
  3. White
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is hispanic or latino (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (88 degrees).

3.15% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    123 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    78 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is hispanic or latino female (123 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (78 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $568k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach had a total salary expenditure of $25.7M. Southeastern College-West Palm Beach employs 52 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Female Instructors (45), Male Instructors(7), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are: Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southeastern College-West Palm Beach stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as 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 Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach received $0 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

Salary Expenditure

$5.5M
2017 Salaries
36%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach paid a median of $5.5M in salaries, which represents 21.4% of their overall expenditure ($25.7M) and a 36% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 22% decline from 2015 and a 3.32% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.08M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2017, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach paid a total of $3.08M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 56% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach were Instructor with 52 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach were Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was Female Instructor with 45 employees, Male Instructor with 7 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach.

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