Southern Arkansas University Tech

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,240

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,929

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

780

68.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.8%

103 Graduates

About

Southern Arkansas University Tech is a higher education institution located in Calhoun County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Arkansas University Tech were .

In 2016, 644 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Arkansas University Tech. 32.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 67.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (465 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (147 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Arkansas University Tech is $3,240, which is $-4,080 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Arkansas University Tech is $3,240, which is $-4,080 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,929.

In 2016, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,240

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Southern Arkansas University Tech was $3,240. The cost of tuition at Southern Arkansas University Tech is $-4,080 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$12,929

2016 Value

20.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Southern Arkansas University Tech had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,929. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Southern Arkansas University Tech grew by 20.9%.

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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.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,501

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Arkansas University Tech was of $6,501 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

12%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Southern Arkansas University Tech received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 23.3% with respect to 2015, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Arkansas University Tech (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.

17.4%

2015 Default Rate

38

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Arkansas University Tech was 17.4%, which represents 38 out of the 219 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

Southern Arkansas University Tech 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 780 students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Tech in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern Arkansas University Tech has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern Arkansas University Tech 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern Arkansas University Tech has a total enrollment of 780 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Arkansas University Tech is 533 students and the part-time enrollment is 247. This means that 68.3% of students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Tech are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Arkansas University Tech, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.4% White, 33.1% Black or African American, 2.82% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Two or More Races, 0.641% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.385% Asian, and 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Tech in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (36.2%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Black or African American Female (21.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Arkansas University Tech, both undergraduate and graduate, is 780 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Arkansas University Tech is 533 and the part-time enrollment is 247. This means that 68.3% of students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Tech are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Southern Arkansas University Tech was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Southern Arkansas University Tech had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    463

  2. Black or African American

    258

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22

The enrolled student population at Southern Arkansas University Tech is 59.4% White, 33.1% Black or African American, 2.82% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Two or More Races, 0.641% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.385% Asian, and 0.128% 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 Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 7 students (0.897%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 222 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Arkansas University Tech. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Arkansas University Tech are white (465 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (147 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Arkansas University Tech is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Arkansas University Tech, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (266 degrees awarded), Precision Production (46 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (76 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech are Police officers (134,699 people), Miscellaneous managers (118,777 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (113,696 people), Social workers (62,401 people), and Registered nurses (44,745 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Arkansas University Tech are Protective Services (266 degrees awarded), Precision Production (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (64 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (10 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Southern Arkansas University Tech are Protective Services (266 degrees awarded), Precision Production (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (64 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (10 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech are Justice, public order, & safety activities (323,655 people), Elementary & secondary schools (205,571 people), Hospitals (140,701 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (93,257 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (55,965 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Arkansas University Tech are Protective Services (266 degrees awarded), Precision Production (46 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (76 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (64 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (10 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Arkansas University Tech was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 433

  2. 211

In 2016, 433 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Arkansas University Tech, which is 2.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (211).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 181 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Arkansas University Tech in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 6.96 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Arkansas University Tech in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 2.76 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 23% of students graduating from Southern Arkansas University Tech completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Arkansas University Tech is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    465 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    147 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Arkansas University Tech is white (465 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (147 degrees).

0.311% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    340 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Arkansas University Tech is white male (340 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (125 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Arkansas University Tech has an endowment valued at nearly $1.71M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.58k (0.151%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Southern Arkansas University Tech had a total expenditure of $16.9M. Of that $16.9M, they spent $7.65M on salaries and $16.9M on benefits.

Southern Arkansas University Tech employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Southern Arkansas University Tech are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Arkansas University Tech are: Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.71M

2015 Endowment

79.8%

growth from 2014

Southern Arkansas University Tech has an endowment valued at about $1.71M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Arkansas University Tech grew 79.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.41M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Southern Arkansas University Tech (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $852k - Federal

  2. $1.32M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Southern Arkansas University Tech received $852k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.32M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.65M

Salary Expenditure

$16.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Southern Arkansas University Tech had a total expenditure of $16.9M. Of that $16.9M, they spent $7.65M on salaries and $16.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Southern Arkansas University Tech as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.65M

2015 Salaries

7.63%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Southern Arkansas University Tech paid a median of $7.65M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($16.9M) and a 7.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.62% decline from 2013 and a 0.986% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.24M

Instructional Salaries

28

Number of Employees

In 2015, Southern Arkansas University Tech paid a total of $1.24M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

19 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Arkansas University Tech 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech were Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech 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 Southern Arkansas University Tech.

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