Southern California Institute of Technology

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,335

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,026

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.97%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

92.2%

270 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

571

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

48.7%

73 Graduates

About

Southern California Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern California Institute of Technology were Electrical & Electronics Engineering (28 degrees awarded), Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (17 degrees), and Computer Science (11 degrees).

In 2016, 374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Institute of Technology. 3.21% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 96.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (170 degrees), 1.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,335, which is $2,364 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,335, which is $2,364 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,026.

In 2016, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,335

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology was $16,335. The cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $2,364 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$24,026

2016 Value

2.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Southern California Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,026. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Southern California Institute of Technology grew by 2.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,310

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Institute of Technology was of $9,310 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 4.15% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 31.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Southern California Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 11.6% with respect to 2015, when 86% 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.

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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.

3.97%

2015 Default Rate

11

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Institute of Technology was 3.97%, which represents 11 out of the 277 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 California Institute of Technology received 270 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 270 applicants, 249 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.2% acceptance rate.

There were 571 students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern California Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 59.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

249

Accepted Out of 270

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern California Institute of Technology was 92.2% (249 admissions from 270 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and 2016, 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 California Institute of Technology in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern California Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 571 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 571 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.7% Hispanic or Latino, 21.7% White, 13.8% Asian, 5.43% Black or African American, 2.63% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.1% Two or More Races, and 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (50.4%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Asian Male (12.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 571 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 571 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

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 California Institute of Technology was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Southern California Institute of Technology 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

    295

  2. White

    124

  3. Asian

    79

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology is 51.7% Hispanic or Latino, 21.7% White, 13.8% Asian, 5.43% Black or African American, 2.63% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.1% Two or More Races, and 0.175% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 14 students (2.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 350 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern California Institute of Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Southern California Institute of Technology are hispanic or latino (170 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology is Electrical & Electronics Engineering (28 degrees awarded), followed by Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (17 degrees) and Computer Science (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern California Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (238 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (58 degrees), and Engineering (45 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 California Institute of Technology are Miscellaneous managers (1,130,885 people), Accountants & auditors (1,104,210 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (857,702 people), Financial managers (452,738 people), and Chief executives & legislators (425,911 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (238 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (58 degrees), Engineering (45 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (33 degrees), and Business (0 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 California Institute of Technology are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (238 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (58 degrees), Engineering (45 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (33 degrees), and Business (0 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 Southern California Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,236,761 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (622,283 people), Construction (606,269 people), Banking & related activities (574,679 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (529,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (238 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (58 degrees), Engineering (45 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (33 degrees), and Business (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 Southern California Institute of Technology.

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology was Electrical & Electronics Engineering with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 362

  2. 12

In 2016, 362 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology, which is 30.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (12).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 235 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology in Electrician, which is 78.3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 5 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California Institute of Technology in Biomedical Technology, which is 0.1 times less than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 72% of students graduating from Southern California Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern California Institute of Technology is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Hispanic or Latino

    170 degrees awarded

  2. White

    88 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (170 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

1.6% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Male

    169 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    85 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino male (169 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (85 degrees).

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Operations

Southern California Institute of Technology 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 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Southern California Institute of Technology had a total expenditure of $5.58M. Of that $5.58M, they spent $2.45M on salaries and $5.58M on benefits.

Southern California Institute of Technology employs 2 Instructors, 1 Lecturers, and 1 No academic ranks. Most academics at Southern California Institute of Technology are Male Instructors (2), Male Lecturers(1), and Male No academic ranks (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology are: Management, with 7 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 6 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Southern California Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern California Institute of Technology stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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 Four-Year: Engineering Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.54M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $132k - Local

As of 2015, Southern California Institute of Technology received $1.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $132k 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.

$2.45M

Salary Expenditure

$5.58M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Southern California Institute of Technology had a total expenditure of $5.58M. Of that $5.58M, they spent $2.45M on salaries and $5.58M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Southern California Institute of Technology as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.45M

2015 Salaries

15.7%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a median of $2.45M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($5.58M) and a 15.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$448k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2015, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a total of $448k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Instructor with 2 employees; Lecturer with 1 employees; and Lecturer with 1 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Management with 7 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 6 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Male No academic rank

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology was Male Instructor with 2 employees, Male Lecturer with 1 employees, and Male No academic rank with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern California Institute of Technology.

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