Southern California Institute of Technology

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,335

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,196

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.49%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

58.7%

179 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

583

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

49.5%

51 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 (42 degrees awarded), Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (6 degrees), and Computer Science (1 degrees).

In 2017, 378 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Institute of Technology. 3.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 96.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (195 degrees), 2.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (81 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,335, which is $2,335 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,335, which is $2,335 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 $23,196.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,335

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology was $16,335. The cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $2,335 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$23,196

2017 Value

3.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern California Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,196. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern California Institute of Technology grew by 3.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,716

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Institute of Technology was of $9,716 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Southern California Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.63% with respect to 2016, when 76% 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.

5.49%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Institute of Technology was 5.49%, which represents 19 out of the 346 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 179 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 33.7% annual decline. Out of those 179 applicants, 105 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.7% acceptance rate.

There were 583 students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern California Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 92.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

105

Accepted Out of 179

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern California Institute of Technology was 58.7% (105 admissions from 179 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 92.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -33.7%, while admissions declined by -57.8%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern California Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 583 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 583 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 48% Hispanic or Latino, 24.5% White, 14.1% Asian, 6.17% Black or African American, 3.09% Two or More Races, 2.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (46.1%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Asian Male (13.2%). 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 583 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 583 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 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

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 Southern California Institute of Technology was 85%. 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

    280

  2. White

    143

  3. Asian

    82

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology is 48% Hispanic or Latino, 24.5% White, 14.1% Asian, 6.17% Black or African American, 3.09% Two or More Races, 2.06% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.172% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 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 (195 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (81 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology is Electrical & Electronics Engineering (42 degrees awarded), followed by Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (6 degrees) and Computer Science (1 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 (243 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (70 degrees), and Engineering (48 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 Accountants & auditors (1,127,838 people), Other managers (973,212 people), Software developers (859,898 people), Financial managers (457,776 people), and Chief executives & legislators (428,171 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (243 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (70 degrees), Engineering (48 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (243 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (70 degrees), Engineering (48 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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 (1,248,405 people), Construction (654,916 people), Banking & related activities (593,566 people), Elementary & secondary schools (538,877 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (525,525 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (243 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (70 degrees), Engineering (48 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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. 42 degrees awarded

  2. 6 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology was Electrical & Electronics Engineering with 42 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 364

  2. 14

In 2017, 364 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology, which is 26 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (14).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 238 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology in Electrician, which is 47.6 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California Institute of Technology in Biomedical Technology, which is 0.115 times less than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 61% 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, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern California Institute of Technology is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 1.96% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    195 degrees awarded

  2. White

    81 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (195 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (81 degrees).

3.44% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Male

    190 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    78 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino male (190 degrees awarded). There were 2.44 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (78 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 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $5.44M. Southern California Institute of Technology employs 3 Instructors, 1 Lecturers, and 1 No academic ranks. Most academics at Southern California Institute of Technology are Male Instructors (3), 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, Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Southern California Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 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. $52.7k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $66.8k - Local

As of 2017, Southern California Institute of Technology received $52.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $66.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.31M

2017 Salaries

2.56%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a median of $2.31M in salaries, which represents 42.5% of their overall expenditure ($5.44M) and a 2.56% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.25% decline from 2015 and a 15.7% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$454k

Instructional Salaries

7

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a total of $454k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.05M (36.1%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

3 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Instructor with 3 employees; Lecturer with 1 employees; and Lecturer with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Management with 7 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology was Male Instructor with 3 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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