Southern California Institute of Technology

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,790
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$24,671
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.42%
Default Rate
2018 Acceptance Rate
59.6%
166 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
607
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
45.5%
40 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 (59 degrees awarded), Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (22 degrees), and Computer Science (2 degrees).

In 2019, 413 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Institute of Technology. 4.84% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 95.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (206 degrees), 2.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (102 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $15,790, which is $1,290 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $15,790, which is $1,290 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,671.

In 2019, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,790
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology was $15,790. The cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $1,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$24,671
2019 Value
7.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southern California Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,671. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern California Institute of Technology grew by 7.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,248
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Institute of Technology was of $12,248 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 18.5% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Southern California Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2018, when 77% 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.
2.42%
2017 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Institute of Technology was 2.42%, which represents 8 out of the 331 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 166 undergraduate applications in 2018, which represents a NaNy% annual growth. Out of those 166 applicants, 99 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.6% acceptance rate.

There were 607 students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Southern California Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 90.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2018
99
Accepted Out of 166

In 2018, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southern California Institute of Technology was 59.6% (99 admissions from 166 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2018, the number of applicants grew by NaNy%, while admissions grew by NaNy%.

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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 2018 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Southern California Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 607 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 607 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 54.2% Hispanic or Latino, 21.1% White, 13.5% Asian, 4.12% Black or African American, 3.62% Two or More Races, 1.48% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (52.2%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Asian Male (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly 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 607 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 607 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 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2019 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 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), 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
    329
  2. White
    128
  3. Asian
    82

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology is 54.2% Hispanic or Latino, 21.1% White, 13.5% Asian, 4.12% Black or African American, 3.62% Two or More Races, 1.48% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.329% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 373 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern California Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (206 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (102 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology is Electrical & Electronics Engineering (59 degrees awarded), followed by Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering (22 degrees) and Computer Science (2 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 (242 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), and Engineering (81 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 Software developers (936,461 people), Other managers (388,293 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (362,778 people), Civil engineers (282,950 people), and Mechanical engineers (215,053 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (242 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), Engineering (81 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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 Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (242 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), Engineering (81 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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 (946,350 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (451,002 people), Construction (377,816 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (231,065 people), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (178,183 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (242 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), Engineering (81 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 2 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology was Electrical & Electronics Engineering with 59 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

393
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
20
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 393 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology, which is 19.6 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (20).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 238 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology in Electrician, which is 59.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 7 degrees were awarded to women at Southern California Institute of Technology in Biomedical Technology, which is 0.125 times less than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 45% 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, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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 (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern California Institute of Technology is Male and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.5% 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
    206 degrees awarded
  2. White
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (206 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (102 degrees).

2.18% 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 Male
    197 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino male (197 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (98 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 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Southern California Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $6.58M. Southern California Institute of Technology employs 4 Instructors, 3 Lecturers, and 2 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southern California Institute of Technology are Male Instructors (4), Male Lecturers(2), and Female Lecturers (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology are: Management, with 5 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Southern California Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern California Institute of Technology 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 Four-Year: Engineering Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $117k - Federal
  2. $124k - State
  3. $40.8k - Local

As of 2019, Southern California Institute of Technology received $117k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $124k from state grants and contracts, and $40.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.02M
2019 Salaries
9.73%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a median of $3.02M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($6.58M) and a 9.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 19% growth from 2017 and a 2.56% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$875k
Instructional Salaries
12
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a total of $875k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Instructor with 4 employees; Lecturer with 3 employees; and Lecturer with 2 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Management with 5 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology was Male Instructor with 4 employees, Male Lecturer with 2 employees, and Female Lecturer with 1 employees.

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

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