Southern Careers Institute-Austin

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2019 Average Net Price
$18,436
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
596
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
27.2%
121 Graduates

About

Southern Careers Institute-Austin is a higher education institution located in Travis County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Careers Institute-Austin were .

In 2019, 454 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Austin. 38.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (175 degrees), 1.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (153 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is $0, which is $-12,292 less than the national average for ($12,292).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is $0, which is $-12,292 less than the national average for ($12,292).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,436.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$18,436
2019 Value
2.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southern Careers Institute-Austin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,436. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern Careers Institute-Austin grew by 2.09%.

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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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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Southern Careers Institute-Austin received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.86% with respect to 2018, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Careers Institute-Austin (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.
19.6%
2017 Default Rate
585
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was 19.6%, which represents 585 out of the 2990 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

Southern Careers Institute-Austin has a total enrollment of 596 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 596 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.3% Hispanic or Latino, 34.7% White, 15.1% Black or African American, 4.03% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0.503% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.503% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25.3%), followed by White Male (21%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.9%). 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 Careers Institute-Austin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 596 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 596 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
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 Careers Institute-Austin was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Southern Careers Institute-Austin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    252
  2. White
    207
  3. Black or African American
    90

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 42.3% Hispanic or Latino, 34.7% White, 15.1% Black or African American, 4.03% Two or More Races, 1.01% Asian, 0.503% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.503% 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 is 40.2% White, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 19% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 108 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Careers Institute-Austin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is hispanic or latino (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (153 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (98 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (159 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 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 Careers Institute-Austin are Registered nurses (1,447,596 people), Accountants & auditors (1,002,319 people), Other managers (819,879 people), Software developers (660,705 people), and Financial managers (503,130 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Precision Production (98 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (159 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Health (119 degrees), and Business (39 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 Careers Institute-Austin are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Precision Production (98 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (159 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Health (119 degrees), and Business (39 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 Careers Institute-Austin are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,748,685 people), Computer Systems Design (1,016,778 people), Elementary & secondary schools (683,160 people), Banking & related activities (536,278 people), and Insurance carriers (511,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Precision Production (98 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (159 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Health (119 degrees), and Business (39 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 Careers Institute-Austin.
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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

281
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
173
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 281 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, which is 1.62 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (173).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design, which is 4.21 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 80 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in Medical Assistant, which is 11.4 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 7% of students graduating from Southern Careers Institute-Austin completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

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 Careers Institute-Austin is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 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
    175 degrees awarded
  2. White
    153 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is hispanic or latino (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (153 degrees).

7.49% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is white male (108 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (90 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Careers Institute-Austin has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $562k (NaNk%), compared to the 0.0944% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Southern Careers Institute-Austin had a total salary expenditure of $50M. Southern Careers Institute-Austin employs 101 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Male Instructors (55), Female Instructors(46), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are: Sales and related, with 103 employees, Management, with 64 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Southern Careers Institute-Austin has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Careers Institute-Austin stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, Southern Careers Institute-Austin 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

$2.17M
2019 Salaries
21.1%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Southern Careers Institute-Austin paid a median of $2.17M in salaries, which represents 4.34% of their overall expenditure ($50M) and a 21.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 32.1% growth from 2017 and a 9.21% decline from 2016.

The median for similar is 616k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.92M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern Careers Institute-Austin paid a total of $3.92M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 181% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $347k (56.4%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
101 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
103 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin were Instructor with 101 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin were Sales and related with 103 employees; Management with 64 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was Male Instructor with 55 employees, Female Instructor with 46 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern Careers Institute-Austin.

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