Southern Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,400

3.61% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,593

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.17%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

887

61.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29.4%

5 Graduates

About

Southern Technical College is a higher education institution located in Lee County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Technical College were Public Administration (10 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (9 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

In 2017, 361 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Technical College. 83.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (184 degrees), 2.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $14,400, which is $1,510 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $14,400, which is $1,510 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,593.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southern Technical College was $14,400. The cost of tuition at Southern Technical College is $1,510 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$21,593

2017 Value

15%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,593. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern Technical College grew by 15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,777

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Technical College was of $6,777 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 0.953% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Southern Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.14% with respect to 2016, when 84% 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.

8.17%

2016 Default Rate

71

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Technical College was 8.17%, which represents 71 out of the 869 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 Technical College has a total enrollment of 887 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 545 students and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% Black or African American, 4.74% Two or More Races, 1.58% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 887 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 545 and the part-time enrollment is 342. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Technical College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Southern Technical College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    408

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    206

  3. Black or African American

    196

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College is 46% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% Black or African American, 4.74% Two or More Races, 1.58% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 16 students (1.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 243 more women than men received degrees from Southern Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Technical College are white (184 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Technical College is Public Administration (10 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (9 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (250 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (17 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 Technical College are Registered nurses (1,336,974 people), Software developers (443,878 people), Other managers (264,995 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (218,779 people), and Social workers, all other (216,524 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (250 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (250 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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 Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,574,764 people), Computer Systems Design (557,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (542,344 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (365,889 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (355,329 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (250 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (17 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 Technical College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Technical College was Public Administration with 10 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 59

  2. 302

In 2017, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College, which is 0.195 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 95 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Technical College in Medical Assistant, which is 47.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Southern Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Technical College is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 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

    184 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    81 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Technical College is white (184 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

0.277% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    151 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    67 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Technical College is white female (151 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (67 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Technical College 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 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Southern Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $18.2M. Southern Technical College employs 36 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern Technical College are Female Professors (28), Male Professors(8), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 43 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Southern Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southern Technical College 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

$7.35M

2017 Salaries

2.33%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southern Technical College paid a median of $7.35M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.2M) and a 2.33% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.5% decline from 2015 and a 2.7% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.07M

Instructional Salaries

36

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southern Technical College paid a total of $2.07M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

36 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

43 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Technical College were Professor with 36 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees; Management with 8 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Technical College was Female Professor with 28 employees, Male Professor with 8 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southern Technical College.

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