Southern Technical College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,716
6.13% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,177
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
950
74.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
50%
3 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 Early Childhood Education & Teaching (2 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (2 degrees), and Data Processing & Data Processing Technology (1 degrees).

In 2019, 462 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Technical College. 85.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 14.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (205 degrees), 1.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $13,716, which is $1,227 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $13,716, which is $1,227 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,177.

In 2019, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 87% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,716
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southern Technical College was $13,716. The cost of tuition at Southern Technical College is $1,227 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$15,177
2019 Value
17%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southern Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,177. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southern Technical College grew by 17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,883
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Technical College was of $7,883 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 7.19% between 2018 and 2019. 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

81%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Southern Technical College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 6.58% with respect to 2018, 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.
11.4%
2017 Default Rate
83
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Technical College was 11.4%, which represents 83 out of the 726 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 950 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 707 students and the part-time enrollment is 243. This means that 74.4% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.1% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 25.5% Black or African American, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.947% Asian, 0.316% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23.1%) and Black or African American Female (20.7%). 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

74.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 950 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 707 and the part-time enrollment is 243. This means that 74.4% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

20%
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 Technical College was 20%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Southern Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    381
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    271
  3. Black or African American
    242

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College is 40.1% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 25.5% Black or African American, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.947% Asian, 0.316% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 19 students (2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 328 more women than men received degrees from Southern Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Technical College is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Technical College is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (2 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (2 degrees) and Data Processing & Data Processing Technology (1 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 (407 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (8 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 (1,471,865 people), Accountants & auditors (1,022,219 people), Other managers (904,212 people), Software developers (654,566 people), and Financial managers (526,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (407 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Business (19 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 Technical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (407 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Business (19 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 (1,812,552 people), Computer Systems Design (1,058,879 people), Elementary & secondary schools (890,392 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (640,301 people), and Banking & related activities (573,663 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Health (407 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (8 degrees), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Business (19 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.
Most Common
  1. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Technical College was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 2 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

67
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
395
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College, which is 0.17 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (395).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is 9 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 202 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Technical College in Medical Assistant, which is 11.2 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 24% of students graduating from Southern Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Technical College is Male and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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. White
    205 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Technical College is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

1.52% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    175 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Technical College is white female (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (96 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Technical College 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 (NaNk%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Southern Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $14.6M. Southern Technical College employs 36 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern Technical College are Female Instructors (32), Male Instructors(4), 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 40 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Southern Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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 2019, 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

$6.72M
2019 Salaries
6.6%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Southern Technical College paid a median of $6.72M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($14.6M) and a 6.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.11% decline from 2017 and a 2.33% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.01M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southern Technical College paid a total of $2.01M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Technical College were Instructor with 36 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 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 Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Technical College was Female Instructor with 32 employees, Male Instructor with 4 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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