Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,984

1.6% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,199

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

50.9%

21,303 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

84,910

47.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.3%

2,146 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools were General Business Administration & Management (3,784 degrees awarded), Accounting (703 degrees), and General Business (662 degrees).

In 2016, 25,264 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools. 50.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (9,280 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is $12,984, which is $1,974 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,984, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $984 less than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $12,984, which is $1,944 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,984, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $984 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,199.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,984

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was $12,984, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $12,984. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is $984 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $1,944 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$23,199

2016 Value

14.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,199. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools grew by 14.3%.

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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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Other Student Expenses

$9,950

Room and Board

$1,176

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was of $9,950 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,176. The cost of room and board increased by 2.11% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56.5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.92% with respect to 2015, when 79.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received 21,303 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.15% annual growth. Out of those 21,303 applicants, 10,844 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.9% acceptance rate.

There were 84,910 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in 2016, and 43.8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 25.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

10,844

Accepted Out of 21,303

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was 50.9% (10,844 admissions from 21,303 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 51.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 2.15%, while admissions grew by 1.77%.

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SAT Scores

43.8%

Submission Percentage

995

Scores Submitted

43.8% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has a total enrollment of 84,910 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 40,685 students and the part-time enrollment is 44,225. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 9.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.81% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.243% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (17.2%), followed by White Male (15%) and Black or African American Female (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (10.9%), followed by White Male (10.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84,910 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 40,685 and the part-time enrollment is 44,225. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2016 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    27,981

  2. Black or African American

    19,889

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7,847

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 33% White, 23.4% Black or African American, 9.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.81% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.491% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.243% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 15,696 students (18.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 72 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are white (9,280 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5156 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is General Business Administration & Management (3,784 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (703 degrees) and General Business (662 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (20,575 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,047 degrees), and Protective Services (828 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Registered nurses (1,309,161 people), Accountants & auditors (1,101,790 people), Miscellaneous managers (863,032 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (512,232 people), and Financial managers (438,383 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (20,575 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,047 degrees), Protective Services (828 degrees), Legal (148 degrees), and Health (1,468 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (20,575 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,047 degrees), Protective Services (828 degrees), Legal (148 degrees), and Health (1,468 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Hospitals (1,743,813 people), Computer Systems Design (872,871 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (672,519 people), Elementary & secondary schools (670,791 people), and Banking & related activities (539,202 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (20,575 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,047 degrees), Protective Services (828 degrees), Legal (148 degrees), and Health (1,468 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

Most Common

  1. 3784 degrees awarded

  2. 703 degrees awarded

  3. 662 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was General Business Administration & Management with 3784 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,596

  2. 12,668

In 2016, 12,596 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, which is 0.994 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (12,668).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 4355 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.956 times less than the 4554 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 4554 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.05 times more than the 4355 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

17%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 20% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (65.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is Female and Asian (65.8% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 14.4% of graduates (310 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,280 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    5,156 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4,227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is white (9,280 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (5156 degrees).

20.4% of degree recipients (5,156 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    4,885 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    4,395 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    2,783 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is white male (4,885 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (4,395 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $27.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15.1M (54.4%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had a total expenditure of $10.1M. Of that $10.1M, they spent $1.82M on salaries and $10.1M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools employs 427 No academic ranks, 209 Professors, and 181 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Male No academic ranks (216), Female No academic ranks(211), and Male Professors (139).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 1115 employees, Management, with 1083 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 673 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.8M

2015 Endowment

3.18%

decline from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an endowment valued at about $27.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools declined 3.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.2M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $23.1M - Federal

  2. $12M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received $23.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.82M

Salary Expenditure

$10.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had a total expenditure of $10.1M. Of that $10.1M, they spent $1.82M on salaries and $10.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.82M

2015 Salaries

29.5%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools paid a median of $1.82M in salaries, which represents 18% of their overall expenditure ($10.1M) and a 29.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 54.1% decline from 2013 and a 0.0818% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$94.6M

Instructional Salaries

1,063

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools paid a total of $94.6M to 1,063 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

427 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1115 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools were No academic rank with 427 employees; Professor with 209 employees; and Professor with 181 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,115 employees; Management with 1,083 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 673 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was Male No academic rank with 216 employees, Female No academic rank with 211 employees, and Male Professor with 139 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

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