Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,320
1.02% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,148
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
53.5%
21,486 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
66,402
39.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
41.8%
1,750 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 (2,525 degrees awarded), General Business (949 degrees), and Accounting (556 degrees).

In 2019, 21,039 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools. 51.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (7,507 degrees), 1.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3889 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is $13,320, which is $3,240 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,320, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,265 less than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is $13,320, which is $3,170 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,320, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,265 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,585.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,148.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,320
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was $13,320, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,320. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is $1,265 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $3,170 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$21,148
2019 Value
5.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,148. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools grew by 5.81%.

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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

$10,917
Room and Board
$1,210
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was of $10,917 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,210. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.63% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55.5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2018, when 70.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received 21,486 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0.215% annual growth. Out of those 21,486 applicants, 11,487 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.5% acceptance rate.

There were 66,402 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in 2019, and 75.8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 25.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
11,487
Accepted Out of 21,486

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was 53.5% (11,487 admissions from 21,486 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 52.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 0.215%, while admissions grew by 1.83%.

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SAT Scores

75.8%
Submission Percentage
1,218
Scores Submitted

75.8% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has a total enrollment of 66,402 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 26,327 students and the part-time enrollment is 40,075. This means that 39.6% 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 35.7% White, 26.6% Black or African American, 9.23% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.559% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.258% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (18.3%), followed by White Female (16.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (11.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (10.8%) and White Male (9.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66,402 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 26,327 and the part-time enrollment is 40,075. This means that 39.6% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70.5%
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 Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was 70.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), 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
    23,703
  2. Black or African American
    17,638
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6,127

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is 35.7% White, 26.6% Black or African American, 9.23% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.559% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.258% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 8,516 students (12.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 727 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is white (7,507 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3889 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is General Business Administration & Management (2,525 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (949 degrees) and Accounting (556 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 (17,100 degrees awarded), Protective Services (705 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (813 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 Accountants & auditors (997,612 people), Other managers (796,821 people), Software developers (628,047 people), Financial managers (506,313 people), and Chief executives & legislators (395,228 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (17,100 degrees awarded), Protective Services (705 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (813 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 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 Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (17,100 degrees awarded), Protective Services (705 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (813 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 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 Computer Systems Design (984,340 people), Elementary & secondary schools (599,885 people), Banking & related activities (542,418 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (504,630 people), and Insurance carriers (470,881 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Business (17,100 degrees awarded), Protective Services (705 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (813 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (98 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. 2525 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 949 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 556 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was General Business Administration & Management with 2525 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

10,156
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
10,883
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 10,156 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools, which is 0.933 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (10,883).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 3338 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.95 times less than the 3513 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 3513 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 3338 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% 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, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 (66.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is Female and Asian (66.2% 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, 6.23% of graduates (109 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,507 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3,889 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    3,123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is white (7,507 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3889 degrees).

14.8% of degree recipients (3,123 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    4,011 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    3,496 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    2,583 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools is white male (4,011 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (3,496 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $22.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $77.4M (339%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools had a total salary expenditure of $10.8M. Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools employs 355 No academic ranks, 181 Professors, and 170 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools are Female No academic ranks (195), Male No academic ranks(160), and Male Professors (123).

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 907 employees, Management, with 721 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 524 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.8M
2019 Endowment
8.06%
decline from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools has an endowment valued at about $22.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools declined 8.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.7M higher than 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: Business & Management Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $27M - Federal
  2. $8.68M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools received $27M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.68M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.81M
2019 Salaries
31.4%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools paid a median of $2.81M in salaries, which represents 26% of their overall expenditure ($10.8M) and a 31.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 60.9% growth from 2017 and a 27.1% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$90.8M
Instructional Salaries
921
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools paid a total of $90.8M to 921 employees working as instructors, which represents 20% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
355 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
907 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools were No academic rank with 355 employees; Professor with 181 employees; and Professor with 170 employees.

In 2019, 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 907 employees; Management with 721 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 524 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools was Female No academic rank with 195 employees, Male No academic rank with 160 employees, and Male Professor with 123 employees.

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