Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,728
6.98% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,631
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
64.8%
4,530 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
122,776
85% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
62.6%
379 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Registered Nursing (5,007 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (247 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (244 degrees).

In 2019, 39,466 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers. 64.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (21,213 degrees), 3.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5930 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $7,728, which is $2,352 less than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,282, which is 250% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,697 more than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $7,728, which is $2,422 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,282, which is 250% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,697 more 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 $9,631.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,728
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was $19,282, which is 250% of the cost for in-state students, which was $7,728. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $4,697 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $2,422 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$9,631
2019 Value
8.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,631. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers grew by 8.33%.

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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

$9,000
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was of $9,000 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board decreased by 18.2% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.56% with respect to 2018, when 58.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received 4,530 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0.527% annual decline. Out of those 4,530 applicants, 2,935 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.8% acceptance rate.

There were 122,776 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in 2019, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an overall enrollment yield of 24.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,935
Accepted Out of 4,530

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was 64.8% (2,935 admissions from 4,530 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 58.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −0.527%, while admissions grew by 10.1%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
519
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has a total enrollment of 122,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 104,369 students and the part-time enrollment is 18,407. This means that 85% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.9% White, 16.5% Asian, 12.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.88% Black or African American, 4.01% Two or More Races, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.8%) and White Male (10%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (21.8%) and Asian Female (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, both undergraduate and graduate, is 122,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 104,369 and the part-time enrollment is 18,407. This means that 85% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
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: Medical Schools & Centers was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    62,497
  2. Asian
    20,217
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15,389

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 50.9% White, 16.5% Asian, 12.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.88% Black or African American, 4.01% Two or More Races, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% 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, 4,448 students (3.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 11690 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white (21,213 degrees awarded). There were 3.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5930 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Registered Nursing (5,007 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (247 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (244 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (34,187 degrees awarded), Biology (2,700 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (129 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: Medical Schools & Centers are Registered nurses (1,449,133 people), Physicians (484,743 people), Social workers, all other (195,687 people), Other managers (194,308 people), and Medical & health services managers (192,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (34,187 degrees awarded), Biology (2,700 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (129 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (565 degrees), and Legal (265 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: Medical Schools & Centers are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (34,187 degrees awarded), Biology (2,700 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (129 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (565 degrees), and Legal (265 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,896,056 people), Offices of physicians (414,772 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (406,517 people), Elementary & secondary schools (402,941 people), and Outpatient care centers (349,856 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (34,187 degrees awarded), Biology (2,700 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (129 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (565 degrees), and Legal (265 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: Medical Schools & Centers.
Most Common
  1. 5007 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 247 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 244 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Registered Nursing with 5007 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

13,888
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
25,578
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 13,888 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, which is 0.543 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (25,578).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 2886 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Medicine, which is 1.11 times more than the 2596 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 4714 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Registered Nursing, which is 5.72 times more than the 824 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 9.23% of graduates (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    21,213 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    5,930 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4,747 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white (21,213 degrees awarded). There were 3.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5930 degrees).

4.22% of degree recipients (1,664 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    13,797 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    7,416 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    3,555 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white female (13,797 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (7,416 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at nearly $112M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.37B (1.22k%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a total salary expenditure of $335M. Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers employs 2,871 Assistant professors, 1,523 Associate professors, and 1,256 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Female Assistant professors (1,824), Male Assistant professors(1,047), and Female Associate professors (914).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8564 employees, Management, with 7567 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5699 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$112M
2019 Endowment
5.71%
growth from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at about $112M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers grew 5.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $102M 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: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.33B - Federal
  2. $774M - State
  3. $1.28B - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received $4.33B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $774M from state grants and contracts, and $1.28B from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$129M
2019 Salaries
2.42%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a median of $129M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($335M) and a 2.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.89% decline from 2017 and a 1.63% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$808M
Instructional Salaries
6,710
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a total of $808M to 6,710 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.35% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
2871 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8564 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Assistant professor with 2,871 employees; Associate professor with 1,523 employees; and Associate professor with 1,256 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Office and Administrative Support with 8,564 employees; Management with 7,567 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5,699 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Female Assistant professor with 1,824 employees, Male Assistant professor with 1,047 employees, and Female Associate professor with 914 employees.

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

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