Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,972

0.978% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,779

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

55.6%

45 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

114,475

85.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25%

1 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 (4,653 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (287 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (268 degrees).

In 2016, 35,458 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (20,167 degrees), 3.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5342 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $6,972, which is $4,038 less than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,897, which is 271% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,929 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $6,972, which is $4,068 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,897, which is 271% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,929 more 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 $14,779.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,972

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was $18,897, which is 271% of the cost for in-state students, which was $6,972. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $4,929 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $4,068 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$14,779

2016 Value

28.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,779. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers grew by 28.8%.

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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

$7,675

Room and Board

$837

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was of $7,675 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $837. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 9.37% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.89% with respect to 2015, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received 45 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.8% annual decline. Out of those 45 applicants, 25 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.6% acceptance rate.

There were 114,475 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an overall enrollment yield of 96%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

25

Accepted Out of 45

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was 55.6% (25 admissions from 45 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 82.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -11.8%, while admissions declined by -40.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has a total enrollment of 114,475 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 97,584 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,891. This means that 85.2% 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 53.5% White, 16.7% Asian, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.11% Black or African American, 3.14% Two or More Races, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%) and White Male (8.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (24.6%) and Asian Female (10.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, both undergraduate and graduate, is 114,475 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 97,584 and the part-time enrollment is 16,891. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

66.5%

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: Medical Schools & Centers was 66.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    61,203

  2. Asian

    19,075

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12,655

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 53.5% White, 16.7% Asian, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.11% Black or African American, 3.14% Two or More Races, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.134% 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, 4,737 students (4.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 10444 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are white (20,167 degrees awarded). There were 3.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5342 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Registered Nursing (4,653 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (287 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (268 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 (31,417 degrees awarded), Biology (2,467 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (529 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 (1,331,218 people), Physicians & surgeons (526,863 people), Miscellaneous managers (236,411 people), Social workers (234,707 people), and Postsecondary teachers (190,980 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (31,417 degrees awarded), Biology (2,467 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (529 degrees), Legal (235 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (144 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Financial analysts, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (31,417 degrees awarded), Biology (2,467 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (529 degrees), Legal (235 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (144 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: Medical Schools & Centers are Hospitals (1,957,812 people), Elementary & secondary schools (461,868 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (382,464 people), Offices of physicians (336,074 people), and Outpatient care centers (315,779 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (31,417 degrees awarded), Biology (2,467 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (529 degrees), Legal (235 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (144 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. 4653 degrees awarded

  2. 287 degrees awarded

  3. 268 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Registered Nursing with 4653 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,507

  2. 22,951

In 2016, 12,507 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, which is 0.545 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (22,951).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 2979 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Medicine, which is 1.17 times more than the 2543 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 4382 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Registered Nursing, which is 5.74 times more than the 764 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% 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, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Female and Hispanic or Latino (25% 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, 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

    20,167 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    5,342 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,895 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white (20,167 degrees awarded). There were 3.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5342 degrees).

3.39% of degree recipients (1,203 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    13,014 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    7,153 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    3,216 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white female (13,014 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (7,153 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at nearly $96.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $505M (525%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a total expenditure of $279M. Of that $279M, they spent $129M on salaries and $279M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers employs 2,677 Assistant professors, 1,483 Associate professors, and 1,292 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Female Assistant professors (1,686), Male Assistant professors(991), and Female Associate professors (830).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are: Office and Administrative Support, with 9837 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 8541 employees, and Management with 7867 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$96.1M

2015 Endowment

7.03%

growth from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at about $96.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers grew 7.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $86.5M 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: Medical Schools & Centers (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: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.61B - Federal

  2. $632M - State

  3. $1.17B - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received $3.61B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $632M from state grants and contracts, and $1.17B 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.

$129M

Salary Expenditure

$279M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a total expenditure of $279M. Of that $279M, they spent $129M on salaries and $279M 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: Medical Schools & Centers as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$129M

2015 Salaries

5.5%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a median of $129M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($279M) and a 5.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.412% decline from 2013 and a 4% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$690M

Instructional Salaries

6,158

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a total of $690M to 6,158 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.93% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

2677 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

9837 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Assistant professor with 2,677 employees; Associate professor with 1,483 employees; and Associate professor with 1,292 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Office and Administrative Support with 9,837 employees; Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 8,541 employees; and Management with 7,867 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Female Assistant professor with 1,686 employees, Male Assistant professor with 991 employees, and Female Associate professor with 830 employees.

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

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