Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,020

0.688% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,006

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

80%

35 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

116,400

85% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

16.7%

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 (4,611 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (278 degrees), and Family Practice Nurse (271 degrees).

In 2017, 36,177 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (20,112 degrees), 3.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5450 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $7,020, which is $3,680 less than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,863, which is 283% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,791 more than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $7,020, which is $3,746 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $19,863, which is 283% of the cost for in-state students, and is $5,791 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,006.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,020

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was $19,863, which is 283% of the cost for in-state students, which was $7,020. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is $5,791 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $3,746 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$12,006

2017 Value

18.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,006. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers grew by 18.8%.

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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

$7,650

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 $7,650 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.326% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.77% with respect to 2016, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received 35 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 22.2% annual decline. Out of those 35 applicants, 28 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80% acceptance rate.

There were 116,400 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in 2017, 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 89.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

28

Accepted Out of 35

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was 80% (28 admissions from 35 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 55.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -22.2%, while admissions grew by 12%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has a total enrollment of 116,400 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 98,934 students and the part-time enrollment is 17,466. 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 51.7% White, 16.9% Asian, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.25% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.417% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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 (42.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.2%) and Asian Female (7.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.6%), followed by White Male (23.6%) and Asian Female (10.4%).

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 116,400 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 98,934 and the part-time enrollment is 17,466. This means that 85% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2017 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    60,208

  2. Asian

    19,709

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13,268

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is 51.7% White, 16.9% Asian, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.25% Black or African American, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.417% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.146% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 5,897 students (5.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 10211 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 (20,112 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5450 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Registered Nursing (4,611 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (278 degrees) and Family Practice Nurse (271 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 (32,153 degrees awarded), Biology (2,463 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (495 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 (1,387,345 people), Physicians (509,262 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (201,686 people), Medical & health services managers (198,269 people), and Social workers, all other (195,575 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (32,153 degrees awarded), Biology (2,463 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (495 degrees), Legal (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (145 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, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (32,153 degrees awarded), Biology (2,463 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (495 degrees), Legal (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (145 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 (1,953,861 people), Elementary & secondary schools (490,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (422,532 people), Offices of physicians (380,981 people), and Outpatient care centers (323,830 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Health (32,153 degrees awarded), Biology (2,463 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (495 degrees), Legal (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (145 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. 4611 degrees awarded

  2. 278 degrees awarded

  3. 271 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Registered Nursing with 4611 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,983

  2. 23,194

In 2017, 12,983 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers, which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (23,194).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 2882 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Medicine, which is 1.15 times more than the 2509 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 4388 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers in Registered Nursing, which is 6.09 times more than the 721 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    20,112 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    5,450 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4,122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white (20,112 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5450 degrees).

4.33% of degree recipients (1,567 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    12,849 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    7,263 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    3,230 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers is white female (12,849 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (7,263 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at nearly $98.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92B (1.94k%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers had a total salary expenditure of $251M. Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers employs 2,663 Assistant professors, 1,460 Associate professors, and 1,271 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are Female Assistant professors (1,683), Male Assistant professors(980), and Female Associate professors (841).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8750 employees, Management, with 6868 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5414 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$98.8M

2017 Endowment

17.2%

decline from 2016

Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers has an endowment valued at about $98.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers declined 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $88.7M 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: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.84B - Federal

  2. $761M - State

  3. $1.21B - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers received $3.84B in grants and contracts from the federal government, $761M from state grants and contracts, and $1.21B from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$127M

2017 Salaries

1.63%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 50.5% of their overall expenditure ($251M) and a 1.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.205% growth from 2015 and a 5.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$770M

Instructional Salaries

6,533

Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers paid a total of $770M to 6,533 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.58% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $727k (28.1%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

2663 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8750 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Assistant professor with 2,663 employees; Associate professor with 1,460 employees; and Associate professor with 1,271 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers were Office and Administrative Support with 8,750 employees; Management with 6,868 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 5,414 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers was Female Assistant professor with 1,683 employees, Male Assistant professor with 980 employees, and Female Associate professor with 841 employees.

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

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