Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,286
3.22% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,036
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
66%
26,593 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
206,511
60% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
52.1%
4,027 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Registered Nursing (19,883 degrees awarded), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (702 degrees), and Nursing Administration (594 degrees).

In 2019, 66,687 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. 79.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (32,590 degrees), 2.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12586 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $15,286, which is $5,206 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,638, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,053 more than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $15,286, which is $5,136 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,638, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,053 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 $23,036.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,286
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was $15,638, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,286. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $1,053 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $5,136 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$23,036
2019 Value
8.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,036. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools 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

$9,497
Room and Board
$1,222
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was of $9,497 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,222. The cost of room and board increased by 2.6% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.47% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0.719% with respect to 2018, when 69.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received 26,593 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.55% annual decline. Out of those 26,593 applicants, 17,556 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66% acceptance rate.

There were 206,511 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2019, and 33.1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 31.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
17,556
Accepted Out of 26,593

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was 66% (17,556 admissions from 26,593 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.55%, while admissions declined by −4.35%.

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SAT Scores

33.1%
Submission Percentage
1,551
Scores Submitted

33.1% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has a total enrollment of 206,511 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 123,928 students and the part-time enrollment is 82,583. This means that 60% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.3% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 8.82% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.518% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.48% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.1%) and Black or African American Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.3%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 206,511 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 123,928 and the part-time enrollment is 82,583. This means that 60% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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: Other Health Professions Schools was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    91,484
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    41,849
  3. Black or African American
    24,876

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 44.3% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 8.82% Asian, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.518% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.48% 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, 16,653 students (8.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 39943 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (32,590 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12586 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Registered Nursing (19,883 degrees awarded), followed by Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (702 degrees) and Nursing Administration (594 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (58,394 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,451 degrees), and Protective Services (479 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: Other Health Professions Schools are Registered nurses (1,518,078 people), Physicians (551,611 people), Other managers (305,982 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,723 people), and Medical & health services managers (228,771 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (58,394 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,451 degrees), Protective Services (479 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (257 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: Other Health Professions Schools are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Actuaries, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (58,394 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,451 degrees), Protective Services (479 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (257 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: Other Health Professions Schools are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,094,629 people), Elementary & secondary schools (761,365 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (583,767 people), Offices of physicians (473,746 people), and Outpatient care centers (468,229 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (58,394 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,451 degrees), Protective Services (479 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (257 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: Other Health Professions Schools.
Most Common
  1. 19883 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 702 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 594 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Registered Nursing with 19883 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

13,372
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
53,315
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 13,372 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, which is 0.251 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (53,315).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 3443 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 0.153 times less than the 22547 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 22547 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 6.55 times more than the 3443 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
46.5%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 41% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 (71.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Female and Asian (71.1% 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, 4.59% of graduates (185 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    32,590 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    12,586 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    6,868 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (32,590 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12586 degrees).

6.87% of degree recipients (4,584 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    26,614 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    9,751 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    5,976 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white female (26,614 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (9,751 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $5.11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $111M (2.18k%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total salary expenditure of $11.4M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools employs 2,490 Assistant professors, 1,658 Instructors, and 1,414 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Female Assistant professors (1,847), Female Instructors(1,291), and Female Associate professors (915).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are: Management, with 3187 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2646 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2492 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.11M
2019 Endowment
6.06%
growth from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at about $5.11M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew 6.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.99M lower 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: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $76.8M - Federal
  2. $34.8M - State
  3. $6.67M - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received $76.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $34.8M from state grants and contracts, and $6.67M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.24M
2019 Salaries
13.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a median of $5.24M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($11.4M) and a 13.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.9% growth from 2017 and a 4.84% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$579M
Instructional Salaries
7,003
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a total of $579M to 7,003 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% 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
2490 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3187 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Assistant professor with 2,490 employees; Instructor with 1,658 employees; and Instructor with 1,414 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Management with 3,187 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2,646 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2,492 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Female Assistant professor with 1,847 employees, Female Instructor with 1,291 employees, and Female Associate professor with 915 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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