Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,525

1.62% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,148

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

72%

23,530 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

197,321

60.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.6%

4,328 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 (16,044 degrees awarded), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (908 degrees), and Nursing Administration (457 degrees).

In 2016, 62,283 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. 78.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (31,201 degrees), 2.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11423 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $14,525, which is $3,515 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,822, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, and is $854 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $14,525, which is $3,485 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,822, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, and is $854 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 $20,148.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,525

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was $14,822, which is 102% of the cost for in-state students, which was $14,525. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $854 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $3,485 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$20,148

2016 Value

0.891%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,148. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew by 0.891%.

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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

$8,396

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was of $8,396 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.521% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71.5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72.5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71.5% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 0.694% with respect to 2015, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received 23,530 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.7% annual growth. Out of those 23,530 applicants, 16,944 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72% acceptance rate.

There were 197,321 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2016, and 29.4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 30.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

16,944

Accepted Out of 23,530

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was 72% (16,944 admissions from 23,530 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 69.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.7%, while admissions grew by 7.83%.

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SAT Scores

29.4%

Submission Percentage

1,319

Scores Submitted

29.4% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has a total enrollment of 197,321 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 120,257 students and the part-time enrollment is 77,064. This means that 60.9% 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 48.2% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Black or African American, 8.26% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.522% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.409% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.4%) and Black or African American Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (36.1%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Asian Female (8.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 197,321 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 120,257 and the part-time enrollment is 77,064. This means that 60.9% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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: Other Health Professions Schools was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    95,058

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    37,795

  3. Black or African American

    24,966

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 48.2% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Black or African American, 8.26% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.522% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.409% 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, 13,279 students (6.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 35811 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are white (31,201 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11423 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Registered Nursing (16,044 degrees awarded), followed by Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (908 degrees) and Nursing Administration (457 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 (53,008 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,855 degrees), and Biology (480 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 (1,361,263 people), Physicians & surgeons (545,859 people), Miscellaneous managers (321,861 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (278,115 people), and Postsecondary teachers (237,364 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (53,008 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,855 degrees), Biology (480 degrees), Protective Services (432 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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 Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (53,008 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,855 degrees), Biology (480 degrees), Protective Services (432 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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: Other Health Professions Schools are Hospitals (2,060,462 people), Elementary & secondary schools (706,574 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (504,032 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (424,495 people), and Outpatient care centers (410,892 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (53,008 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,855 degrees), Biology (480 degrees), Protective Services (432 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (185 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Registered Nursing with 16044 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 13,236

  2. 49,047

In 2016, 13,236 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, which is 0.27 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (49,047).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 2936 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 0.151 times less than the 19482 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 19482 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 6.64 times more than the 2936 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 35% 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, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 (68.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Female and Asian (68.5% 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, 4.88% of graduates (211 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    31,201 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11,423 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7,056 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (31,201 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11423 degrees).

8.22% of degree recipients (5,119 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    24,828 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    8,683 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    6,373 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white female (24,828 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (8,683 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $3.81M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $56.4M (1.48k%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total expenditure of $8.26M. Of that $8.26M, they spent $3.77M on salaries and $8.26M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools employs 2,332 Assistant professors, 1,648 Instructors, and 1,410 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Female Assistant professors (1,695), Female Instructors(1,295), and Female Associate professors (861).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 4705 employees, Management, with 4611 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4545 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.81M

2015 Endowment

9.79%

growth from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at about $3.81M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew 9.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.77M 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. $192M - Federal

  2. $44.3M - State

  3. $2.78M - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received $192M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $44.3M from state grants and contracts, and $2.78M 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.

$3.77M

Salary Expenditure

$8.26M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total expenditure of $8.26M. Of that $8.26M, they spent $3.77M on salaries and $8.26M 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: Other Health Professions Schools as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.77M

2015 Salaries

2.27%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a median of $3.77M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($8.26M) and a 2.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 20.2% decline from 2013 and a 1.78% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$855M

Instructional Salaries

8,218

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a total of $855M to 8,218 employees working as instructors, which represents 51.4% 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

2332 Employees

Healthcare Practioners and Technical

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4705 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Assistant professor with 2,332 employees; Instructor with 1,648 employees; and Instructor with 1,410 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 4,705 employees; Management with 4,611 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 4,545 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Female Assistant professor with 1,695 employees, Female Instructor with 1,295 employees, and Female Associate professor with 861 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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