Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,420
1.36% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,819
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.3%
2,667 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
25,087
63.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
70.6%
1,013 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Restaurant & Food Services Management (190 degrees awarded), Community Organization & Advocacy (149 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (96 degrees).

In 2020, 8,679 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. 72.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,903 degrees), 4.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1217 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $16,420, which is $6,399 more than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,420, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,885 more than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $16,420, which is $6,220 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,420, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,885 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,535.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,819.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,420
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was $16,420, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,420. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $1,885 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $6,220 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$20,819
2020 Value
7.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,819. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew by 7.09%.

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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

$8,973
Room and Board
$1,280
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was of $8,973 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,280. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.68% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 28% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 18% with respect to 2019, when 69.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received 2,667 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 47.1% annual decline. Out of those 2,667 applicants, 2,328 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.3% acceptance rate.

There were 25,087 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2020, and 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 40.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,328
Accepted Out of 2,667

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was 87.3% (2,328 admissions from 2,667 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 71.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −47.1%, while admissions declined by −35.6%.

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage
18
Scores Submitted

10% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has a total enrollment of 25,087 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 15,978 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,109. This means that 63.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.2% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 16.2% Black or African American, 3.33% Asian, 2.56% Two or More Races, 0.355% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.1%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.6%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,087 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 15,978 and the part-time enrollment is 9,109. This means that 63.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2020 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 Special Focus Institutions was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    13,103
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,075
  3. Black or African American
    4,058

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 52.2% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 16.2% Black or African American, 3.33% Asian, 2.56% Two or More Races, 0.355% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 1,106 students (4.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 3943 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white (4,903 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1217 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Restaurant & Food Services Management (190 degrees awarded), followed by Community Organization & Advocacy (149 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (96 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (5,318 degrees awarded), Legal (446 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (765 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,687,656 people), Secondary school teachers (361,318 people), Education administrators (243,196 people), Special education teachers (153,863 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (145,797 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,318 degrees awarded), Legal (446 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (765 degrees), Human Sciences (310 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (72 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: Other Special Focus Institutions are Chief executives & legislators, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,318 degrees awarded), Legal (446 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (765 degrees), Human Sciences (310 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (72 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 Special Focus Institutions are Elementary & secondary schools (2,673,841 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (223,987 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (117,589 people), Child day care services (109,689 people), and Religious organizations (76,173 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (5,318 degrees awarded), Legal (446 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (765 degrees), Human Sciences (310 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (72 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 Special Focus Institutions.
Most Common
  1. 190 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 149 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 96 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Restaurant & Food Services Management with 190 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,368
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
6,311
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,368 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, which is 0.375 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,311).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 443 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in General Educational Leadership & Administration, which is 0.553 times less than the 801 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 1038 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Teacher Education, which is 3.33 times more than the 312 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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 Sex

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: Other Special Focus Institutions is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.36% of graduates (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,903 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,217 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,183 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white (4,903 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1217 degrees).

5.17% of degree recipients (449 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,520 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,383 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    939 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white female (3,520 degrees awarded). There were 2.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,383 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $14.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.43M (16.9%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a total salary expenditure of $5.94M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions employs 167 Instructors, 150 Assistant professors, and 145 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Female Assistant professors (108), Male Professors(105), and Female Instructors (104).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 468 employees, Management, with 419 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 261 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.4M
2020 Endowment
6.08%
growth from 2019

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at about $14.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew 6.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.94M 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: Other Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $66M - Federal
  2. $4.47M - State
  3. $9.59M - Local

As of 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received $66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.47M from state grants and contracts, and $9.59M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.95M
2020 Salaries
1.05%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a median of $2.95M in salaries, which represents 49.6% of their overall expenditure ($5.94M) and a 1.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 18% growth from 2018 and a 6.13% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$48.7M
Instructional Salaries
597
Number of Employees

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a total of $48.7M to 597 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
167 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
468 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Instructor with 167 employees; Assistant professor with 150 employees; and Assistant professor with 145 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 468 employees; Management with 419 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 261 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Female Assistant professor with 108 employees, Male Professor with 105 employees, and Female Instructor with 104 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

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