Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,664

0.256% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,116

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

70.7%

3,790 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

25,425

68.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

52%

1,101 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 Community Organization & Advocacy (411 degrees awarded), Restaurant & Food Services Management (294 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (193 degrees).

In 2016, 11,810 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (5,330 degrees), 2.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (2649 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $15,664, which is $4,654 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,664, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,696 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $15,664, which is $4,624 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,664, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,696 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 $20,116.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,664

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was $15,664, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,664. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $1,696 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $4,624 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$20,116

2016 Value

1.62%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,116. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew by 1.62%.

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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

$8,010

Room and Board

$1,275

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was of $8,010 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,275. The cost of room and board increased by 3.49% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 27.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71.5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71.5% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.72% with respect to 2015, when 73.5% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received 3,790 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.1% annual decline. Out of those 3,790 applicants, 2,678 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.7% acceptance rate.

There were 25,425 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2016, and 34.5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 41.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,678

Accepted Out of 3,790

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was 70.7% (2,678 admissions from 3,790 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 67.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -18.1%, while admissions declined by -14.4%.

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SAT Scores

34.5%

Submission Percentage

156

Scores Submitted

34.5% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has a total enrollment of 25,425 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 17,526 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,899. This means that 68.9% 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 47.5% White, 15.1% Black or African American, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.93% Asian, 2.86% Two or More Races, 0.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.4%), followed by White Male (20.1%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38%), followed by White Male (16%) and Black or African American Female (9.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,425 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 17,526 and the part-time enrollment is 7,899. This means that 68.9% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80.5%

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: Other Special Focus Institutions was 80.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,074

  2. Black or African American

    3,830

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,745

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 47.5% White, 15.1% Black or African American, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.93% Asian, 2.86% Two or More Races, 0.48% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.374% 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, 3,337 students (13.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 5068 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are white (5,330 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (2649 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Community Organization & Advocacy (411 degrees awarded), followed by Restaurant & Food Services Management (294 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (193 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 (6,339 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,048 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (140 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 (1,833,946 people), Secondary school teachers (292,372 people), Education administrators (241,060 people), Social workers (207,358 people), and Special education teachers (118,626 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,339 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,048 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees), Legal (592 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (785 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 Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,339 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,048 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees), Legal (592 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (785 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 (2,700,993 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (211,105 people), Hospitals (150,161 people), Individual & family services (140,742 people), and Child day care services (92,506 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,339 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,048 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (140 degrees), Legal (592 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (785 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Community Organization & Advocacy with 411 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,371

  2. 8,439

In 2016, 3,371 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, which is 0.399 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,439).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 677 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.68 times more than the 403 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 2298 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 4.6 times more than the 500 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%

100% Completion Time

59.5%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 47% 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, 59.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60.5% 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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Female and Asian (66.7% 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, 6.81% of graduates (75 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,330 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    2,649 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,463 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white (5,330 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (2649 degrees).

22.4% of degree recipients (2,649 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,640 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,690 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    1,121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white female (3,640 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,690 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $8.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.5M (130%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a total expenditure of $5.56M. Of that $5.56M, they spent $2.05M on salaries and $5.56M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions employs 191 Professors, 142 Assistant professors, and 133 Instructors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Male Professors (126), Female Assistant professors(87), and Female Instructors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are: Management, with 554 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 495 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 386 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.82M

2015 Endowment

6.04%

growth from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at about $8.82M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew 6.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $770k 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 Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $107M - Federal

  2. $5M - State

  3. $4.2M - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received $107M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5M from state grants and contracts, and $4.2M 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.

$2.05M

Salary Expenditure

$5.56M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a total expenditure of $5.56M. Of that $5.56M, they spent $2.05M on salaries and $5.56M 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 Special Focus Institutions as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.05M

2015 Salaries

4.88%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a median of $2.05M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($5.56M) and a 4.88% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.5% decline from 2013 and a 1.25% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$48.3M

Instructional Salaries

650

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a total of $48.3M to 650 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.4% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

191 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

554 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Professor with 191 employees; Assistant professor with 142 employees; and Assistant professor with 133 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Management with 554 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 495 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 386 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Male Professor with 126 employees, Female Assistant professor with 87 employees, and Female Instructor with 74 employees.

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

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