Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,647
8.03% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,440
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
71.7%
5,041 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
29,190
63.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58%
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 Restaurant & Food Services Management (241 degrees awarded), Community Organization & Advocacy (184 degrees), and General Human Development & Family Studies (143 degrees).

In 2019, 10,801 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 (6,050 degrees), 4.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1388 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $16,647, which is $6,567 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,647, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,062 more than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $16,647, which is $6,497 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,647, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,062 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 $19,440.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,647
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was $16,647, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,647. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is $2,062 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $6,497 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$19,440
2019 Value
2.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,440. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew by 2.08%.

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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

$9,220
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was of $9,220 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 9.42% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69.5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69.5% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 17.8% with respect to 2018, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received 5,041 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 14.4% annual growth. Out of those 5,041 applicants, 3,615 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.7% acceptance rate.

There were 29,190 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2019, and 38.5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an overall enrollment yield of 32.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,615
Accepted Out of 5,041

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was 71.7% (3,615 admissions from 5,041 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 14.4%, while admissions grew by 19.2%.

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SAT Scores

38.5%
Submission Percentage
175
Scores Submitted

38.5% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has a total enrollment of 29,190 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 18,411 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,779. This means that 63.1% 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 51.9% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.51% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.325% 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 (32.2%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Black or African American Female (8.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.5%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Black or African American Female (8.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,190 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 18,411 and the part-time enrollment is 10,779. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 Special Focus Institutions was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), 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
    15,139
  2. Black or African American
    4,755
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4,387

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is 51.9% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.51% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.456% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.325% 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, 1,754 students (6.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 4911 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 (6,050 degrees awarded). There were 4.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1388 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Restaurant & Food Services Management (241 degrees awarded), followed by Community Organization & Advocacy (184 degrees) and General Human Development & Family Studies (143 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 (6,595 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (1,277 degrees), and Legal (408 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 (1,448,954 people), Secondary school teachers (468,149 people), Education administrators (250,840 people), Special education teachers (204,745 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (203,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,595 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (1,277 degrees), Legal (408 degrees), Human Sciences (346 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (62 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,595 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (1,277 degrees), Legal (408 degrees), Human Sciences (346 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (62 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 (2,666,445 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (223,695 people), Child day care services (117,888 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (105,749 people), and Religious organizations (78,539 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Education (6,595 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (1,277 degrees), Legal (408 degrees), Human Sciences (346 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (62 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. 241 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 184 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 143 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Restaurant & Food Services Management with 241 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,945
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
7,856
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,945 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 (7,856).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 448 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.87 times more than the 239 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 1432 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 6.07 times more than the 236 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 37% 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, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% 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, 9.17% of graduates (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,050 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,388 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,356 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white (6,050 degrees awarded). There were 4.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1388 degrees).

7.43% of degree recipients (802 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    4,347 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,703 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    1,116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions is white female (4,347 degrees awarded). There were 2.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,703 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at nearly $13.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.3M (83.4%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions had a total salary expenditure of $6.8M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions employs 192 Instructors, 186 Assistant professors, and 168 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions are Female Assistant professors (127), Male Professors(117), and Female Instructors (112).

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 513 employees, Management, with 499 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 359 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.6M
2019 Endowment
8.64%
growth from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions has an endowment valued at about $13.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions grew 8.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.45M 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. $72.2M - Federal
  2. $4.13M - State
  3. $10.6M - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions received $72.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.13M from state grants and contracts, and $10.6M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.98M
2019 Salaries
18%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a median of $2.98M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($6.8M) and a 18% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.13% growth from 2017 and a 6.56% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$58.2M
Instructional Salaries
717
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions paid a total of $58.2M to 717 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% 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

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions were Instructor with 192 employees; Assistant professor with 186 employees; and Assistant professor with 168 employees.

In 2019, 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 513 employees; Management with 499 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 359 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions was Female Assistant professor with 127 employees, Male Professor with 117 employees, and Female Instructor with 112 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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