Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,823
7.58% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$20,500
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.3%
3,452 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
18,184
43.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
25.9%
553 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related 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 Technology-Related Schools were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (914 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (331 degrees), and Computer Graphics (126 degrees).

In 2019, 4,837 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. 15.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 84.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,523 degrees), 2.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (924 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $15,823, which is $5,743 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,823, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,238 more than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $15,823, which is $5,673 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,823, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,238 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 $20,500.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,823
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was $15,823, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,823. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $1,238 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $5,673 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$20,500
2019 Value
6.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,500. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew by 6.39%.

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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

$8,226
Room and Board
$1,160
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was of $8,226 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,160. The cost of room and board increased by 15% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.41% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 11% with respect to 2018, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received 3,452 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.47% annual growth. Out of those 3,452 applicants, 2,635 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.3% acceptance rate.

There were 18,184 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

76.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,635
Accepted Out of 3,452

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was 76.3% (2,635 admissions from 3,452 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 73.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 5.47%, while admissions grew by 9.43%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has a total enrollment of 18,184 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 7,937 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,247. This means that 43.6% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.9% White, 23.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.05% Black or African American, 3.75% Two or More Races, 3.18% Asian, 0.643% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.643% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.6%), followed by White Female (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,184 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 7,937 and the part-time enrollment is 10,247. This means that 43.6% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63.5%
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 Technology-Related Schools was 63.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,070
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,326
  3. Black or African American
    1,646

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 49.9% White, 23.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.05% Black or African American, 3.75% Two or More Races, 3.18% Asian, 0.643% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.643% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 1,122 students (6.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 3303 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white (2,523 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (924 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (914 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (331 degrees) and Computer Graphics (126 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,936 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (39 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (570 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 Technology-Related Schools are Software developers (540,918 people), Other managers (126,375 people), Computer & information systems managers (109,629 people), Computer occupations, all other (103,066 people), and Computer programmers (95,013 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,936 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (39 degrees), Engineering Technologies (570 degrees), Communication Technologies (58 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (355 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 Technology-Related Schools are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,936 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (39 degrees), Engineering Technologies (570 degrees), Communication Technologies (58 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (355 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 Technology-Related Schools are Computer Systems Design (557,339 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (88,000 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (73,828 people), Insurance carriers (72,375 people), and Banking & related activities (67,769 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,936 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (39 degrees), Engineering Technologies (570 degrees), Communication Technologies (58 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (355 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 Technology-Related Schools.
Most Common
  1. 914 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 331 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 126 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 914 degrees awarded.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,070
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
767
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,070 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, which is 5.31 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (767).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1597 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 8.23 times more than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 194 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.121 times less than the 1597 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
27.5%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 20% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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 Technology-Related Schools is Female and Asian (66.7% 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, 6.87% of graduates (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,523 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    924 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    439 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white (2,523 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (924 degrees).

8.39% of degree recipients (406 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,180 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    726 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    358 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white male (2,180 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (726 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $841k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.38M (283%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a total salary expenditure of $13.1M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools employs 137 Instructors, 83 Professors, and 82 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Male Instructors (115), Male Professors(53), and Male Assistant professors (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 274 employees, Management, with 147 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 104 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$841k
2019 Endowment
71.5%
decline from 2018

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at about $841k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools declined 71.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.26M 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 Technology-Related Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $642k - Federal
  2. $271k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received $642k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $271k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.67M
2019 Salaries
11.8%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a median of $5.67M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($13.1M) and a 11.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12% growth from 2017 and a 12.7% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$22M
Instructional Salaries
344
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a total of $22M to 344 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% 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
137 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
274 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Instructor with 137 employees; Professor with 83 employees; and Professor with 82 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 274 employees; Management with 147 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 104 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was Male Instructor with 115 employees, Male Professor with 53 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 46 employees.

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

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