Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,629
1.59% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$19,622
After Financial Aid
2017 Acceptance Rate
76%
2,806 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
19,771
44.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
33.4%
927 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 (892 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (386 degrees), and Computer Graphics (142 degrees).

In 2017, 5,182 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. 17.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,822 degrees), 4.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (656 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $14,629, which is $3,929 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,629, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $557 more than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $14,629, which is $3,863 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,629, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $557 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,622.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,629
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was $14,629, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $14,629. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $557 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $3,863 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$19,622
2017 Value
3.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,622. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew by 3.26%.

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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

$7,024
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was of $7,024 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.41% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.29% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received 2,806 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,806 applicants, 2,132 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76% acceptance rate.

There were 19,771 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2017, 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 38.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
2,132
Accepted Out of 2,806

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was 76% (2,132 admissions from 2,806 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 6.9%, while admissions grew by 8.44%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has a total enrollment of 19,771 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 8,778 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,993. This means that 44.4% 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 50.5% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 8.51% Black or African American, 5.33% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, 0.663% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.652% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.1%) and Black or African American Male (6.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (43%), followed by White Female (14%) and Black or African American Male (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,771 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 8,778 and the part-time enrollment is 10,993. This means that 44.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

68.5%
2017 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 68.5%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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
    9,994
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,361
  3. Black or African American
    1,683

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 50.5% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 8.51% Black or African American, 5.33% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, 0.663% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.652% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 2,130 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 3400 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are white (2,822 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (656 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (892 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (386 degrees) and Computer Graphics (142 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 (1,826 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (717 degrees), and Communication Technologies (125 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 (431,991 people), Computer occupations, all other (129,063 people), Other managers (127,689 people), Computer programmers (116,914 people), and Computer & information systems managers (104,075 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,826 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (717 degrees), Communication Technologies (125 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (701 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (284 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 Technology-Related Schools are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,826 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (717 degrees), Communication Technologies (125 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (701 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (284 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 (501,157 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (87,429 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (77,184 people), Banking & related activities (71,509 people), and Insurance carriers (70,569 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,826 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (717 degrees), Communication Technologies (125 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (701 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (284 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. 892 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 386 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 142 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 892 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 4,291
  2. 891

In 2017, 4,291 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, which is 4.82 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (891).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1450 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 8.24 times more than the 176 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 176 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 1450 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24.5%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 24.5% 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, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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 (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is Female and Asian (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 4.96% of graduates (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,822 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    656 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    530 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white (2,822 degrees awarded). There were 4.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (656 degrees).

10.2% of degree recipients (530 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,374 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    492 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    448 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white male (2,374 degrees awarded). There were 4.83 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (492 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $2.35M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4M (170%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a total salary expenditure of $9.51M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools employs 147 Instructors, 76 Professors, and 76 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Male Instructors (127), Male Professors(50), and Male Assistant professors (44).

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 213 employees, Management, with 193 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 157 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.35M
2017 Endowment
35.2%
decline from 2016

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at about $2.35M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools declined 35.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.75M 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. $7.62M - Federal
  2. $46.4k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received $7.62M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $46.4k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.53M
2017 Salaries
12.7%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a median of $4.53M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($9.51M) and a 12.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 84.6% growth from 2015 and a 5.7% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.3M
Instructional Salaries
342
Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a total of $20.3M to 342 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $727k (28.1%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Instructor with 147 employees; Professor with 76 employees; and Professor with 76 employees.

In 2017, 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 213 employees; Management with 193 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 157 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was Male Instructor with 127 employees, Male Professor with 50 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 44 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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