Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,442
3.91% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,940
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
77.1%
3,704 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
18,144
45.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.1%
489 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 (944 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (314 degrees), and Computer Graphics (97 degrees).

In 2020, 4,855 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. 18.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 81.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,641 degrees), 3.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (846 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $16,442, which is $6,421 more than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,442, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,907 more than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $16,442, which is $6,242 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,442, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,907 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 $19,940.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,442
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was $16,442, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,442. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $1,907 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $6,242 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$19,940
2020 Value
2.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,940. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew by 2.73%.

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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

$8,822
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was of $8,822 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 7.25% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 16.9% with respect to 2019, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received 3,704 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,704 applicants, 2,854 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.1% acceptance rate.

There were 18,144 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2020, 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 32.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,854
Accepted Out of 3,704

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was 77.1% (2,854 admissions from 3,704 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 7.3%, while admissions grew by 8.31%.

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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 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has a total enrollment of 18,144 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 8,287 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,857. This means that 45.7% 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 49.1% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.68% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.623% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.623% 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%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (41.3%), followed by White Female (15.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,144 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 8,287 and the part-time enrollment is 9,857. This means that 45.7% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
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 Technology-Related Schools was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), 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
    8,903
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,377
  3. Black or African American
    1,574

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 49.1% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.68% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 3.36% Asian, 0.623% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.623% 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% 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, 1,091 students (6.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 3067 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 (2,641 degrees awarded). There were 3.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (846 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (944 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (314 degrees) and Computer Graphics (97 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 (1,772 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (404 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (357 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 (1,772 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (404 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (357 degrees), Applied Sciences (15 degrees), and Communication Technologies (46 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 (1,772 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (404 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (357 degrees), Applied Sciences (15 degrees), and Communication Technologies (46 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 (1,772 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (404 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (357 degrees), Applied Sciences (15 degrees), and Communication Technologies (46 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. 944 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 314 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 97 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 944 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,961
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
894
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,961 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, which is 4.43 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (894).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 1514 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 7.5 times more than the 202 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 202 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.133 times less than the 1514 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 15% 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, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.
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 (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, 8.59% of graduates (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,641 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    846 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    503 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white (2,641 degrees awarded). There were 3.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (846 degrees).

6.65% of degree recipients (323 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,191 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    652 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    450 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white male (2,191 degrees awarded). There were 3.36 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (652 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $1.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.4M (154%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a total salary expenditure of $14.2M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools employs 141 Instructors, 84 Professors, and 72 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Male Instructors (122), Male Professors(52), and Male Associate professors (36).

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 217 employees, Management, with 128 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 102 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.56M
2020 Endowment
85.7%
growth from 2019

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at about $1.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew 85.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.87M 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. $1.61M - Federal
  2. $116k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received $1.61M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $116k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.92M
2020 Salaries
4.42%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a median of $5.92M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($14.2M) and a 4.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.8% growth from 2018 and a 12% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$22.1M
Instructional Salaries
348
Number of Employees

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a total of $22.1M to 348 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% 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
141 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
217 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Instructor with 141 employees; Professor with 84 employees; and Professor with 72 employees.

In 2020, 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 217 employees; Management with 128 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 102 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was Male Instructor with 122 employees, Male Professor with 52 employees, and Male Associate professor with 36 employees.

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

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