Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,560

0.444% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,124

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

66.6%

10,895 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

109,490

83.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

62.2%

38,655 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees), and Cardiovascular Technologist (0 degrees).

In 2016, 67,675 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. 82.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (24,695 degrees), 1.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17086 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $13,560, which is $2,550 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,622, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $346 less than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $13,560, which is $2,520 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,622, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $346 less 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 $20,124.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,560

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was $13,622, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,560. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $346 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $2,520 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$20,124

2016 Value

0.534%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,124. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions grew by 0.534%.

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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

$8,677

Room and Board

$1,395

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was of $8,677 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,395. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.812% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2015, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received 10,895 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.29% annual decline. Out of those 10,895 applicants, 7,252 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.6% acceptance rate.

There were 109,490 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2016, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an overall enrollment yield of 54.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

7,252

Accepted Out of 10,895

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was 66.6% (7,252 admissions from 10,895 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.29%, while admissions grew by 4.39%.

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SAT Scores

50%

Submission Percentage

6

Scores Submitted

50% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has a total enrollment of 109,490 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 91,332 students and the part-time enrollment is 18,158. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.8% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Asian, 2.47% Two or More Races, 1.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.516% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (75%), followed by Black or African American Female (12.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 109,490 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 91,332 and the part-time enrollment is 18,158. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

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 Two-Year: Health Professions was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    36,986

  2. Black or African American

    34,021

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25,698

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 33.8% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Asian, 2.47% Two or More Races, 1.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.516% 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, 4,108 students (3.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 44435 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are white (24,695 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17086 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (0 degrees) and Cardiovascular Technologist (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (60,794 degrees awarded), Transportation (994 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (1,957 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 Two-Year: Health Professions are Registered nurses (1,233,152 people), Medical & health services managers (134,911 people), Pharmacists (116,394 people), Physicians & surgeons (108,403 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (108,320 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (60,794 degrees awarded), Transportation (994 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,957 degrees), Science Technologies (82 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,080 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 Two-Year: Health Professions are Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Ship & boat captains & operators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (60,794 degrees awarded), Transportation (994 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,957 degrees), Science Technologies (82 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,080 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 Two-Year: Health Professions are Hospitals (1,394,281 people), Elementary & secondary schools (191,038 people), Outpatient care centers (186,062 people), Offices of physicians (162,047 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (112,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (60,794 degrees awarded), Transportation (994 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,957 degrees), Science Technologies (82 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,080 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 Two-Year: Health Professions.

Most Common

  1. 62 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Registered Nursing with 62 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 11,620

  2. 56,055

In 2016, 11,620 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, which is 0.207 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (56,055).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 1240 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Medical Assistant, which is 0.0966 times less than the 12833 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 12833 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Medical Assistant, which is 10.3 times more than the 1240 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 38% of students graduating from Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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 (75.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Female and Asian (75.2% 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, 12% of graduates (4641 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    24,695 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17,086 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    16,842 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white (24,695 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17086 degrees).

5.06% of degree recipients (3,426 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    20,735 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    14,422 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    13,640 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white female (20,735 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (14,422 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at nearly $466k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.56M (549%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a total expenditure of $6.28M. Of that $6.28M, they spent $2.29M on salaries and $6.28M on benefits.

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions employs 2,534 Instructors, 667 No academic ranks, and 82 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Female Instructors (1,913), Male Instructors(621), and Female No academic ranks (501).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2694 employees, Management, with 1675 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1098 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$466k

2015 Endowment

41.7%

decline from 2014

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at about $466k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions declined 41.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.12M 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 Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $80.4M - Federal

  2. $6.44M - State

  3. $1.74M - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received $80.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.44M from state grants and contracts, and $1.74M 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.

$2.29M

Salary Expenditure

$6.28M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a total expenditure of $6.28M. Of that $6.28M, they spent $2.29M on salaries and $6.28M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.29M

2015 Salaries

12.2%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a median of $2.29M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($6.28M) and a 12.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 28.2% growth from 2013 and a 1.98% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$232M

Instructional Salaries

3,966

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a total of $232M to 3,966 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

2534 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2694 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Instructor with 2,534 employees; No academic rank with 667 employees; and No academic rank with 82 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2,694 employees; Management with 1,675 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,098 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Female Instructor with 1,913 employees, Male Instructor with 621 employees, and Female No academic rank with 501 employees.

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