Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,480
7.06% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,651
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
80.1%
2,217 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,401
77.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
49.4%
1,907 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields were Medical Assistant (1,356 degrees awarded), Dental Assisting (438 degrees), and Phlebotamy Technician (429 degrees).

In 2022, 5,136 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields. 74.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,338 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1,203 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is $9,480, which is $1,076 less than than the national median of $10,556. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $10,800, which is 114% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,133 less than than the national median $14,933.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is $9,480, which is $1,200 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,680. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $10,800, which is 114% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,133 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,933.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,651.

Tuition Costs

$9,480
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields was $10,800, which is 114% of the cost for in-state students, which was $9,480. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is $4,133 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,933, and the in-state tuition is $1,200 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,680.

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Average Net Price

$20,651
2022 Value
14.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,651. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields grew by 14.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,732
Room and Board
$1,012
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields was of $8,732 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.24% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,012. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.32% with respect to 2021, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields received 2,217 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 41.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,217 applicants, 1,776 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.1% acceptance rate.

There were 10,401 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in 2022.

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields has an overall enrollment yield of 38.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,776
Accepted Out of 2,217

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields was 80.1% (1,776 admissions from 2,217 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 71.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 41.9%, while admissions declined by −35.3%..

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields had a total enrollment of 10,401 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is 8,023 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,378. This means that 77.1% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.6% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% Black or African American, 9.91% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 1.96% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.711% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (18.8%), followed by White Female (18%) and Black or African American Female (16.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,401 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is 8,023 and the part-time enrollment is 2,378. This means that 77.1% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 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: Other Fields was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,875 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,422 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,142 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is 27.6% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% Black or African American, 9.91% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 1.96% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.711% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 1,110 students (10.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,552 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is hispanic or latino (1,338 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1203 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is Medical Assistant (1,209 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Assisting (347 degrees) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (176 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (284 degrees awarded), Health (3,264 degrees), and Physical Sciences (132 degrees).

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: Other Fields are Registered nurses (1,405,913 people), Physicians (169,464 people), Medical & health services managers (158,786 people), Other managers (157,654 people), and Pharmacists (147,044 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in 2022 are Construction (284 degrees awarded), Health (3,264 degrees), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (261 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (143 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Two-Year: Other Fields are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are Construction (284 degrees awarded), Health (3,264 degrees), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (261 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (143 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,553,594 people), Elementary & secondary schools (280,831 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (269,682 people), Outpatient care centers (249,715 people), and Offices of physicians (232,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are Construction (284 degrees awarded), Health (3,264 degrees), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (261 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (143 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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: Other Fields.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,209 degrees awarded
  2. 347 degrees awarded
  3. 176 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields was Medical Assistant with 1,209 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,292
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,844
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,292 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields, which is 0.336 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,844).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 253 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in HVAC Maintenance, which is 31.6 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1264 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields in Medical Assistant, which is 13.7 times more than the 92 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (64.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is Female and Hispanic or Latino (64.6% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 6.29% of graduates (120 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,338 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,203 degrees awarded
  3. White
    1,176 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is hispanic or latino (1,338 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1203 degrees).

13.8% of degree recipients (710 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,114 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    880 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    833 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields is hispanic or latino female (1,114 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (880 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields has an endowment valued at nearly $2.67M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.45M (54.3%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields had a total salary expenditure of 4.85M. Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields employs 66 Instructors, 54 No academic ranks and 31 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are Female Instructor (47), Female No academic rank (42), and Male Instructor (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields are: Management, with 114 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 97 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 89 employees.

Endowment

$2.67M
2022 Endowment
3.19%
growth from 2021

Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields has an endowment valued at about $2.67M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields grew 3.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.97M 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: Other Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.85M - Federal
  2. $1.24M - State
  3. $231k - Local

As of 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields received $8.85M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.24M from state grants and contracts, and $231k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.71M
2022 Salaries
17.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields paid a median of $1.71M in salaries, which represents 35.3% of their overall expenditure ($4.85M) and a 17.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.9M
Instructional Salaries
193
Number of Employees

In 2022, Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields paid a total of $11.9M to 193 employees working as instructors, which represents 19% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
114 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields were Instructor with 66 employees, No academic rank with 54 employees, and Associate professor with 31 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields were Management with 114 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 97 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 89 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields was Female Instructor with 47 employees, Female No academic rank with 42 employees, and Male Instructor with 19 employees.

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