Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,250

6.43% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,966

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

91.1%

1,115 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

21,927

89% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.5%

10,129 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions were Advertising (3 degrees awarded) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (0 degrees).

In 2017, 14,898 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions. 17.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (8,201 degrees), 3.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2675 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is $13,250, which is $2,550 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,250, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $822 less than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $13,250, which is $2,484 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,250, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $822 less 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 $18,966.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,250

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions was $13,250, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,250. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is $822 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $2,484 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$18,966

2017 Value

1.93%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,966. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions grew by 1.93%.

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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

$6,696

Room and Board

$1,378

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions was of $6,696 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,378. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.16% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.57% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions received 1,115 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,115 applicants, 1,016 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.1% acceptance rate.

There were 21,927 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions has an overall enrollment yield of 38.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,016

Accepted Out of 1,115

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions was 91.1% (1,016 admissions from 1,115 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 92.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 13.5%, while admissions grew by 12.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions has a total enrollment of 21,927 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is 19,508 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,419. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.3% White, 24.1% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.43% Two or More Races, 2.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.03% Asian, and 0.552% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (43.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 21,927 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is 19,508 and the part-time enrollment is 2,419. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

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 Two-Year: Technical Professions was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,805

  2. Black or African American

    5,283

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,208

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is 49.3% White, 24.1% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.43% Two or More Races, 2.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.03% Asian, and 0.552% 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, 721 students (3.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 9742 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are white (8,201 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2675 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is Advertising (3 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,893 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (6,368 degrees), and Precision Production (1,575 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: Technical Professions are Other managers (49,406 people), Construction managers (38,494 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (28,758 people), Software developers (24,315 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (15,991 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are Transportation (1,893 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (6,368 degrees), Precision Production (1,575 degrees), Engineering Technologies (1,939 degrees), and Communication Technologies (340 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: Technical Professions are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Marketing managers, Medical & health services managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are Transportation (1,893 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (6,368 degrees), Precision Production (1,575 degrees), Engineering Technologies (1,939 degrees), and Communication Technologies (340 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: Technical Professions are Construction (93,214 people), Computer Systems Design (50,325 people), Air transportation (33,830 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (23,092 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (20,809 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are Transportation (1,893 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (6,368 degrees), Precision Production (1,575 degrees), Engineering Technologies (1,939 degrees), and Communication Technologies (340 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: Technical Professions.

Most Common

  1. 3 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions was Advertising with 3 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12,320

  2. 2,578

In 2017, 12,320 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions, which is 4.78 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,578).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 2169 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 22.1 times more than the 98 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 504 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions in Medical Assistant, which is 11.7 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57.5%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 57.5% of students graduating from Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (74.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is Female and Hispanic or Latino (74.4% 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, 6.36% of graduates (644 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,201 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2,675 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,875 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is white (8,201 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (2675 degrees).

6.61% of degree recipients (985 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    7,218 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    1,807 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    1,450 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions is white male (7,218 degrees awarded). There were 3.99 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (1,807 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions has an endowment valued at nearly $6.36M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.09M (32.8%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions had a total expenditure of $6.57M. Of that $6.57M, they spent $2.02M on salaries and $6.57M on benefits.

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions employs 741 Instructors, 209 No academic ranks, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are Male Instructors (656), Male No academic ranks(175), and Female Instructors (85).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions are: Management, with 371 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 260 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 196 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.36M

2017 Endowment

5.36%

growth from 2016

Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions has an endowment valued at about $6.36M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions grew 5.36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.74M 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: Technical Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $17.9M - Federal

  2. $2.42M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions received $17.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.42M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$2.02M

Salary Expenditure

$6.57M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions had a total expenditure of $6.57M. Of that $6.57M, they spent $2.02M on salaries and $6.57M 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: Technical Professions as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.02M

2017 Salaries

4.91%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions paid a median of $2.02M in salaries, which represents 30.8% of their overall expenditure ($6.57M) and a 4.91% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.43% growth from 2015 and a 18.8% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$49.6M

Instructional Salaries

960

Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions paid a total of $49.6M to 960 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% 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

741 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

371 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions were Instructor with 741 employees; No academic rank with 209 employees; and No academic rank with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions were Management with 371 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 260 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 196 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions was Male Instructor with 656 employees, Male No academic rank with 175 employees, and Female Instructor with 85 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions.

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