Texas Southmost College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,200
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,882
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.62%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
8,628
22.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
22.8%
61 Graduates

About

Texas Southmost College is a higher education institution located in Cameron County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Southmost College were .

In 2019, 788 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Southmost College. 51.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (754 degrees), 37.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $−10,550 less than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $−10,550 less than the national average for ($11,750).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,882.

In 2019, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College is $−10,550 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,750).

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Average Net Price

$4,882
2019 Value
7.49%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Texas Southmost College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,882. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Texas Southmost College grew by 7.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,605
Room and Board
$1,344
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Southmost College was of $7,605 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of room and board increased by 10.3% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Texas Southmost College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.9% with respect to 2018, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.62%
2017 Default Rate
107
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Southmost College was 6.62%, which represents 107 out of the 1616 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Texas Southmost College has a total enrollment of 8,628 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 1,931 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,697. This means that 22.4% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% White, 0.313% Two or More Races, 0.29% Asian, 0.151% Black or African American, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0232% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Southmost College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (49.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (43.9%) and White Male (1.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,628 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 1,931 and the part-time enrollment is 6,697. This means that 22.4% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2019 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 Texas Southmost College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Texas Southmost College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,021
  2. White
    257
  3. Two or More Races
    27

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College is 93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.98% White, 0.313% Two or More Races, 0.29% Asian, 0.151% Black or African American, 0.116% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0232% 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 is 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% 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, 249 students (2.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 22 more women than men received degrees from Texas Southmost College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino (754 degrees awarded). There were 37.7 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Southmost College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Southmost College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (143 degrees awarded), Construction (23 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Social workers, all other (190,866 people), Police officers (137,194 people), Other managers (79,708 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (67,643 people), and Construction managers (43,528 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (143 degrees awarded), Construction (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Human Sciences (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (39 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 Texas Southmost College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (143 degrees awarded), Construction (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Human Sciences (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (39 degrees).

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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 Texas Southmost College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (340,461 people), Elementary & secondary schools (187,766 people), Individual & family services (135,919 people), Construction (110,333 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (90,319 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (143 degrees awarded), Construction (23 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (59 degrees), Human Sciences (26 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (39 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 Texas Southmost College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Southmost College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

383
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
405
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 383 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College, which is 0.946 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (405).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 0.636 times less than the 118 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 118 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 1.57 times more than the 75 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 10% of students graduating from Texas Southmost College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Southmost College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    754 degrees awarded
  2. White
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino (754 degrees awarded). There were 37.7 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (20 degrees).

0.508% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    390 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    364 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino female (390 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (364 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at nearly $166k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.08M (651%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Texas Southmost College had a total salary expenditure of $63M. Texas Southmost College employs 100 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Texas Southmost College are Male No academic ranks (50), Female No academic ranks(50), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$166k
2019 Endowment
4.3%
growth from 2018

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at about $166k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Southmost College grew 4.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.6M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.87M - Federal
  2. $972k - State
  3. $3.8M - Local

As of 2019, Texas Southmost College received $1.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $972k from state grants and contracts, and $3.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.8M
2019 Salaries
9.64%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Texas Southmost College paid a median of $16.8M in salaries, which represents 26.6% of their overall expenditure ($63M) and a 9.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.5% growth from 2017 and a 27.5% growth from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.3M
Instructional Salaries
100
Number of Employees

In 2019, Texas Southmost College paid a total of $5.3M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
100 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were No academic rank with 100 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College was Male No academic rank with 50 employees, Female No academic rank with 50 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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