Texas Southmost College

Add Comparison
2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,200
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,892
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
0.534%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,777
24.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
18.1%
72 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 2020, 797 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Southmost College. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (749 degrees), 39.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $−10,300 less than the national average for ($11,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $−10,300 less than the national average for ($11,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,892.

In 2020, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College is $−10,300 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,500).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Texas Southmost College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$3,892
2020 Value
20.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Texas Southmost College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,892. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Texas Southmost College grew by 20.3%.

This chart compares the average net price of Texas Southmost College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$7,719
Room and Board
$1,344
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Southmost College was of $7,719 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of room and board increased by 1.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Texas Southmost College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
9%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Texas Southmost College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5% with respect to 2019, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Texas Southmost College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
0.534%
2018 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Southmost College was 0.534%, which represents 7 out of the 1310 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.

View Data
Save Image

Enrollment

Texas Southmost College has a total enrollment of 8,777 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 2,173 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,604. This means that 24.8% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% White, 0.308% Asian, 0.16% Two or More Races, 0.137% Black or African American, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0342% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Southmost College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (53.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (40.9%) and White Male (1.24%). 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

24.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,777 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 2,173 and the part-time enrollment is 6,604. This means that 24.8% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time compared with 65.9% at similar .

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Texas Southmost College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

56%
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 Texas Southmost College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Texas Southmost College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Texas Southmost College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,340
  2. White
    243
  3. Asian
    27

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College is 95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.77% White, 0.308% Asian, 0.16% Two or More Races, 0.137% Black or African American, 0.0911% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0342% 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 37.9% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% 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, 110 students (1.25%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2020, 95 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 (749 degrees awarded). There were 39.4 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (19 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 (120 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (13 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 (185,408 people), Police officers (141,106 people), Other managers (111,784 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (105,062 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (88,296 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (120 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (229 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

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 Texas Southmost College are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (120 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (229 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

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 (354,498 people), Elementary & secondary schools (224,595 people), Construction (153,608 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (149,577 people), and Individual & family services (133,495 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Protective Services (120 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (13 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (229 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

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.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Texas Southmost College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

351
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
446
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 351 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College, which is 0.787 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (446).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Texas Southmost College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In false, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 0.672 times less than the 137 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In false, 137 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 1.49 times more than the 92 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

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

In 2020, 20% of students graduating from Texas Southmost College 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 28% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Southmost College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 1.39% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    749 degrees awarded
  2. White
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino (749 degrees awarded). There were 39.4 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (19 degrees).

2.01% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    423 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    326 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino female (423 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (326 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at nearly $220k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.18M (535%), compared to the 0.162% average return ($14.1k on $8.7M) across all .

In 2020, Texas Southmost College had a total salary expenditure of $64.1M. Texas Southmost College employs 99 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Texas Southmost College are Female No academic ranks (51), Male No academic ranks(48), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$220k
2020 Endowment
32.3%
growth from 2019

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at about $220k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Southmost College grew 32.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.48M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Texas Southmost College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.87M - Federal
  2. $931k - State
  3. $3.41M - Local

As of 2020, Texas Southmost College received $2.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $931k from state grants and contracts, and $3.41M from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.8M
2020 Salaries
6.15%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Texas Southmost College paid a median of $17.8M in salaries, which represents 27.8% of their overall expenditure ($64.1M) and a 6.15% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.64% growth from 2018 and a 14.5% growth from 2017.

The median for similar is 613k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$5.53M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2020, Texas Southmost College paid a total of $5.53M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $348k (56.8%) for similar Unknown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
99 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were No academic rank with 99 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; Management with 32 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, and Male No academic rank with 48 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas Southmost College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart