South Coast College

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2017 Average Net Price

$16,397

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

263

66.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

69.2%

27 Graduates

About

South Coast College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at South Coast College were .

In 2017, 46 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South Coast College. 87% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (21 degrees), 1.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South Coast College is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at South Coast College is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,397.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$16,397

2017 Value

4.95%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 South Coast College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,397. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of South Coast College grew by 4.95%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at South Coast College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.33% with respect to 2016, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at South Coast 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.

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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.

12.8%

2016 Default Rate

15

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at South Coast College was 12.8%, which represents 15 out of the 117 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

South Coast College has a total enrollment of 263 students. The full-time enrollment at South Coast College is 176 students and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at South Coast College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Coast College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.6% Hispanic or Latino, 32.7% White, 8.37% Asian, 7.22% Two or More Races, 5.7% Black or African American, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at South Coast College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (33%), followed by White Female (29%) and Asian Female (6.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South Coast College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 263 students. The full-time enrollment at South Coast College is 176 and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at South Coast College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 South Coast College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), South Coast 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

    99

  2. White

    86

  3. Asian

    22

The enrolled student population at South Coast College is 37.6% Hispanic or Latino, 32.7% White, 8.37% Asian, 7.22% Two or More Races, 5.7% Black or African American, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 34 more women than men received degrees from South Coast College. The majority of degree recipients at South Coast College are hispanic or latino (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South Coast College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (30 degrees awarded) and Health (16 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 South Coast College are Registered nurses (1,293,893 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at South Coast College are Legal (30 degrees awarded) and Health (16 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 South Coast College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at South Coast College are Legal (30 degrees awarded) and Health (16 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 South Coast College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,407,049 people), Elementary & secondary schools (207,141 people), Outpatient care centers (191,391 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (128,059 people).

The most specialized majors at South Coast College are Legal (30 degrees awarded) and Health (16 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 South Coast College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6

  2. 40

In 2017, 6 degrees were awarded to men at South Coast College, which is 0.15 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (40).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at South Coast College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 2 degrees were awarded to men at South Coast College in Paralegal, which is 0.182 times less than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to women at South Coast College in Court Reporting, which is 7 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from South Coast College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at South Coast College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    21 degrees awarded

  2. White

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South Coast College is hispanic or latino (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (11 degrees).

17.4% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at South Coast College is hispanic or latino female (18 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (9 degrees).

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Operations

South Coast College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.8k (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, South Coast College had a total salary expenditure of $3.14M. South Coast College employs 4 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at South Coast College are Male No academic ranks (2), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Coast College are: Management, with 3 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

South Coast College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of South Coast College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $810k - Federal

  2. $167k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, South Coast College received $810k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $167k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.54M

2017 Salaries

3.46%

decline from 2016

In 2017, South Coast College paid a median of $1.54M in salaries, which represents 49.1% of their overall expenditure ($3.14M) and a 3.46% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.19% growth from 2015 and a 6.75% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$196k

Instructional Salaries

4

Number of Employees

In 2017, South Coast College paid a total of $196k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $318k (20.1%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

4 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at South Coast College were No academic rank with 4 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Coast College were Management with 3 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South Coast College was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, Female No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at South Coast College.

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