Southern Careers Institute-Austin

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2022 Average Net Price
$21,794
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.31%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,070
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.4%
754 Graduates

About

Southern Careers Institute-Austin is a higher education institution located in Travis County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southern Careers Institute-Austin were Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (119 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (72 degrees), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (44 degrees).

In 2022, 651 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Austin. 49.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (284 degrees), 1.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (205 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,794.

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending Southern Careers Institute-Austin received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$21,794
2022 Value
1.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern Careers Institute-Austin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,794. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern Careers Institute-Austin grew by 1.66%.

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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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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Southern Careers Institute-Austin received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2021, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Careers Institute-Austin (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.
2.31%
2019 Default Rate
74
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was 2.31%, which represents 74 out of the 3199 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

Southern Careers Institute-Austin had a total enrollment of 1,070 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 1,070 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.2% Hispanic or Latino, 28.2% White, 22.3% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.748% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.3%), followed by White Female (18.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 1,070 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southern Careers Institute-Austin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    430 enrolled students
  2. White
    302 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    239 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is 40.2% Hispanic or Latino, 28.2% White, 22.3% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 1.21% Asian, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.748% 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 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern Careers Institute-Austin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is hispanic or latino (284 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (205 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (119 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (72 degrees) and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (44 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (109 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (227 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (44 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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Registered nurses (1,482,782 people), Accountants & auditors (1,050,872 people), Other managers (836,189 people), Software developers (694,012 people), and Financial managers (506,883 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in 2022 are Precision Production (109 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (227 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Health (204 degrees), and Business (67 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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Precision Production (109 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (227 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Health (204 degrees), and Business (67 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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,832,479 people), Computer Systems Design (1,082,253 people), Elementary & secondary schools (722,994 people), Banking & related activities (542,149 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (529,324 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Precision Production (109 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (227 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Health (204 degrees), and Business (67 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 Southern Careers Institute-Austin.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 119 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was Medical Insurance Coding Specialist with 119 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Austin according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

327
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
324
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 327 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Austin, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (324).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 97 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in Welding Technology, which is 8.08 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 112 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Austin in Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, which is 16 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Southern Careers Institute-Austin completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (82.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is Male and White (82.3% graduation rate). Across all , 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    284 degrees awarded
  2. White
    205 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is hispanic or latino (284 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (205 degrees).

0.461% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    146 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    138 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern Careers Institute-Austin is hispanic or latino male (146 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (138 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Careers Institute-Austin employs 91 Instructors. Most academics at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are Male Instructor (48), and Female Instructor (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin are: Sales and related, with 103 employees, Management, with 59 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 48 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$5.18M
2022 Salaries
64.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southern Careers Institute-Austin paid a median of $5.18M in salaries, a 64.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.49M
Instructional Salaries
91
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southern Careers Institute-Austin paid a total of $4.49M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 86.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
91 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
103 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was Instructor with 91 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin were Sales and related with 103 employees, Management with 59 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Austin was Male Instructor with 48 employees, and Female Instructor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern Careers Institute-Austin.

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