Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi

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2022 Average Net Price
$25,178
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.31%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
470
100% Full-Time

About

Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi were Medical Assistant (142 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (56 degrees), and General Cosmetology (48 degrees).

In 2022, 333 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi. 79.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (173 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (139 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,178.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$25,178
2022 Value
0.333%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,178. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi grew by 0.333%.

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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

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.47% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi (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-Corpus Christi 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-Corpus Christi had a total enrollment of 470 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is 470 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 28.9% White, 5.11% Black or African American, 1.7% Two or More Races, 1.49% Asian, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.213% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (51.5%), followed by White Female (24%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 470 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is 470 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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-Corpus Christi was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi 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
    284 enrolled students
  2. White
    136 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 28.9% White, 5.11% Black or African American, 1.7% Two or More Races, 1.49% Asian, 0.638% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.213% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 199 more women than men received degrees from Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (173 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (139 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is Medical Assistant (142 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (56 degrees) and General Cosmetology (48 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), and Health (237 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-Corpus Christi are Registered nurses (1,473,170 people), Accountants & auditors (1,029,912 people), Other managers (714,856 people), Financial managers (486,587 people), and Chief executives & legislators (378,596 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi in 2022 are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Health (237 degrees), and Business (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Health (237 degrees), and Business (6 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-Corpus Christi are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,772,647 people), Elementary & secondary schools (656,008 people), Computer Systems Design (504,642 people), Banking & related activities (474,600 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (441,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi are Precision Production (42 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (48 degrees), Health (237 degrees), and Business (6 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-Corpus Christi.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi was Medical Assistant with 142 degrees awarded.

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

67
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
266
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi, which is 0.252 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (266).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi in Welding Technology, which is 9.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 133 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi in Medical Assistant, which is 14.8 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 46% of students graduating from Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    173 degrees awarded
  2. White
    139 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (173 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (139 degrees).

0.3% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    133 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino female (133 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (117 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$2.66M
2022 Salaries
1.79%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi paid a median of $2.66M in salaries, a 1.79% growth from the previous year.

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

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