Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,400

18.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,002

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

74.9%

2,625 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

19,683

46.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

42.5%

948 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (991 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees), and Computer Graphics (122 degrees).

In 2016, 5,004 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. 17.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,690 degrees), 4.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (622 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $14,400, which is $3,390 more than than the national median of $11,010. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,400, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $432 more than than the national median $13,968.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $14,400, which is $3,360 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $11,040. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,400, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $432 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $13,968.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,002.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,400

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was $14,400, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $14,400. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is $432 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $13,968, and the in-state tuition is $3,360 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $11,040.

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Average Net Price

$19,002

2016 Value

20%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,002. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew by 20%.

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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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Other Student Expenses

$6,800

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was of $6,800 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board decreased by 10.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 9.09% with respect to 2015, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received 2,625 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 76.6% annual decline. Out of those 2,625 applicants, 1,966 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.9% acceptance rate.

There were 19,683 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 37.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,966

Accepted Out of 2,625

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was 74.9% (1,966 admissions from 2,625 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 81%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -76.6%, while admissions declined by -78.4%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has a total enrollment of 19,683 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 9,134 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,549. This means that 46.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.1% White, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 5.84% Two or More Races, 3.22% Asian, 0.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.579% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (39.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.4%) and Black or African American Male (7.44%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (43.8%), followed by White Female (12.9%) and Black or African American Male (9.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,683 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 9,134 and the part-time enrollment is 10,549. This means that 46.4% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,062

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,983

  3. Black or African American

    1,849

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is 51.1% White, 15.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 5.84% Two or More Races, 3.22% Asian, 0.66% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.579% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 2,289 students (11.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 3264 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are white (2,690 degrees awarded). There were 4.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (622 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (991 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees) and Computer Graphics (122 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,950 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (153 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (658 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Software developers, applications & systems software (434,182 people), Miscellaneous managers (154,916 people), Computer programmers (123,951 people), Other Computer Occupations (120,056 people), and Computer & information systems managers (108,607 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,950 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (658 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (654 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (297 degrees).

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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 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Physicians & surgeons, Marketing & sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,950 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (658 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (654 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (297 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Computer Systems Design (518,590 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (85,058 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (84,519 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (67,853 people), and Banking & related activities (66,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Transportation (1,950 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (658 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (654 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (297 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 991 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,134

  2. 870

In 2016, 4,134 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools, which is 4.75 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (870).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 1573 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 7.38 times more than the 213 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 213 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.135 times less than the 1573 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 29% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

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, 15.2% of graduates (144 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,690 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    622 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    593 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white (2,690 degrees awarded). There were 4.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (622 degrees).

11.9% of degree recipients (593 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    2,250 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    483 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    440 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools is white male (2,250 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (483 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $3.76M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92M (51.2%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a total expenditure of $5.88M. Of that $5.88M, they spent $2.07M on salaries and $5.88M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools employs 109 Instructors, 72 Assistant professors, and 71 Professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are Male Instructors (96), Male Professors(48), and Male Assistant professors (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 227 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 203 employees, and Management with 202 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.76M

2015 Endowment

4.79%

growth from 2014

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools has an endowment valued at about $3.76M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools grew 4.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.83M lower than 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 Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $11M - Federal

  2. $112k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools received $11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $112k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$2.07M

Salary Expenditure

$5.88M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools had a total expenditure of $5.88M. Of that $5.88M, they spent $2.07M on salaries and $5.88M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.07M

2015 Salaries

2.63%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a median of $2.07M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($5.88M) and a 2.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 53.4% decline from 2013 and a 5.59% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.5M

Instructional Salaries

552

Number of Employees

In 2015, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools paid a total of $32.5M to 552 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

109 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

227 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Instructor with 109 employees; Assistant professor with 72 employees; and Assistant professor with 71 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 227 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 203 employees; and Management with 202 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools was Male Instructor with 96 employees, Male Professor with 48 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 44 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools.

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