Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,813
0.483% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,270
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
72.6%
7,812 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
99,540
88.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
63.3%
37,790 Graduates

About

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Registered Nursing (398 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (63 degrees), and Cardiovascular Technologist (17 degrees).

In 2019, 49,656 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. 83.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 16.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (15,881 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12241 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $13,813, which is $3,733 more than than the national median of $10,080. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,820, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $765 less than than the national median $14,585.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $13,813, which is $3,663 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,150. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $13,820, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $765 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,585.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,270.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,813
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was $13,820, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $13,813. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $765 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,585, and the in-state tuition is $3,663 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,150.

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Average Net Price

$22,270
2019 Value
4.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,270. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions grew by 4.58%.

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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

$8,320
Room and Board
$1,279
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was of $8,320 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,279. The cost of room and board increased by 3.41% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.95% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.99% with respect to 2018, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received 7,812 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 26.1% annual decline. Out of those 7,812 applicants, 5,670 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.6% acceptance rate.

There were 99,540 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2019, and 53.3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an overall enrollment yield of 44.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,670
Accepted Out of 7,812

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was 72.6% (5,670 admissions from 7,812 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 75.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -26.1%, while admissions declined by -28.7%.

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SAT Scores

53.3%
Submission Percentage
18
Scores Submitted

53.3% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has a total enrollment of 99,540 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 87,902 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,638. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.5% White, 29.7% Black or African American, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Asian, 3.6% Two or More Races, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.577% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27%), followed by White Female (24.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (52%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (35.2%) and White Female (5.47%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 99,540 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 87,902 and the part-time enrollment is 11,638. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2019 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 Two-Year: Health Professions was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    30,313
  2. Black or African American
    29,528
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    19,925

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 30.5% White, 29.7% Black or African American, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Asian, 3.6% Two or More Races, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.577% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 10,693 students (10.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 33574 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white (15,881 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12241 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Registered Nursing (398 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (63 degrees) and Cardiovascular Technologist (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (44,926 degrees awarded), Transportation (820 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (892 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Registered nurses (1,380,703 people), Social workers, all other (186,919 people), Medical & health services managers (156,661 people), Pharmacists (133,870 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (130,661 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (44,926 degrees awarded), Transportation (820 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (892 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (601 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (725 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 Two-Year: Health Professions are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (44,926 degrees awarded), Transportation (820 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (892 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (601 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (725 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 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,488,817 people), Outpatient care centers (269,610 people), Elementary & secondary schools (262,535 people), Offices of physicians (224,078 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (154,521 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (44,926 degrees awarded), Transportation (820 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (892 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (601 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (725 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 Two-Year: Health Professions.
Most Common
  1. 398 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 63 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Registered Nursing with 398 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

8,041
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
41,615
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 8,041 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, which is 0.193 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (41,615).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 795 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Registered Nursing, which is 0.146 times less than the 5443 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 9525 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Medical Assistant, which is 14.3 times more than the 665 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39.5%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 39.5% of students graduating from Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Male and Asian (75.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.06% of graduates (1534 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    15,881 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    12,241 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12,184 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white (15,881 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12241 degrees).

9.46% of degree recipients (4,699 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    13,287 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    10,436 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    10,004 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white female (13,287 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (10,436 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at nearly $403k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.55M (632%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a total salary expenditure of $6.44M. Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions employs 2,640 Instructors, 343 No academic ranks, and 134 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Female Instructors (2,059), Male Instructors(581), and Female No academic ranks (232).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 1991 employees, Management, with 1279 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1015 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$403k
2019 Endowment
13.4%
decline from 2018

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at about $403k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions declined 13.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.7M 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 Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $47.2M - Federal
  2. $6.36M - State
  3. $1.55M - Local

As of 2019, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received $47.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.36M from state grants and contracts, and $1.55M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.49M
2019 Salaries
1.21%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a median of $2.49M in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($6.44M) and a 1.21% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.59% growth from 2017 and a 1.21% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$202M
Instructional Salaries
3,221
Number of Employees

In 2019, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a total of $202M to 3,221 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
2640 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1991 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Instructor with 2,640 employees; No academic rank with 343 employees; and No academic rank with 134 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,991 employees; Management with 1,279 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,015 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Female Instructor with 2,059 employees, Male Instructor with 581 employees, and Female No academic rank with 232 employees.

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