Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,921

4.14% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,108

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.5%

10,632 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

109,986

85.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

63.4%

41,415 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 (209 degrees awarded), Respiratory Care Therapist (25 degrees), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (11 degrees).

In 2017, 60,484 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. 82.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (21,380 degrees), 1.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16709 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $12,921, which is $2,221 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,938, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,134 less than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $12,921, which is $2,155 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $12,938, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,134 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,072.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,108.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,921

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was $12,938, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $12,921. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is $1,134 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $2,155 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$21,108

2017 Value

4.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,108. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions grew by 4.89%.

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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

$8,785

Room and Board

$1,342

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was of $8,785 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,342. The cost of room and board increased by 1.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 3.42% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.37% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received 10,632 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.41% annual decline. Out of those 10,632 applicants, 6,861 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.5% acceptance rate.

There were 109,986 students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2017, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an overall enrollment yield of 59%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

6,861

Accepted Out of 10,632

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was 64.5% (6,861 admissions from 10,632 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 66.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.41%, while admissions declined by -5.39%.

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SAT Scores

50%

Submission Percentage

9

Scores Submitted

50% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has a total enrollment of 109,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 94,394 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,592. This means that 85.8% 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 31.6% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 22.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 2.9% Two or More Races, 1.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (28%), followed by White Female (25.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (53.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (39.2%) and White Female (2.58%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, both undergraduate and graduate, is 109,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 94,394 and the part-time enrollment is 15,592. This means that 85.8% of students enrolled at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    34,781

  2. Black or African American

    34,649

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24,517

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is 31.6% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 22.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Asian, 2.9% Two or More Races, 1.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.5% 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.

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, 7,079 students (6.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 39586 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are white (21,380 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16709 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Registered Nursing (209 degrees awarded), followed by Respiratory Care Therapist (25 degrees) and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (11 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 (53,110 degrees awarded), Transportation (1,144 degrees), and Science Technologies (98 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 (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (135,005 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (53,110 degrees awarded), Transportation (1,144 degrees), Science Technologies (98 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,896 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,166 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 Personal financial advisors, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (53,110 degrees awarded), Transportation (1,144 degrees), Science Technologies (98 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,896 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,166 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 (1,412,243 people), Elementary & secondary schools (209,399 people), Outpatient care centers (192,234 people), Offices of physicians (184,239 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,031 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Health (53,110 degrees awarded), Transportation (1,144 degrees), Science Technologies (98 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (1,896 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (1,166 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Registered Nursing with 209 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 10,449

  2. 50,035

In 2017, 10,449 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions, which is 0.209 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50,035).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1033 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 9.93 times more than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 11226 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions in Medical Assistant, which is 12 times more than the 937 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

60.5%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% 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, 60.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (76.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is Female and Asian (76.6% 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, 9.24% of graduates (3825 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    21,380 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    16,709 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15,510 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white (21,380 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (16709 degrees).

3.07% of degree recipients (1,855 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    17,903 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    14,116 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    12,674 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions is white female (17,903 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (14,116 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at nearly $466k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.6M (772%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions had a total salary expenditure of $6.03M. Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions employs 2,587 Instructors, 586 No academic ranks, and 127 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions are Female Instructors (2,010), Male Instructors(577), and Female No academic ranks (423).

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 2110 employees, Management, with 1384 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 968 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$466k

2017 Endowment

0.148%

growth from 2016

Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions has an endowment valued at about $466k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions grew 0.148% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.63M 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. $70.9M - Federal

  2. $6.18M - State

  3. $870k - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions received $70.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.18M from state grants and contracts, and $870k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.32M

2017 Salaries

1.21%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a median of $2.32M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($6.03M) and a 1.21% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.34% growth from 2015 and a 11% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$201M

Instructional Salaries

3,438

Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions paid a total of $201M to 3,438 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $727k (28.1%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

2587 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2110 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions were Instructor with 2,587 employees; No academic rank with 586 employees; and No academic rank with 127 employees.

In 2017, 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 2,110 employees; Management with 1,384 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 968 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions was Female Instructor with 2,010 employees, Male Instructor with 577 employees, and Female No academic rank with 423 employees.

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