Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen

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2017 Average Net Price

$21,900

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

24.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

411

100% Full-Time

About

Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is a higher education institution located in Cameron County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen were .

In 2017, 351 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen. 53.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (328 degrees), 21.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,900.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,900

2017 Value

4.91%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,900. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen grew by 4.91%.

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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

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.2% with respect to 2016, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen (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.

24.4%

2016 Default Rate

639

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen was 24.4%, which represents 639 out of the 2624 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-Harlingen has a total enrollment of 411 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is 411 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% White, 0.487% Black or African American, 0.487% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (22.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.4%) and White Female (8.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen, both undergraduate and graduate, is 411 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is 411 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    146

  2. White

    43

  3. Black or African American

    2

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is 35.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% White, 0.487% Black or African American, 0.487% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 23 more women than men received degrees from Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen. The majority of degree recipients at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are hispanic or latino (328 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (76 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), and Health (199 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 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are Registered nurses (1,372,918 people), Accountants & auditors (1,090,812 people), Other managers (646,853 people), Financial managers (418,183 people), and Chief executives & legislators (319,270 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are Precision Production (76 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), Health (199 degrees), and Business (30 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 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are Precision Production (76 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), Health (199 degrees), and Business (30 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 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,690,373 people), Elementary & secondary schools (624,569 people), Banking & related activities (480,840 people), Computer Systems Design (446,586 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (419,357 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are Precision Production (76 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), Health (199 degrees), and Business (30 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 Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 164

  2. 187

In 2017, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen, which is 0.877 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (187).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen in Welding Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen in Medical Assistant, which is 3.88 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen 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 63% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    328 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    15 degrees awarded

  3. White

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is hispanic or latino (328 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (15 degrees).

4.27% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    175 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    153 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen is hispanic or latino female (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (153 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen are: N/A, with N/A employees, N/A, with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.8M

2017 Salaries

8.41%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen paid a median of $1.8M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 8.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.9% growth from 2015 and a 13% growth from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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N/A

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

N/A Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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

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