Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,376

6.78% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,146

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

68.6%

25,065 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

202,697

61.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

49.7%

4,245 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions 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 Health Professions Schools were Registered Nursing (18,356 degrees awarded), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (708 degrees), and Nursing Administration (457 degrees).

In 2017, 64,535 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. 78.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (32,090 degrees), 2.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12110 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $15,376, which is $4,676 more than than the national median of $10,700. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,470, which is 101% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,398 more than than the national median $14,072.

Costs

The median in-state tuition at Doctoral Universities is $15,376, which is $4,610 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,766. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,470, which is 101% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,398 more 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 $21,146.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,376

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was $15,470, which is 101% of the cost for in-state students, which was $15,376. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $1,398 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,072, and the in-state tuition is $4,610 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,766.

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Average Net Price

$21,146

2017 Value

5.43%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,146. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew by 5.43%.

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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

$9,176

Room and Board

$1,325

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was of $9,176 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,325. The cost of room and board increased by 8.34% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 10.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.23% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received 25,065 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.52% annual growth. Out of those 25,065 applicants, 17,186 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.6% acceptance rate.

There were 202,697 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2017, and 26.2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 34.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

17,186

Accepted Out of 25,065

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was 68.6% (17,186 admissions from 25,065 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 72%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 6.52%, while admissions grew by 1.43%.

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SAT Scores

26.2%

Submission Percentage

1,368

Scores Submitted

26.2% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has a total enrollment of 202,697 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 124,727 students and the part-time enrollment is 77,970. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.2% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 8.46% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.497% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.469% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.8%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 202,697 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 124,727 and the part-time enrollment is 77,970. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools 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 Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    93,607

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    39,534

  3. Black or African American

    25,138

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 46.2% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 8.46% Asian, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.497% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.469% 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, 15,759 students (7.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 37095 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. The majority of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are white (32,090 degrees awarded). There were 2.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12110 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Registered Nursing (18,356 degrees awarded), followed by Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (708 degrees) and Nursing Administration (457 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (55,473 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,514 degrees), and Biology (575 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 Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Registered nurses (1,435,172 people), Physicians (551,256 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (320,006 people), Other managers (274,481 people), and Postsecondary teachers (230,334 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (55,473 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,514 degrees), Biology (575 degrees), Protective Services (532 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (261 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 Health Professions Schools are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (55,473 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,514 degrees), Biology (575 degrees), Protective Services (532 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (261 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 Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,086,515 people), Elementary & secondary schools (779,943 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (561,739 people), Offices of physicians (417,304 people), and Outpatient care centers (412,835 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (55,473 degrees awarded), Psychology (3,514 degrees), Biology (575 degrees), Protective Services (532 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (261 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 Health Professions Schools.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Registered Nursing with 18356 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 13,720

  2. 50,815

In 2017, 13,720 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, which is 0.27 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (50,815).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 3298 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 0.156 times less than the 21146 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 21146 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 6.41 times more than the 3298 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 33% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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 (68.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Female and Asian (68.5% 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, 4.69% of graduates (199 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    32,090 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12,110 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7,409 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (32,090 degrees awarded). There were 2.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (12110 degrees).

7.46% of degree recipients (4,812 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    25,644 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    9,179 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    6,446 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white female (25,644 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (9,179 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $4.34M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $291M (6.71k%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total expenditure of $8.8M. Of that $8.8M, they spent $4.13M on salaries and $8.8M on benefits.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools employs 2,369 Assistant professors, 1,626 Instructors, and 1,390 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Female Assistant professors (1,731), Female Instructors(1,278), and Female Associate professors (880).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are: Management, with 3285 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 2875 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2367 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.34M

2017 Endowment

3.3%

decline from 2016

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at about $4.34M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools declined 3.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.76M 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 Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $147M - Federal

  2. $33.6M - State

  3. $3.25M - Local

As of 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received $147M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $33.6M from state grants and contracts, and $3.25M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$4.13M

Salary Expenditure

$8.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total expenditure of $8.8M. Of that $8.8M, they spent $4.13M on salaries and $8.8M 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 Health Professions Schools as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.13M

2017 Salaries

4.84%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a median of $4.13M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($8.8M) and a 4.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.6% decline from 2015 and a 4.33% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$573M

Instructional Salaries

7,278

Number of Employees

In 2017, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a total of $573M to 7,278 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

2369 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

3285 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Assistant professor with 2,369 employees; Instructor with 1,626 employees; and Instructor with 1,390 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Management with 3,285 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 2,875 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2,367 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Female Assistant professor with 1,731 employees, Female Instructor with 1,278 employees, and Female Associate professor with 880 employees.

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

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