Texas Southmost College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,200

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,240

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.7%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

6,216

24.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

18.9%

66 Graduates

About

Texas Southmost College is a higher education institution located in Cameron County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Southmost College were .

In 2017, 535 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Southmost College. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (502 degrees), 27.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $-10,537 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Southmost College is $1,200, which is $-10,537 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,240.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,200

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College was $1,200. The cost of tuition at Texas Southmost College is $-10,537 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,738).

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Average Net Price

$4,240

2017 Value

2.97%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Texas Southmost College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,240. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Texas Southmost College grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,516

Room and Board

$760

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Southmost College was of $6,516 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $760. The cost of room and board increased by 4.93% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

22%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Texas Southmost College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.36% with respect to 2016, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

11.7%

2016 Default Rate

271

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Southmost College was 11.7%, which represents 271 out of the 2321 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

Texas Southmost College has a total enrollment of 6,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 1,501 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,715. This means that 24.1% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% White, 0.483% Asian, 0.193% Two or More Races, 0.129% Black or African American, 0.0161% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Southmost College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (49.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (44.8%) and White Male (1.27%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Southmost College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,216 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Southmost College is 1,501 and the part-time enrollment is 4,715. This means that 24.1% of students enrolled at Texas Southmost College are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

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 Texas Southmost College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Texas Southmost College 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

    5,858

  2. White

    193

  3. Asian

    30

The enrolled student population at Texas Southmost College is 94.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% White, 0.483% Asian, 0.193% Two or More Races, 0.129% Black or African American, 0.0161% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% 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, 76 students (1.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 97 more women than men received degrees from Texas Southmost College. The majority of degree recipients at Texas Southmost College are hispanic or latino (502 degrees awarded). There were 27.9 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Southmost College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Southmost College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (22 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (6 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 Texas Southmost College are Social workers, all other (185,743 people), Police officers (124,154 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (113,616 people), Other managers (106,280 people), and Architects, except landscape and naval (86,896 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Construction (22 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Protective Services (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (133 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 Texas Southmost College are Surgeons, Physicians, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Construction (22 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Protective Services (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (133 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 Texas Southmost College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,689 people), Elementary & secondary schools (231,228 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (145,336 people), Construction (137,131 people), and Individual & family services (115,867 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Southmost College are Construction (22 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (6 degrees), Protective Services (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (133 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 Texas Southmost College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Southmost College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 219

  2. 316

In 2017, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College, which is 0.693 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (316).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 0.684 times less than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Southmost College in General Studies, which is 1.46 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

15%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Texas Southmost College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Southmost College is Male and White (28.6% 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    502 degrees awarded

  2. White

    18 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino (502 degrees awarded). There were 27.9 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

0.187% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    302 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    200 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas Southmost College is hispanic or latino female (302 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (200 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at nearly $146k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $183k (126%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, Texas Southmost College had a total salary expenditure of $60M. Texas Southmost College employs 104 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Texas Southmost College are Male No academic ranks (53), Female No academic ranks(51), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 69 employees, Service, with 31 employees, and Management with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$146k

2017 Endowment

1.11%

decline from 2016

Texas Southmost College has an endowment valued at about $146k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Southmost College declined 1.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Texas Southmost College (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. $368k - Federal

  2. $661k - State

  3. $3.99M - Local

As of 2017, Texas Southmost College received $368k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $661k from state grants and contracts, and $3.99M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.4M

2017 Salaries

27.5%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Texas Southmost College paid a median of $13.4M in salaries, which represents 22.3% of their overall expenditure ($60M) and a 27.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 82.3% decline from 2015 and a 28.5% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.8M

Instructional Salaries

104

Number of Employees

In 2017, Texas Southmost College paid a total of $5.8M to 104 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.4% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

104 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

69 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were No academic rank with 104 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Southmost College were Office and Administrative Support with 69 employees; Service with 31 employees; and Management with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Southmost College was Male No academic rank with 53 employees, Female No academic rank with 51 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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