Southern Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,184
1.29% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,073
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
578
99.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.3%
1 Graduates

About

Southern Technical College is a higher education institution located in Lee County, FL. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southern Technical College were Medical Assistant (179 degrees awarded) and Electrical & Electronics Engineering (159 degrees).

In 2022, 709 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Technical College. 70.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (298 degrees), 1.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $14,184, which is $2,220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southern Technical College is $14,184, which is $2,220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,073.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Southern Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,184
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southern Technical College was $14,184. The cost of tuition at Southern Technical College is $2,220 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$19,073
2022 Value
6.88%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,073. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern Technical College grew by 6.88%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,480
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern Technical College was of $9,480 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.616% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Southern Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 49% with respect to 2021, when 51% 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.
2.17%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Technical College was 2.17%, which represents 18 out of the 830 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Southern Technical College had a total enrollment of 578 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 575 students and the part-time enrollment is 3. This means that 99.5% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% White, 25.3% Black or African American, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.54% Two or More Races, 0.865% Asian, 0.692% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.519% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southern Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by White Male (18.6%) and Black or African American Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 578 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Technical College is 575 and the part-time enrollment is 3. This means that 99.5% of students enrolled at Southern Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

20%
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 Southern Technical College was 20%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Southern Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    269 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    146 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    85 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern Technical College is 46.5% White, 25.3% Black or African American, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.54% Two or More Races, 0.865% Asian, 0.692% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.519% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 287 more women than men received degrees from Southern Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Technical College is white (298 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southern Technical College is Medical Assistant (179 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (159 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (159 degrees awarded), Health (438 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees).

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 Technical College are Registered nurses (1,511,256 people), Other managers (1,166,960 people), Software developers (1,108,735 people), Accountants & auditors (1,094,748 people), and Financial managers (550,381 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College in 2022 are Engineering (159 degrees awarded), Health (438 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Business (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Technical College are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Engineering (159 degrees awarded), Health (438 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Business (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,947,578 people), Computer Systems Design (1,536,669 people), Elementary & secondary schools (961,546 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (795,300 people), and Construction (727,750 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Technical College are Engineering (159 degrees awarded), Health (438 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (19 degrees), Business (3 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southern Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 179 degrees awarded
  2. 159 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southern Technical College was Medical Assistant with 179 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

211
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
498
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College, which is 0.424 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (498).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 141 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, which is 7.83 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Technical College in Medical Assistant, which is 14.8 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
0%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Southern Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 0% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southern Technical College is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    298 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    228 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    155 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Technical College is white (298 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (228 degrees).

0.705% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    212 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    155 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern Technical College is white female (212 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (155 degrees).

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Operations

Southern Technical College employs 47 Instructors. Most academics at Southern Technical College are Female Instructor (36), and Male Instructor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 51 employees, Management, with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$7.9M
2022 Salaries
6.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southern Technical College paid a median of $7.9M in salaries, a 6.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.87M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southern Technical College paid a total of $2.87M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern Technical College was Instructor with 47 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees, Management with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern Technical College was Female Instructor with 36 employees, and Male Instructor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern Technical College.

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