Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,600
8.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,902
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
73%
23,248 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
228,603
55.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50.7%
4,627 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 (19,740 degrees awarded), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (639 degrees), and Nursing Administration (613 degrees).

In 2020, 73,511 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. 78% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (32,192 degrees), 1.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18319 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $16,600, which is $6,579 more than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,600, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,065 more than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $16,600, which is $6,400 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,600, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $2,065 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,535.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,902.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,600
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was $16,600, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $16,600. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is $2,065 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $6,400 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$22,902
2020 Value
0.584%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,902. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew by 0.584%.

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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

$9,683
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was of $9,683 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.96% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66.5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.71% with respect to 2019, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received 23,248 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.6% annual decline. Out of those 23,248 applicants, 16,974 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73% acceptance rate.

There were 228,603 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2020, and 34% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 25.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
16,974
Accepted Out of 23,248

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was 73% (16,974 admissions from 23,248 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 66%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −12.6%, while admissions declined by −3.32%.

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SAT Scores

34%
Submission Percentage
1,272
Scores Submitted

34% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has a total enrollment of 228,603 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 127,469 students and the part-time enrollment is 101,134. This means that 55.8% 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 40.7% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 8.36% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.51% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.47% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.85%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 228,603 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 127,469 and the part-time enrollment is 101,134. This means that 55.8% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), 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
    93,111
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    53,236
  3. Black or African American
    28,705

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is 40.7% White, 23.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 8.36% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.51% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.47% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 20,058 students (8.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 41207 more women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (32,192 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18319 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Registered Nursing (19,740 degrees awarded), followed by Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (639 degrees) and Nursing Administration (613 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 (59,294 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,595 degrees), and Psychology (3,507 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 (1,340,343 people), Medical & health services managers (178,516 people), Other managers (166,015 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (159,110 people), and Physicians (146,252 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (59,294 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,595 degrees), Psychology (3,507 degrees), Construction (568 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (563 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Chief executives & legislators, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Economists

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (59,294 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,595 degrees), Psychology (3,507 degrees), Construction (568 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (563 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 (1,582,617 people), Elementary & secondary schools (507,795 people), Outpatient care centers (329,693 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (274,096 people), and Offices of physicians (219,794 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Health (59,294 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (2,595 degrees), Psychology (3,507 degrees), Construction (568 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (563 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.
Most Common
  1. 19740 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 639 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 613 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Registered Nursing with 19740 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

16,152
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
57,359
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 16,152 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools, which is 0.282 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (57,359).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 3525 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 0.157 times less than the 22395 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 22395 degrees were awarded to women at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools in Registered Nursing, which is 6.35 times more than the 3525 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
44.5%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 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, 44.5% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is Female and Asian (76.2% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 12.5% of graduates (578 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    32,192 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    18,319 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7,321 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white (32,192 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18319 degrees).

6.71% of degree recipients (4,933 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    26,392 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    13,024 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    6,160 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools is white female (26,392 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (13,024 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $7.77M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $130M (1.67k%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools had a total salary expenditure of $11.6M. Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools employs 2,350 Assistant professors, 1,624 Instructors, and 1,396 Associate professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are Female Assistant professors (1,746), Female Instructors(1,215), and Female Associate professors (895).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools are: Management, with 3179 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2424 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2393 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.77M
2020 Endowment
52%
growth from 2019

Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools has an endowment valued at about $7.77M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools grew 52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.66M 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. $91M - Federal
  2. $35.7M - State
  3. $8.63M - Local

As of 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools received $91M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $35.7M from state grants and contracts, and $8.63M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.53M
2020 Salaries
5.59%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a median of $5.53M in salaries, which represents 47.9% of their overall expenditure ($11.6M) and a 5.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.5% growth from 2018 and a 11.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$585M
Instructional Salaries
6,908
Number of Employees

In 2020, Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools paid a total of $585M to 6,908 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
2350 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3179 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Assistant professor with 2,350 employees; Instructor with 1,624 employees; and Instructor with 1,396 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools were Management with 3,179 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2,424 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 2,393 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools was Female Assistant professor with 1,746 employees, Female Instructor with 1,215 employees, and Female Associate professor with 895 employees.

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

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