Southeastern College-West Palm Beach

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,524
6.05% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$30,989
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
83.7%
369 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
608
59.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.6%
118 Graduates

About

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach were Registered Nursing (95 degrees awarded), Surgical Technologist (60 degrees), and Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (46 degrees).

In 2022, 372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach. 92.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 7.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (149 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $21,524, which is $6,583 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $21,524, which is $6,583 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,989.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Southeastern College-West Palm Beach received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,524
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was $21,524. The cost of tuition at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is $6,583 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$30,989
2022 Value
11.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,989. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southeastern College-West Palm Beach grew by 11.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,500
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was of $8,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 19.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.9% with respect to 2021, when 84% 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.
1.55%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was 1.55%, which represents 7 out of the 452 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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Admissions

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach received 369 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.9% annual growth. Out of those 369 applicants, 309 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.7% acceptance rate.

There were 608 students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in 2022.

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach has an overall enrollment yield of 56%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
309
Accepted Out of 369

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was 83.7% (309 admissions from 369 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 92.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.9%, while admissions declined by −24.6%..

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Enrollment

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach had a total enrollment of 608 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 363 students and the part-time enrollment is 245. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.4% Black or African American, 31.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% White, 0.987% Asian, 0.822% Two or More Races, and 0.493% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (43.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26.2%) and White Female (9.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 363 and the part-time enrollment is 245. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2022 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Southeastern College-West Palm Beach had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    270 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    189 enrolled students
  3. White
    69 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is 44.4% Black or African American, 31.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.3% White, 0.987% Asian, 0.822% Two or More Races, and 0.493% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 314 more women than men received degrees from Southeastern College-West Palm Beach. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is black or african american (149 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is Registered Nursing (95 degrees awarded), followed by Surgical Technologist (60 degrees) and Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (46 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (368 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (2 degrees), and Business (2 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Registered nurses (1,480,445 people), Accountants & auditors (1,034,023 people), Other managers (723,986 people), Financial managers (489,303 people), and Chief executives & legislators (381,615 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in 2022 are Health (368 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (2 degrees), Business (2 degrees), Human Sciences (0 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Health (368 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (2 degrees), Business (2 degrees), Human Sciences (0 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,796,682 people), Elementary & secondary schools (728,789 people), Computer Systems Design (509,760 people), Banking & related activities (478,900 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (456,748 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Health (368 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (2 degrees), Business (2 degrees), Human Sciences (0 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 95 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was Registered Nursing with 95 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

29
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
343
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach, which is 0.0845 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (343).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in Registered Nursing, which is 0.103 times less than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach in Registered Nursing, which is 9.67 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Black or African American
    149 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    128 degrees awarded
  3. White
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is black or african american (149 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (128 degrees).

11.8% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    139 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    120 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is black or african american female (139 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (120 degrees).

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Operations

Southeastern College-West Palm Beach employs 54 Instructors. Most academics at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are Female Instructor (47), and Male Instructor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$8.8M
2022 Salaries
21.1%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach paid a median of $8.8M in salaries, a 21.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.23M
Instructional Salaries
54
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southeastern College-West Palm Beach paid a total of $3.23M to 54 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was Instructor with 54 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees, Management with 28 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 12 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 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach was Female Instructor with 47 employees, and Male Instructor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southeastern College-West Palm Beach.

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