Southern California Institute of Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,590
2022 Average Net Price
$28,699
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.915%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
541
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.6%
68 Graduates

About

Southern California Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southern California Institute of Technology were Electrician (268 degrees awarded), Biomedical Technology (39 degrees), and Computer Support Specialist (24 degrees).

In 2022, 357 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern California Institute of Technology. 3.64% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 96.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (226 degrees), 3.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,590, which is $1,649 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $16,590, which is $1,649 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 $28,699.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Southern California Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,590
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology was $16,590. The cost of tuition at Southern California Institute of Technology is $1,649 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$28,699
2022 Value
5.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern California Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,699. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern California Institute of Technology grew by 5.13%.

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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

$15,336
Room and Board
$1,590
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern California Institute of Technology was of $15,336 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.07% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,590. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Southern California Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.27% with respect to 2021, when 88% 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.
0.915%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southern California Institute of Technology was 0.915%, which represents 3 out of the 328 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

Southern California Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 541 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 541 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.3% Hispanic or Latino, 15.2% White, 11.1% Asian, 5.55% Two or More Races, 4.62% Black or African American, 1.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (57.5%), followed by White Male (15%) and Asian Male (10.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 541 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern California Institute of Technology is 541 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern California Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
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 Southern California Institute of Technology was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Southern California Institute of Technology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    326 enrolled students
  2. White
    82 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    60 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern California Institute of Technology is 60.3% Hispanic or Latino, 15.2% White, 11.1% Asian, 5.55% Two or More Races, 4.62% Black or African American, 1.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.185% 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, 331 fewer women than men received degrees from Southern California Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (226 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology is Electrician (268 degrees awarded), followed by Biomedical Technology (39 degrees) and Computer Support Specialist (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern California Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (268 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 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 California Institute of Technology are Software developers (973,746 people), Other managers (412,907 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (386,188 people), Civil engineers (293,885 people), and Mechanical engineers (219,249 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology in 2022 are Construction (268 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Engineering (21 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 California Institute of Technology are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (268 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Engineering (21 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (1,001,258 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (470,065 people), Construction (399,546 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (246,360 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (198,109 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern California Institute of Technology are Construction (268 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), and Engineering (21 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 California Institute of Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 268 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southern California Institute of Technology was Electrician with 268 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

344
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
13
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 344 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology, which is 26.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 259 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology in Electrician, which is 28.8 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Southern California Institute of Technology in Electrician, which is 0.0347 times less than the 259 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 45% of students graduating from Southern California Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southern California Institute of Technology is Female 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. Hispanic or Latino
    226 degrees awarded
  2. White
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino (226 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

1.96% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    219 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern California Institute of Technology is hispanic or latino male (219 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (61 degrees).

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Operations

Southern California Institute of Technology employs 5 Instructors, 3 Lecturers and 1 No academic ranks. Most academics at Southern California Institute of Technology are Male Instructor (5), Male Lecturer (2), and Female Lecturer (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology are: Management, with 7 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.27M
2022 Salaries
3.64%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a median of $3.27M in salaries, a 3.64% 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

$828k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southern California Institute of Technology paid a total of $828k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% 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
5 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Instructor with 5 employees, Lecturer with 3 employees, and No academic rank with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology were Management with 7 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern California Institute of Technology was Male Instructor with 5 employees, Male Lecturer with 2 employees, and Female Lecturer with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Southern California Institute of Technology.

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