Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,830
2022 Average Net Price
$25,445
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
67.5%
7,828 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,776
71% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
57.2%
1,010 Graduates

About

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2022, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools were Mechanical Engineering (329 degrees awarded), Electrician (268 degrees), and Electrical & Electronics Engineering (197 degrees).

In 2022, 2,285 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools. 22.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (966 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (888 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is $25,830, which is $15,274 more than than the national median of $10,556. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $25,830, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $10,897 more than than the national median $14,933.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is $25,830, which is $15,150 more than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,680. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $25,830, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, and is $10,897 more than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,933.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,445.

Tuition Costs

$25,830
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was $25,830, which is 100% of the cost for in-state students, which was $25,830. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is $10,897 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,933, and the in-state tuition is $15,150 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,680.

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Average Net Price

$25,445
2022 Value
2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,445. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools grew by 2%.

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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

$13,580
Room and Board
$1,590
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was of $13,580 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.06% 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 decreased by 0.625% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools 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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Admissions

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools received 7,828 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.4% annual growth. Out of those 7,828 applicants, 5,280 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.5% acceptance rate.

There were 10,776 students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in 2022. 34.4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools has an overall enrollment yield of 24.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,280
Accepted Out of 7,828

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was 67.5% (5,280 admissions from 7,828 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 67.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.4%, while admissions grew by 4.04%..

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SAT Scores

34.4%
Submission Percentage (2022)
432
Scores Submitted (2022)

34.4% of enrolled first-time students at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools had a total enrollment of 10,776 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is 7,651 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,125. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.2% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% White, 3.69% Asian, 3.09% Black or African American, 2.64% Two or More Races, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24.1%) and White Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (25.5%), followed by White Male (16.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is 7,651 and the part-time enrollment is 3,125. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
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 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools 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
    4,872 enrolled students
  2. White
    4,020 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    398 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is 45.2% Hispanic or Latino, 37.3% White, 3.69% Asian, 3.09% Black or African American, 2.64% Two or More Races, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 457 students (4.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,251 fewer women than men received degrees from Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is white (966 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (888 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is Mechanical Engineering (310 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (177 degrees) and Computer Science (99 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (1,273 degrees awarded), Construction (268 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (169 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Software developers (1,024,966 people), Other managers (443,180 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (392,738 people), Civil engineers (296,174 people), and Mechanical engineers (220,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in 2022 are Engineering (1,273 degrees awarded), Construction (268 degrees), Engineering Technologies (169 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (329 degrees), and Math & Statistics (47 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Engineering (1,273 degrees awarded), Construction (268 degrees), Engineering Technologies (169 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (329 degrees), and Math & Statistics (47 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Computer Systems Design (1,067,796 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (480,137 people), Construction (409,440 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (315,189 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (232,594 people).

The most specialized majors at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Engineering (1,273 degrees awarded), Construction (268 degrees), Engineering Technologies (169 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (329 degrees), and Math & Statistics (47 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 Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 292 degrees awarded
  2. 186 degrees awarded
  3. 108 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was Mechanical Engineering with 292 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,768
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
517
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,768 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools, which is 3.42 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (517).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 281 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.85 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools in Mechanical Engineering, which is 0.171 times less than the 281 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 45% of students graduating from Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (84.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is Female and Two or More Races (84.6% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.78% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    966 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    888 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is white (966 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (888 degrees).

1.4% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    747 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    679 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    219 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools is white male (747 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (679 degrees).

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Operations

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools has an endowment valued at nearly $77.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−55.8%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools had a total salary expenditure of 39.1M. Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools employs 190 Professors, 184 Associate professors and 125 Assistant professors. Most academics at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are Male Professor (144), Male Associate professor (125), and Male Assistant professor (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools are: Management, with 223 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 192 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 137 employees.

Endowment

$77.6M
2022 Endowment
10.4%
decline from 2021

Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools has an endowment valued at about $77.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools declined 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $66M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.8M
2022 Salaries
10.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools paid a median of $13.8M in salaries, which represents 35.2% of their overall expenditure ($39.1M) and a 10.6% decline 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

$49.3M
Instructional Salaries
555
Number of Employees

In 2022, Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools paid a total of $49.3M to 555 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
190 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
223 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools were Professor with 190 employees, Associate professor with 184 employees, and Assistant professor with 125 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools were Management with 223 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 192 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 137 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools was Male Professor with 144 employees, Male Associate professor with 125 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 82 employees.

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

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