South Florida State College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,135
2022 Average Net Price
$2,579
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
9.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,892
38.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
56.4%
184 Graduates

About

South Florida State College is a higher education institution located in Highlands County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at South Florida State College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (49 degrees), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (13 degrees).

In 2022, 604 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South Florida State College. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (280 degrees), 1.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South Florida State College is $3,135, which is $−8,829 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at South Florida State College is $3,135, which is $−8,829 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,579.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending South Florida State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 4% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,135
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at South Florida State College was $3,135. The cost of tuition at South Florida State College is $−8,829 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$2,579
2022 Value
34.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 South Florida State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,579. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of South Florida State College grew by 34.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,920
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South Florida State College was of $5,920 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.64% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
4%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at South Florida State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.89% with respect to 2021, when 53% 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.
9.17%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at South Florida State College was 9.17%, which represents 11 out of the 120 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

South Florida State College had a total enrollment of 2,892 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at South Florida State College is 1,114 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,778. This means that 38.5% of students enrolled at South Florida State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Florida State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.3% Hispanic or Latino, 39.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 2.04% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.277% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at South Florida State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (24.4%) and White Male (16.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South Florida State College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,892 students. The full-time enrollment at South Florida State College is 1,114 and the part-time enrollment is 1,778. This means that 38.5% of students enrolled at South Florida State College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,193 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,135 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    305 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at South Florida State College is 41.3% Hispanic or Latino, 39.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 2.04% Asian, 1.59% Two or More Races, 0.277% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.207% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 112 students (3.87%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 120 more women than men received degrees from South Florida State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South Florida State College is white (280 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at South Florida State College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (49 degrees) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at South Florida State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (221 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (30 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 South Florida State College are Registered nurses (1,413,295 people), Other managers (165,771 people), Medical & health services managers (162,518 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,187 people), and Police officers (138,748 people).

The most specialized majors at South Florida State College in 2022 are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (221 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and Health (195 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 South Florida State College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at South Florida State College are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (221 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and Health (195 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 South Florida State College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,539,706 people), Elementary & secondary schools (388,572 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (350,817 people), Outpatient care centers (260,998 people), and Offices of physicians (213,857 people).

The most specialized majors at South Florida State College are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (221 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and Health (195 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 South Florida State College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 221 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at South Florida State College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 221 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

242
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
362
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded to men at South Florida State College, which is 0.669 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (362).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 72 degrees were awarded to men at South Florida State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.483 times less than the 149 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 149 degrees were awarded to men at South Florida State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.07 times more than the 72 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 South Florida State College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 1.63% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    280 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    219 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South Florida State College is white (280 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

1.16% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    159 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    147 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South Florida State College is white female (159 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (147 degrees).

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Operations

South Florida State College has an endowment valued at nearly $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 23.1k (0.133%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, South Florida State College had a total salary expenditure of 40.5M. South Florida State College employs 63 Instructors. Most academics at South Florida State College are Female Instructor (42), and Male Instructor (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Florida State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Service with 25 employees.

Endowment

$17.4M
2022 Endowment
13.9%
growth from 2021

South Florida State College has an endowment valued at about $17.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of South Florida State College grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.75M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.2M
2022 Salaries
5.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, South Florida State College paid a median of $14.2M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($40.5M) and a 5.6% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.89M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2022, South Florida State College paid a total of $3.89M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% 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
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at South Florida State College was Instructor with 63 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Florida State College were Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, and Service with 25 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 South Florida State College was Female Instructor with 42 employees, and Male Instructor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South Florida State College.

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