Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville

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2022 Average Net Price
$16,433
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.31%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
618
100% Full-Time

About

Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is a higher education institution located in Cameron County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville were General Cosmetology (102 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (99 degrees), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (20 degrees).

In 2022, 446 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (307 degrees), 2.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,433.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$16,433
2022 Value
0.183%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,433. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville grew by 0.183%.

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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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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.22% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
2.31%
2019 Default Rate
74
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville was 2.31%, which represents 74 out of the 3199 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 Careers Institute-Brownsville had a total enrollment of 618 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is 618 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27% White, 1.29% Black or African American, and 0.324% Asian.

Students enrolled at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (43%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.2%) and White Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 618 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is 618 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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 Careers Institute-Brownsville was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    440 enrolled students
  2. White
    167 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is 71.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27% White, 1.29% Black or African American, and 0.324% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 54 more women than men received degrees from Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is hispanic or latino (307 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is General Cosmetology (102 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (99 degrees) and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (152 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (102 degrees), and Health (165 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 Careers Institute-Brownsville are Registered nurses (1,481,849 people), Accountants & auditors (1,049,286 people), Other managers (818,105 people), Software developers (665,137 people), and Financial managers (505,469 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in 2022 are Construction (152 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (102 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (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 Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville are Construction (152 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (102 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (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 Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,827,423 people), Computer Systems Design (1,045,197 people), Elementary & secondary schools (716,511 people), Banking & related activities (537,122 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (521,672 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville are Construction (152 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (102 degrees), Health (165 degrees), Business (27 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (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 Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 102 degrees awarded
  2. 99 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville was General Cosmetology with 102 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

196
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
250
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 196 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (250).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in Electrician, which is 18 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville in General Cosmetology, which is 5.38 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 51% of students graduating from Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is hispanic or latino (307 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    172 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    135 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville is hispanic or latino female (172 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (135 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$2.86M
2022 Salaries
0.995%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville paid a median of $2.86M in salaries, a 0.995% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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