South University-Austin

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,300
9.57% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,406
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
300
79% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
4%
1 Graduates

About

South University-Austin is a higher education institution located in Williamson County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at South University-Austin were Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), General Psychology (5 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (3 degrees).

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South University-Austin. 76.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (41 degrees), 1.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South University-Austin is $15,300, which is $−13,030 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at South University-Austin is $15,300, which is $−13,030 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,406.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending South University-Austin received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,300
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at South University-Austin was $15,300. The cost of tuition at South University-Austin is $−13,030 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$26,406
2022 Value
4.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 South University-Austin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,406. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of South University-Austin grew by 4.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,792
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South University-Austin was of $7,792 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.62% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at South University-Austin received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.56% with respect to 2021, when 78% 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.
3.12%
2019 Default Rate
310
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at South University-Austin was 3.12%, which represents 310 out of the 9951 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

South University-Austin had a total enrollment of 300 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at South University-Austin is 237 students and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 79% of students enrolled at South University-Austin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South University-Austin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31% Black or African American, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 24% White, 3.67% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, and 1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at South University-Austin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (24.1%) and White Female (18.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (22.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.2%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South University-Austin in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 300 students. The full-time enrollment at South University-Austin is 237 and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 79% of students enrolled at South University-Austin are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
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 South University-Austin was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), South University-Austin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

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

The enrolled student population at South University-Austin is 31% Black or African American, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 24% White, 3.67% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, and 1% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 5 students (1.67%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 52 more women than men received degrees from South University-Austin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South University-Austin is white (41 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South University-Austin is Registered Nursing (41 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (5 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (3 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 University-Austin are Registered nurses (1,540,838 people), Accountants & auditors (1,083,197 people), Other managers (937,414 people), Software developers (688,263 people), and Financial managers (535,354 people).

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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 University-Austin are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

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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 University-Austin.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 41 degrees awarded
  2. 5 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South University-Austin was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

23
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
75
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 23 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Austin, which is 0.307 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (75).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Austin in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 0.615 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded to men at South University-Austin in Registered Nursing, which is 5.83 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at South University-Austin is Female and Black or African American (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at South University-Austin is white (41 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (22 degrees).

1.02% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    34 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South University-Austin is white female (34 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (17 degrees).

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Operations

South University-Austin employs 6 Instructors, 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at South University-Austin are Male Instructor (3), Female Instructor (3), and Female Assistant professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Austin are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.83M
2022 Salaries
6.83%
decline from 2021

In 2022, South University-Austin paid a median of $2.83M in salaries, a 6.83% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$774k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2022, South University-Austin paid a total of $774k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at South University-Austin were Instructor with 6 employees, and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South University-Austin were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South University-Austin was Male Instructor with 3 employees, Female Instructor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South University-Austin.

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