Southwest College for the Deaf

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,460
6.49% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,028
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
54
74.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50%
5 Graduates

About

Southwest College for the Deaf is a higher education institution located in Howard County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southwest College for the Deaf were Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry (2 degrees awarded), Sign Language Interpretation & Translation (1 degrees), and Building & Property Maintenance (1 degrees).

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest College for the Deaf. 30.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 69.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (8 degrees), 2.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest College for the Deaf is $2,460, which is $−5,652 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southwest College for the Deaf is $2,460, which is $−5,652 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,028.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Southwest College for the Deaf received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,460
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southwest College for the Deaf was $2,460. The cost of tuition at Southwest College for the Deaf is $−5,652 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,028
2022 Value
8.17%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southwest College for the Deaf had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,028. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southwest College for the Deaf grew by 8.17%.

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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

$6,105
Room and Board
$1,690
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwest College for the Deaf was of $6,105 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.668% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,690. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.476% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Southwest College for the Deaf received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2021, when 94% 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.
3.52%
2019 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Southwest College for the Deaf was 3.52%, which represents 13 out of the 369 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

Southwest College for the Deaf had a total enrollment of 54 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southwest College for the Deaf is 40 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Southwest College for the Deaf are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwest College for the Deaf, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.6% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 20.4% White, 5.56% Asian, and 3.7% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Southwest College for the Deaf in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (20%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20%) and Black or African American Female (17.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest College for the Deaf in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest College for the Deaf is 40 and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 74.1% of students enrolled at Southwest College for the Deaf are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Southwest College for the Deaf was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Southwest College for the Deaf 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
    23 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    14 enrolled students
  3. White
    11 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southwest College for the Deaf is 42.6% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 20.4% White, 5.56% Asian, and 3.7% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Southwest College for the Deaf. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southwest College for the Deaf is hispanic or latino (8 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southwest College for the Deaf is Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry (2 degrees awarded), followed by Sign Language Interpretation & Translation (1 degrees) and Building & Property Maintenance (1 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwest College for the Deaf, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (2 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), and Construction (1 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 Southwest College for the Deaf are Software developers (424,439 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (342,342 people), Other managers (317,523 people), Civil engineers (282,913 people), and Mechanical engineers (204,325 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest College for the Deaf in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (2 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (1 degrees), Human Sciences (1 degrees), and Engineering (1 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 Southwest College for the Deaf are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Southwest College for the Deaf are Language & Linguistics (2 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (1 degrees), Human Sciences (1 degrees), and Engineering (1 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 Southwest College for the Deaf are Computer Systems Design (443,978 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (422,349 people), Construction (350,552 people), Elementary & secondary schools (222,105 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (217,719 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest College for the Deaf are Language & Linguistics (2 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (1 degrees), Human Sciences (1 degrees), and Engineering (1 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 Southwest College for the Deaf.

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southwest College for the Deaf was Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry with 2 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

9
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest College for the Deaf, which is 2.25 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (4).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest College for the Deaf in Automobile Mechanics Technology. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to women at Southwest College for the Deaf in Sign Language Interpretation & Translation. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Southwest College for the Deaf completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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

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Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southwest College for the Deaf is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest College for the Deaf is hispanic or latino (8 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 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 Male
    5 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southwest College for the Deaf is hispanic or latino male (5 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (3 degrees).

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