Southern States University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,115
27.8% growth from 2021
2021 Average Net Price
$2,640
After Financial Aid
2021 Enrolled Students
352
100% Full-Time

About

Southern States University is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Southern States University were General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded) and Information Technology (35 degrees).

In 2022, 162 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southern States University. 50% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (3 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southern States University is $7,115, which is $−5,567 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southern States University is $7,115, which is $−5,567 less than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,640.

In 2021, 1% of undergraduate students attending Southern States University received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$7,115
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southern States University was $7,115. The cost of tuition at Southern States University is $−5,567 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$2,640
2021 Value

In 2021 Southern States University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,640. Between N/A and 2021, the average net price of Southern States University grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,206
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southern States University was of $10,206 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 did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

1% of undergraduate students at Southern States University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021.

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Enrollment

Southern States University had a total enrollment of 352 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Southern States University is 352 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Southern States University are enrolled full-time.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southern States University in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 352 students. The full-time enrollment at Southern States University is 352 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2021 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 States University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southern States University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

The enrolled student population at Southern States University is . 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.

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, 0 more women than men received degrees from Southern States University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southern States University is asian (3 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Southern States University is General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded), followed by Information Technology (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southern States University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees awarded) and Business (121 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 States University are Accountants & auditors (1,027,007 people), Other managers (744,030 people), Software developers (653,028 people), Financial managers (491,632 people), and Chief executives & legislators (388,738 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern States University in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees awarded) and Business (121 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 States University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Southern States University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees awarded) and Business (121 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 Southern States University are Computer Systems Design (1,010,599 people), Banking & related activities (521,270 people), Elementary & secondary schools (497,343 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (445,492 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (416,965 people).

The most specialized majors at Southern States University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (41 degrees awarded) and Business (121 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 States University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 65 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Southern States University was General Business Administration & Management with 65 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

81
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
81
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Southern States University, which is 1 times approximately the same the number of degrees awarded to females (81).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Southern States University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.955 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Southern States University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.05 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 at Southern States University is Male and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all , 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. Asian
    3 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded
  3. White
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southern States University is asian (3 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

27.2% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

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

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southern States University is asian male (2 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more asian male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (2 degrees).

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Operations

Southern States University employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at Southern States University are Female Instructor (1), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern States University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Research with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.86M
2021 Salaries
13.8%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Southern States University paid a median of $1.86M in salaries, a 13.8% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$58.2k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2021, Southern States University paid a total of $58.2k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southern States University was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southern States University were Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees, Management with 3 employees, and Research with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southern States University was Female Instructor with 1 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

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