American Trade School

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2022 Average Net Price
$16,986
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.67%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
127
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.4%
54 Graduates

About

American Trade School is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MO. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at American Trade School were HVAC Maintenance (58 degrees awarded) and General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (35 degrees).

In 2022, 93 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Trade School. 2.15% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 97.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (51 degrees), 1.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,986.

In 2022, 50% of undergraduate students attending American Trade School received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$16,986
2022 Value
6.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 American Trade School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,986. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of American Trade School grew by 6.52%.

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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

50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

50% of undergraduate students at American Trade School received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.85% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Trade School (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.
1.67%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at American Trade School was 1.67%, which represents 1 out of the 60 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

American Trade School had a total enrollment of 127 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at American Trade School is 127 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Trade School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Trade School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.3% White, 37.8% Black or African American, 1.57% Asian, 1.57% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.787% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Trade School in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (56.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (37.8%) and Asian Male (1.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Trade School in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 127 students. The full-time enrollment at American Trade School is 127 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
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 American Trade School was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), American Trade School had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    74 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    48 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at American Trade School is 58.3% White, 37.8% Black or African American, 1.57% Asian, 1.57% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.787% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 89 fewer women than men received degrees from American Trade School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Trade School is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at American Trade School is HVAC Maintenance (58 degrees awarded), followed by General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at American Trade School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Trade School are Welding, soldering, & brazing workers (1,125 people), Other managers (732 people), Automotive service technicians & mechanics (719 people), Aircraft mechanics & service technicians (653 people), and Maintenance & repair workers, general (584 people).

The most specialized majors at American Trade School in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Trade School are General & operations managers, Software developers, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Other managers

The most specialized majors at American Trade School are Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees awarded) (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 American Trade School are Construction (1,896 people), Automotive repair & maintenance (1,290 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (770 people), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (636 people), and Air transportation (544 people).

The most specialized majors at American Trade School are Mechanical Technologies (93 degrees awarded) (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 American Trade School.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 37 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at American Trade School was HVAC Maintenance with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

91
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 91 degrees were awarded to men at American Trade School, which is 45.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 57 degrees were awarded to men at American Trade School in HVAC Maintenance, which is 57 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1 degrees were awarded to men at American Trade School in General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair, which is 0.0294 times less than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 46% of students graduating from American Trade School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at American Trade School is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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. White
    51 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Trade School is white (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 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. White Male
    49 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Trade School is white male (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (39 degrees).

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Operations

American Trade School employs 5 Instructors. Most academics at American Trade School are Male Instructor (5), and Female Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Trade School are: Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$698k
2022 Salaries
4.73%
decline from 2021

In 2022, American Trade School paid a median of $698k in salaries, a 4.73% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$354k
Instructional Salaries
5
Number of Employees

In 2022, American Trade School paid a total of $354k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 50.7% 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
5 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Trade School was Instructor with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Trade School were Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees, Management with 2 employees, and Sales and related with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Trade School was Male Instructor with 5 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at American Trade School.

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