Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,167
1.67% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,353
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
85.2%
2,451 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
238,290
40% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36.7%
12,238 Graduates

About

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is a Carnegie Classification grouping of higher education institutions. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional were Office Management & Supervision (14 degrees awarded), Recording Arts Technology (8 degrees), and Mechatronics, Robotics, & Automation Engineering (0 degrees).

In 2020, 77,886 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional. 48.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (46,252 degrees), 3.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13901 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is $4,167, which is $5,854 less than than the national median of $10,021. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,980, which is 186% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,555 less than than the national median $14,535.

Costs

The median in-state tuition for Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is $4,167, which is $5,904 less than than the national median in-state tuition of $10,200. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,980, which is 186% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,555 less than than the national median out-of-state tuition of $14,535.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,353.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,167
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of out-of-state tuition at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was $7,980, which is 186% of the cost for in-state students, which was $4,296. The cost of out-of-state tuition at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is $6,555 more than than the overall (public and private) national median of $14,535, and the in-state tuition is $5,904 more than than the overall (public and private) national median $10,200.

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Average Net Price

$8,353
2020 Value
2.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,353. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional grew by 2.09%.

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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

$6,975
Room and Board
$1,430
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was of $6,975 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,430. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.42% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72.5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72.5% of undergraduate students at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.11% with respect to 2019, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional received 2,451 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.79% annual decline. Out of those 2,451 applicants, 2,089 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.2% acceptance rate.

There were 238,290 students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional has an overall enrollment yield of 42%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,089
Accepted Out of 2,451

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was 85.2% (2,089 admissions from 2,451 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 87.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −9.79%, while admissions declined by −11.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional has a total enrollment of 238,290 students. The full-time enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is 95,341 students and the part-time enrollment is 142,949. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.8% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Black or African American, 4.1% Asian, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.454% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.4%), followed by White Female (25.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.2%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional, both undergraduate and graduate, is 238,290 students. The full-time enrollment at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is 95,341 and the part-time enrollment is 142,949. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2020 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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    118,643
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    52,109
  3. Black or African American
    39,985

The enrolled student population at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is 49.8% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Black or African American, 4.1% Asian, 3.32% Two or More Races, 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.454% 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 Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 6,666 students (2.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 2972 fewer women than men received degrees from Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is white (46,252 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13901 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is Office Management & Supervision (14 degrees awarded), followed by Recording Arts Technology (8 degrees) and Mechatronics, Robotics, & Automation Engineering (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (5,312 degrees awarded), Construction (3,376 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (8,894 degrees).

Workforce

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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Other managers (44,777 people), Construction managers (38,747 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (32,512 people), Software developers (29,383 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (17,206 people).

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Precision Production (5,312 degrees awarded), Construction (3,376 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8,894 degrees), Science Technologies (637 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5,291 degrees).

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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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Economists, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Precision Production (5,312 degrees awarded), Construction (3,376 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8,894 degrees), Science Technologies (637 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5,291 degrees).

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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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Construction (92,089 people), Computer Systems Design (43,676 people), Air transportation (35,015 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (22,619 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (16,684 people).

The most specialized majors at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Precision Production (5,312 degrees awarded), Construction (3,376 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (8,894 degrees), Science Technologies (637 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (5,291 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.
Most Common
  1. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was Office Management & Supervision with 14 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

40,429
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
37,457
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 40,429 degrees were awarded to men at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (37,457).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 3825 degrees were awarded to men at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional in Welding Technology, which is 13.9 times more than the 275 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 4647 degrees were awarded to women at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.8 times more than the 2588 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23.5%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23.5% of students graduating from Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (45.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is Male and White (45.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.3% of graduates (159 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    46,252 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13,901 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    11,003 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is white (46,252 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13901 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (1,322 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    24,757 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    21,495 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    7,658 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional is white male (24,757 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (21,495 degrees).

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Operations

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional has an endowment valued at nearly $1.32M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.7M (1.41k%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional had a total salary expenditure of $23M. Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional employs 3,599 Instructors, 2,173 No academic ranks, and 314 Associate professors. Most academics at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are Male Instructors (1,923), Female Instructors(1,676), and Female No academic ranks (1,222).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional are: Office and Administrative Support, with 2162 employees, Management, with 1640 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1339 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.32M
2020 Endowment
19.8%
growth from 2019

Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional has an endowment valued at about $1.32M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional grew 19.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.1M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $113M - Federal
  2. $146M - State
  3. $8.17M - Local

As of 2020, Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional received $113M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $146M from state grants and contracts, and $8.17M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.5M
2020 Salaries
2.27%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($23M) and a 2.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.7% growth from 2018 and a 6.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$408M
Instructional Salaries
6,472
Number of Employees

In 2020, Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional paid a total of $408M to 6,472 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
3599 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2162 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional were Instructor with 3,599 employees; No academic rank with 2,173 employees; and No academic rank with 314 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional were Office and Administrative Support with 2,162 employees; Management with 1,640 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1,339 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional was Male Instructor with 1,923 employees, Female Instructor with 1,676 employees, and Female No academic rank with 1,222 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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