Ben Franklin Career Center

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,713
3.08% growth from 2019
2022 Average Net Price
$2,925
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
65
78.5% Full-Time

About

Ben Franklin Career Center is a higher education institution located in Kanawha County, WV. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Ben Franklin Career Center were General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (16 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (14 degrees), and Surgical Technologist (5 degrees).

In 2022, 35 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ben Franklin Career Center. 20% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 80% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (34 degrees), 34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ben Franklin Career Center is $3,713, which is $−8,969 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2020, the median undergraduate tuition at Ben Franklin Career Center is $3,713

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,925.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Ben Franklin Career Center received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,713
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Ben Franklin Career Center was $3,713.

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Average Net Price

$2,925
2022 Value
31.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ben Franklin Career Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,925. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ben Franklin Career Center grew by 31.7%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

87% of undergraduate students at Ben Franklin Career Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 20.8% with respect to 2021, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Ben Franklin Career Center had a total enrollment of 65 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ben Franklin Career Center is 51 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Ben Franklin Career Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ben Franklin Career Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.7% White and 12.3% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Ben Franklin Career Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (64.7%), followed by White Female (23.5%) and Black or African American Male (7.84%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ben Franklin Career Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65 students. The full-time enrollment at Ben Franklin Career Center is 51 and the part-time enrollment is 14.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
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 Ben Franklin Career Center was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Ben Franklin Career Center had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    57 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ben Franklin Career Center is 87.7% White and 12.3% Black or African American. 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, 21 fewer women than men received degrees from Ben Franklin Career Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ben Franklin Career Center is white (34 degrees awarded). There were 34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Ben Franklin Career Center is General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (16 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (14 degrees) and Surgical Technologist (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Ben Franklin Career Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Health (5 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 Ben Franklin Career Center are Registered nurses (1,395,366 people), Medical & health services managers (151,355 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,200 people), and Physicians (107,827 people).

The most specialized majors at Ben Franklin Career Center in 2022 are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), Health (5 degrees), and Transportation (0 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 Ben Franklin Career Center are Physicians, Surgeons, Personal financial advisors, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Ben Franklin Career Center are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), Health (5 degrees), and Transportation (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ben Franklin Career Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,484,125 people), Outpatient care centers (238,180 people), Elementary & secondary schools (219,517 people), Offices of physicians (202,259 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (133,451 people).

The most specialized majors at Ben Franklin Career Center are Precision Production (14 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), Health (5 degrees), and Transportation (0 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 Ben Franklin Career Center.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 16 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Ben Franklin Career Center was General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

28
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
7
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Ben Franklin Career Center, which is 4 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (7).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Ben Franklin Career Center in General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair, which is 7 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Ben Franklin Career Center in Surgical Technologist, which is 4 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%
100% Completion Time
88%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 88% of students graduating from Ben Franklin Career Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 88% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% 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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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    34 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ben Franklin Career Center is white (34 degrees awarded). There were 34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 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
    27 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ben Franklin Career Center is white male (27 degrees awarded). There were 3.86 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$478k
2022 Salaries
72.6%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Ben Franklin Career Center paid a median of $478k in salaries, a 72.6% decline from the previous year.

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

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