Capital Area Technical College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,237

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,302

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

1,202

47.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

46.3%

106 Graduates

About

Capital Area Technical College is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Capital Area Technical College were .

In 2016, 1,055 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Capital Area Technical College. 33.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 66.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (610 degrees), 1.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (315 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Capital Area Technical College is $3,237, which is $-4,083 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Capital Area Technical College is $3,237, which is $-4,083 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,302.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,237

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Capital Area Technical College was $3,237. The cost of tuition at Capital Area Technical College is $-4,083 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$11,302

2016 Value

9.46%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Capital Area Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,302. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Capital Area Technical College grew by 9.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,921

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Capital Area Technical College was of $8,921 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Capital Area Technical College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 92% 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.

N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Capital Area Technical College was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A 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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Admissions

Capital Area Technical College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,202 students enrolled at Capital Area Technical College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Capital Area Technical College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Capital Area Technical College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Capital Area Technical College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Capital Area Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Capital Area Technical College is 569 students and the part-time enrollment is 633. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Capital Area Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capital Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.7% Black or African American, 25% White, 2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0832% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Capital Area Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (32.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.8%) and White Male (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Capital Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Capital Area Technical College is 569 and the part-time enrollment is 633. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Capital Area Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2016 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 Capital Area Technical College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Capital Area Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    561

  2. White

    301

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24

The enrolled student population at Capital Area Technical College is 46.7% Black or African American, 25% White, 2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0832% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 282 students (23.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 347 fewer women than men received degrees from Capital Area Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Capital Area Technical College are black or african american (610 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (315 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Capital Area Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Capital Area Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (206 degrees awarded), Precision Production (319 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (200 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 Capital Area Technical College are Miscellaneous managers (78,279 people), Construction managers (36,355 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (32,293 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (28,394 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (25,890 people).

The most specialized majors at Capital Area Technical College are Construction (206 degrees awarded), Precision Production (319 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (200 degrees), Agriculture (41 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 degrees).

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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 Capital Area Technical College are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, General & operations managers, Personal financial advisors, and Military, rank not specified

The most specialized majors at Capital Area Technical College are Construction (206 degrees awarded), Precision Production (319 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (200 degrees), Agriculture (41 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 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 Capital Area Technical College are Construction (92,923 people), Computer Systems Design (54,644 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (44,701 people), Elementary & secondary schools (35,620 people), and Farming (29,009 people).

The most specialized majors at Capital Area Technical College are Construction (206 degrees awarded), Precision Production (319 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (200 degrees), Agriculture (41 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (95 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 Capital Area Technical College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Capital Area Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 701

  2. 354

In 2016, 701 degrees were awarded to men at Capital Area Technical College, which is 1.98 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (354).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 224 degrees were awarded to men at Capital Area Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 5.6 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 99 degrees were awarded to women at Capital Area Technical College in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.14 times more than the 87 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 41% of students graduating from Capital Area Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Capital Area Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

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, 1.89% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    610 degrees awarded

  2. White

    315 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    87 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Capital Area Technical College is black or african american (610 degrees awarded). There were 1.94 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (315 degrees).

8.25% of degree recipients (87 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Male

    421 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    189 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    182 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Capital Area Technical College is black or african american male (421 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (189 degrees).

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Operations

Capital Area Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.67k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Capital Area Technical College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $5.81M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Capital Area Technical College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Capital Area Technical College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capital Area Technical College are: N/A, with N/A employees, N/A, with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Capital Area Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Capital Area Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $757k - Federal

  2. $486k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Capital Area Technical College received $757k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $486k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$5.81M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Capital Area Technical College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $5.81M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Capital Area Technical College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.81M

2015 Salaries

0%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Capital Area Technical College paid a median of $5.81M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0606% decline from 2013 and a 8.45% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$837k

Instructional Salaries

18

Number of Employees

In 2012, Capital Area Technical College paid a total of $837k to 18 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

N/A

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

N/A Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Capital Area Technical College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capital Area Technical College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Capital Area Technical College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Capital Area Technical College.

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