Capitol Technology University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,324
2.49% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,854
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.38%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
83.4%
349 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
740
67.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
47.7%
31 Graduates

About

Capitol Technology University is a higher education institution located in Prince George's County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Capitol Technology University were Computer & Information Systems Security (23 degrees awarded), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees), and Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (14 degrees).

In 2019, 198 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Capitol Technology University. 19.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 80.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (108 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $25,324, which is $10,824 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $25,324, which is $10,824 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,854.

In 2019, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,324
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University was $25,324. The cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University is $10,824 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$23,854
2019 Value
9.34%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Capitol Technology University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,854. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Capitol Technology University grew by 9.34%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,678
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Capitol Technology University was of $10,678 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 6.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Capitol Technology University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10.7% with respect to 2018, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.38%
2017 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Capitol Technology University was 5.38%, which represents 10 out of the 186 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Capitol Technology University received 349 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 6.43% annual decline. Out of those 349 applicants, 291 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.4% acceptance rate.

There were 740 students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in 2019, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Capitol Technology University has an overall enrollment yield of 26.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
291
Accepted Out of 349

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Capitol Technology University was 83.4% (291 admissions from 349 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -6.43%, while admissions grew by 13.2%.

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SAT Scores

82%
Submission Percentage
63
Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at Capitol Technology University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Capitol Technology University has a total enrollment of 740 students. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 498 students and the part-time enrollment is 242. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.6% White, 30.1% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 5.95% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.405% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (7.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (30.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.3%) and White Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Capitol Technology University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 740 students. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 498 and the part-time enrollment is 242. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 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 Capitol Technology University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Capitol Technology University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    308
  2. Black or African American
    223
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    64

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University is 41.6% White, 30.1% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 5.95% Asian, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.405% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 120 fewer women than men received degrees from Capitol Technology University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Capitol Technology University is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Capitol Technology University is Computer & Information Systems Security (23 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees) and Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (14 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Capitol Technology 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 (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (48 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 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 Capitol Technology University are Software developers (1,049,257 people), Other managers (1,023,320 people), Accountants & auditors (1,009,317 people), Financial managers (519,819 people), and Chief executives & legislators (496,988 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (48 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Business (22 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 Capitol Technology University are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (48 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Business (22 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 Capitol Technology University are Computer Systems Design (1,381,892 people), Construction (652,612 people), Banking & related activities (573,917 people), Elementary & secondary schools (554,487 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (545,280 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (48 degrees), Engineering Technologies (8 degrees), and Business (22 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 Capitol Technology University.
Most Common
  1. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Capitol Technology University was Computer & Information Systems Security with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

159
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 159 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University, which is 4.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 4.56 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 16 degrees were awarded to women at Capitol Technology University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 0.219 times less than the 73 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 48% of students graduating from Capitol Technology University 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 54% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Capitol Technology University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Capitol Technology University is white (108 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

5.56% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Capitol Technology University is white male (96 degrees awarded). There were 3.43 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (28 degrees).

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Operations

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.83M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $392k (8.12%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Capitol Technology University had a total salary expenditure of $18.1M. Capitol Technology University employs 7 Assistant professors, 4 Professors, and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Capitol Technology University are Male Assistant professors (5), Male Professors(4), and Male Associate professors (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Management with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.83M
2019 Endowment
4.58%
growth from 2018

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at about $4.83M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Capitol Technology University grew 4.58% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.27M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.33M - Federal
  2. $455k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Capitol Technology University received $1.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $455k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.56M
2019 Salaries
1.13%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Capitol Technology University paid a median of $5.56M in salaries, which represents 30.8% of their overall expenditure ($18.1M) and a 1.13% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.838% growth from 2017 and a 1.42% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.02M
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2019, Capitol Technology University paid a total of $1.02M to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University were Assistant professor with 7 employees; Professor with 4 employees; and Professor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Management with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University was Male Assistant professor with 5 employees, Male Professor with 4 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Capitol Technology University.

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