Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668)

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2022 Average Net Price
$6,840
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.6%
121 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
131
70.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
77.6%
142 Graduates

About

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is a higher education institution located in Centre County, PA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (68 degrees awarded), HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (8 degrees), and Dental Assisting (8 degrees).

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668). 60.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (143 degrees), 143 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,840.

In 2022, 73% of undergraduate students attending Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$6,840
2022 Value
1.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,840. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) grew by 1.81%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.67% with respect to 2021, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
4.17%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was 4.17%, which represents 5 out of the 120 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

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) received 121 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.2% annual growth. Out of those 121 applicants, 100 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 131 students enrolled at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in 2022.

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) has an overall enrollment yield of 100%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
100
Accepted Out of 121

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was 82.6% (100 admissions from 121 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.2%, while admissions declined by −9.09%..

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Enrollment

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) had a total enrollment of 131 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is 92 students and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 70.2% of students enrolled at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668), both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.1% White, 4.58% Black or African American, 1.53% Asian, and 0.763% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.1%), followed by White Male (41.3%) and Black or African American Male (5.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 131 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is 92 and the part-time enrollment is 39.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

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

The enrolled student population at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is 93.1% White, 4.58% Black or African American, 1.53% Asian, and 0.763% Hispanic or Latino. 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, 30 more women than men received degrees from Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 143 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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (68 degrees awarded), followed by HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (8 degrees) and Dental Assisting (8 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Precision Production (10 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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are Registered nurses (1,397,010 people), Medical & health services managers (152,562 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,302 people), and Physicians (108,271 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), Precision Production (10 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Transportation (2 degrees) (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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are Mechanical Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), Precision Production (10 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,491,931 people), Outpatient care centers (239,778 people), Elementary & secondary schools (231,365 people), Offices of physicians (203,861 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (145,023 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are Mechanical Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), Precision Production (10 degrees), Health (80 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 8 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

57
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
87
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668), which is 0.655 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (87).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 68 degrees were awarded to women at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

82%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 82% of students graduating from Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is Male and Asian (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
    143 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 143 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 Female
    86 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    57 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) is white female (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (57 degrees).

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Operations

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) employs 20 Instructors. Most academics at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are Male Instructor (13), and Female Instructor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) are: Management, with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.66M
2022 Salaries
21.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) paid a median of $1.66M in salaries, a 21.4% growth from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.46M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2022, Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) paid a total of $1.46M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 88% 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
20 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was Instructor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) were Management with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 2 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 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) was Male Instructor with 13 employees, and Female Instructor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668).

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