Chester Career College

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2022 Average Net Price
$28,132
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.87%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
140
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.6%
30 Graduates

About

Chester Career College is a higher education institution located in Chesterfield County, VA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Chester Career College were Surgical Technologist (17 degrees awarded) and Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (16 degrees).

In 2022, 80 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chester Career College. 95% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (52 degrees), 2.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,132.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Chester Career College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$28,132
2022 Value
0.583%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chester Career College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,132. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chester Career College grew by 0.583%.

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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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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Chester Career College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.69% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Chester Career College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.
1.87%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Chester Career College was 1.87%, which represents 2 out of the 107 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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Enrollment

Chester Career College had a total enrollment of 140 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chester Career College is 140 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Chester Career College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chester Career College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.6% Black or African American, 15% White, 5.71% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.714% Asian.

Students enrolled at Chester Career College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (72.1%), followed by White Female (14.3%) and Black or African American Male (6.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chester Career College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 140 students. The full-time enrollment at Chester Career College is 140 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Chester Career College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Chester Career College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Chester Career College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    110 enrolled students
  2. White
    21 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chester Career College is 78.6% Black or African American, 15% White, 5.71% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.714% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 72 more women than men received degrees from Chester Career College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chester Career College is black or african american (52 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Chester Career College is Surgical Technologist (17 degrees awarded), followed by Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chester Career College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (80 degrees awarded).

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 Chester Career College are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Chester Career College in 2022 are Health (80 degrees awarded) (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 Chester Career College are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Chester Career College are Health (80 degrees awarded) (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 Chester Career College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Chester Career College are Health (80 degrees awarded) (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 Chester Career College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 17 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Chester Career College was Surgical Technologist with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from associates degree programs at Chester Career College according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
76
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Chester Career College, which is 0.0526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (76).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Chester Career College in Surgical Technologist, which is 0.133 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Chester Career College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 29 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from Chester Career College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Chester Career College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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. Black or African American
    52 degrees awarded
  2. White
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chester Career College is black or african american (52 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 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. Black or African American Female
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chester Career College is black or african american female (50 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (23 degrees).

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Operations

Chester Career College employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at Chester Career College are Female Instructor (1), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chester Career College are: Management, with 3 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 3 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.02M
2022 Salaries
38.9%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Chester Career College paid a median of $1.02M in salaries, a 38.9% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$60.3k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chester Career College paid a total of $60.3k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.91% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chester Career College was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chester Career College were Management with 3 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chester Career College was Female Instructor with 1 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Chester Career College.

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