Clover Park Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,040

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,042

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

20.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,883

55.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

32.9%

76 Graduates

About

Clover Park Technical College is a higher education institution located in Pierce County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Clover Park Technical College were Operations Management & Supervision (4 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 1,351 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Clover Park Technical College. 54.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (714 degrees), 4.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $5,040, which is $-7,850 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $5,040, which is $-7,850 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,042.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,040

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Clover Park Technical College was $5,040. The cost of tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $-7,850 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$5,042

2017 Value

22.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Clover Park Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,042. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Clover Park Technical College grew by 22.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,583

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Clover Park Technical College was of $9,583 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 0.959% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 19.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Clover Park Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 36% 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.

20.1%

2016 Default Rate

172

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Clover Park Technical College was 20.1%, which represents 172 out of the 857 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

Clover Park Technical College has a total enrollment of 3,883 students. The full-time enrollment at Clover Park Technical College is 2,168 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,715. This means that 55.8% of students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Clover Park Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.4% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 9.55% Hispanic or Latino, 8.22% Two or More Races, 6.41% Asian, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.876% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28%), followed by White Female (23.4%) and Black or African American Female (6.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Clover Park Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,883 students. The full-time enrollment at Clover Park Technical College is 2,168 and the part-time enrollment is 1,715. This means that 55.8% of students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Clover Park Technical College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Clover Park Technical College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,995

  2. Black or African American

    449

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    371

The enrolled student population at Clover Park Technical College is 51.4% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 9.55% Hispanic or Latino, 8.22% Two or More Races, 6.41% Asian, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.876% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 351 students (9.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 125 more women than men received degrees from Clover Park Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Clover Park Technical College are white (714 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Clover Park Technical College is Operations Management & Supervision (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Clover Park Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (165 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), and Precision Production (59 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 Clover Park Technical College are Software developers (430,282 people), Other managers (128,294 people), Computer occupations, all other (128,226 people), Computer programmers (116,914 people), and Computer & information systems managers (103,493 people).

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Engineering Technologies (165 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Precision Production (59 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (110 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (179 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 Clover Park Technical College are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Engineering Technologies (165 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Precision Production (59 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (110 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (179 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 Clover Park Technical College are Computer Systems Design (497,777 people), Construction (118,344 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (86,555 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (76,700 people), and Banking & related activities (70,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Engineering Technologies (165 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (19 degrees), Precision Production (59 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (110 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (179 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 Clover Park Technical College.

Most Common

  1. 4 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Clover Park Technical College was Operations Management & Supervision with 4 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 613

  2. 738

In 2017, 613 degrees were awarded to men at Clover Park Technical College, which is 0.831 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (738).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 132 degrees were awarded to men at Clover Park Technical College in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 5.08 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 103 degrees were awarded to women at Clover Park Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 7.36 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Clover Park Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.32% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    714 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    154 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Clover Park Technical College is white (714 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

7.77% of degree recipients (105 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    359 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    355 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Clover Park Technical College is white male (359 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (355 degrees).

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Operations

Clover Park Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $968k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $122k (12.6%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Clover Park Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $49.4M. Clover Park Technical College employs 82 Instructors, 5 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Clover Park Technical College are Female Instructors (44), Male Instructors(38), and Female No academic ranks (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$968k

2017 Endowment

5.76%

growth from 2016

Clover Park Technical College has an endowment valued at about $968k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Clover Park Technical College grew 5.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.04M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.12M - Federal

  2. $2.09M - State

  3. $601k - Local

As of 2017, Clover Park Technical College received $1.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.09M from state grants and contracts, and $601k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.2M

2017 Salaries

2.71%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Clover Park Technical College paid a median of $20.2M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($49.4M) and a 2.71% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.41% growth from 2015 and a 1.53% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.55M

Instructional Salaries

87

Number of Employees

In 2017, Clover Park Technical College paid a total of $5.55M to 87 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

82 Employees

Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

29 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College were Instructor with 82 employees; No academic rank with 5 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 29 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College was Female Instructor with 44 employees, Male Instructor with 38 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

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