Fountainhead College of Technology

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,550
2017 Average Net Price
$19,476
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
4.48%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
88
100% Full-Time

About

Fountainhead College of Technology is a higher education institution located in Knox County, TN. In 2018, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Fountainhead College of Technology were Information Technology (23 degrees awarded), General Computer Programming (7 degrees), and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (7 degrees).

In 2018, 59 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fountainhead College of Technology. 13.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 86.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (52 degrees), 17.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fountainhead College of Technology is $14,550, which is $−391 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Fountainhead College of Technology is $14,550

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,476.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students attending Fountainhead College of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,550
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Fountainhead College of Technology was $14,550.

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Average Net Price

$19,476
2017 Value
5.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Fountainhead College of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,476. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Fountainhead College of Technology grew by 5.46%.

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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

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Fountainhead College of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 17% with respect to 2016, when 100% 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.
4.48%
2015 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Fountainhead College of Technology was 4.48%, which represents 3 out of the 67 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

Fountainhead College of Technology had a total enrollment of 88 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Fountainhead College of Technology is 88 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fountainhead College of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fountainhead College of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.9% White, 5.68% Black or African American, 1.14% Asian, and 1.14% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Fountainhead College of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (77.3%), followed by White Female (13.6%) and Black or African American Male (3.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fountainhead College of Technology in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88 students. The full-time enrollment at Fountainhead College of Technology is 88 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fountainhead College of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2015 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 Fountainhead College of Technology was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fountainhead College of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    80 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    5 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fountainhead College of Technology is 90.9% White, 5.68% Black or African American, 1.14% Asian, and 1.14% Hispanic or Latino. 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 2018, 43 fewer women than men received degrees from Fountainhead College of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fountainhead College of Technology is white (52 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Fountainhead College of Technology is Information Technology (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Computer Programming (7 degrees) and Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (7 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fountainhead College of Technology, 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 (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Health (3 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fountainhead College of Technology are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Fountainhead College of Technology in 2018 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Health (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Fountainhead College of Technology are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Fountainhead College of Technology are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Health (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Fountainhead College of Technology are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Fountainhead College of Technology are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (46 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Health (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Fountainhead College of Technology.

In 2018, the most common associates degree concentration at Fountainhead College of Technology was Information Technology with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

51
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
8
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Fountainhead College of Technology, which is 6.38 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (8).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Fountainhead College of Technology in Information Technology, which is 10.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Fountainhead College of Technology in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 0.25 times less than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Fountainhead College of Technology is Female and White (69.2% 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 (2018)
  1. White
    52 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fountainhead College of Technology is white (52 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

5.08% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Male
    45 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fountainhead College of Technology is white male (45 degrees awarded). There were 6.43 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Fountainhead College of Technology employs 6 Professors. Most academics at Fountainhead College of Technology are Male Professor (6), and Female Professor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fountainhead College of Technology are: Management, with 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.96M
2017 Salaries
24.3%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Fountainhead College of Technology paid a median of $1.96M in salaries, a 24.3% 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

$210k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2017, Fountainhead College of Technology paid a total of $210k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.7% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fountainhead College of Technology was Professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fountainhead College of Technology were Management with 3 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fountainhead College of Technology was Male Professor with 6 employees, and Female Professor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fountainhead College of Technology.

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