Pierpont Community and Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,812
1.28% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,659
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
17.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,613
58.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
28.6%
87 Graduates

About

Pierpont Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Marion County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pierpont Community and Technical College were .

In 2020, 307 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pierpont Community and Technical College. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (278 degrees), 17.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $3,812, which is $−4,168 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $3,812, which is $−4,168 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,659.

In 2020, 49% of undergraduate students attending Pierpont Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,812
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College was $3,812. The cost of tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $−4,168 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,659
2020 Value
0.745%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Pierpont Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,659. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Pierpont Community and Technical College grew by 0.745%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,004
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pierpont Community and Technical College was of $9,004 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Pierpont Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 14% with respect to 2019, when 43% 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.
17.1%
2018 Default Rate
114
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Pierpont Community and Technical College was 17.1%, which represents 114 out of the 666 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Pierpont Community and Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 945 students and the part-time enrollment is 668. This means that 58.6% of students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pierpont Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.7% White, 3.97% Two or More Races, 1.67% Black or African American, 0.558% Asian, 0.496% Hispanic or Latino, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51%), followed by White Male (42.1%) and Two or More Races Female (2.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 945 and the part-time enrollment is 668. This means that 58.6% of students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2020 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Pierpont Community and Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,496
  2. Two or More Races
    64
  3. Black or African American
    27

The enrolled student population at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 92.7% White, 3.97% Two or More Races, 1.67% Black or African American, 0.558% Asian, 0.496% Hispanic or Latino, 0.372% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 47 more women than men received degrees from Pierpont Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pierpont Community and Technical College is white (278 degrees awarded). There were 17.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pierpont Community and Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pierpont Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are Registered nurses (1,307,399 people), Software developers (466,528 people), Other managers (184,925 people), Medical & health services managers (150,930 people), and Pharmacists (133,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), Health (108 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), Health (108 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 degrees).

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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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,492,047 people), Computer Systems Design (553,713 people), Elementary & secondary schools (324,483 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (244,154 people), and Outpatient care centers (215,833 people).

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees), Health (108 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pierpont Community and Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

130
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
177
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Pierpont Community and Technical College, which is 0.734 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (177).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Pierpont Community and Technical College in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is 24 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Pierpont Community and Technical College in Other Science Technologies, which is 10.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 16% of students graduating from Pierpont Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pierpont Community and Technical College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    278 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    16 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pierpont Community and Technical College is white (278 degrees awarded). There were 17.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (16 degrees).

0.651% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    161 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pierpont Community and Technical College is white female (161 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (117 degrees).

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Operations

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.11M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $88.8k (8.01%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Pierpont Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $18.9M. Pierpont Community and Technical College employs 25 Assistant professors, 11 Instructors, and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Female Assistant professors (17), Female Associate professors(10), and Male Instructors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.11M
2020 Endowment
3.22%
growth from 2019

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at about $1.11M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Pierpont Community and Technical College grew 3.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.32M lower than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $889k - Federal
  2. $2.22M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Pierpont Community and Technical College received $889k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.22M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.62M
2020 Salaries
12.9%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Pierpont Community and Technical College paid a median of $7.62M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($18.9M) and a 12.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.814% growth from 2018 and a 1.53% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.49M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2020, Pierpont Community and Technical College paid a total of $3.49M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College were Assistant professor with 25 employees; Instructor with 11 employees; and Instructor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Female Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Instructor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pierpont Community and Technical College.

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