Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,220
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,601
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
26.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
2,043
65.9% Full-Time

About

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is a higher education institution located in Fairfield County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford were .

In 2017, 1,512 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford. 35.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 64.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (710 degrees), 1.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is $17,220, which is $5,483 more than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is $17,220, which is $5,483 more than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,601.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,220
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford was $17,220. The cost of tuition at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is $5,483 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,738).

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Average Net Price

$20,601
2017 Value
8.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,601. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford grew by 8.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,005
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford was of $13,005 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.53% with respect to 2016, when 79% 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.
26.1%
2016 Default Rate
556
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford was 26.1%, which represents 556 out of the 2133 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

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford has a total enrollment of 2,043 students. The full-time enrollment at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is 1,347 students and the part-time enrollment is 696. This means that 65.9% of students enrolled at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.4% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19.4% Black or African American, 6.41% Two or More Races, 1.66% Asian, 0.441% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (28.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.7%) and White Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,043 students. The full-time enrollment at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is 1,347 and the part-time enrollment is 696. This means that 65.9% of students enrolled at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2017 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 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    826
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    527
  3. Black or African American
    397

The enrolled student population at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is 40.4% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19.4% Black or African American, 6.41% Two or More Races, 1.66% Asian, 0.441% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.196% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% 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, 113 students (5.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 440 fewer women than men received degrees from Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford. The majority of degree recipients at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are white (710 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (314 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (603 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (63 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 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are Registered nurses (1,294,936 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (100,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are Construction (314 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (603 degrees), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), and Health (532 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 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are Construction (314 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (603 degrees), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), and Health (532 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 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,413,639 people), Elementary & secondary schools (217,667 people), Outpatient care centers (191,475 people), Offices of physicians (185,170 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (135,528 people).

The most specialized majors at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford are Construction (314 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (603 degrees), Engineering Technologies (63 degrees), and Health (532 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 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford.
Most Common
  1. N/A
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    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 976
  2. 536

In 2017, 976 degrees were awarded to men at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford, which is 1.82 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (536).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 309 degrees were awarded to men at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford in Electrician, which is 61.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 208 degrees were awarded to women at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford in Dental Assisting, which is 17.3 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 66% of students graduating from Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    710 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    387 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    253 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is white (710 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

1.85% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    495 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    228 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is white male (495 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (228 degrees).

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Operations

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

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Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.5M
2017 Salaries
17%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford paid a median of $15.5M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.9% decline from 2015 and a 7.09% decline from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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