Porterville College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,288

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$2,215

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

4,054

41.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.1%

117 Graduates

About

Porterville College is a higher education institution located in Tulare County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Porterville College were .

In 2017, 613 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Porterville College. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (459 degrees), 4.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Porterville College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Porterville College is $1,288, which is $-6,126 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,215.

In 2017, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,288

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Porterville College was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Porterville College is $-6,126 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$2,215

2017 Value

35.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Porterville College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,215. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Porterville College grew by 35.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Porterville College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 47% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.74% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Porterville College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Porterville College has a total enrollment of 4,054 students. The full-time enrollment at Porterville College is 1,698 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,356. This means that 41.9% of students enrolled at Porterville College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Porterville College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.2% Hispanic or Latino, 17% White, 3.43% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.839% Black or African American, 0.765% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Porterville College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (48.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (30.1%) and White Female (8.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Porterville College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,054 students. The full-time enrollment at Porterville College is 1,698 and the part-time enrollment is 2,356. This means that 41.9% of students enrolled at Porterville College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

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 Porterville College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Porterville College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3,047

  2. White

    688

  3. Asian

    139

The enrolled student population at Porterville College is 75.2% Hispanic or Latino, 17% White, 3.43% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.839% Black or African American, 0.765% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 6 students (0.148%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 81 more women than men received degrees from Porterville College. The majority of degree recipients at Porterville College are hispanic or latino (459 degrees awarded). There were 4.14 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (111 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Porterville College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (70 degrees), and Protective Services (86 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Porterville College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (328,075 people), Other managers (279,814 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (245,074 people), Police officers (154,216 people), and Chief executives & legislators (110,907 people).

The most specialized majors at Porterville College are Human Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (70 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Social Sciences (102 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 Porterville College are Physicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Porterville College are Human Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (70 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Social Sciences (102 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 Porterville College are Elementary & secondary schools (459,161 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (447,775 people), Legal services (276,850 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (270,560 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (228,808 people).

The most specialized majors at Porterville College are Human Sciences (46 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (70 degrees), Protective Services (86 degrees), Social Sciences (102 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 Porterville College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Porterville College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 266

  2. 347

In 2017, 266 degrees were awarded to men at Porterville College, which is 0.767 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (347).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Porterville College in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, which is 10.3 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 60 degrees were awarded to women at Porterville College in General Social Sciences, which is 2 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from Porterville College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Porterville College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all 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, 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. Hispanic or Latino

    459 degrees awarded

  2. White

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Porterville College is hispanic or latino (459 degrees awarded). There were 4.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (111 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    280 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    179 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Porterville College is hispanic or latino female (280 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (179 degrees).

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Operations

Porterville College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $242k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Porterville College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Porterville College employs 61 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Porterville College are Female Instructors (37), Male Instructors(24), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Porterville College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Service with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Porterville College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Porterville College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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 Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $477k - Federal

  2. $5.68M - State

  3. $209k - Local

As of 2017, Porterville College received $477k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.68M from state grants and contracts, and $209k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.4M

2017 Salaries

6.87%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Porterville College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.87% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.06% growth from 2015 and a 8.25% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.76M

Instructional Salaries

61

Number of Employees

In 2017, Porterville College paid a total of $5.76M to 61 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

61 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

36 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Porterville College were Instructor with 61 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Porterville College were Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Service with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Porterville College was Female Instructor with 37 employees, Male Instructor with 24 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Porterville College.

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