Renton Technical College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,688
2.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,431
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,755
33.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
57.3%
94 Graduates

About

Renton Technical College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Renton Technical College were Information Technology (7 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 1,063 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Renton Technical College. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (362 degrees), 1.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (268 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Renton Technical College is $3,688, which is $−4,136 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Renton Technical College is $3,688, which is $−4,136 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,431.

In 2019, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,688
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Renton Technical College was $3,688. The cost of tuition at Renton Technical College is $−4,136 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,431
2019 Value
25.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Renton Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,431. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Renton Technical College grew by 25.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,440
Room and Board
$870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Renton Technical College was of $10,440 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $870. The cost of room and board increased by 8.94% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
7%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Renton Technical College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10.7% with respect to 2018, when 28% 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.
11.1%
2017 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Renton Technical College was 11.1%, which represents 31 out of the 280 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Renton Technical College has a total enrollment of 3,755 students. The full-time enrollment at Renton Technical College is 1,255 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,500. This means that 33.4% of students enrolled at Renton Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Renton Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.6% White, 9.99% Black or African American, 9.96% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% Asian, 3.17% Two or More Races, 0.772% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.586% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Renton Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (20.6%), followed by White Female (15.5%) and Asian Male (9.16%). 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

33.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Renton Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,755 students. The full-time enrollment at Renton Technical College is 1,255 and the part-time enrollment is 2,500. This means that 33.4% of students enrolled at Renton Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar 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 Renton Technical College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Renton 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
    847
  2. Black or African American
    375
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    374

The enrolled student population at Renton Technical College is 22.6% White, 9.99% Black or African American, 9.96% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% Asian, 3.17% Two or More Races, 0.772% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.586% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 1,606 students (42.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 31 more women than men received degrees from Renton Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Renton Technical College is white (362 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (268 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Renton Technical College is Information Technology (7 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Renton Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (181 degrees awarded), Precision Production (65 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (172 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 Renton Technical College are Registered nurses (1,377,885 people), Software developers (515,969 people), Other managers (161,011 people), Medical & health services managers (147,640 people), and Pharmacists (135,479 people).

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (181 degrees awarded), Precision Production (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (172 degrees), Construction (18 degrees), and Health (393 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 Renton Technical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (181 degrees awarded), Precision Production (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (172 degrees), Construction (18 degrees), and Health (393 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 Renton Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,487,776 people), Computer Systems Design (547,559 people), Elementary & secondary schools (248,407 people), Outpatient care centers (230,436 people), and Offices of physicians (226,187 people).

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (181 degrees awarded), Precision Production (65 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (172 degrees), Construction (18 degrees), and Health (393 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 Renton Technical College.
Most Common
  1. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Renton Technical College was Information Technology with 7 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

516
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
547
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 516 degrees were awarded to men at Renton Technical College, which is 0.943 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (547).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Renton Technical College in General Computer Programming, which is 3.63 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 64 degrees were awarded to women at Renton Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 6.4 times more than the 10 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Renton Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 5.32% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    362 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    268 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    141 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Renton Technical College is white (362 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (268 degrees).

5.74% of degree recipients (61 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    188 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    174 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Renton Technical College is white male (188 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (174 degrees).

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Operations

Renton Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.58M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $88.1k (5.59%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Renton Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $46.4M. Renton Technical College employs 63 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Renton Technical College are Male Instructors (33), Female Instructors(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Renton Technical College are: Management, with 38 employees, Service, with 25 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.58M
2019 Endowment
50.8%
growth from 2018

Renton Technical College has an endowment valued at about $1.58M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Renton Technical College grew 50.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.73M 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $153k - Federal
  2. $4.66M - State
  3. $494k - Local

As of 2019, Renton Technical College received $153k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.66M from state grants and contracts, and $494k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.1M
2019 Salaries
3.25%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Renton Technical College paid a median of $19.1M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($46.4M) and a 3.25% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.442% growth from 2017 and a 3.9% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.97M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2019, Renton Technical College paid a total of $4.97M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Renton Technical College were Instructor with 63 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Renton Technical College were Management with 38 employees; Service with 25 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Renton Technical College was Male Instructor with 33 employees, Female Instructor with 30 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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