Salina Area Technical College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,531

13.1% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,917

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.15%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

582

36.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

69.9%

100 Graduates

About

Salina Area Technical College is a higher education institution located in Saline County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Salina Area Technical College were .

In 2016, 467 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salina Area Technical College. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (380 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salina Area Technical College is $4,531, which is $-2,789 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salina Area Technical College is $4,531, which is $-2,789 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,917.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,531

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Salina Area Technical College was $4,531. The cost of tuition at Salina Area Technical College is $-2,789 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,917

2016 Value

12%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Salina Area Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,917. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Salina Area Technical College grew by 12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,104

Room and Board

$220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salina Area Technical College was of $4,104 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $220. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.605% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 27.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Salina Area Technical College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 13% with respect to 2015, when 69% 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.

5.15%

2015 Default Rate

7

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Salina Area Technical College was 5.15%, which represents 7 out of the 136 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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Admissions

Salina Area Technical College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 582 students enrolled at Salina Area Technical College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Salina Area Technical College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Salina Area Technical College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Salina Area Technical College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Salina Area Technical College has a total enrollment of 582 students. The full-time enrollment at Salina Area Technical College is 214 students and the part-time enrollment is 368. This means that 36.8% of students enrolled at Salina Area Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salina Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.7% White, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 1.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.859% Asian, and 0.172% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Salina Area Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (58.4%), followed by White Female (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salina Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 582 students. The full-time enrollment at Salina Area Technical College is 214 and the part-time enrollment is 368. This means that 36.8% of students enrolled at Salina Area Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2016 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 Salina Area Technical College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Salina Area Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    487

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    42

  3. Two or More Races

    26

The enrolled student population at Salina Area Technical College is 83.7% White, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 4.47% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 1.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.859% Asian, and 0.172% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 109 more women than men received degrees from Salina Area Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Salina Area Technical College are white (380 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salina Area Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (52 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), and Construction (16 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 Salina Area Technical College are Registered nurses (1,234,366 people), Medical & health services managers (135,338 people), Miscellaneous managers (121,757 people), Pharmacists (116,394 people), and Physicians & surgeons (108,403 people).

The most specialized majors at Salina Area Technical College are Precision Production (52 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), Transportation (16 degrees), and Health (294 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 Salina Area Technical College are Marketing & sales managers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Ship & boat captains & operators

The most specialized majors at Salina Area Technical College are Precision Production (52 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), Transportation (16 degrees), and Health (294 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 Salina Area Technical College are Hospitals (1,398,415 people), Elementary & secondary schools (198,615 people), Outpatient care centers (187,647 people), Offices of physicians (161,276 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,911 people).

The most specialized majors at Salina Area Technical College are Precision Production (52 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (72 degrees), Construction (16 degrees), Transportation (16 degrees), and Health (294 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 Salina Area Technical 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 N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Salina Area Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 179

  2. 288

In 2016, 179 degrees were awarded to men at Salina Area Technical College, which is 0.622 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (288).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Salina Area Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 20 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 177 degrees were awarded to women at Salina Area Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 12.6 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%

100% Completion Time

77%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 76% of students graduating from Salina Area Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salina Area Technical College is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

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, 2% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    380 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salina Area Technical College is white (380 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (37 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. White Female

    238 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    142 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salina Area Technical College is white female (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (142 degrees).

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Operations

Salina Area Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $168k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.34k (4.37%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Salina Area Technical College had a total expenditure of $4.58M. Of that $4.58M, they spent $2.38M on salaries and $4.58M on benefits.

Salina Area Technical College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Salina Area Technical College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salina Area Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Service with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$168k

2015 Endowment

37.4%

growth from 2014

Salina Area Technical College has an endowment valued at about $168k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Salina Area Technical College grew 37.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.95M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Salina Area Technical College 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$2.38M

Salary Expenditure

$4.58M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Salina Area Technical College had a total expenditure of $4.58M. Of that $4.58M, they spent $2.38M on salaries and $4.58M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Salina Area Technical College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$2.38M

2015 Salaries

7.65%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Salina Area Technical College paid a median of $2.38M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($4.58M) and a 7.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.43% growth from 2013 and a 9.49% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.2M

Instructional Salaries

26

Number of Employees

In 2015, Salina Area Technical College paid a total of $1.2M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 50.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salina Area Technical College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salina Area Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; Management with 6 employees; and Service with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salina Area Technical College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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