Savannah Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$6,768
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,649
33.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
43.6%
140 Graduates

About

Savannah Technical College is a higher education institution located in Chatham County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Savannah Technical College were .

In 2020, 2,776 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Savannah Technical College. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,240 degrees), 1.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1057 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,768.

In 2020, 89% of undergraduate students attending Savannah Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, null% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College is $−5,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$6,768
2020 Value
51%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Savannah Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,768. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Savannah Technical College grew by 51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,981
Room and Board
$1,416
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Savannah Technical College was of $9,981 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,416. The cost of room and board increased by 1.74% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.92% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
null%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Savannah Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 14.1% with respect to 2019, when 78% 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.
11.2%
2018 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Savannah Technical College was 11.2%, which represents 10 out of the 89 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

Savannah Technical College has a total enrollment of 3,649 students. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,237 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,412. This means that 33.9% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 9.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.356% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.356% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Savannah Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (29%), followed by White Female (19.2%) and White Male (17.8%). 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

33.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Savannah Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,649 students. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,237 and the part-time enrollment is 2,412. This means that 33.9% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Savannah Technical College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Savannah 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. Black or African American
    1,823
  2. White
    1,223
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    358

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College is 50% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 9.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.67% Asian, 0.356% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.356% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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.

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 2020, 128 more women than men received degrees from Savannah Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Savannah Technical College is black or african american (1,240 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1057 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Savannah Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (96 degrees awarded), Transportation (191 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (546 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 Savannah Technical College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (31,031 people), Other managers (13,301 people), Chefs & head cooks (9,085 people), Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists (5,137 people), and Software developers (4,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Science Technologies (96 degrees awarded), Transportation (191 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (546 degrees), Communication Technologies (67 degrees), and Precision Production (224 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Chief executives & legislators, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Personal financial advisors, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Science Technologies (96 degrees awarded), Transportation (191 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (546 degrees), Communication Technologies (67 degrees), and Precision Production (224 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 Savannah Technical College are Air transportation (32,791 people), Restaurants & Food Services (17,646 people), Services incidental to transportation (10,426 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (9,510 people), and Computer Systems Design (9,121 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Science Technologies (96 degrees awarded), Transportation (191 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (546 degrees), Communication Technologies (67 degrees), and Precision Production (224 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 Savannah 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 Savannah Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,324
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,452
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,324 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College, which is 0.912 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,452).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 161 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 8.94 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 151 degrees were awarded to women at Savannah Technical College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 3.51 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 30% of students graduating from Savannah Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (59%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Savannah Technical College is Male and White (59% 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. Black or African American
    1,240 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,057 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    257 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Savannah Technical College is black or african american (1,240 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1057 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    711 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    552 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    529 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Savannah Technical College is black or african american female (711 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (552 degrees).

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Operations

Savannah Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Savannah Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $36.8M. Savannah Technical College employs 99 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Savannah Technical College are Female No academic ranks (51), Male No academic ranks(48), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Savannah Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, Public service, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $147k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Savannah Technical College received $147k 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

$15M
2020 Salaries
0.482%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Savannah Technical College paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($36.8M) and a 0.482% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.12% decline from 2018 and a 4.15% decline from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$5.36M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2020, Savannah Technical College paid a total of $5.36M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.8% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
99 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College were No academic rank with 99 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Savannah Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; Public service with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, and Male No academic rank with 48 employees.

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