Unitek College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,199
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$52,638
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.71%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,618
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
73.9%
839 Graduates

About

Unitek College is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Unitek College were Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (12 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 1,715 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Unitek College. 85.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 14.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was unknown (657 degrees), 1.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (433 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Unitek College is $32,199, which is $17,799 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Unitek College is $32,199, which is $17,799 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $52,638.

In 2020, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,199
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Unitek College was $32,199. The cost of tuition at Unitek College is $17,799 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$52,638
2020 Value
7.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Unitek College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $52,638. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Unitek College grew by 7.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,436
Room and Board
$1,010
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Unitek College was of $18,436 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,010. The cost of room and board increased by 0.348% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Unitek College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 23.9% with respect to 2019, when 46% 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.
6.71%
2018 Default Rate
89
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Unitek College was 6.71%, which represents 89 out of the 1326 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

Unitek College has a total enrollment of 3,618 students. The full-time enrollment at Unitek College is 3,618 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Unitek College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Unitek College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.4% Asian, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.92% White, 5.91% Black or African American, 3.43% Two or More Races, 2.71% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.967% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Unitek College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (18%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.9%) and White Female (8.84%). 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

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Unitek College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,618 students. The full-time enrollment at Unitek College is 3,618 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Unitek College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
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 Unitek College was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Unitek College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    812
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    521
  3. White
    359

The enrolled student population at Unitek College is 22.4% Asian, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.92% White, 5.91% Black or African American, 3.43% Two or More Races, 2.71% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.967% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 1,445 students (39.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1213 more women than men received degrees from Unitek College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Unitek College is unknown (657 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more unknown graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (433 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Unitek College is Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (12 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Unitek College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,673 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 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 Unitek College are Registered nurses (1,377,885 people), Software developers (515,969 people), Other managers (148,482 people), Medical & health services managers (147,640 people), and Pharmacists (135,479 people).

The most specialized majors at Unitek College are Health (1,673 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 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 Unitek College are Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Unitek College are Health (1,673 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 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 Unitek College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,485,573 people), Computer Systems Design (545,745 people), Elementary & secondary schools (243,772 people), Outpatient care centers (230,436 people), and Offices of physicians (224,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Unitek College are Health (1,673 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 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 Unitek College.
Most Common
  1. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Unitek College was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 12 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

251
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,464
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 251 degrees were awarded to men at Unitek College, which is 0.171 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,464).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Unitek College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.175 times less than the 623 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 623 degrees were awarded to women at Unitek College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 5.72 times more than the 109 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (88.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Unitek College is Male and White (88.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 48.2% of graduates (404 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Unknown
    657 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    433 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    258 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Unitek College is unknown (657 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more unknown recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (433 degrees).

38.3% of degree recipients (657 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    342 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    243 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    146 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Unitek College is asian female (342 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (243 degrees).

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Operations

Unitek 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 (NaNN%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Unitek College had a total salary expenditure of $43.2M. Unitek College employs 58 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Unitek College are Female No academic ranks (48), Male No academic ranks(10), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unitek College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, Unitek 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

Salary Expenditure

$28.7M
2020 Salaries
13.8%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Unitek College paid a median of $28.7M in salaries, which represents 66.4% of their overall expenditure ($43.2M) and a 13.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.09% growth from 2018 and a 1.39% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.51M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2020, Unitek College paid a total of $5.51M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Unitek College were No academic rank with 58 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unitek College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees; Management with 11 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 10 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 Unitek College was Female No academic rank with 48 employees, and Male No academic rank with 10 employees.

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