Unitek College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,199
2022 Average Net Price
$33,755
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.1%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,857
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
77.4%
499 Graduates

About

Unitek College is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Unitek College were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (931 degrees awarded) and Information Technology (5 degrees).

In 2022, 2,114 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Unitek College. 87.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (550 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (500 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Unitek College is $32,199, which is $17,258 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2020, the median undergraduate tuition at Unitek College is $32,199

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,755.

In 2022, 39% of undergraduate students attending Unitek College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,199
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Unitek College was $32,199.

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Average Net Price

$33,755
2022 Value
10.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Unitek College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,755. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Unitek College grew by 10.8%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Unitek College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 39% 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.
1.1%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Unitek College was 1.1%, which represents 15 out of the 1361 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 had a total enrollment of 4,857 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Unitek College is 4,857 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 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% Asian, 8.91% White, 5.52% Black or African American, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.71% Two or More Races, and 0.618% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Unitek College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.1%), followed by Asian Female (19.3%) and White Female (8.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Unitek College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,857 students. The full-time enrollment at Unitek College is 4,857 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Unitek College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2022 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 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Unitek College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,253 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    1,227 enrolled students
  3. White
    433 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Unitek College is 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% Asian, 8.91% White, 5.52% Black or African American, 2.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.71% Two or More Races, and 0.618% 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 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 1,454 students (29.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,592 more women than men received degrees from Unitek College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Unitek College is hispanic or latino (550 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (500 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Unitek College is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (931 degrees awarded), followed by Information Technology (5 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (2,109 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees).

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 (1,403,088 people), Software developers (538,561 people), Other managers (159,425 people), Medical & health services managers (155,939 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,302 people).

The most specialized majors at Unitek College in 2022 are Health (2,109 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Unitek College are Health (2,109 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,536,228 people), Computer Systems Design (571,620 people), Elementary & secondary schools (274,266 people), Outpatient care centers (248,573 people), and Offices of physicians (212,840 people).

The most specialized majors at Unitek College are Health (2,109 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 931 degrees awarded
  2. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Unitek College was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 931 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

261
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,853
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Unitek College, which is 0.141 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,853).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 120 degrees were awarded to men at Unitek College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.148 times less than the 811 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 811 degrees were awarded to men at Unitek College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 6.76 times more than the 120 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (85.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Unitek College is Female and Asian (85.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    550 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    500 degrees awarded
  3. White
    164 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Unitek College is hispanic or latino (550 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (500 degrees).

32.2% of degree recipients (680 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    498 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    410 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    144 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Unitek College is hispanic or latino female (498 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (410 degrees).

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Operations

Unitek College employs 24 Instructors, 24 Assistant professors. Most academics at Unitek College are Female Instructor (22), Female Assistant professor (18), and Male Assistant professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unitek College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 10 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$24.8M
2022 Salaries
16.8%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Unitek College paid a median of $24.8M in salaries, a 16.8% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.95M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2022, Unitek College paid a total of $4.95M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 20% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Unitek College were Instructor with 24 employees, and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Unitek College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Unitek College was Female Instructor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Unitek College.

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