Western Technology Center

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2022 Enrolled Students
530
19.4% Full-Time

About

Western Technology Center is a higher education institution located in Washita County, OK. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Western Technology Center were General Cosmetology (26 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (19 degrees), and Autobody & Collision Repair Technology (14 degrees).

In 2022, 205 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Technology Center. 46.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (135 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

Costs

In 2022, 32% of undergraduate students attending Western Technology Center received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

32%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

32% of undergraduate students at Western Technology Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 88.2% with respect to 2021, when 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Western Technology Center had a total enrollment of 530 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Western Technology Center is 103 students and the part-time enrollment is 427. This means that 19.4% of students enrolled at Western Technology Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Technology Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.4% White, 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.87% Two or More Races, 2.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.89% Black or African American, and 0.943% Asian.

Students enrolled at Western Technology Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.5%) and Two or More Races Female (12.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Technology Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 530 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Technology Center is 103 and the part-time enrollment is 427.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Western Technology Center was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Western Technology Center had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    299 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    155 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    47 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Western Technology Center is 56.4% White, 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.87% Two or More Races, 2.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.89% Black or African American, and 0.943% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 13 fewer women than men received degrees from Western Technology Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Western Technology Center is white (135 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Western Technology Center is General Cosmetology (26 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (19 degrees) and Autobody & Collision Repair Technology (14 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Technology Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), and Precision Production (19 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 Western Technology Center are Software developers (531,494 people), Computer occupations, all other (112,970 people), Other managers (108,755 people), Computer & information systems managers (104,531 people), and Computer programmers (90,697 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Technology Center in 2022 are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Precision Production (19 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Western Technology Center are Chief executives & legislators, Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Western Technology Center are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Precision Production (19 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Western Technology Center are Computer Systems Design (547,355 people), Construction (110,306 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (84,241 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (71,250 people), and Insurance carriers (67,171 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Technology Center are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Construction (18 degrees), Precision Production (19 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (36 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (33 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 Western Technology Center.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 26 degrees awarded
  2. 19 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Western Technology Center was General Cosmetology with 26 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

109
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
96
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Western Technology Center, which is 1.14 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Western Technology Center in Welding Technology. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Western Technology Center in General Cosmetology, which is 7.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

83%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 83% of students graduating from Western Technology Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% within 200%.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    135 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Technology Center is white (135 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    72 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Western Technology Center is white male (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (63 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$5.97M
2022 Salaries
0.404%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Western Technology Center paid a median of $5.97M in salaries, a 0.404% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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