Savannah Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,136

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$5,481

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.73%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,935

36.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

32.3%

90 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 2017, 2,457 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Savannah Technical College. 57.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,110 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1062 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,136, which is $-5,278 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,136, which is $-5,278 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,481.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,136

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College was $2,136. The cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College is $-5,278 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,481

2017 Value

18.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Savannah Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,481. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Savannah Technical College grew by 18.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,975

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Savannah Technical College was of $6,975 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.386% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Savannah Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.82% with respect to 2016, when 83% 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.

4.73%

2016 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Savannah Technical College was 4.73%, which represents 13 out of the 275 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 3,935 students. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,421 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,514. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.1% Black or African American, 39.7% White, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 2.24% Asian, 0.534% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.33% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Savannah Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (22.3%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and White Female (20.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Savannah Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,935 students. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,421 and the part-time enrollment is 2,514. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

2017 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 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Savannah Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,775

  2. White

    1,562

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    280

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College is 45.1% Black or African American, 39.7% White, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 2.24% Asian, 0.534% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.33% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 2 students (0.0508%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 359 more women than men received degrees from Savannah Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Savannah Technical College are white (1,110 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1062 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 Transportation (168 degrees awarded), Precision Production (238 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (351 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 Elementary & middle school teachers (49,983 people), Construction managers (33,640 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (27,382 people), Other managers (26,696 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (16,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Transportation (168 degrees awarded), Precision Production (238 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (351 degrees), Construction (59 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (219 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 Savannah Technical College are Personal financial advisors, Medical & health services managers, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Transportation (168 degrees awarded), Precision Production (238 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (351 degrees), Construction (59 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (219 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 Elementary & secondary schools (84,747 people), Construction (75,469 people), Air transportation (32,460 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (23,247 people), and Child day care services (22,820 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Transportation (168 degrees awarded), Precision Production (238 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (351 degrees), Construction (59 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (219 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,049

  2. 1,408

In 2017, 1,049 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College, which is 0.745 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,408).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 202 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 8.78 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 246 degrees were awarded to women at Savannah Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 15.4 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

34%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from Savannah Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Savannah Technical College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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. White

    1,110 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,062 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Savannah Technical College is white (1,110 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1062 degrees).

0.122% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    644 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    593 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    517 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Savannah Technical College is black or african american female (644 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (593 degrees).

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Operations

Savannah Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Savannah Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $38.6M. Savannah Technical College employs 106 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Savannah Technical College are Male No academic ranks (57), Female No academic ranks(49), 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 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Savannah Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Savannah Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $141k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Savannah Technical College received $141k 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

$16.2M

2017 Salaries

2.49%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Savannah Technical College paid a median of $16.2M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($38.6M) and a 2.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.49% growth from 2015 and a 0.847% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.71M

Instructional Salaries

106

Number of Employees

In 2017, Savannah Technical College paid a total of $5.71M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

106 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College were No academic rank with 106 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, 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 33 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College was Male No academic rank with 57 employees, Female No academic rank with 49 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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