Mech-Tech College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,592

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,799

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,448

90.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.8%

597 Graduates

About

Mech-Tech College is a higher education institution located in Caguas Municipio, PR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mech-Tech College were .

In 2017, 1,350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mech-Tech College. 4.07% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 95.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,332 degrees), 190 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mech-Tech College is $8,592, which is $1,178 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mech-Tech College is $8,592, which is $1,178 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,799.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,592

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mech-Tech College was $8,592. The cost of tuition at Mech-Tech College is $1,178 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,799

2017 Value

4.07%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mech-Tech College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,799. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mech-Tech College grew by 4.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,000

Room and Board

$400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mech-Tech College was of $10,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of room and board did not change 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

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Mech-Tech College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.

0%

2016 Default Rate

0

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Mech-Tech College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 425 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Mech-Tech College has a total enrollment of 2,448 students. The full-time enrollment at Mech-Tech College is 2,225 students and the part-time enrollment is 223. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at Mech-Tech College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mech-Tech College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.654% White, 0.327% Black or African American, 0.0408% Two or More Races, 0.0408% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mech-Tech College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (93.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (4.99%) and White Male (0.629%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mech-Tech College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,448 students. The full-time enrollment at Mech-Tech College is 2,225 and the part-time enrollment is 223. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at Mech-Tech College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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 Mech-Tech College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Mech-Tech College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2,422

  2. White

    16

  3. Black or African American

    8

The enrolled student population at Mech-Tech College is 98.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.654% White, 0.327% Black or African American, 0.0408% Two or More Races, 0.0408% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% 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.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1240 fewer women than men received degrees from Mech-Tech College. The majority of degree recipients at Mech-Tech College are hispanic or latino (1,332 degrees awarded). There were 190 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mech-Tech College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mech-Tech College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (912 degrees awarded), Precision Production (284 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (120 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 Mech-Tech College are Registered nurses (1,294,936 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (100,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Mech-Tech College are Mechanical Technologies (912 degrees awarded), Precision Production (284 degrees), Engineering Technologies (120 degrees), Construction (17 degrees), and Health (17 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 Mech-Tech College are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Mech-Tech College are Mechanical Technologies (912 degrees awarded), Precision Production (284 degrees), Engineering Technologies (120 degrees), Construction (17 degrees), and Health (17 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 Mech-Tech College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,413,639 people), Elementary & secondary schools (217,667 people), Outpatient care centers (191,475 people), Offices of physicians (185,170 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (135,528 people).

The most specialized majors at Mech-Tech College are Mechanical Technologies (912 degrees awarded), Precision Production (284 degrees), Engineering Technologies (120 degrees), Construction (17 degrees), and Health (17 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 Mech-Tech 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 Mech-Tech College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,295

  2. 55

In 2017, 1,295 degrees were awarded to men at Mech-Tech College, which is 23.5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (55).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 498 degrees were awarded to men at Mech-Tech College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 22.6 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Mech-Tech College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 0.0442 times less than the 498 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 56% of students graduating from Mech-Tech College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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.

Black or African American Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mech-Tech College is Male and Black or African American (100% 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. Hispanic or Latino

    1,332 degrees awarded

  2. White

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mech-Tech College is hispanic or latino (1,332 degrees awarded). There were 190 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (7 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Male

    1,278 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    54 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mech-Tech College is hispanic or latino male (1,278 degrees awarded). There were 23.7 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (54 degrees).

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Operations

Mech-Tech 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 $201k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Mech-Tech College had a total salary expenditure of $19.6M. Mech-Tech College employs 51 Instructors, 22 Professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Mech-Tech College are Male Instructors (50), Male Professors(14), and Female Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mech-Tech College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 60 employees, Management, with 27 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Mech-Tech College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mech-Tech 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-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Mech-Tech 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

$7.86M

2017 Salaries

2.24%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Mech-Tech College paid a median of $7.86M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($19.6M) and a 2.24% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.21% decline from 2015 and a 1.03% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.75M

Instructional Salaries

73

Number of Employees

In 2017, Mech-Tech College paid a total of $1.75M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

51 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mech-Tech College were Instructor with 51 employees; Professor with 22 employees; and Professor with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mech-Tech College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 60 employees; Management with 27 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mech-Tech College was Male Instructor with 50 employees, Male Professor with 14 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

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