Commonwealth Technical Institute

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,836

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,445

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

183

99.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

82.9%

58 Graduates

About

Commonwealth Technical Institute is a higher education institution located in Cambria County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Commonwealth Technical Institute were .

In 2017, 162 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Commonwealth Technical Institute. 38.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (120 degrees), 5.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $16,836, which is $9,422 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $16,836, which is $9,422 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,445.

In 2017, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,836

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute was $16,836. The cost of tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $9,422 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$28,445

2017 Value

1.85%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Commonwealth Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,445. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Commonwealth Technical Institute grew by 1.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,635

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Commonwealth Technical Institute was of $16,635 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at Commonwealth Technical Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 54.8% with respect to 2016, when 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Commonwealth Technical Institute has a total enrollment of 183 students. The full-time enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 182 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.5% of students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Commonwealth Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.5% White, 9.84% Black or African American, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 1.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (47.3%), followed by White Female (17.6%) and Black or African American Male (5.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 183 students. The full-time enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 182 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.5% of students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

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 Commonwealth Technical Institute was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Commonwealth Technical Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    118

  2. Black or African American

    18

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8

The enrolled student population at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 64.5% White, 9.84% Black or African American, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 1.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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, 38 fewer women than men received degrees from Commonwealth Technical Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Commonwealth Technical Institute are white (120 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Commonwealth Technical Institute is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Commonwealth Technical Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (37 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 Commonwealth Technical Institute are Other managers (42,610 people), Construction managers (37,661 people), Software developers (22,606 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (15,047 people), and Project management specialists (14,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees), Engineering Technologies (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (7 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 Commonwealth Technical Institute are Physicians, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees), Engineering Technologies (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (7 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 Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (91,270 people), Computer Systems Design (46,123 people), Restaurants & Food Services (21,273 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (20,805 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (18,241 people).

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (37 degrees), Engineering Technologies (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (7 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 Commonwealth Technical Institute.

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 Commonwealth Technical Institute was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 100

  2. 62

In 2017, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Commonwealth Technical Institute, which is 1.61 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Commonwealth Technical Institute in Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management, which is 10 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Commonwealth Technical Institute in Food Preparation Assistant, which is 1 times approximately the same the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%

100% Completion Time

77%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 67% of students graduating from Commonwealth Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Commonwealth Technical Institute is Female and Asian (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, 36.2% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    120 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Commonwealth Technical Institute is white (120 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

13% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    72 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    48 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Commonwealth Technical Institute is white male (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Commonwealth Technical Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $95k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Commonwealth Technical Institute had a total salary expenditure of $21.5M. Commonwealth Technical Institute employs 22 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Male Instructors (13), Female Instructors(9), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute are: Management, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 2 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Commonwealth Technical Institute has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Commonwealth Technical Institute 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 Nontraditional 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, Commonwealth Technical Institute 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

$9.22M

2017 Salaries

5.78%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Commonwealth Technical Institute paid a median of $9.22M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($21.5M) and a 5.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.65% decline from 2015 and a 0.61% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.59M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2017, Commonwealth Technical Institute paid a total of $1.59M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

22 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute were Instructor with 22 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute were Management with 4 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute was Male Instructor with 13 employees, Female Instructor with 9 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Commonwealth Technical Institute.

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