Pierpont Community and Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,764

5.97% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,214

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,855

55.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.5%

91 Graduates

About

Pierpont Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Marion County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pierpont Community and Technical College were .

In 2017, 372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pierpont Community and Technical College. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (347 degrees), 38.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $3,764, which is $-3,650 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $3,764, which is $-3,650 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,214.

In 2017, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,764

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College was $3,764. The cost of tuition at Pierpont Community and Technical College is $-3,650 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,214

2017 Value

8.27%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pierpont Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,214. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pierpont Community and Technical College grew by 8.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,208

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pierpont Community and Technical College was of $9,208 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 7.12% 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

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Pierpont Community and Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.98% with respect to 2016, when 43% 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.

19.1%

2016 Default Rate

146

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Pierpont Community and Technical College was 19.1%, which represents 146 out of the 765 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

Pierpont Community and Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,855 students. The full-time enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 1,033 students and the part-time enrollment is 822. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pierpont Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 89.1% White, 3.88% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 0.647% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0539% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (52%), followed by White Male (37.2%) and Black or African American Male (2.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,855 students. The full-time enrollment at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 1,033 and the part-time enrollment is 822. This means that 55.7% of students enrolled at Pierpont Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

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 Pierpont Community and Technical College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pierpont Community and Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,653

  2. Two or More Races

    72

  3. Black or African American

    66

The enrolled student population at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 89.1% White, 3.88% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 1.89% Hispanic or Latino, 0.647% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0539% 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, 82 more women than men received degrees from Pierpont Community and Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Pierpont Community and Technical College are white (347 degrees awarded). There were 38.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pierpont Community and Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pierpont Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (39 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (53,157 people), Other managers (46,141 people), Construction managers (38,250 people), Software developers (21,215 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (16,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are Physicians, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College are Construction (92,199 people), Elementary & secondary schools (90,980 people), Computer Systems Design (45,199 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (33,181 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (25,915 people).

The most specialized majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Construction (29 degrees), Engineering Technologies (39 degrees), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 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 Pierpont Community and 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 145

  2. 227

In 2017, 145 degrees were awarded to men at Pierpont Community and Technical College, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (227).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Pierpont Community and Technical College in General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 30 degrees were awarded to women at Pierpont Community and Technical College in General Studies, which is 2.31 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Pierpont Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pierpont Community and Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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. White

    347 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pierpont Community and Technical College is white (347 degrees awarded). There were 38.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 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. White Female

    213 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    134 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pierpont Community and Technical College is white female (213 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (134 degrees).

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Operations

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $971k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $54k (5.56%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Pierpont Community and Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $20.6M. Pierpont Community and Technical College employs 21 Instructors, 19 Assistant professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Pierpont Community and Technical College are Female Assistant professors (13), Male Instructors(11), and Female Instructors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College are: Management, with 15 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$971k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an endowment valued at about $971k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Pierpont Community and Technical College grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.69M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Pierpont Community and Technical College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $462k - Federal

  2. $2.15M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Pierpont Community and Technical College received $462k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.15M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.82M

2017 Salaries

2.31%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Pierpont Community and Technical College paid a median of $8.82M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.6M) and a 2.31% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.07% decline from 2015 and a 34.7% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$3.12M

Instructional Salaries

60

Number of Employees

In 2017, Pierpont Community and Technical College paid a total of $3.12M to 60 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% 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

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

21 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College were Instructor with 21 employees; Assistant professor with 19 employees; and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College were Management with 15 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pierpont Community and Technical College was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Instructor with 11 employees, and Female Instructor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pierpont Community and Technical College.

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