Renton Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,518

2.39% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,396

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.38%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,763

37.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.7%

94 Graduates

About

Renton Technical College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Renton Technical College were Information Technology (2 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 1,127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Renton Technical College. 45.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (482 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (234 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Renton Technical College is $3,518, which is $-3,896 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Renton Technical College is $3,518, which is $-3,896 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,396.

In 2017, 25% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,518

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Renton Technical College was $3,518. The cost of tuition at Renton Technical College is $-3,896 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,396

2017 Value

0.915%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Renton Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,396. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Renton Technical College grew by 0.915%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,583

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Renton Technical College was of $9,583 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.01% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 21.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

9%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

25% of undergraduate students at Renton Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 13.6% with respect to 2016, when 22% 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.

8.38%

2016 Default Rate

28

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Renton Technical College was 8.38%, which represents 28 out of the 334 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

Renton Technical College has a total enrollment of 3,763 students. The full-time enrollment at Renton Technical College is 1,420 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,343. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at Renton Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Renton Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32% White, 11.3% Asian, 9.59% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Two or More Races, 0.664% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.638% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Renton Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (23.3%), followed by White Female (16%) and Asian Male (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Renton Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,763 students. The full-time enrollment at Renton Technical College is 1,420 and the part-time enrollment is 2,343. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at Renton Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A 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 Renton Technical College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Renton Technical College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,203

  2. Asian

    425

  3. Black or African American

    361

The enrolled student population at Renton Technical College is 32% White, 11.3% Asian, 9.59% Black or African American, 7.55% Hispanic or Latino, 3.53% Two or More Races, 0.664% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.638% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 1,295 students (34.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 105 fewer women than men received degrees from Renton Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Renton Technical College are white (482 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (234 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Renton Technical College is Information Technology (2 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Renton Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (115 degrees awarded), Precision Production (106 degrees), and Mechanical 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 Renton Technical College are Software developers (427,971 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,216 people), Other managers (124,924 people), Computer programmers (115,467 people), and Computer & information systems managers (102,720 people).

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Construction (115 degrees awarded), Precision Production (106 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (128 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (47 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 Renton Technical College are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Construction (115 degrees awarded), Precision Production (106 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (128 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (47 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 Renton Technical College are Computer Systems Design (492,493 people), Construction (118,132 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (84,776 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (75,569 people), and Banking & related activities (69,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Renton Technical College are Construction (115 degrees awarded), Precision Production (106 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (128 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (47 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 Renton Technical College.

Most Common

  1. 2 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Renton Technical College was Information Technology with 2 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 616

  2. 511

In 2017, 616 degrees were awarded to men at Renton Technical College, which is 1.21 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Renton Technical College in Other Construction Trade, which is 14.7 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Renton Technical College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is N/A times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Renton Technical College is Male and Two or More Races (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, 9.57% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    482 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    234 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Renton Technical College is white (482 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (234 degrees).

7.36% of degree recipients (83 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    274 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    208 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    130 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Renton Technical College is white male (274 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (208 degrees).

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Operations

Renton Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $945k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $32.9k (3.48%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Renton Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $44.8M. Renton Technical College employs 68 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Renton Technical College are Male Instructors (37), Female Instructors(31), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Renton Technical College are: Management, with 42 employees, Service, with 29 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$945k

2017 Endowment

8.79%

growth from 2016

Renton Technical College has an endowment valued at about $945k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Renton Technical College grew 8.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.71M lower than 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. $584k - Federal

  2. $2.77M - State

  3. $128k - Local

As of 2017, Renton Technical College received $584k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.77M from state grants and contracts, and $128k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.7M

2017 Salaries

3.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Renton Technical College paid a median of $19.7M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($44.8M) and a 3.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.02% growth from 2015 and a 2.52% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.33M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, Renton Technical College paid a total of $4.33M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 22% 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

68 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Renton Technical College were Instructor with 68 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Renton Technical College were Management with 42 employees; Service with 29 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 23 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 Renton Technical College was Male Instructor with 37 employees, Female Instructor with 31 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Renton Technical College.

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