Western Area Career & Technology Center

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2017 Average Net Price

$8,672

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.9%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76%

25 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

106

59.4% Full-Time

About

Western Area Career & Technology Center is a higher education institution located in Washington County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western Area Career & Technology Center were .

In 2017, 44 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Area Career & Technology Center. 88.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 11.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (32 degrees), 2.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Area Career & Technology Center is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Area Career & Technology Center is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,672.

In 2017, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$8,672

2017 Value

4.99%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Western Area Career & Technology Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,672. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Western Area Career & Technology Center grew by 4.99%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Western Area Career & Technology Center received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 41.4% with respect to 2016, when 29% 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.

10.9%

2016 Default Rate

6

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Western Area Career & Technology Center was 10.9%, which represents 6 out of the 55 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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Admissions

Western Area Career & Technology Center received 25 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 28.6% annual decline. Out of those 25 applicants, 19 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76% acceptance rate.

There were 106 students enrolled at Western Area Career & Technology Center in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Western Area Career & Technology Center has an overall enrollment yield of 63.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

19

Accepted Out of 25

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Western Area Career & Technology Center was 76% (19 admissions from 25 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -28.6%, while admissions declined by -29.6%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Western Area Career & Technology Center in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Western Area Career & Technology Center has a total enrollment of 106 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Area Career & Technology Center is 63 students and the part-time enrollment is 43. This means that 59.4% of students enrolled at Western Area Career & Technology Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Area Career & Technology Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% White, 29.2% Black or African American, 0.943% Asian, 0.943% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Western Area Career & Technology Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (27%) and Black or African American Male (9.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Area Career & Technology Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 106 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Area Career & Technology Center is 63 and the part-time enrollment is 43. This means that 59.4% of students enrolled at Western Area Career & Technology Center are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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 Western Area Career & Technology Center was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Western Area Career & Technology Center had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    73

  2. Black or African American

    31

  3. Asian

    1

The enrolled student population at Western Area Career & Technology Center is 68.9% White, 29.2% Black or African American, 0.943% Asian, 0.943% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 34 more women than men received degrees from Western Area Career & Technology Center. The majority of degree recipients at Western Area Career & Technology Center are white (32 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western Area Career & Technology Center is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Area Career & Technology Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (44 degrees awarded).

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 Western Area Career & Technology Center are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Area Career & Technology Center are Health (44 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Area Career & Technology Center are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Western Area Career & Technology Center are Health (44 degrees awarded).

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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 Western Area Career & Technology Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Area Career & Technology Center are Health (44 degrees awarded).

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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 Western Area Career & Technology Center.

Most Common

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 5

  2. 39

In 2017, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Western Area Career & Technology Center, which is 0.128 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Western Area Career & Technology Center in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.128 times less than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Western Area Career & Technology Center in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 7.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 47% of students graduating from Western Area Career & Technology Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Area Career & Technology Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    32 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Area Career & Technology Center is white (32 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 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

    29 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    10 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Area Career & Technology Center is white female (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.9 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (10 degrees).

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Operations

Western Area Career & Technology Center 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 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

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Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Western Area Career & Technology Center has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Area Career & Technology Center stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Western Area Career & Technology Center (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $653k - Federal

  2. $190k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Western Area Career & Technology Center received $653k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $190k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$405k

2017 Salaries

2.45%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Western Area Career & Technology Center paid a median of $405k in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.45% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.2% growth from 2015 and a 46% decline from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, Western Area Career & Technology Center paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Western Area Career & Technology Center.

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