Wichita Technical Institute

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2017 Average Net Price

$19,814

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

23.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

938

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66%

328 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 311 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wichita Technical Institute. 50.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (180 degrees), 3.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wichita Technical Institute is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Wichita Technical Institute is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,814.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 86% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$19,814

2017 Value

6.77%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Wichita Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,814. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Wichita Technical Institute grew by 6.77%.

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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

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Wichita Technical Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 7.5% with respect to 2016, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Wichita Technical Institute (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

23.5%

2016 Default Rate

146

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Wichita Technical Institute was 23.5%, which represents 146 out of the 622 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

Wichita Technical Institute has a total enrollment of 938 students. The full-time enrollment at Wichita Technical Institute is 938 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Wichita Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wichita Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.9% White, 19.2% Black or African American, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.57% Two or More Races, 2.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.71% Asian, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wichita Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29%), followed by White Female (28.9%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wichita Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 938 students. The full-time enrollment at Wichita Technical Institute is 938 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Wichita Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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 Wichita Technical Institute was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Wichita Technical Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    543

  2. Black or African American

    180

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    107

The enrolled student population at Wichita Technical Institute is 57.9% White, 19.2% Black or African American, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.57% Two or More Races, 2.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.71% Asian, and 0.107% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1 more women than men received degrees from Wichita Technical Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Wichita Technical Institute are white (180 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Wichita Technical Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (112 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (51 degrees), and Health (148 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 Wichita Technical Institute are Registered nurses (1,302,865 people), Software developers (435,527 people), Other managers (168,518 people), Medical & health services managers (139,377 people), and Computer occupations, all other (133,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Wichita Technical Institute are Engineering Technologies (112 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (51 degrees), and Health (148 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 Wichita Technical Institute are Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Wichita Technical Institute are Engineering Technologies (112 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (51 degrees), and Health (148 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 Wichita Technical Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,461,873 people), Computer Systems Design (516,331 people), Elementary & secondary schools (266,446 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (205,335 people), and Outpatient care centers (199,626 people).

The most specialized majors at Wichita Technical Institute are Engineering Technologies (112 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (51 degrees), and Health (148 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 Wichita 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 Wichita Technical Institute was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 155

  2. 156

In 2017, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Wichita Technical Institute, which is 0.994 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (156).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Wichita Technical Institute by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Wichita Technical Institute in HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology, which is 18.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 83 degrees were awarded to women at Wichita Technical Institute in Medical Assistant, which is 11.9 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 61% of students graduating from Wichita Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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 Wichita Technical Institute is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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

    180 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wichita Technical Institute is white (180 degrees awarded). There were 3.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

3.54% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    98 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    82 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Wichita Technical Institute is white female (98 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (82 degrees).

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Operations

Wichita 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 $16.5k (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Wichita Technical Institute had a total salary expenditure of $13.2M. Wichita Technical Institute employs 35 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Wichita Technical Institute are Male Instructors (22), Female Instructors(13), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wichita Technical Institute are: Management, with 16 employees, Sales and related, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Wichita Technical Institute has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Wichita 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 Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $954k - Federal

  2. $26.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Wichita Technical Institute received $954k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.86M

2017 Salaries

1.69%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Wichita Technical Institute paid a median of $4.86M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($13.2M) and a 1.69% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 24.4% decline from 2015 and a 5.96% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.72M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Wichita Technical Institute paid a total of $1.72M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $584k (28.9%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wichita Technical Institute were Instructor with 35 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wichita Technical Institute were Management with 16 employees; Sales and related with 12 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 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 Wichita Technical Institute was Male Instructor with 22 employees, Female Instructor with 13 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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