Clover Park Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,040
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,046
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12.8%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,591
54.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.5%
100 Graduates

About

Clover Park Technical College is a higher education institution located in Pierce County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Clover Park Technical College were Operations Management & Supervision (7 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 2,043 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Clover Park Technical College. 38.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 61.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,055 degrees), 4.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (249 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $5,040, which is $−6,789 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $5,040, which is $−6,789 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,046.

In 2020, 44% of undergraduate students attending Clover Park Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 12% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,040
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Clover Park Technical College was $5,040. The cost of tuition at Clover Park Technical College is $−6,789 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$7,046
2020 Value
7.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Clover Park Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,046. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Clover Park Technical College grew by 7.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,690
Room and Board
$840
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Clover Park Technical College was of $9,690 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $840. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
12%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Clover Park Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 22.2% with respect to 2019, when 36% 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.
12.8%
2018 Default Rate
70
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Clover Park Technical College was 12.8%, which represents 70 out of the 549 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Clover Park Technical College has a total enrollment of 3,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Clover Park Technical College is 1,962 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,629. This means that 54.6% of students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Clover Park Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.1% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 10.4% Two or More Races, 6.96% Asian, 2.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.64% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.7%), followed by White Female (23.9%) and Two or More Races Female (6.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Clover Park Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Clover Park Technical College is 1,962 and the part-time enrollment is 1,629. This means that 54.6% of students enrolled at Clover Park Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/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 Clover Park Technical College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Clover Park 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
    1,763
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    409
  3. Black or African American
    393

The enrolled student population at Clover Park Technical College is 49.1% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 10.4% Two or More Races, 6.96% Asian, 2.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.64% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 278 students (7.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 461 fewer women than men received degrees from Clover Park Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Clover Park Technical College is white (1,055 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (249 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Clover Park Technical College is Operations Management & Supervision (7 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Clover Park Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (181 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (313 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (238 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 Clover Park Technical College are Software developers (455,822 people), Other managers (131,849 people), Computer occupations, all other (116,617 people), Computer & information systems managers (108,168 people), and Computer programmers (107,711 people).

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Precision Production (181 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (313 degrees), Engineering Technologies (238 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (434 degrees).

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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 Clover Park Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Precision Production (181 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (313 degrees), Engineering Technologies (238 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (434 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 Clover Park Technical College are Computer Systems Design (519,459 people), Construction (121,545 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (87,080 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (71,366 people), and Insurance carriers (70,663 people).

The most specialized majors at Clover Park Technical College are Precision Production (181 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (313 degrees), Engineering Technologies (238 degrees), Transportation (52 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (434 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 Clover Park Technical College.
Most Common
  1. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Clover Park Technical College was Operations Management & Supervision with 7 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,252
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
791
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,252 degrees were awarded to men at Clover Park Technical College, which is 1.58 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (791).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 327 degrees were awarded to men at Clover Park Technical College in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 6.17 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 84 degrees were awarded to women at Clover Park Technical College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 28 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (53.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Clover Park Technical College is Male and Two or More Races (53.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,055 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    249 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    199 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Clover Park Technical College is white (1,055 degrees awarded). There were 4.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (249 degrees).

7.29% of degree recipients (149 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    666 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    389 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    157 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Clover Park Technical College is white male (666 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (389 degrees).

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Operations

Clover Park Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.29M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $341k (26.5%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Clover Park Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $53.2M. Clover Park Technical College employs 93 Instructors, 5 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Clover Park Technical College are Female Instructors (49), Male Instructors(44), and Female No academic ranks (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.29M
2020 Endowment
20.3%
growth from 2019

Clover Park Technical College has an endowment valued at about $1.29M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Clover Park Technical College grew 20.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $472k - Federal
  2. $5.06M - State
  3. $990k - Local

As of 2020, Clover Park Technical College received $472k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.06M from state grants and contracts, and $990k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.2M
2020 Salaries
1.01%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Clover Park Technical College paid a median of $21.2M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($53.2M) and a 1.01% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.22% growth from 2018 and a 2.2% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.09M
Instructional Salaries
98
Number of Employees

In 2020, Clover Park Technical College paid a total of $7.09M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
93 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College were Instructor with 93 employees; No academic rank with 5 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College were Business and Financial Operations with 29 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Clover Park Technical College was Female Instructor with 49 employees, Male Instructor with 44 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

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