University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,020
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,746
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.16%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,810
50.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
24.2%
121 Graduates

About

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is a higher education institution located in Pulaski County, AR. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College were N/A.

In 2020, 1,656 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (818 degrees), 1.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (615 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is $4,020, which is $−3,960 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is $4,020, which is $−3,960 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,746.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,020
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was $4,020. The cost of tuition at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is $−3,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$12,746
2020 Value
9.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,746. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College grew by 9.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,532
Room and Board
$772
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was of $8,532 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $772. The cost of room and board increased by 8.14% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 3.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.69% with respect to 2019, when 64% 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.
5.16%
2018 Default Rate
121
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was 5.16%, which represents 121 out of the 2345 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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University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College has a total enrollment of 4,810 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is 2,412 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,398. This means that 50.1% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.6% White, 39% Black or African American, 4.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Two or More Races, 1.81% Asian, 0.541% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.7%) and White Male (19.1%). 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

50.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,810 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is 2,412 and the part-time enrollment is 2,398. This means that 50.1% of students enrolled at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2020 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 University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), University of Arkansas-Pulaski 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
    2,095
  2. Black or African American
    1,875
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    229

The enrolled student population at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is 43.6% White, 39% Black or African American, 4.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Two or More Races, 1.81% Asian, 0.541% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.187% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 272 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 378 more women than men received degrees from University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is white (818 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (615 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (251 degrees awarded), Precision Production (89 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (100,676 people), Other managers (57,545 people), Software developers (32,467 people), Education administrators (25,183 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (22,366 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Personal & Culinary Services (251 degrees awarded), Precision Production (89 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (638 degrees), and Applied Sciences (3 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 University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Personal & Culinary Services (251 degrees awarded), Precision Production (89 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (638 degrees), and Applied Sciences (3 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 University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (182,489 people), Computer Systems Design (56,292 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (52,822 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (46,536 people), and Construction (40,664 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Personal & Culinary Services (251 degrees awarded), Precision Production (89 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (638 degrees), and Applied Sciences (3 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

639
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,017
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 639 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, which is 0.628 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,017).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 143 degrees were awarded to men at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.302 times less than the 474 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 474 degrees were awarded to women at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.31 times more than the 143 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 13% of students graduating from University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0.826% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    818 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    615 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is white (818 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (615 degrees).

2.78% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    462 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    429 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    389 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College is black or african american female (462 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (429 degrees).

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University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.88M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $628k (16.2%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $47.3M. University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College employs 166 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are Female No academic ranks (93), Male No academic ranks(73), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 47 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, and Management with 23 employees.

Endowment

$3.88M
2020 Endowment
0.782%
growth from 2019

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College has an endowment valued at about $3.88M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College grew 0.782% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $542k 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: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.39M - Federal
  2. $1.83M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College received $2.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.83M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.8M
2020 Salaries
3.2%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College paid a median of $19.8M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($47.3M) and a 3.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.826% decline from 2018 and a 9.13% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.47M
Instructional Salaries
166
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College paid a total of $7.47M to 166 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
166 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
47 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College were No academic rank with 166 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 47 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees; and Management with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College was Female No academic rank with 93 employees, and Male No academic rank with 73 employees.

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