Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,315

3.17% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,888

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

18.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

25,517

67.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

10.1%

38 Graduates

About

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is a higher education institution located in El Paso County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs were General Business Administration & Management (989 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (459 degrees), and Information Technology (374 degrees).

In 2017, 5,669 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs. 57.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,630 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is $11,315, which is $-9,418 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is $11,315, which is $-9,418 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,888.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,315

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs was $11,315. The cost of tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is $-9,418 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$15,888

2017 Value

20%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,888. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs grew by 20%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,354

Room and Board

$1,327

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs was of $7,354 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,327. The cost of room and board decreased by 23.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.78% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.23% with respect to 2016, when 71% 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.

18.8%

2016 Default Rate

3000

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs was 18.8%, which represents 3000 out of the 15955 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

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 25,517 students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs has a total enrollment of 25,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 17,250 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,267. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.7% White, 28.8% Black or African American, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.14% Asian, and 0.533% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (21.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.5%) and White Male (16.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (20.5%), followed by White Male (19%) and White Female (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,517 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 17,250 and the part-time enrollment is 8,267. This means that 67.6% of students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%

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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,614

  2. Black or African American

    7,343

  3. Two or More Races

    1,002

The enrolled student population at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 37.7% White, 28.8% Black or African American, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino, 1.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.14% Asian, and 0.533% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 6,136 students (24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 829 more women than men received degrees from Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs. The majority of degree recipients at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are white (2,630 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is General Business Administration & Management (989 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (459 degrees) and Information Technology (374 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (899 degrees awarded), Protective Services (652 degrees), and Business (3,242 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are Registered nurses (1,400,683 people), Accountants & auditors (1,153,419 people), Other managers (1,026,673 people), Software developers (851,197 people), and Financial managers (471,530 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (899 degrees awarded), Protective Services (652 degrees), Business (3,242 degrees), Health (835 degrees), and Engineering (34 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (899 degrees awarded), Protective Services (652 degrees), Business (3,242 degrees), Health (835 degrees), and Engineering (34 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,827,094 people), Computer Systems Design (1,248,105 people), Elementary & secondary schools (783,477 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (657,421 people), and Banking & related activities (612,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (899 degrees awarded), Protective Services (652 degrees), Business (3,242 degrees), Health (835 degrees), and Engineering (34 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs was General Business Administration & Management with 989 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,420

  2. 3,249

In 2017, 2,420 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs, which is 0.745 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,249).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1125 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.749 times less than the 1502 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 1502 degrees were awarded to women at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.34 times more than the 1125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 24% of students graduating from Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (27.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is Female and Hispanic or Latino (27.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 26.3% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,630 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,695 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    424 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is white (2,630 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1695 degrees).

7.48% of degree recipients (424 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,435 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,195 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    1,105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is white female (1,435 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,195 degrees).

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Operations

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs 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 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs had a total expenditure of $273M. Of that $273M, they spent $71.3M on salaries and $273M on benefits.

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs are: Sales and related, with 471 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 122 employees, and Management with 59 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$71.3M

Salary Expenditure

$273M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs had a total expenditure of $273M. Of that $273M, they spent $71.3M on salaries and $273M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$71.3M

2017 Salaries

597%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs paid a median of $71.3M in salaries, which represents 26.1% of their overall expenditure ($273M) and a 597% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 56.3% growth from 2015 and a 38.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.12M

Instructional Salaries

68

Number of Employees

In 2017, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs paid a total of $6.12M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.58% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

471 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs were Sales and related with 471 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 122 employees; and Management with 59 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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  3. N/A

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

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