Capitol Technology University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,472

3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,571

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.49%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

88.3%

437 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

769

60.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50.9%

28 Graduates

About

Capitol Technology University is a higher education institution located in Prince George's County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Capitol Technology University were Other Computer & Information Support Services (21 degrees awarded), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (10 degrees).

In 2016, 224 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Capitol Technology University. 22.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 77.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (118 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $23,472, which is $9,501 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $23,472, which is $9,501 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,571.

In 2016, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,472

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University was $23,472. The cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University is $9,501 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$20,571

2016 Value

33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Capitol Technology University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,571. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Capitol Technology University grew by 33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,782

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Capitol Technology University was of $8,782 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Capitol Technology University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.41% with respect to 2015, 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.

5.49%

2015 Default Rate

10

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Capitol Technology University was 5.49%, which represents 10 out of the 182 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

Capitol Technology University received 437 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 22.1% annual growth. Out of those 437 applicants, 386 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.3% acceptance rate.

There were 769 students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in 2016, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Capitol Technology University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

386

Accepted Out of 437

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Capitol Technology University was 88.3% (386 admissions from 437 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 97.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 22.1%, while admissions grew by 10.6%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

78

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Capitol Technology University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Capitol Technology University has a total enrollment of 769 students. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 463 students and the part-time enrollment is 306. This means that 60.2% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 33% Black or African American, 8.84% Hispanic or Latino, 4.68% Asian, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (38.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (36.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (21.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Capitol Technology University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 769 students. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 463 and the part-time enrollment is 306. This means that 60.2% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 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 Capitol Technology University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Capitol Technology University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    342

  2. Black or African American

    254

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    68

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University is 44.5% White, 33% Black or African American, 8.84% Hispanic or Latino, 4.68% Asian, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 124 fewer women than men received degrees from Capitol Technology University. The majority of degree recipients at Capitol Technology University are white (118 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Capitol Technology University is Other Computer & Information Support Services (21 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Capitol Technology University, 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 (144 degrees awarded), Engineering (43 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (14 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 Capitol Technology University are Miscellaneous managers (1,119,879 people), Accountants & auditors (1,103,193 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (857,124 people), Financial managers (452,166 people), and Chief executives & legislators (422,427 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering (43 degrees), Engineering Technologies (14 degrees), and Business (23 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 Capitol Technology University are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering (43 degrees), Engineering Technologies (14 degrees), and Business (23 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 Capitol Technology University are Computer Systems Design (1,235,308 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (621,606 people), Banking & related activities (574,679 people), Construction (548,307 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (526,277 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (144 degrees awarded), Engineering (43 degrees), Engineering Technologies (14 degrees), and Business (23 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 Capitol Technology University.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Capitol Technology University was Other Computer & Information Support Services with 21 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 174

  2. 50

In 2016, 174 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University, which is 3.48 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (50).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University in Other Computer & Information Support Services, which is 3.38 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to women at Capitol Technology University in Other Computer & Information Support Services, which is 0.296 times less than the 81 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% of students graduating from Capitol Technology University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Capitol Technology University is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 3.57% 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

    118 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Capitol Technology University is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

0.893% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    97 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Capitol Technology University is white male (97 degrees awarded). There were 2.11 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (46 degrees).

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Operations

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $172k (4.06%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Capitol Technology University had a total expenditure of $15.8M. Of that $15.8M, they spent $5.59M on salaries and $15.8M on benefits.

Capitol Technology University employs 6 Associate professors, 5 Professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Capitol Technology University are Male Professors (5), Male Associate professors(3), and Female Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 19 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.25M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at about $4.25M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Capitol Technology University grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.34M lower than 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 Four-Year: Engineering Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.11M - Federal

  2. $336k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Capitol Technology University received $1.11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $336k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$5.59M

Salary Expenditure

$15.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Capitol Technology University had a total expenditure of $15.8M. Of that $15.8M, they spent $5.59M on salaries and $15.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Capitol Technology University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.59M

2015 Salaries

3.23%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Capitol Technology University paid a median of $5.59M in salaries, which represents 35.3% of their overall expenditure ($15.8M) and a 3.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.989% decline from 2013 and a 0.364% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.09M

Instructional Salaries

14

Number of Employees

In 2015, Capitol Technology University paid a total of $1.09M to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

6 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

19 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University were Associate professor with 6 employees; Professor with 5 employees; and Professor with 1 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University was Male Professor with 5 employees, Male Associate professor with 3 employees, and Female Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Capitol Technology University.

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