Greenville Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,152

2.37% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,678

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

11,745

40.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

11.8%

167 Graduates

About

Greenville Technical College is a higher education institution located in Greenville County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Greenville Technical College were .

In 2017, 2,040 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Greenville Technical College. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,373 degrees), 4.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (336 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Greenville Technical College is $4,152, which is $-3,262 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Greenville Technical College is $4,152, which is $-3,262 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,678.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,152

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Greenville Technical College was $4,152. The cost of tuition at Greenville Technical College is $-3,262 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,678

2017 Value

7.35%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Greenville Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,678. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Greenville Technical College grew by 7.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,423

Room and Board

$1,157

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Greenville Technical College was of $9,423 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,157. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.06% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.23% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

31%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Greenville Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.75% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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.

16.4%

2016 Default Rate

513

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Greenville Technical College was 16.4%, which represents 513 out of the 3131 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

Greenville Technical College has a total enrollment of 11,745 students. The full-time enrollment at Greenville Technical College is 4,809 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,936. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Greenville Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Greenville Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.9% White, 21.6% Black or African American, 9.66% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.349% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Greenville Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.8%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Black or African American Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Greenville Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,745 students. The full-time enrollment at Greenville Technical College is 4,809 and the part-time enrollment is 6,936. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Greenville Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%

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 Greenville Technical College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Greenville 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

    7,033

  2. Black or African American

    2,532

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,134

The enrolled student population at Greenville Technical College is 59.9% White, 21.6% Black or African American, 9.66% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.349% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.136% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 288 students (2.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 302 more women than men received degrees from Greenville Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Greenville Technical College are white (1,373 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (336 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Greenville Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (97 degrees awarded), Precision Production (114 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (115 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greenville Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (56,564 people), Other managers (48,565 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (28,758 people), Software developers (23,885 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (16,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Greenville Technical College are Transportation (97 degrees awarded), Precision Production (114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees), and Human Sciences (43 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 Greenville Technical College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Marketing managers, Medical & health services managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Greenville Technical College are Transportation (97 degrees awarded), Precision Production (114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees), and Human Sciences (43 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 Greenville Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (96,857 people), Computer Systems Design (50,435 people), Air transportation (35,756 people), Construction (33,508 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (30,979 people).

The most specialized majors at Greenville Technical College are Transportation (97 degrees awarded), Precision Production (114 degrees), Engineering Technologies (115 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees), and Human Sciences (43 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 Greenville Technical College.

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 Greenville Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 869

  2. 1,171

In 2017, 869 degrees were awarded to men at Greenville Technical College, which is 0.742 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,171).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Greenville Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.498 times less than the 217 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 217 degrees were awarded to women at Greenville Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.01 times more than the 108 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Greenville Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Greenville Technical College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (25% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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, 4.79% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,373 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    336 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Greenville Technical College is white (1,373 degrees awarded). There were 4.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (336 degrees).

4.02% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    769 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    604 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    203 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Greenville Technical College is white female (769 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (604 degrees).

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Operations

Greenville Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.92M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $379k (4.25%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Greenville Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $110M. Greenville Technical College employs 329 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Greenville Technical College are Female No academic ranks (195), Male No academic ranks(134), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greenville Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 73 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 57 employees, and Management with 54 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.92M

2017 Endowment

37.3%

growth from 2016

Greenville Technical College has an endowment valued at about $8.92M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Greenville Technical College grew 37.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.26M higher 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: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.72M - Federal

  2. $15.3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Greenville Technical College received $3.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.5M

2017 Salaries

7.24%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Greenville Technical College paid a median of $43.5M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($110M) and a 7.24% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.55% decline from 2015 and a 0.444% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.7M

Instructional Salaries

329

Number of Employees

In 2017, Greenville Technical College paid a total of $15.7M to 329 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

329 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

73 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Greenville Technical College were No academic rank with 329 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greenville Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 57 employees; and Management with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Greenville Technical College was Female No academic rank with 195 employees, Male No academic rank with 134 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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