California Technical Academy

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2021 Average Net Price
$27,442
After Financial Aid
2018 Default Rate
3.17%
on Student Loans
2021 Enrolled Students
385
100% Full-Time

About

California Technical Academy is a higher education institution located in Riverside County, CA. In 2021, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at California Technical Academy were Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry (168 degrees awarded), Medical Administrative Assistant (144 degrees), and Computer Support Specialist (121 degrees).

In 2021, 512 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California Technical Academy. 17.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (231 degrees), 2.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,442.

In 2021, 23% of undergraduate students attending California Technical Academy received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$27,442
2021 Value
3.75%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 California Technical Academy had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,442. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of California Technical Academy grew by 3.75%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

23% of undergraduate students at California Technical Academy received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2020, when 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
3.17%
2018 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at California Technical Academy was 3.17%, which represents 2 out of the 63 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

California Technical Academy had a total enrollment of 385 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at California Technical Academy is 385 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California Technical Academy are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California Technical Academy, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.3% Asian, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 10.1% White, 4.68% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.86% Two or More Races, and 0.26% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California Technical Academy in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (41.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (9.87%) and White Male (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California Technical Academy in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 385 students. The full-time enrollment at California Technical Academy is 385 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
2021 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 California Technical Academy was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), California Technical Academy had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Asian
    182 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    43 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California Technical Academy is 47.3% Asian, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Black or African American, 10.1% White, 4.68% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.86% Two or More Races, and 0.26% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2021, 330 fewer women than men received degrees from California Technical Academy. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California Technical Academy is asian (231 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at California Technical Academy is Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry (168 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Administrative Assistant (144 degrees) and Computer Support Specialist (121 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at California Technical Academy, 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 (200 degrees awarded), Business (168 degrees), and Health (144 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California Technical Academy are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at California Technical Academy in 2021 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees awarded), Business (168 degrees), and Health (144 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 California Technical Academy are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at California Technical Academy are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees awarded), Business (168 degrees), and Health (144 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 California Technical Academy are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at California Technical Academy are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (200 degrees awarded), Business (168 degrees), and Health (144 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 California Technical Academy.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 168 degrees awarded
  2. 144 degrees awarded
  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at California Technical Academy was Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry with 168 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

421
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
91
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 421 degrees were awarded to men at California Technical Academy, which is 4.63 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (91).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 131 degrees were awarded to men at California Technical Academy in Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry, which is 3.54 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 37 degrees were awarded to men at California Technical Academy in Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry, which is 0.282 times less than the 131 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Asian
    231 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    87 degrees awarded
  3. White
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California Technical Academy is asian (231 degrees awarded). There were 2.66 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

8.59% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. Asian Male
    185 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    73 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California Technical Academy is asian male (185 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more asian male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (73 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$1.8M
2021 Salaries
10.8%
decline from 2020

In 2021, California Technical Academy paid a median of $1.8M in salaries, a 10.8% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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