Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell

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2017 Average Net Price
$15,943
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
16.4%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
130
100% Full-Time

About

Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is a higher education institution located in Westmoreland County, PA. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell were Medical Assistant (41 degrees awarded), Dental Assisting (26 degrees), and Phlebotamy Technician (25 degrees).

In 2018, 107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell. 97.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (96 degrees), 10.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,943.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students attending Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$15,943
2017 Value
9.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,943. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell grew by 9.47%.

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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

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 21.7% with respect to 2016, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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%
2015 Default Rate
48
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell was 16.4%, which represents 48 out of the 293 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

Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell had a total enrollment of 130 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is 130 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88.5% White, 10% Black or African American, and 1.54% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (83.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (9.23%) and White Male (4.62%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 130 students. The full-time enrollment at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is 130 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    115 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    13 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is 88.5% White, 10% Black or African American, and 1.54% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 101 more women than men received degrees from Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is Medical Assistant (41 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Assisting (26 degrees) and Phlebotamy Technician (25 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (107 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell 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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell in 2018 are Health (107 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are Health (107 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell 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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are Health (107 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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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 Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 41 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell was Medical Assistant with 41 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
104
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell, which is 0.0288 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (104).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell in Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, which is 0.1 times less than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell in Medical Assistant, which is 43 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (9 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    93 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    9 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell is white female (93 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (9 degrees).

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Operations

Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell employs 11 Instructors. Most academics at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are Female Instructor (10), and Male Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell are: Management, with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$771k
2017 Salaries
23.3%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell paid a median of $771k in salaries, a 23.3% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$188k
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2017, Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell paid a total of $188k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell was Instructor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell were Management with 3 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell was Female Instructor with 10 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell.

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