Southwest Technical College

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2022 Average Net Price
$13,812
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
693
7.65% Full-Time

About

Southwest Technical College is a higher education institution located in Iron County, UT. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southwest Technical College were Medical Assistant (25 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (20 degrees), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (13 degrees).

In 2022, 399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest Technical College. 43.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (331 degrees), 8.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,812.

In 2022, 46% of undergraduate students attending Southwest Technical College received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

$13,812
2022 Value

In 2022 Southwest Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,812. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southwest Technical College grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

46% of undergraduate students at Southwest Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.12% with respect to 2021, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Southwest Technical College had a total enrollment of 693 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Technical College is 53 students and the part-time enrollment is 640. This means that 7.65% of students enrolled at Southwest Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwest Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.8% White, 8.23% Hispanic or Latino, 1.73% Asian, 1.44% Two or More Races, 1.44% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Black or African American, and 0.866% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southwest Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (49.1%), followed by White Female (32.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

7.65%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 693 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Technical College is 53 and the part-time enrollment is 640.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2022 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 Southwest Technical College was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Southwest Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    581 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    57 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    12 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southwest Technical College is 83.8% White, 8.23% Hispanic or Latino, 1.73% Asian, 1.44% Two or More Races, 1.44% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Black or African American, and 0.866% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 8 students (1.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 51 fewer women than men received degrees from Southwest Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southwest Technical College is white (331 degrees awarded). There were 8.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southwest Technical College is Medical Assistant (25 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (20 degrees) and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (13 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwest Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (73 degrees awarded), Precision Production (42 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees).

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 Southwest Technical College are Registered nurses (1,403,775 people), Software developers (541,512 people), Other managers (170,115 people), Medical & health services managers (156,463 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,302 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Technical College in 2022 are Transportation (73 degrees awarded), Precision Production (42 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Health (225 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Southwest Technical College are Physicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Southwest Technical College are Transportation (73 degrees awarded), Precision Production (42 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Health (225 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Southwest Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,539,145 people), Computer Systems Design (577,446 people), Elementary & secondary schools (279,980 people), Outpatient care centers (249,379 people), and Offices of physicians (213,590 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Technical College are Transportation (73 degrees awarded), Precision Production (42 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees), Health (225 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Southwest Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 20 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Southwest Technical College was Medical Assistant with 25 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

225
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
174
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 225 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Technical College, which is 1.29 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (174).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Technical College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 6.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 4.33 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%
100% Completion Time
80%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 76% of students graduating from Southwest Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% 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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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    331 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest Technical College is white (331 degrees awarded). There were 8.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

1% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    188 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    143 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southwest Technical College is white male (188 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (143 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$3.78M
2022 Salaries
10.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southwest Technical College paid a median of $3.78M in salaries, a 10.3% growth from the previous year.

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

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