Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,036
0.812% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$16,106
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.32%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
24,808
62.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
17.1%
90 Graduates

About

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is a higher education institution located in El Paso County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) were General Business Administration & Management (1,677 degrees awarded), Medical Office Assistant (602 degrees), and Accounting (204 degrees).

In 2022, 7,631 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827). 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,340 degrees), 1.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1,622 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is $12,036, which is $−11,960 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is $12,036, which is $−11,960 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,106.

In 2022, 86% of undergraduate students attending Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,036
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was $12,036. The cost of tuition at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is $−11,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,106
2022 Value
6.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,106. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) grew by 6.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,864
Room and Board
$1,385
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was of $7,864 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.56% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,385. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 0.646% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2021, when 82% 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.
4.32%
2019 Default Rate
635
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was 4.32%, which represents 635 out of the 14716 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

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) had a total enrollment of 24,808 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is 15,562 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,246. This means that 62.7% of students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827), both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.3% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.15% Asian, 0.46% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.31% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.3%) and White Male (8.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (15.7%), followed by White Female (15.6%) and White Male (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,808 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is 15,562 and the part-time enrollment is 9,246. This means that 62.7% of students enrolled at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%
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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    6,776 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    4,898 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    765 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is 27.3% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 3.08% Two or More Races, 1.18% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.15% Asian, 0.46% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.31% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 11,600 students (46.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,245 more women than men received degrees from Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is white (2,340 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1622 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is General Business Administration & Management (1,677 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Office Assistant (602 degrees) and Accounting (204 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (4,773 degrees awarded), Protective Services (551 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (844 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are Registered nurses (1,504,171 people), Other managers (1,132,864 people), Accountants & auditors (1,088,969 people), Software developers (1,087,016 people), and Financial managers (544,803 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) in 2022 are Business (4,773 degrees awarded), Protective Services (551 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (844 degrees), Health (1,445 degrees), and Engineering (15 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are Business (4,773 degrees awarded), Protective Services (551 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (844 degrees), Health (1,445 degrees), and Engineering (15 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,927,320 people), Computer Systems Design (1,484,662 people), Elementary & secondary schools (843,104 people), Construction (711,748 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (701,175 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are Business (4,773 degrees awarded), Protective Services (551 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (844 degrees), Health (1,445 degrees), and Engineering (15 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 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,525 degrees awarded
  2. 433 degrees awarded
  3. 300 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was General Business Administration & Management with 1,525 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,693
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,938
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,693 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827), which is 0.545 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,938).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1445 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.518 times less than the 2788 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 2788 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.93 times more than the 1445 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 17% of students graduating from Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,340 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,622 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    300 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is white (2,340 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1622 degrees).

39.5% of degree recipients (3,012 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,385 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    1,168 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    955 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) is white female (1,385 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (1168 degrees).

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Operations

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) employs 55 No academic ranks. Most academics at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are Female No academic rank (36), and Male No academic rank (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) are: Sales and related, with 373 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 71 employees, and Management with 62 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$75.2M
2022 Salaries
2.28%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) paid a median of $75.2M in salaries, a 2.28% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.05M
Instructional Salaries
55
Number of Employees

In 2022, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) paid a total of $5.05M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.71% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
373 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was No academic rank with 55 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) were Sales and related with 373 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 71 employees, and Management with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827) was Female No academic rank with 36 employees, and Male No academic rank with 19 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (126827).

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