Florida Technical College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,500
7.14% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,095
After Financial Aid
2016 Default Rate
8.33%
on Student Loans
2019 Enrolled Students
4,094
100% Full-Time

About

Florida Technical College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, FL. In 2019, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Florida Technical College were Medical Assistant (475 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (318 degrees), and HVAC Maintenance (88 degrees).

In 2019, 1,610 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Florida Technical College. 67.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (950 degrees), 3.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (303 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida Technical College is $13,500, which is $1,536 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2019, the median undergraduate tuition at Florida Technical College is $13,500

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,095.

In 2019, 90% of undergraduate students attending Florida Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Florida Technical College was $13,500.

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Average Net Price

$15,095
2019 Value
2.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Florida Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,095. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Florida Technical College grew by 2.25%.

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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

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Florida Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 90% 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.
8.33%
2016 Default Rate
223
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Florida Technical College was 8.33%, which represents 223 out of the 2678 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

Florida Technical College had a total enrollment of 4,094 students in 2019. The full-time enrollment at Florida Technical College is 4,094 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Florida Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.1% Black or African American, 14.3% White, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.586% Asian, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0244% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Florida Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (41%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.4%) and Black or African American Female (15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Florida Technical College in 2019, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,094 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida Technical College is 4,094 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Florida Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

20%
2019 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 Florida Technical College was 20%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Florida Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,473 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    865 enrolled students
  3. White
    586 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Florida Technical College is 60.4% Hispanic or Latino, 21.1% Black or African American, 14.3% White, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.586% Asian, 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0244% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 20 students (0.489%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 550 more women than men received degrees from Florida Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Florida Technical College is hispanic or latino (950 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (303 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Florida Technical College is Medical Assistant (475 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (318 degrees) and HVAC Maintenance (88 degrees).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Florida Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (241 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (217 degrees), and Health (894 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Technical College 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 Florida Technical College in 2019 are Mechanical Technologies (241 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (217 degrees), Health (894 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2019).

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

The most specialized majors at Florida Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (241 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (217 degrees), Health (894 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 Florida Technical College 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 Florida Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (241 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (217 degrees), Health (894 degrees), Precision Production (29 degrees), and Protective Services (69 degrees) (as of 2019).

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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 Florida Technical College.
Most Common (2019)
  1. 475 degrees awarded
  2. 318 degrees awarded
  3. 88 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Florida Technical College was Medical Assistant with 475 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

530
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,080
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 530 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Technical College, which is 0.491 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,080).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 147 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Technical College in Other Electrical Maintenance & Repair Technology, which is 24.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 445 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Technical College in Medical Assistant, which is 13.1 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 at Florida Technical College is Female and White (28.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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 (2019)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    950 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    303 degrees awarded
  3. White
    281 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Florida Technical College is hispanic or latino (950 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (303 degrees).

0.683% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    625 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    325 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    207 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Florida Technical College is hispanic or latino female (625 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (325 degrees).

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Operations

Florida Technical College employs 13 Instructors. Most academics at Florida Technical College are Female Instructor (8), and Male Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Technical College are: Management, with 77 employees, Sales and related, with 46 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$15.3M
2019 Salaries
19%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Florida Technical College paid a median of $15.3M in salaries, a 19% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$632k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2019, Florida Technical College paid a total of $632k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Florida Technical College was Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Technical College were Management with 77 employees, Sales and related with 46 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2019)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Florida Technical College was Female Instructor with 8 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Florida Technical College.

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