Pickens Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,900
2022 Average Net Price
$8,387
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
960
96.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.1%
196 Graduates

About

Pickens Technical College is a higher education institution located in Arapahoe County, CO. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Pickens Technical College were Automobile Mechanics Technology (42 degrees awarded), Autobody & Collision Repair Technology (28 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (19 degrees).

In 2022, 517 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pickens Technical College. 42.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (230 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (141 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pickens Technical College is $3,900, which is $−8,782 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pickens Technical College is $3,900, which is $−8,782 less than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,387.

In 2022, 45% of undergraduate students attending Pickens Technical College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,900
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pickens Technical College was $3,900. The cost of tuition at Pickens Technical College is $−8,782 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$8,387
2022 Value
16.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pickens Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,387. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pickens Technical College grew by 16.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,072
Room and Board
$600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pickens Technical College was of $9,072 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

45% of undergraduate students at Pickens Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 34.8% with respect to 2021, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Pickens Technical College had a total enrollment of 960 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pickens Technical College is 928 students and the part-time enrollment is 32. This means that 96.7% of students enrolled at Pickens Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pickens Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30.8% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 5.21% Asian, 1.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.521% Two or More Races, and 0.208% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pickens Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (24.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.6%) and White Male (20.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pickens Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 960 students. The full-time enrollment at Pickens Technical College is 928 and the part-time enrollment is 32.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
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 Pickens Technical College was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Pickens 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. Hispanic or Latino
    440 enrolled students
  2. White
    296 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    143 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pickens Technical College is 45.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30.8% White, 14.9% Black or African American, 5.21% Asian, 1.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.521% Two or More Races, and 0.208% 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, 1 students (0.104%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 77 fewer women than men received degrees from Pickens Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pickens Technical College is hispanic or latino (230 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (141 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Pickens Technical College is Automobile Mechanics Technology (42 degrees awarded), followed by Autobody & Collision Repair Technology (28 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pickens Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (59 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (95 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 Pickens Technical College are Other managers (113,445 people), Graphic designers (92,999 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (84,130 people), Postsecondary teachers (60,744 people), and Software developers (59,441 people).

The most specialized majors at Pickens Technical College in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (59 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Construction (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pickens Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Surgeons, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Pickens Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (59 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Construction (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Pickens Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (189,562 people), Construction (142,932 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (134,542 people), Computer Systems Design (113,815 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (62,556 people).

The most specialized majors at Pickens Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (126 degrees awarded), Precision Production (59 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Construction (17 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 Pickens Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Pickens Technical College was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

297
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
220
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 297 degrees were awarded to men at Pickens Technical College, which is 1.35 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (220).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Pickens Technical College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 41 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Pickens Technical College in Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 64% of students graduating from Pickens Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pickens Technical College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    230 degrees awarded
  2. White
    141 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pickens Technical College is hispanic or latino (230 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (141 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    120 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    110 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pickens Technical College is hispanic or latino male (120 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (110 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$3.76M
2022 Salaries
9.34%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pickens Technical College paid a median of $3.76M in salaries, a 9.34% growth from the previous year.

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

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