Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,576
9.51% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,470
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
7.33%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
426
94.4% Full-Time

About

Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) were HVAC Maintenance (41 degrees awarded), Dental Assisting (34 degrees), and Electrician (23 degrees).

In 2022, 160 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002). 53.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (52 degrees), 1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is $14,576, which is $1,894 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is $14,576, which is $1,894 more than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,470.

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,576
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) was $14,576. The cost of tuition at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is $1,894 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$21,470
2022 Value
0.562%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,470. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) grew by 0.562%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,560
Room and Board
$2,013
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) was of $11,560 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 11.1% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,013. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.41% with respect to 2021, when 74% 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.
7.33%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) was 7.33%, which represents 14 out of the 191 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

Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) had a total enrollment of 426 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is 402 students and the part-time enrollment is 24. This means that 94.4% of students enrolled at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002), both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.8% Black or African American, 24.6% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.93% Two or More Races, and 2.35% Asian.

Students enrolled at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (19.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.7%) and Black or African American Male (13.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 426 students. The full-time enrollment at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is 402 and the part-time enrollment is 24.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
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 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    131 enrolled students
  2. White
    105 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    92 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is 30.8% Black or African American, 24.6% White, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.93% Two or More Races, and 2.35% Asian. 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 12 more women than men received degrees from Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is black or african american (52 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is HVAC Maintenance (41 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Assisting (34 degrees) and Electrician (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (32 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), and Health (60 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 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are Registered nurses (1,396,740 people), Medical & health services managers (152,191 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,220 people).

The most specialized majors at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) in 2022 are Construction (32 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (60 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 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 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are Construction (32 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (60 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 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 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,489,968 people), Outpatient care centers (239,343 people), Elementary & secondary schools (227,828 people), Offices of physicians (203,445 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (142,333 people).

The most specialized majors at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) are Construction (32 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (60 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 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 Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 41 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) was HVAC Maintenance with 41 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

74
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
86
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002), which is 0.86 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (86).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) in HVAC Maintenance. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) in Dental Assisting, which is 16 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    52 degrees awarded
  2. White
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is black or african american (52 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

1.88% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    30 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    27 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) is black or african american female (30 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (27 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$1.65M
2022 Salaries
4.58%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Porter & Chester Institute of Hamden (129002) paid a median of $1.65M in salaries, a 4.58% decline from the previous year.

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

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