Capitol Technology University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,830
2022 Average Net Price
$25,445
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.5%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
64.3%
258 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
823
71.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.3%
52 Graduates

About

Capitol Technology University is a higher education institution located in Prince George's County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Research Doctorate concentrations at Capitol Technology University were Computer & Information Systems Security (38 degrees awarded), Information Technology (13 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (11 degrees).

In 2022, 192 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Capitol Technology University. 18.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 81.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (87 degrees), 1.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $25,830, which is $10,889 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Capitol Technology University is $25,830, which is $10,889 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,445.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Capitol Technology University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$25,830
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University was $25,830. The cost of tuition at Capitol Technology University is $10,889 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$25,445
2022 Value
2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Capitol Technology University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,445. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Capitol Technology University grew by 2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,476
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Capitol Technology University was of $15,476 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.769% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Capitol Technology University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 9.64% with respect to 2021, when 83% 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.
2.5%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Capitol Technology University was 2.5%, which represents 4 out of the 160 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Capitol Technology University received 258 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 40.6% annual growth. Out of those 258 applicants, 166 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.3% acceptance rate.

There were 823 students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in 2022.

Capitol Technology University has an overall enrollment yield of 28.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
166
Accepted Out of 258

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Capitol Technology University was 64.3% (166 admissions from 258 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 46.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 40.6%, while admissions declined by −17.8%..

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Enrollment

Capitol Technology University had a total enrollment of 823 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 589 students and the part-time enrollment is 234. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.8% White, 21.9% Black or African American, 5.22% Asian, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% Two or More Races, 0.365% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Capitol Technology University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (22.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.3%) and Black or African American Female (6.44%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (21.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.6%) and White Female (5.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Capitol Technology University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 823 students. The full-time enrollment at Capitol Technology University is 589 and the part-time enrollment is 234. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Capitol Technology University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
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 Capitol Technology University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Capitol Technology University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    237 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    180 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    43 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Capitol Technology University is 28.8% White, 21.9% Black or African American, 5.22% Asian, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% Two or More Races, 0.365% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 289 students (35.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 122 fewer women than men received degrees from Capitol Technology University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Capitol Technology University is white (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

The most common Research Doctorate concentration at Capitol Technology University is Computer & Information Systems Security (38 degrees awarded), followed by Information Technology (13 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Capitol Technology University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (121 degrees awarded), Engineering (28 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (11 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 Capitol Technology University are Software developers (993,171 people), Other managers (448,660 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (390,768 people), Civil engineers (290,982 people), and Mechanical engineers (221,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (121 degrees awarded), Engineering (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Capitol Technology University are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (121 degrees awarded), Engineering (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Capitol Technology University are Computer Systems Design (1,037,801 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (479,798 people), Construction (351,162 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (287,383 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (238,985 people).

The most specialized majors at Capitol Technology University are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (121 degrees awarded), Engineering (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (6 degrees), and Transportation (2 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 Capitol Technology University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 38 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common research doctorate concentration at Capitol Technology University was Computer & Information Systems Security with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

157
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
35
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 157 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University, which is 4.49 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 5 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Capitol Technology University in Computer & Information Systems Security, which is 0.2 times less than the 75 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Capitol Technology University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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 Capitol Technology University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 15.4% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Capitol Technology University is white (87 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

5.73% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    72 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    43 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Capitol Technology University is white male (72 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (43 degrees).

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Operations

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at nearly $4.98M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−14.8%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Capitol Technology University had a total salary expenditure of 19M. Capitol Technology University employs 16 Professors. Most academics at Capitol Technology University are Male Professor (11), and Female Professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, Management, with 15 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

Endowment

$4.98M
2022 Endowment
14.9%
decline from 2021

Capitol Technology University has an endowment valued at about $4.98M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Capitol Technology University declined 14.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.66M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.59M
2022 Salaries
15.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Capitol Technology University paid a median of $6.59M in salaries, which represents 34.7% of their overall expenditure ($19M) and a 15.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$982k
Instructional Salaries
16
Number of Employees

In 2022, Capitol Technology University paid a total of $982k to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University was Professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Capitol Technology University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees, Management with 15 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Capitol Technology University was Male Professor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Capitol Technology University.

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