In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, CPTC is ranked #389 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CPTC held the #461 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
CPTC is also ranked #8 out of 51 schools in Washington.
Since Clover Park Technical College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.
The student to faculty ratio at Clover Park Technical College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Clover Park Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,591 undergraduates at CPTC with 1,962 being full-time and 1,629 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CPTC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CPTC, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $5,789 a year. That adds up to $23,156 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CPTC is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Contact details for CPTC are given below.
|Address:||4500 Steilacoom Blvd Sw, Lakewood, WA 98499-4004|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||4||NA|
|Design & Applied Arts||3||NA|
|Allied Health Professions||0||NA|
|Computer Software & Applications||0||NA|
|Building Management & Inspection||0||NA|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||NA|
|Architectural Engineering Technology||0||NA|
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2020-2021, 1,230 students took at least one online class at Clover Park Technical College. This is a decrease from the 1,272 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.