Vatterott College-Sunset Hills

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2018 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,896
12.7% growth from 2017
2017 Average Net Price
$18,527
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
26%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
316
100% Full-Time

About

Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MO. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills were HVAC Maintenance (20 degrees awarded), Automobile Mechanics Technology (13 degrees), and Building & Property Maintenance (12 degrees).

In 2018, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills. 28% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 72% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (92 degrees), 4.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is $11,896, which is $−68 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2018, the median undergraduate tuition at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is $11,896

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,527.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students attending Vatterott College-Sunset Hills received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,896
2018 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2018, the cost of tuition at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was $11,896.

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Average Net Price

$18,527
2017 Value
0.657%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,527. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Vatterott College-Sunset Hills grew by 0.657%.

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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

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.16% with respect to 2016, when 86% 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.
26%
2015 Default Rate
1420
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was 26%, which represents 1420 out of the 5464 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

Vatterott College-Sunset Hills had a total enrollment of 316 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is 316 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.1% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 1.27% Hispanic or Latino, 1.27% Two or More Races, 1.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.949% Asian.

Students enrolled at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.8%), followed by White Female (31.3%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 316 students. The full-time enrollment at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is 316 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2014 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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Vatterott College-Sunset Hills had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    212 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    63 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is 67.1% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 1.27% Hispanic or Latino, 1.27% Two or More Races, 1.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.949% Asian. 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.

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Graduates

In 2018, 55 fewer women than men received degrees from Vatterott College-Sunset Hills. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is white (92 degrees awarded). There were 4.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is HVAC Maintenance (20 degrees awarded), followed by Automobile Mechanics Technology (13 degrees) and Building & Property Maintenance (12 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (19 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), and Legal (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills 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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills in 2018 are Construction (19 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Legal (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are Construction (19 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Legal (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills 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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are Construction (19 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), Legal (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (13 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (12 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Vatterott College-Sunset Hills.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 14 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common associates degree concentration at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 14 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

90
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
35
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills, which is 2.57 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (35).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 26 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills in Medical Office Management, which is 9 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is Male and Asian (100% 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 (2018)
  1. White
    92 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is white (92 degrees awarded). There were 4.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

6.4% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Male
    66 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is white male (66 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (26 degrees).

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Operations

Vatterott College-Sunset Hills employs 7 Instructors. Most academics at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are Male Instructor (4), and Female Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills are: Sales and related, with 5 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.09M
2017 Salaries
7.41%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Vatterott College-Sunset Hills paid a median of $2.09M in salaries, a 7.41% 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

$419k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2017, Vatterott College-Sunset Hills paid a total of $419k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.1% 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
7 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills were Sales and related with 5 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills was Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Vatterott College-Sunset Hills.

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