Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,950
2022 Average Net Price
$18,198
After Financial Aid
2020 Default Rate
0%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
513
56.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
43.8%
88 Graduates

About

Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology were Automobile Mechanics Technology (20 degrees awarded), Computer & Computer Systems Technology (12 degrees), and Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician (10 degrees).

In 2022, 278 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology. 13.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 86.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (92 degrees), 1.21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is $16,950, which is $2,009 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2020 the default rate for borrower's at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was 0%, corresponding to 0 out of the 291 total borrowers.

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is $16,950, which is $2,009 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 $18,198.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,950
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was $16,950. The cost of tuition at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is $2,009 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$18,198
2022 Value
0.303%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,198. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology grew by 0.303%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,500
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was of $13,500 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 $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2020 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2020 the default rate for borrower's at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 291 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

Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 513 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is 292 students and the part-time enrollment is 221. This means that 56.9% of students enrolled at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 21.6% White, 7.41% Two or More Races, 5.46% Asian, 0.585% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.585% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (25.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (21.6%) and White Male (17.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 513 students. The full-time enrollment at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is 292 and the part-time enrollment is 221. This means that 56.9% of students enrolled at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with N/A% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    138 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    133 enrolled students
  3. White
    111 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 21.6% White, 7.41% Two or More Races, 5.46% Asian, 0.585% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.585% 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.

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Graduates

In 2022, 202 fewer women than men received degrees from Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is black or african american (92 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is Automobile Mechanics Technology (20 degrees awarded), followed by Computer & Computer Systems Technology (12 degrees) and Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician (10 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (30 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 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Software developers (564,707 people), Other managers (173,261 people), Police officers (136,158 people), Computer occupations, all other (123,279 people), and Computer & information systems managers (114,002 people).

The most specialized majors at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Computer Systems Design (600,220 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (327,354 people), Construction (160,064 people), Elementary & secondary schools (128,033 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (117,937 people).

The most specialized majors at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees awarded), Construction (30 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), and Precision Production (5 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 Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

240
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
38
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 240 degrees were awarded to men at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology, which is 6.32 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (38).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology in HVAC Maintenance, which is 39.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology in Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy, which is 0.316 times less than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is Female and Two or More Races (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, 10.2% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is black or african american (92 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

7.91% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Male
    79 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology is black or african american male (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $950k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −5.97k (−0.629%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of 15.1M. Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology employs 10 Assistant professors, 7 Instructors and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are Male Associate professor (7), Male Instructor (6), and Male Assistant professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 14 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

Endowment

$950k
2022 Endowment
116%
growth from 2021

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.25M - Federal
  2. $151k - State
  3. $405k - Local

As of 2022, Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology received $1.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $151k from state grants and contracts, and $405k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$6.17M
2022 Salaries
2.66%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology paid a median of $6.17M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($15.1M) and a 2.66% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 21.3% decline between 2020 and 2021, and a 11.3% growth between 2019 and 2020.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.89M
Instructional Salaries
29
Number of Employees

In 2022, Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology paid a total of $1.89M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology were Assistant professor with 10 employees, Instructor with 7 employees, and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees, Management with 6 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 Associate professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology was Male Associate professor with 7 employees, Male Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology.

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