CET-El Centro

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2022 Average Net Price
$18,668
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.9%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
148
100% Full-Time

About

CET-El Centro is a higher education institution located in Imperial County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at CET-El Centro were Welding Technology (49 degrees awarded), Building Construction Technology (38 degrees), and Accounting (27 degrees).

In 2022, 175 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CET-El Centro. 23.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 76.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (172 degrees), 172 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (1 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,668.

In 2022, 68% of undergraduate students attending CET-El Centro received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$18,668
2022 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CET-El Centro had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,668. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CET-El Centro grew by 11.3%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at CET-El Centro received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 38.8% with respect to 2021, when 49% 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.
3.9%
2019 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CET-El Centro was 3.9%, which represents 39 out of the 1001 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

CET-El Centro had a total enrollment of 148 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CET-El Centro is 148 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at CET-El Centro are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CET-El Centro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.6% Hispanic or Latino, 0.676% Black or African American, and 0.676% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at CET-El Centro in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (75.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23%) and Black or African American Male (0.676%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CET-El Centro in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 148 students. The full-time enrollment at CET-El Centro is 148 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
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 CET-El Centro was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), CET-El Centro had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    146 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CET-El Centro is 98.6% Hispanic or Latino, 0.676% Black or African American, and 0.676% Two or More Races. 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, 93 fewer women than men received degrees from CET-El Centro. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CET-El Centro is hispanic or latino (172 degrees awarded). There were 172 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (1 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at CET-El Centro is Welding Technology (49 degrees awarded), followed by Building Construction Technology (38 degrees) and Accounting (27 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CET-El Centro, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (59 degrees awarded), Construction (38 degrees), and Precision Production (49 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 CET-El Centro are Accountants & auditors (1,010,178 people), Other managers (667,088 people), Financial managers (475,098 people), Chief executives & legislators (361,345 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (242,937 people).

The most specialized majors at CET-El Centro in 2022 are Transportation (59 degrees awarded), Construction (38 degrees), Precision Production (49 degrees), and Business (29 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 CET-El Centro are Physicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at CET-El Centro are Transportation (59 degrees awarded), Construction (38 degrees), Precision Production (49 degrees), and Business (29 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 CET-El Centro are Computer Systems Design (477,535 people), Banking & related activities (460,852 people), Elementary & secondary schools (444,047 people), Construction (433,504 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (399,969 people).

The most specialized majors at CET-El Centro are Transportation (59 degrees awarded), Construction (38 degrees), Precision Production (49 degrees), and Business (29 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 CET-El Centro.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 49 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at CET-El Centro was Welding Technology with 49 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

134
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
41
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded to men at CET-El Centro, which is 3.27 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at CET-El Centro in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 5.56 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at CET-El Centro in Accounting, which is 4.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
86%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from CET-El Centro completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 86% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    172 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CET-El Centro is hispanic or latino (172 degrees awarded). There were 172 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    132 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CET-El Centro is hispanic or latino male (132 degrees awarded). There were 3.3 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (40 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$851k
2022 Salaries
2.99%
decline from 2021

In 2022, CET-El Centro paid a median of $851k in salaries, a 2.99% decline from the previous year.

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

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