Porterville College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,380
2022 Average Net Price
$7,268
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
4,113
33% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.6%
138 Graduates

About

Porterville College is a higher education institution located in Tulare County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Porterville College were General Social Sciences (118 degrees awarded), Biological & Physical Sciences (98 degrees), and Humanistic Studies (93 degrees).

In 2022, 816 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Porterville College. 75.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (674 degrees), 7.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (89 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Porterville College is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Porterville College is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,268.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Porterville College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,380
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Porterville College was $1,380. The cost of tuition at Porterville College is $−6,732 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,268
2022 Value
26.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Porterville College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,268. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Porterville College grew by 26.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Porterville College was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

80% of undergraduate students at Porterville College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 14.3% with respect to 2021, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Porterville College had a total enrollment of 4,113 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Porterville College is 1,359 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,754. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Porterville College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Porterville College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% White, 2.84% Asian, 2.09% Two or More Races, 1.02% Black or African American, 0.729% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.195% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Porterville College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (50.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (33.3%) and White Female (5.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Porterville College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Porterville College is 1,359 and the part-time enrollment is 2,754. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Porterville College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
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 Porterville College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Porterville College 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
    3,309 enrolled students
  2. White
    512 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    117 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Porterville College is 80.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% White, 2.84% Asian, 2.09% Two or More Races, 1.02% Black or African American, 0.729% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.195% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 8 students (0.195%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 418 more women than men received degrees from Porterville College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Porterville College is hispanic or latino (674 degrees awarded). There were 7.57 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (89 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Porterville College is General Social Sciences (118 degrees awarded), followed by Biological & Physical Sciences (98 degrees) and Humanistic Studies (93 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Porterville College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (144 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (98 degrees), and Social Sciences (154 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Porterville College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (441,895 people), Other managers (329,911 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (252,380 people), Police officers (176,627 people), and Chief executives & legislators (144,176 people).

The most specialized majors at Porterville College in 2022 are Human Sciences (144 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (98 degrees), Social Sciences (154 degrees), History (17 degrees), and Protective Services (43 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 Porterville College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Porterville College are Human Sciences (144 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (98 degrees), Social Sciences (154 degrees), History (17 degrees), and Protective Services (43 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 Porterville College are Elementary & secondary schools (600,702 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (506,145 people), Legal services (362,411 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (351,483 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (253,120 people).

The most specialized majors at Porterville College are Human Sciences (144 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (98 degrees), Social Sciences (154 degrees), History (17 degrees), and Protective Services (43 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 Porterville College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Porterville College was General Social Sciences with 118 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

199
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
617
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 199 degrees were awarded to men at Porterville College, which is 0.323 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (617).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Porterville College in General Social Sciences, which is 0.388 times less than the 85 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to women at Porterville College in Child Care Provider. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Porterville College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Porterville College is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    674 degrees awarded
  2. White
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Porterville College is hispanic or latino (674 degrees awarded). There were 7.57 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (89 degrees).

0.123% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    525 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    149 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Porterville College is hispanic or latino female (525 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (149 degrees).

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Operations

Porterville College employs 71 Instructors. Most academics at Porterville College are Female Instructor (45), and Male Instructor (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Porterville College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$18.7M
2022 Salaries
8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Porterville College paid a median of $18.7M in salaries, a 8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.52M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2022, Porterville College paid a total of $7.52M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
71 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Porterville College was Instructor with 71 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Porterville College were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees, Management with 20 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Porterville College was Female Instructor with 45 employees, and Male Instructor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Porterville College.

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