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Mech - Tech College

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$9,042

Average Salary in 10 Years

$24,100
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Mech - Tech College

Mech - Tech College is located in Caguas, Puerto Rico. It is a small private for-profit school and offers undergrad programs. It has 2,448 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Precision Production, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Construction Trades, and Health Professions and Related Programs. 63% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,100.

About
🗺 Num 39-40 B. Street W. Industrial Pk
Caguas, Puerto Rico 00725
Mission MECH-TECH COLLEGE mission is to train youths and adults of both genders with the necessary practical and theoretical competencies in metals, electricity, mechanics, refrigeration, and electronics so that they can compete for employment opportunities that can emerge in these fields.
🌐 https://www.mechtech.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

63%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

63%

Women Graduation Rate

50%
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Mech - Tech College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$11,295
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$9,042
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$9,042
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$9,042
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$3,027
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$32
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Mech - Tech College would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Mech - Tech College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

96%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

20%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Mech - Tech College you can visit https://www.mechtech.edu/asistencia-economica/.

Mech - Tech College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $9,042
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $9,042
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Mech - Tech College?

Mech - Tech College students, on average, make $24,100 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Mech - Tech College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Mech - Tech College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

6.0%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Mech - Tech College.

Median Earnings of Students from Mech - Tech College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Mech - Tech College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Mech - Tech College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Mech - Tech College.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Mech - Tech College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.7x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Mech - Tech College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Mech - Tech College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.3x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Mech - Tech College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Mech - Tech College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

28
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$16,237
for full-time professors
Salary Group: No Data
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Mech - Tech College?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

2,448

Total Students

2,448
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

13%

Students over 25

26%

Student Median Household Income

$19,854
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

5%
of undergraduates

Men

95%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Men

Mech - Tech College has significantly more male students than female students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 1900 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 5 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Mech - Tech College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Mech - Tech College study?

Mech - Tech College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Mech - Tech College are:

  1. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
  2. Precision Production
  3. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
  4. Construction Trades
  5. Health Professions and Related Programs
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Mech - Tech College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

77%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Mech - Tech College has a retention rate of 77% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

184
8% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Mech - Tech College has around 184 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 8% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Mech - Tech College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in Puerto Rico
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Politically, Puerto Rico tends to be No data. In the 2016 Presidential election, 0% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 0% voted for the Republican party, and 0% voted for neither.