Clover Park Technical College: Review & Facts

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Clover Park Technical College is a small four-year, public school with 3,595 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1942 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Lakewood, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Clover Park Technical College you can get your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, or bachelor's degree.

Clover Park Technical College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Automotive and Mechanic, Medical Assistant, Flight and Aviation, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.

It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
Bad
The student retention rate at Clover Park Technical College is low at 53% (way below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Clover Park Technical College is low: 36%. Roughly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at CPTC is decent: 17:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Low
Average tuition charges are low, around $5,100 a year. The additional fees at Clover Park Technical College beyond tuition are around $700, which comes to a total of $5,800 a year.

Read the details about Clover Park Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Clover Park Technical College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Clover Park Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (253) 589-5800 or check Clover Park Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Clover Park Technical College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clover Park Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Clover Park Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clover Park Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clover Park Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004, USA
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