• From aviation to health care, from computers to design, from cooking to welding, you can trust that you are learning the theory, the basics, the art and the best practice for a profession that's fulling and in demand today.

School Highlights

Clover Park Technical College serves 3,591 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 50%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,591 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,617
  • Out-state tuition: $12,960
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Clover Park Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 275 teachers has grown by 150% over five years.
Clover Park Technical College
(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
275 staff
353 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Clover Park Technical College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Clover Park Technical College diversity score of 0.71 is equal to the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,591 students
4,189 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,962 students
2,116 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,629 students
1,887 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Clover Park Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
374 students
384 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,962 students
2,116 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
11 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,629 students
1,887 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
160 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
9%
8%
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% Hispanic
10%
14%
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% Black
9%
5%
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% White
50%
50%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
12%
8%
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% Non Resident races
1%
6%
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% Unknown races
7%
7%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.71
0.71
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
36%
30%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.67%
2.2%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,700
$36,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,617 is more than the state average of $4,105. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,960 is more than the state average of $7,359. The out-state tuition has grown by 125% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,617
$4,105
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,960
$7,359
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
67%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,794
$11,794
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,469
$6,292
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Why Clover Park? Clover Park Technical College students get a time-honored style of hands-on learning experience taught by experts in a large variety of practical career fields. From aviation to health care, from computers to design, from cooking to welding, you can trust that you are learning the theory, the basics, the art and the best practice for a profession that's fulling and in demand today. At Clover Park Technical College, we focus on excellence, experience, and employment. Redefine education. See what Clover Park has for you. Call 253-589-5800, text TECH4U to 41513 or visit www.cptc.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Clover Park Technical College cost?

Clover Park Technical College's tuition is approximately $5,617 for In-State students and $12,960 for Out-State students.

What schools are Clover Park Technical College often compared to?

Clover Park Technical Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Tacoma Community College by visitors of our site.

What is Clover Park Technical College's ranking?

Clover Park Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Washington for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,591 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,617
  • Out-state tuition: $12,960
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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