TESST College of Technology-Beltsville

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  • Higher education could help open the door to a rewarding career. At TESST College of Technology, we offer a variety of career-oriented programs designed to prepare you with the training and knowledge employers search for in today's competitive marketplace. We strive to help you gain the relevant education and career skills that could help you stand out from the crowd. If you are looking for colleges in Maryland that offer certificate and associate's degree programs, TESST College of Technology in Beltsville could help prepare you for a new career or advancement in your current profession. Get hands-on training and a college education that could help you become a more marketable job candidate in today's competitive marketplace. This could be your opportunity to pursue the career you have always wanted. Our experienced faculty provide a strong program curriculum that can help you achieve your lifelong career goals. Their teaching techniques promote participation in activities such as group discussions and projects, lab work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers, and lectures.

School Highlights

TESST College of Technology-Beltsville serves 388 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

TESST College of Technology-Beltsville ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Maryland for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff179 staff
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Number of Programs Offered68

Student Body

The student population of TESST College of Technology-Beltsville has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The TESST College of Technology-Beltsville diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment388 students3,988 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:121:1
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# Full-Time Students388 students1,012 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,976 students
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% Asian
4%
6%
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% Hispanic
18%
10%
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% Black
70%
31%
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% White
8%
42%
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% Non Resident races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.470.71
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College Completion Rate
34%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,100$37,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%73%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,600
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to TESST College of Technology-Beltsville is Maryland college of art and design (7.3 miles away).
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