Clover Park Technical College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Clover Park Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,670 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
51
At Clover Park Technical College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Clover Park Technical College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Automotive and Mechanic, Computer Science, and Cosmetology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam 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
62%
The student retention rate at Clover Park Technical College is relatively low at 62% (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 reasonable: 25:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,900
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, around $9,300 a year. The additional fees at Clover Park Technical College beyond tuition are around $600, which comes to a total of $9,900 a year.

Read the details about Clover Park Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning 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 $50.00.

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
D
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 relatively dangerous 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
Location Map - Street View:
Clover Park Technical College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Clover Park Technical College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Clover Park Technical College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Washington Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We list 51 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Vancouver, Kirkland, Lakewood, and 31 other cities. Around 3,800 accounting and finance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance programs in WA is around $16,900.

Agriculture
Detailed information about 15 agriculture schools and colleges in Pullman, Olympia, Walla Walla, Lakewood, Spokane, Port Angeles, Yakima, and 12 more cities. Approximately 700 agriculture diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for agriculture degree programs in WA: $11,100.

Architecture
Learn about 9 architecture schools and colleges in Auburn, Vancouver, Pullman, Kirkland, Tacoma, Olympia, Bremerton, Seattle, and Lakewood. About 300 architecture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for architecture degree programs in WA is roughly $21,700.

Automotive and Mechanic
Detailed information about 26 automotive and mechanic schools and colleges in Yakima, Bellingham, Kirkland, Renton, Centralia, Olympia, Vancouver, and 21 other cities. Approximately 2,100 automotive and mechanic diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for automotive and mechanic programs in WA is approximately $7,200.

Barbering and Hairstyling
Detailed information about 10 barbering and hairstyling schools and colleges in Richland, Everett, Tacoma, Bremerton, Spokane, Lakewood, and Mount Vernon. Around 200 barbering and hairstyling degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for barbering and hairstyling programs in WA is approximately $4,500.

Computer Science
Get details on 59 computer science schools and colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Lakewood, Bothell, and 34 more cities. About 4,100 computer science degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in WA is roughly $13,800.

Construction
Get details on 15 construction schools and colleges in Seattle, Bellingham, Aberdeen, Shoreline, Lynnwood, Centralia, Spokane Valley, and 9 more cities. Around 800 construction diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for construction programs in WA is approximately $10,500.

Cosmetology
Learn more about 28 cosmetology schools and colleges in Seattle, Everett, Spokane, Richland, Yakima, Tacoma, Bellingham, and 14 other cities. About 2,000 cosmetology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for cosmetology programs in WA is roughly $7,300.

Criminal Justice
We reviewed 38 criminal justice schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Bremerton, Lakewood, Spokane, Bellingham, and 25 more cities. About 1,200 criminal justice diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for criminal justice degree programs in WA is approximately $17,000.

Culinary
Get details on 20 culinary schools and colleges in Seattle, Vancouver, Lynnwood, Kenmore, Bremerton, Olympia, Lakewood, and 14 other cities. Approximately 900 culinary degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for culinary degree programs in WA is approximately $8,600.

Dental
Detailed information about 24 dental schools and colleges in Seattle, Renton, Lakewood, Tacoma, Mount Vernon, Vancouver, Everett, and 14 other cities. Approximately 1,000 dental diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for dental programs in WA is about $11,200.

Education
We list 74 education schools and colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Bothell, Kirkland, and 33 other cities. Around 5,800 education degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for education programs in WA is around $21,100.

Engineering
We reviewed 48 engineering schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Lakewood, Bothell, Walla Walla, Bellingham, and 30 other cities. About 3,300 engineering degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for engineering degree programs in WA is about $20,800.

Firefighting
We list 13 firefighting schools and colleges in Lakewood, Bellevue, Pasco, Lynnwood, Everett, Tacoma, Olympia, and 9 other cities. About 300 firefighting diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for firefighting programs in WA is about $6,400.

Flight and Aviation
Get details on 7 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Auburn, Moses Lake, Ellensburg, Lynnwood, College Place, Vancouver, and Lakewood. Approximately 2,300 flight and aviation degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for flight and aviation programs in WA is around $9,600.

Graphic Design and Animation
Learn about 36 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Seattle, Bellingham, Spokane, Everett, Poulsbo, Vancouver, College Place, and 22 other cities. About 1,000 graphic design and animation diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for graphic design and animation degree programs in WA is around $13,800.

HVAC
Get details on 12 hvac schools and colleges in Spokane, Yakima, Bellingham, Wenatchee, Longview, Walla Walla, Seattle, and 7 other cities. Around 300 hvac diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for hvac programs in WA: $5,700.

Industrial Technologies
Get details on 38 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Seattle, Vancouver, Lakewood, Bellingham, Spokane, Yakima, Wenatchee, and 26 other cities. Approximately 3,100 industrial technologies diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for industrial technologies degree programs in WA is about $6,800.

Interior Design
Learn about 10 interior design schools and colleges in Seattle, Bellevue, Spokane, Lakewood, Tukwila, Des Moines, Tacoma, and Pullman. Around 300 interior design diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for interior design degree programs in WA - $12,900.

Laboratory Assistance
Learn more about 23 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Seattle, Renton, Tacoma, Bellevue, Lakewood, Des Moines, Bothell, and 15 more cities. Approximately 800 laboratory assistance diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for laboratory assistance degree programs in WA is about $7,100.

Management
We reviewed 69 management schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Kirkland, Lakewood, and 34 other cities. Approximately 7,400 management degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for management programs in WA is around $19,500.

Marketing and Advertising
We reviewed 38 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bremerton, Everett, Yakima, Lakewood, and 22 other cities. About 1,300 marketing and advertising degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for marketing and advertising programs in WA is roughly $17,400.

Massage Therapy and Chiropractic
Our listing contains 13 massage therapy and chiropractic schools and colleges in Bellingham, Seattle, Vancouver, Tacoma, Port Angeles, Federal Way, Lakewood, and 7 other cities. About 800 massage therapy and chiropractic diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for massage therapy and chiropractic programs in WA - $10,800.

Medical
Our directory contains 49 medical schools and colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Bellingham, Tacoma, Kirkland, Renton, Yakima, and 28 other cities. Approximately 3,200 medical diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for medical programs in WA - $17,900.

Medical Assistant
Our listing contains 53 medical assistant schools and colleges in Seattle, Spokane, Renton, Tacoma, Bellingham, Bremerton, Kirkland, and 29 other cities. Approximately 7,100 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for medical assistant programs in WA - $8,800.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our listing contains 30 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Seattle, Bellingham, Tacoma, Walla Walla, Kirkland, Spokane, Bothell, and 16 other cities. Approximately 1,000 natural resources and environment diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment degree programs in WA: $20,600.

Nursing
Learn about 48 nursing schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Bothell, Kirkland, Bellingham, Lakewood, and 30 more cities. Approximately 6,900 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in WA: $12,200.

Office and Clerical Services
We list 35 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Spokane, Tacoma, Seattle, Bellingham, Lakewood, Vancouver, Des Moines, and 25 more cities. Approximately 1,200 office and clerical services degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for office and clerical services degree programs in WA is about $7,400.

Pharmacy
Get details on 16 pharmacy schools and colleges in Seattle, Renton, Bremerton, Spokane, Pullman, Lakewood, Vancouver, and 9 other cities. About 900 pharmacy degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for pharmacy degree programs in WA is about $15,700.

Psychology
Detailed information about 45 psychology schools and colleges in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Lakewood, Bellingham, Kirkland, Cheney, and 28 other cities. Approximately 3,500 psychology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for psychology degree programs in WA is approximately $22,100.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Our listing contains 25 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Tacoma, Seattle, Lakewood, Spokane, Bremerton, Longview, Ellensburg, and 15 more cities. Approximately 600 retailing and wholesaling diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for retailing and wholesaling programs in WA is around $9,800.

Welding
Learn more about 23 welding schools and colleges in Lakewood, Seattle, Centralia, Pasco, Wenatchee, Auburn, Moses Lake, and 19 more cities. Around 1,100 welding diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for welding degree programs in WA is roughly $6,600.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges