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Fortunately for you, Hanover, PA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Hanover College and University Demographics

Hanover's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 3 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from cosmetology, barber/styling, and nail instructor to cosmetology/cosmetologist, general to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

The top-ranked school in Hanover is Empire Beauty School-Hanover, with a nationwide rank of 71st in 2010. The school has approximately 72 students. Amongst students at Empire Beauty School-Hanover, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Hanover colleges and universities is $0 per year. In Hanover, tuition rates can vary from $0 per year to 0 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Empire Beauty School-Hanover, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is .

Financial Aid

Hanover college students received $115,112 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $115,112 of the total. Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program gave its students $57,556 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Hanover school.

Hanover Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 114 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Hanover. This is 0% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Empire Beauty School-Hanover, with 72 students, had the highest number of students in Hanover, while Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program, with only 42 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Hanover colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 70%. For every 100 students who enroll in Hanover schools, 77 eventually graduate. The Hanover college with the highest graduation rate is Empire Beauty School-Hanover, which has a graduation rate of 80%. The Hanover college with the lowest graduation rate is Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program, which has a graduation rate of 74%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Hanover schools is 97 to 3. 100% of Hanover college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 14% of Hanover college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Empire Beauty School-Hanover had the highest percentage of diverse students in Hanover, with 16% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Hanover Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Hanover colleges and universities was 4,008. 48% of faculty members at Hanover schools were female. 20% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

The average faculty to student ratio for Hanover schools was 1 to 0 in 2009. Harcum College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Hanover, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Hanover Hanover PA 28.4068 n/a 72
1 miles from location Hanover Public School District Practical Nursing Program Hanover PA 28.4041 n/a 42
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Hanover, PA to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 6,460 $25,380 $25,000 -5.3%
2
Registered Nurses+ 3,520 $71,210 $67,720 9.7%
3
Office Clerks, General+ 3,500 $28,020 $28,240 -15.5%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 2,700 $29,480 $32,000 35.7%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 2,430 $58,870 $54,330
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 2,040 $34,750 $35,340 -2.9%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,930 $26,820 $25,140 12.9%
8
General and Operations Managers+ 1,540 $96,900 $113,100 4.8%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,530 $46,940 $50,770 -0.6%
10
Home Health Aides+ 1,390 $21,220 $21,760 101.4%
11
Carpenters+ 1,340 $42,740 $43,890 -23.0%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 1,320 $40,640 $39,890 7.3%
13
Accountants and Auditors+ 1,260 $67,060 $68,960 0.0%
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,110 $24,270 $23,260 79.0%
15
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 1,100 $33,250 $38,200 -12.0%
16
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 990 $41,360 $41,360 0.0%
17
Construction Laborers+ 980 $30,380 $33,590
18
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 880 $41,500 $45,860 7.3%
19
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 780 $24,770 $26,510 39.3%
20
Medical Assistants+ 770 $27,590 $29,760 28.3%
21
Security Guards+ 770 $25,220 $26,870 -12.5%
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 770 $58,430 $62,260 35.1%
23
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 760 $64,660 $54,880 -37.7%
24
Electricians+ 680 $44,280 $51,810 -23.6%
25
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 640 $27,700 $35,920 18.5%
26
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 620 $31,410 $33,270 -19.5%
27
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 610 $56,150 $55,620 35.6%
28
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 570 $27,740 $30,100 119.2%
29
Medical Secretaries+ 550 $31,230 $31,820 14.6%
30
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 530 $112,120 $180,870
31
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 530 $25,830 $29,200 0.0%
32
Chief Executives+ 520 $152,640 $173,350 126.1%
33
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 500 $27,140 $24,180 -13.8%
34
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 490 $57,080 $60,160 -5.8%
35
Cost Estimators+ 490 $59,710 $62,060 22.5%
36
Cooks, Fast Food+ 490 $20,720 $18,540 0.0%
37
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 480 $46,980 $44,860 26.3%
38
Mechanical Engineers+ 440 $68,150 $82,480 -15.4%
39
Bakers+ 390 $26,300 $25,350 -13.3%
40
Mechanical Drafters+ 390 $43,280 $51,200 25.8%
41
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 380 $44,400 $50,360 -41.5%
42
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 350 $40,170 $42,250 -18.6%
43
Mental Health Counselors+ 340 $36,070 $41,360 112.5%
44
Pharmacy Technicians+ 340 $27,030 $29,330 -10.5%
45
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 340 $29,490 $33,300 -2.9%
46
Dental Assistants+ 340 $33,630 $34,140 30.8%
47
Financial Managers+ 330 $98,770 $116,970 -19.5%
48
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 310 $49,560 $55,970 -3.1%
49
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping+ 300 $36,020 $37,900 30.4%
50
Industrial Production Managers+ 300 $83,430 $95,660 -28.6%