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So you're from Hanover, PA?

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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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%