Berks Technical Institute

Tel: (610)372-1722
1,051 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Berks Technical Institute serves 1,051 students (75.64% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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Berks Technical Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Berks County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Reading Area Community College (2.39 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Berks Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 63 staff
61 staff
Berks Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,051 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,051 students 1,294 students
Berks Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
21:1
Berks Technical Institute Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 795 students
822 students
Berks Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 256 students
1,025 students
Berks Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Berks Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Berks Technical Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Berks Technical Institute Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
43%
7%
Berks Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Berks Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
45%
57%
Berks Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Berks Technical Institute More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Berks Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
Berks Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.51 0.53
Berks Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,120 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,120 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,120 $5,694
Berks Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,120 $10,252
Berks Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
Berks Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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