Commonwealth Technical Institute

Tel: (814)255-8200
220 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Commonwealth Technical Institute serves 220 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Commonwealth Technical Institute is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County, PA.
The nearest community college is Cambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 60% over five years.
College Commonwealth 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 not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 27 staff
61 staff
Commonwealth Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 220 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 134% over five years.
Total Enrollment 220 students 1,296 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
21:1
Commonwealth Technical Institute Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 217 students
814 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3 students
1,040 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Commonwealth Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
9%
15%
Commonwealth Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
51%
Commonwealth Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Commonwealth Technical Institute More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
22%
3%
Commonwealth Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
Commonwealth 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. 0.54 0.68
Commonwealth Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,836 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 $16,836 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,836 $5,660
Commonwealth Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,836 $10,250
Commonwealth Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 350 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 46%
89%
Commonwealth Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,793 per year for in-state students and $14,389 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a 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. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.