Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT)

940 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16510
Tel: 814.868.9900
205 students
Private, for profit
EIT is dedicated to developing the individual abilities of each student by providing them with the necessary skills and supporting knowledge to meet the job-entry level requirements in the fields of electronics, computers and business. In order to achieve this, programs at EIT provide students with a combination of practical laboratory training and classroom instruction. EIT then offers placement assistance to aid its graduates in locating gainful employment.
School Highlights
Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) serves 205 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) is one of 4 community colleges within Erie County, PA.
The nearest community college is Erie Institute of Technology Inc (0.00 miles away).

School Overview

College Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) (PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Private for-profit

Student Body

The student population of 205 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 205 students 371 students
% Unknown races
100%
14%
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. 1.00 0.55
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Erie Institute of Technology, formerly known as American Television Electronics School (A.T.E.S.), founded in 1958, is an end product of many years of experience and planning in the field of technical education. In 1976, the school name was changed to Erie Institute of Technology and was incorporated with the principal officers being Clinton L. Oviatt, Jr. and Charles J. Wettekin. Roger C. Scarlett became an additional officer of the corporation in 1993. In the fall of 2001, EIT was acquired by Rick Griffith -- owner of Great Lakes Institute of Technology. The Institute moved to EBCO Park in 1981. In 1986, EIT was authorized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education to award the Associate in Specialized Technology Degree for an expanded curriculum in Electronic Engineering Technology. EIT acquired the assets of the defunct former CAMtech school, and incorporated them with newly-designed Advanced Manufacturing programs in a new modern facility in the Millcreek Mall complex. Erie Institute of Technology is an educational facility providing training for the technological careers of tomorrow. The college offers programs in Computer and Electronics and Advanced Manufacturing. Computer Programs include: Multimedia Graphic Design, Network and Database Professional and Office Software Specialist. Electronics Programs includes Basic Electronics Technician, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, and Industrial Automation and Robotics Technology. EIT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 232 students | 0.00 Mi940 Millcreek Mall
    Erie PA 16565
    (814)868-9900
    0.00232
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Erie
    Private for-profit
    46 students | 2.70 Mi2000 Liberty St
    Erie PA 16502
    (814)453-6016
    2.7046
  • Fortis Institute-Erie
    Private for-profit
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    Erie PA 16506
    (814)838-7673
    4.00652
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    MEADVILLE PA 16335
    (814)724-0700
    29.90125
  • 371 students | 38.00 Mi504 East Main Street
    Titusville PA 16354
    (888)878-0462
    38.00371
Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,727 per year for in-state students and $13,093 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,744 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.