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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Commonwealth Technical Institute is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County, PA.
The nearest community college is Cambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 60% over five years.
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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 220 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
220 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
22:1
Commonwealth Technical Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
217 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3 students
1,017 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
22%
3%
Commonwealth Technical Institute 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. 0.37 0.53
Commonwealth Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,836 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,836 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,836 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 350 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 46%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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