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 less than the state average of 41%.
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
Commonwealth Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

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
Commonwealth Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
22:1
Commonwealth Technical Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
217 students
810 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3 students
1,017 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Commonwealth Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
9%
12%
Commonwealth Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
57%
Commonwealth Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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. 0.37 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 $5,740. 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 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,836 $10,294
Commonwealth Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 350 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 46%
89%
Commonwealth Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.