Berks Technical Institute

Tel: (610)372-1722
1,051 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Berks Technical Institute serves 1,051 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Berks Technical Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Berks County, PA.
The nearest community college is Reading Area Community College (2.4 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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,051 teachers has grown by 72% 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 grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,051 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Berks Technical Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
795 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 256 students
1,017 students
Berks Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Berks Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
43%
7%
Berks Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
% White
45%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,120 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 $10,120 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,120 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,120 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
Berks Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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