New Castle School of Trades

Tel: (724)964-8811
879 students
Private for-profit

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New Castle School of Trades has been providing hands-on training in electrical, automotive and many other technical fields for Pennsylvania and Ohio residents for more than 60 years. We know what employers are looking for and what they value in an employee. We’ve structured our programs around these needs so that when you graduate, you’ll be prepared to work in a high-demand industry.
School Highlights:
New Castle School of Trades serves 879 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
New Castle School of Trades is one of 2 community colleges within Lawrence County, PA.
The nearest community college is National College-Youngstown (9.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
New Castle School of Trades Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 879 teachers has grown by 99% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
879 students
1,303 students
New Castle School of Trades Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
879 students
834 students
New Castle School of Trades Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
New Castle School of Trades sch enrollment New Castle School of Trades sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
New Castle School of Trades Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
11%
11%
New Castle School of Trades Black (2006-2012)
% White
87%
66%
New Castle School of Trades White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
New Castle School of Trades sch ethnicity New Castle School of Trades sta ethnicity
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. 0.23 0.44
New Castle School of Trades Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Percent Admitted 75%
78%
New Castle School of Trades Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

New Castle School of Trades was founded in 1945 and has become a leading technical and trade institution. Over the years, the School has evolved from educating competent tradesmen to training more sophisticated and innovative craftsmen who are looking to become today's highly skilled technicians. In 1954, NCST moved to its present location in Pulaski, PA. NCST has programs in Building Technology, Electrical Technology, Heavy Equipment Operations, Heavy Equipment Operations with CDL, Machinist Technology, Refrigeration/AC Technology and Commercial Truck Driving, as well as a Commercial & Industrial Maintenance program. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,904 per year for in-state students and $14,501 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 73%. 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.