New Castle School of Trades

Tel: (724)964-8811
872 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:
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New Castle School of Trades serves 872 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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New Castle School of Trades is one of 2 community colleges within Lawrence County, PA.
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The nearest community college is National College-Youngstown (9.64 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
New Castle School of Trades 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 35 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 13 7

Student Body

The student population of 872 teachers has grown by 93% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 872 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 872 students
810 students
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
12%
12%
% White
84%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Percent Admitted 100%
79%
Source: 2005 (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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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,412 per year for in-state students and $13,198 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,275 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.