Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Tel: (717)299-7731
900 students
Public institution
The mission of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is to offer a two-year technical education to academically qualified students of Pennsylvania. The college serves financially disadvantaged and non-scholarship students as well as indigent orphans. Stevens, a residential college, prepares students for skilled employment and full, effective lives as citizens of the community, the Commonwealth, and the nation. Stevens is committed to lifelong learning, community outreach, and economic development by contributing to the technical workforce of Pennsylvania.
School Highlights:
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology serves 900 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is one of 5 community colleges within Lancaster County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (0.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 900 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
900 students
1,287 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
880 students
832 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 20 students
1,021 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology sch enrollment Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
66%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology sch ethnicity Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology 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. 0.31 0.45
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,030 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,030 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,030 $5,845
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,030 $10,047
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 12%
78%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a two year technical college that provides an education in seventeen programs. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Stevens is located in southeastern Pennsylvania in Lancaster. The 18 buildings comprising the Stevens campus are situated on a 32.5 acre tract of land located at the eastern edge of the City of Lancaster. These include 5 residence halls, a dining hall, a laboratory/classroom building with computer and learning labs, and new and expanded technical laboratory facilities. The Learning Resources Center was completed in the summer of 1995. Also available for student use are an athletic field with a track, and a newly renovated student center. Two-year technical programs in the following areas lead to Associate Degrees: Architectural Technology, Automotive Technology, Cabinetmaking and Wood Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair Technology, Computer & Network Systems Administration, Electrical Technology, Electronics Technology, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Machine Tool and Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Masonry Construction Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metals Fabrication/Welding Technology, Office Administration, Plumbing, Graphic Communications and Printing Technology and Respiratory Care. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology has been changing the lives of students for over 90 years. Stevens provides a well-rounded, two-year education that virtually guarantees a good job and the opportunity for a better life. While most students select one of several job offers upon graduation, some choose to further their education.

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Did You Know?
For Lancaster public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $13,590 per year for in-state students and $13,590 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,680 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Lancaster is 27%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Lancaster 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 0.31, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Lancaster is Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.