YTI Career Institute-York

1405 Williams Road, York
PA, 17402
Tel: (717)757-1100
1,460 students
Private for-profit

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The mission of York Technical Institute is to provide high quality career oriented higher education programs, which respond to the needs of both students and employers. The Institute will achieve its mission by delivering an all-encompassing educational experience that is student centered and experientially based, integrating general education, professional skills and career focused education.
School Highlights:
YTI Career Institute-York serves 1,460 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.
YTI Career Institute-York is one of 5 community colleges within York County, PA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institutes of York-PA (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
YTI Career Institute-York 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 1,460 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,460 students
1,287 students
YTI Career Institute-York Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,460 students
832 students
YTI Career Institute-York Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
YTI Career Institute-York sch enrollment YTI Career Institute-York sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
YTI Career Institute-York Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
YTI Career Institute-York Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
YTI Career Institute-York Black (2006-2012)
% White
YTI Career Institute-York White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
YTI Career Institute-York More (2010-2012)
YTI Career Institute-York sch ethnicity YTI Career Institute-York 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. 0.36 0.45
YTI Career Institute-York Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

York Technical Institute, a technical school in Pennsylvania, is dedicated to providing high-quality career oriented educational programs. With computer training, chef training (culinary arts school), business, medical assistant, and much more. YTI is Pennsylvania's technology school offering hands-on learning, job placement assistance and financial aid assistance for those who qualify. York Technical Institute first opened its doors in 1967. We originally began as the American Institute of Drafting on Richland Avenue in York. Throughout the 1970's, the Drafting Program (now Computer Aided Drafting and Design) flourished. In 1981, the school moved to larger facilities on West King Street. 1984 brought the addition of the Electronics Technology program to YTI, and in 1985 yet another move to the former Springettsbury Township Elementary School on Whiteford Road in East York. These new facilities presented the school with the opportunity to expand program offerings to include Business curricula: Computerized Accounting and Travel/Tourism. Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology and Industrial Automation/Robotics Technology were added in 1992 and 1995, respectively. To accommodate YTI's burgeoning student body, the Institute built its own 60,000 square foot facility. York Technical Institute moved into its new home on Williams Road in July 1995. Shortly thereafter, the Business Department expanded with the inclusion of Computer Systems Specialist. In 1998, Motorcycle Technology, and Culinary Arts/ Restaurant Management were added. Pastry Arts was added in 2000. In 2002, YTI met the growing needs of the community by starting a Criminal Justice & First Response program. In 2003, YTI opened a branch campus in Lancaster, PA, which is home to YTI's culinary division, L' École de Cuisine. Also offered at the Lancaster Campus is YTI's new Medical Assistant programs. At YTI, students recieve top-quality training and education in the culinary arts in our industry relevant facilities at the Lancaster, Pennsylvania campus. We are committed to preparing our graduates with the skills, knowledge and passion it takes to become accomplished culinarians.

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