Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Tel: (717)299-7731
913 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 913 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
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 (0.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (PA) 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 Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 66 staff 23 staff
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 913 has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 913 students 371 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 24:1
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 867 students 345 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 46 students 155 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
485 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
6%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
14%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Black (2006-2014)
% White
77%
64%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology More (2013-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
11%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.39 0.55
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $7,030 is less than the state average of $9,120. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,030 is less than the state average of $11,370. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,030 $9,120
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,030 $11,370
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85% 95%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 24% 85%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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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