Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Tel: (717)299-7731
887 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 887 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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 57 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
College Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology 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 Public institution Public
Total Faculty 57 staff
61 staff
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 887 has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 887 students 1,296 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 875 students
814 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 12 students
1,040 students
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
11%
21%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
14%
15%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Black (2006-2013)
% White
69%
51%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Unknown (2006-2013)
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.49 0.68
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,230 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,230 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,230 $5,660
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,230 $10,250
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 398 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 38%
81%
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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