Berks Technical Institute

2205 Ridgewood Rd
Wyomissing, PA 19610-1168
Tel: (610)372-1722
School Highlights
  • Berks Technical Institute serves 985 students (72% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Berks Technical Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Berks County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Reading Area Community College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Berks Technical Institute (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 65 staff 23 staff
Berks Technical Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 985 has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 985 students 500 students
Berks Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 24:1
Berks Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 706 students 345 students
Berks Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 279 students 155 students
Berks Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Berks Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
-
2%
Berks Technical Institute Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
35%
6%
Berks Technical Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
14%
Berks Technical Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
55%
64%
Berks Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Berks Technical Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
11%
Berks Technical Institute 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. 0.57 0.55
Berks Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
51%
54%
Berks Technical Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,100 $34,800
Berks Technical Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,120 is less than the state average of $16,759. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $10,120 $16,759
Berks Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 95%
Berks Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $16,566 $13,000
Berks Technical Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,334 $6,246
Berks Technical Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 63% 85%
Berks Technical Institute Percent Admitted (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,785 per year for in-state students and $14,187 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,759 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.