Berks Technical Institute

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 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Berks Technical Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Berks County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Berks Technical Institute is Reading Area Community College (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Berks Technical Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty65 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Berks Technical Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Berks Technical Institute diversity score of 0.57 is equal to the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment985 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:125:1
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# Full-Time Students706 students372 students
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# Part-Time Students279 students246 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
35%
7%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
55%
63%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.570.57
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College Completion Rate
51%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,120 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,120$16,683
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,566$12,223
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate63%72%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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