Commonwealth Technical Institute

School Highlights

Commonwealth Technical Institute serves 133 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 133 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,836
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Commonwealth Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Commonwealth Technical Institute
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
33 staff
56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Commonwealth Technical Institute has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The Commonwealth Technical Institute diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment
133 students
447 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
133 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
2 students
165 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
221 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
133 students
292 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2 students
229 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
350 students
330 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
5%
9%
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% Black
13%
12%
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% White
64%
61%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.57
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
86%
59%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$18,200
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,836 is less than the state average of $17,669. The private state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$16,836
$17,669
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Commonwealth Technical Institute and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
39%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$13,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$6,111
Acceptance Rate
n/a
85%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Commonwealth Technical Institute cost?
Commonwealth Technical Institute's private state tuition is approximately $16,836.
What is Commonwealth Technical Institute's ranking?
Commonwealth Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 133 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,836
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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