Commonwealth Technical Institute

School Highlights

Commonwealth Technical Institute serves 175 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Commonwealth Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 59% over five years.
Commonwealth Technical Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty26 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Commonwealth Technical Institute has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The Commonwealth Technical Institute diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment175 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:123:1
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# Full-Time Students174 students361 students
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# Part-Time Students1 students210 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
350330
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
9%
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% Black
10%
16%
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% White
67%
56%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
13%
11%
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Diversity Score0.520.64
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College Completion Rate
83%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$18,200$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,836 is less than the state average of $17,025. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,836$17,025
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Commonwealth Technical Institute is Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (6.3 miles away).
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    (814) 201-2025
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