School Highlights

Commonwealth Technical Institute serves 193 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 193 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,836
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 34%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
Commonwealth Technical Institute
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
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 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The Commonwealth Technical Institute diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
193 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
191 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
2 students
146 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Commonwealth Technical Institute.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
350 students
314 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of Asian community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
14%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
66%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of White community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Commonwealth Technical Institute and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
12%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Commonwealth Technical Institute.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.64
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College Completion Rate
73%
56%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Commonwealth Technical Institute and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$18,200
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Commonwealth Technical Institute and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,836 is less than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$16,836
$17,415
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
34%
91%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 193 students
  • Private-state tuition: $16,836
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 34%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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