• EIT is dedicated to developing the individual abilities of each student by providing them with the necessary skills and supporting knowledge to meet the job-entry level requirements in the fields of electronics, computers and business. In order to achieve this, programs at EIT provide students with a combination of practical laboratory training and classroom instruction. EIT then offers placement assistance to aid its graduates in locating gainful employment.

School Highlights

Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) serves 205 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT)
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
n/a
56 staff

Student Body

The student population of Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
205 students
477 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) and community college average number of enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
# Full-Time Students
n/a
331 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
146 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
314 students
% Asian
n/a
3%
% Hispanic
n/a
11%
% Black
n/a
15%
% White
n/a
56%
% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
91%
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) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Erie Institute of Technology, formerly known as American Television Electronics School (A.T.E.S.), founded in 1958, is an end product of many years of experience and planning in the field of technical education. In 1976, the school name was changed to Erie Institute of Technology and was incorporated with the principal officers being Clinton L. Oviatt, Jr. and Charles J. Wettekin. Roger C. Scarlett became an additional officer of the corporation in 1993. In the fall of 2001, EIT was acquired by Rick Griffith -- owner of Great Lakes Institute of Technology. The Institute moved to EBCO Park in 1981. In 1986, EIT was authorized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education to award the Associate in Specialized Technology Degree for an expanded curriculum in Electronic Engineering Technology. EIT acquired the assets of the defunct former CAMtech school, and incorporated them with newly-designed Advanced Manufacturing programs in a new modern facility in the Millcreek Mall complex. Erie Institute of Technology is an educational facility providing training for the technological careers of tomorrow. The college offers programs in Computer and Electronics and Advanced Manufacturing. Computer Programs include: Multimedia Graphic Design, Network and Database Professional and Office Software Specialist. Electronics Programs includes Basic Electronics Technician, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, and Industrial Automation and Robotics Technology. EIT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,168 per year for in-state students and $14,356 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,415 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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