Erie Institute of Technology Inc

  • Erie Institute of Technology is a premier educational facility providing training for the cutting-edge technological careers of tomorrow. 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 Inc serves 182 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.

Top Placements

Erie Institute of Technology Inc places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Erie Institute of Technology Inc(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty24 staff30 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Erie Institute of Technology Inc has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The Erie Institute of Technology Inc diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment182 students406 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:123:1
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# Full-Time Students182 students306 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
9%
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% Black
4%
15%
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% White
85%
57%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.270.63
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College Completion Rate
65%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,300$34,800
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,770 is less than the state average of $16,500. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,770$16,500
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,163$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,650$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The most important prerequisites of a student are good attitude and initiative. EIT's overall objective and philosophy is to combine these attributes with the school's programs to help individuals toward a career in the fields of electronics, computers or business. 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. A new modern facility was built in the Fall of 2001 at 5539 Peach Street -- conveniently located near the Millcreek Mall and the Great Lakes Institute of Technology Main Campus -- ready for the Winter 2002 term. 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Erie Institute of Technology Inc is Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) (0.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 205 students | 0.00 Mi940 Millcreek Mall
    Erie PA  16510
    (814) 868-9900
    0.00205
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Erie
    Private for-profit
    15 students | 2.70 Mi2000 Liberty Street
    Erie PA  16502
    (814) 453-6016
    2.7015
  • Fortis Institute-Erie
    Private for-profit
    194 students | 3.40 Mi5757 W 26th St
    Erie PA  16506
    (814) 838-7673
    3.40194
  • 611 students | 17.00 Mi16 W Division St
    North East PA  16428
    (814) 725-6100
    17.00611
  • Laurel Technical Institute
    Private for-profit
    115 students | 29.90 Mi11618 Cotton Road
    MEADVILLE PA  16335
    (814) 724-0700
    29.90115
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,884 per year for in-state students and $14,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,500 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Hussian College School of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.