Erie Institute of Technology Inc

940 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565-0000
Tel: (814)868-9900
  • 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 232 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Erie Institute of Technology Inc is one of 4 community colleges within Erie County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Erie Institute Of Technology (EIT) (0.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Erie Institute of Technology Inc(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty24 staff25 staff
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 232 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment232 students571 students
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:126:1
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students232 students354 students
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
-
2%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
7%
14%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Black (2007-2016)
% White
88%
63%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc White (2007-2016)
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.220.57
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
64%
54%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,300$34,800
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,770 is less than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,770$16,591
Erie Institute of Technology Inc In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%94%
Erie Institute of Technology Inc % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,000
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,246$6,246
Erie Institute of Technology Inc Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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.

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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,656 per year for in-state students and $14,063 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,591 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.