ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg (Closed 2016)

449 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 100
Harrisburg, PA 17111
  • At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.
School Highlights
  • ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg serves 175 students (74% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg is one of 2 community colleges within Dauphin County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg is Kaplan Career Institute-Harrisburg (1.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty13 staff25 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment175 students618 students
Student:Teacher Ratio13:125:1
# Full-Time Students129 students372 students
# Part-Time Students46 students246 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
21%
14%
% White
66%
63%
% Unknown races
8%
10%
Diversity Score0.510.57
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
38%
55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$34,800

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,048$16,683
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)97%95%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,827$12,223
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,500
Acceptance Rate81%84%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ITT Technical Institute, Mechanicsburg, is one of a network of co-educational, non-denominational private postsecondary educational institutions owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation. ITT Technical Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana opened in 1956. ITT Corporation acquired the Sams Company and the school in 1966. This schoolnwas one of the three original schools of ITT Educational Services, Inc. The school now offers associate degree programs of study in Business Administration, Business Accounting Technology, Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design, Criminal Justice and Information Technology, bachelor degree programs of study in Business Administration, Business Administration-Project Management, Business Accounting Technology, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice-Cyber Security, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, Software Engineering Technology and Technical Project Management, and a master's degree program of study in Business Administration. Branches of ITT Technical Institute are located in Austin, Texas, Houston, Texas (Blue Ash and Gessner), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and Mount Prospect, Illinois. ITT Technical Institute, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania opened in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania in November 1994 offering Electronics Engineering Technology. The school now offers associate in specialized technology degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design, Information Technology-Computer Network Systems, Information Technology-Multimedia, Information Technology-Software Applications and Programming and Information Technology-Web Development. ITT Technical Institute is located off the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the Rossmoyne Business Center. The one-story masonry and glass building provides 21,000 square feet of space which has been specifically designed to provide spacious classrooms and laboratories and ease of access for students to the various student service offices. Parking is conveniently located in front and behind the building. Designated parking spaces and accessible facilities are provided for disabled individuals. The facility is in compliance with federal, state and local ordinances and regulations, including those relating to safety and health. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate in specialized technology degrees.

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