Keystone Technical Institute

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  • The mission of Keystone Technical Institute is to provide useful education; one that matches the career goals of the student with the needs of the employers in the student's chosen field. To this end, the institute, through a competent and dedicated faculty, and well planned and always developing curriculum, insures the student will receive the necessary foundation to achieve their potential in the career they are pursuing. The institute, with an ongoing curricular evaluation process and constant feedback from our graduates, Advisory Committee and employers, keeps abreast of the technologies necessary for entering the working world. The environment established to achieve this mission is one that encourages a "hands-on" experience, for all students, thus providing a workplace atmosphere.
School Highlights
  • Keystone Technical Institute serves 341 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Keystone Technical Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Dauphin County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (4.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Keystone Technical Institute(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 Faculty25 staff25 staff
Keystone Technical Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered208

Student Body

  • The student population of 341 has grown by 60% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment341 students571 students
Keystone Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:126:1
Keystone Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students341 students354 students
Keystone Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Keystone Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
2%
Keystone Technical Institute Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Keystone Technical Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
11%
14%
Keystone Technical Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
81%
63%
Keystone Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Keystone Technical Institute More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
10%
Keystone Technical Institute 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.0.330.57
Keystone Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
70%
54%
Keystone Technical Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$34,800
Keystone Technical Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%94%
    Keystone Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$11,678$13,000
    Keystone Technical Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,621$6,246
    Keystone Technical Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate94%84%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • The mission of Keystone Technical Institute is to provide useful education; one that matches the career goals of the student with the needs of the employers in the student's chosen field. To this end, the institute, through a competent and dedicated faculty, and well planned and always developing curriculum, insures the student will receive the necessary foundation to achieve their potential in the career they are pursuing. The institute, with an ongoing curricular evaluation process and constant feedback from our graduates, Advisory Committee and employers, keeps abreast of the technologies necessary for entering the working world. The environment established to achieve this mission is one that encourages a "hands-on" experience, for all students, thus providing a workplace atmosphere.

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