- New Castle School of Trades has been providing hands-on training in electrical, automotive and many other technical fields for Pennsylvania and Ohio residents for more than 60 years. We know what employers are looking for and what they value in an employee. Weï¿½ve structured our programs around these needs so that when you graduate, youï¿½ll be prepared to work in a high-demand industry.
New Castle School of Trades serves 606 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 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 606 students
- Acceptance Rate: 100%
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 11%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
New Castle School of Trades ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
New Castle School of Trades
(PA) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Number of Programs Offered
The student population of New Castle School of Trades has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The New Castle School of Trades diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- New Castle School of Trades was founded in 1945 and has become a leading technical and trade institution. Over the years, the School has evolved from educating competent tradesmen to training more sophisticated and innovative craftsmen who are looking to become today's highly skilled technicians. In 1954, NCST moved to its present location in Pulaski, PA. NCST has programs in Building Technology, Electrical Technology, Heavy Equipment Operations, Heavy Equipment Operations with CDL, Machinist Technology, Refrigeration/AC Technology and Commercial Truck Driving, as well as a Commercial & Industrial Maintenance program. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the acceptance rate of New Castle School of Trades?
The acceptance rate of New Castle School of Trades is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 85%.
What is New Castle School of Trades's ranking?
New Castle School of Trades ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Least debt for graduating students.
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