Platt College-Berks Technical Institute

School Highlights

Platt College-Berks Technical Institute serves 579 students (92% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Platt College-Berks Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Platt College-Berks Technical Institute(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates 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 Faculty60 staff56 staff
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Number of Programs Offered1216

Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute has declined by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Berks Technical Institute diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment579 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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# Full-Time Students531 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students48 students146 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
55%
11%
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% Black
7%
15%
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% White
29%
56%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
11%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
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College Completion Rate
44%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,120 is less than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,120$17,415
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid53%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate63%79%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is Reading Area Community College (2.4 miles away).
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Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.