Platt College-Berks Technical Institute

School Highlights

Platt College-Berks Technical Institute serves 429 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,120
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Platt College-Berks Technical Institute
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
60 staff
56 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
9
21

Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute has declined by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Berks Technical Institute diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
429 students
447 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
382 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
47 students
165 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
482 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
382 students
292 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
47 students
229 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
45%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
41%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the percentage of White community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.62
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
36%
59%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,120 is less than the state average of $17,669. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,120
$17,669
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,000
$13,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$6,111
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
63%
74%
This chart display the percent admitted of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Platt College-Berks Technical Institute cost?
Platt College-Berks Technical Institute's private state tuition is approximately $10,120.
What schools are Platt College-Berks Technical Institute often compared to?
Platt College-Berks Technical Instituteis often viewed alongside schools like Reading Area Community College by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute?
The acceptance rate of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is 63%, which is lower than the state average of 74%.
What is Platt College-Berks Technical Institute's ranking?
Platt College-Berks Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,120
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,730 per year for in-state students and $13,992 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,669 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is ASPIRA City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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