South Hills School of Business & Technology

Tel: (814)234-7755
School Highlights
  • South Hills School of Business & Technology serves 630 students (91% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • South Hills School of Business & Technology is the only community colleges within Centre County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Du Bois Business College-Huntingdon (21.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
South Hills School of Business & Technology(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty50 staff25 staff
South Hills School of Business & Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 630 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment630 students571 students
South Hills School of Business & Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:126:1
South Hills School of Business & Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students574 students354 students
South Hills School of Business & Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students56 students217 students
South Hills School of Business & Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
South Hills School of Business & Technology Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
2%
South Hills School of Business & Technology Asian (2007-2010)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
South Hills School of Business & Technology Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
14%
South Hills School of Business & Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
96%
63%
South Hills School of Business & Technology White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
South Hills School of Business & Technology More (2011-2016)
South Hills School of Business & Technology 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.0.080.57
South Hills School of Business & Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
52%
54%
South Hills School of Business & Technology Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,500$34,800
South Hills School of Business & Technology Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,521 is less than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,521$16,591
South Hills School of Business & Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
South Hills School of Business & Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,500$13,000
South Hills School of Business & Technology Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,246
South Hills School of Business & Technology Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate92%84%
South Hills School of Business & Technology Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,656 per year for in-state students and $14,063 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,591 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a 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. of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.