Berks Technical Institute
Wyomissing, PA 19610-1168

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 895
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Berks Technical Institute has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Berks Technical Institute's tuition was $9,300 for all students regardless of residency (32.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,079
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$9,300
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
$9,300
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Berks Technical Institute's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 78% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,131 (which is 16.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Berks Technical Institute in 2016-2017, was 251, which is 94% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $10,548 (which is 40.1% above the national average.)

$5,131
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$10,548
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Berks Technical Institute has enrolled a total of 895 students (617 students full-time and 278 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 895 students, 47 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

895
Total Enrollment
47
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 43%

White: 43%

Black/African American: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Berks Technical Institute.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 43% 547
Transportation And Materials Moving 17% 212
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 64
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 60
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 42
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 26
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 26
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 26 0
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 16

Graduation & Dropout Rates

44%
Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Berks Technical Institute full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
52%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Berks Technical Institute graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,700. Last year, out of the total 788 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 693 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 832 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 682 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,700 $28,900
Employment Rate 88% 82%
Total Graduates 788 832

Campus Location

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