Commonwealth Technical Institute
Johnstown, PA 15905-3092


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 188
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 99%
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 350 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Commonwealth 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.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Commonwealth Technical Institute's tuition was $16,836 for all students regardless of residency (26.3% more expensive 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.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 29% of Commonwealth Technical Institute's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,320 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Commonwealth Technical Institute in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Commonwealth Technical Institute has enrolled a total of 188 students (187 students full-time and 1 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 73% men and 27% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 73%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 17%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Asian: 0%


Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Commonwealth 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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 20% 105
Construction Trades 12% 66
Health Professions And Related Programs 12% 62
Personal And Culinary Services 11% 61
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 9% 50
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 24
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 4% 22

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

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 Commonwealth Technical Institute full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Commonwealth Technical Institute graduates 6 years after enrollment is $14,200. Last year, out of the total 201 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 123 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 199 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 101 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $14,200 $14,200
Employment Rate 61% 51%
Total Graduates 201 199

Campus Location

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