Orleans Technical College
Philadelphia, PA 19114-1014


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 358
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
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


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Orleans Technical College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 187 applications and 114 students were granted admission. Orleans Technical College is at the #29 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Orleans Technical College calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $13,276 (53.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $28,579
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $28,579
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Orleans Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 62% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,627 (which is 18% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Orleans Technical College in 2016-2017, was 142, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,554 (which is 0.4% above 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, Orleans Technical College has enrolled a total of 358 students (273 students full-time and 85 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 358 students, 40 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 81% men and 19% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 38%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 24%

White: 23%

Hispanic: 11%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Orleans Technical College.

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
Construction Trades 45% 358
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 14% 112
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 30
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 26

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 Orleans Technical College 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 Orleans Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,300. Last year, out of the total 1,054 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 706 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 852 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 562 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,300 $27,900
Employment Rate 67% 66%
Total Graduates 1,054 852

Campus Location

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