Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, PA 17701-5799

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,446
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,710 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
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

Admission

Pennsylvania College of Technology 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

$50
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Pennsylvania College of Technology charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $20,400 and in-state students paid $13,590.

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

$22,011
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$13,590
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$20,400
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 87% of Pennsylvania College of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,080 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2016-2017, was 784, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,533 (which is 4.4% above the national average.)

$4,080
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,533
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
87%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Pennsylvania College of Technology has enrolled a total of 5,446 students (4,586 students full-time and 860 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,446 students, 436 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 64% men and 36% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 298 students for distance studies.

5,446
Total Enrollment
436
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 88%

Hispanic: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

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 26% 1,201 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 24% 1,086 0
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 15% 690
Construction Trades 6% 280
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 273 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 195
Precision Production 3% 150
Personal And Culinary Services 3% 135
Architecture And Related Services 3% 132
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 89

Graduation & Dropout Rates

46%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Pennsylvania College of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
30%
Dropout rate
23%
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

$34,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Pennsylvania College of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,000. Last year, out of the total 10,541 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 9,592 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 11,759 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 10,583 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,000 $43,700
Employment Rate 91% 90%
Total Graduates 10,541 11,759

Campus Location

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