Berks Technical Institute

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,300

1.31% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,079

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

895

68.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

44.1%

97 Graduates

About

Berks Technical Institute is a higher education institution located in Berks County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Berks Technical Institute were .

In 2016, 423 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Berks Technical Institute. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (216 degrees), 1.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $9,300, which is $1,980 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $9,300, which is $1,980 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,079.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 90% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,300

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Berks Technical Institute was $9,300. The cost of tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $1,980 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$16,079

2016 Value

8.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Berks Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,079. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Berks Technical Institute grew by 8.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,677

Room and Board

$1,950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Berks Technical Institute was of $8,677 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,950. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.812% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Berks Technical Institute received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.56% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Berks Technical Institute was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Admissions

Berks Technical Institute received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 895 students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Berks Technical Institute has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Berks Technical Institute was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Berks Technical Institute in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Berks Technical Institute has a total enrollment of 895 students. The full-time enrollment at Berks Technical Institute is 617 students and the part-time enrollment is 278. This means that 68.9% of students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.2% Hispanic or Latino, 43% White, 7.04% Black or African American, 2.35% Two or More Races, 1.23% Asian, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (28%) and White Male (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 895 students. The full-time enrollment at Berks Technical Institute is 617 and the part-time enrollment is 278. This means that 68.9% of students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Berks Technical Institute was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Berks Technical Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    387

  2. White

    385

  3. Black or African American

    63

The enrolled student population at Berks Technical Institute is 43.2% Hispanic or Latino, 43% White, 7.04% Black or African American, 2.35% Two or More Races, 1.23% Asian, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (2.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 71 more women than men received degrees from Berks Technical Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Berks Technical Institute are white (216 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Berks Technical Institute is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Berks Technical Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (106 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (13 degrees), and Protective Services (32 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Registered nurses (1,248,069 people), Medical & health services managers (143,431 people), Miscellaneous managers (133,686 people), Police officers (128,650 people), and Pharmacists (118,012 people).

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (106 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Protective Services (32 degrees), Legal (13 degrees), and Health (187 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing & sales managers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (106 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Protective Services (32 degrees), Legal (13 degrees), and Health (187 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Hospitals (1,432,653 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (337,443 people), Elementary & secondary schools (308,078 people), Outpatient care centers (204,748 people), and Offices of physicians (170,288 people).

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (106 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (13 degrees), Protective Services (32 degrees), Legal (13 degrees), and Health (187 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Berks Technical Institute.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Berks Technical Institute was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 176

  2. 247

In 2016, 176 degrees were awarded to men at Berks Technical Institute, which is 0.713 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (247).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Berks Technical Institute in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 14.1 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Berks Technical Institute in Medical Assistant, which is 14.3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

45%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 28% of students graduating from Berks Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (64.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Berks Technical Institute is Female and White (64.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.06% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    216 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    159 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Berks Technical Institute is white (216 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

3.31% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    131 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    91 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Berks Technical Institute is white female (131 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (91 degrees).

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Operations

Berks Technical Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Berks Technical Institute had a total expenditure of $14.4M. Of that $14.4M, they spent $3.03M on salaries and $14.4M on benefits.

Berks Technical Institute employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Berks Technical Institute are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute are: Sales and related, with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Management with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Berks Technical Institute has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Berks Technical Institute stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Berks Technical Institute received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$3.03M

Salary Expenditure

$14.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Berks Technical Institute had a total expenditure of $14.4M. Of that $14.4M, they spent $3.03M on salaries and $14.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Berks Technical Institute as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.03M

2015 Salaries

30.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Berks Technical Institute paid a median of $3.03M in salaries, which represents 21% of their overall expenditure ($14.4M) and a 30.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.63M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2015, Berks Technical Institute paid a total of $1.63M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 53.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

9 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute were Sales and related with 9 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Management with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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