Platt College-Berks Technical Institute

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2020 Average Net Price
$23,089
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
429
89% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
36%
183 Graduates

About

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

In 2020, 223 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute. 52% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (101 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (92 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is $0, which is $−7,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is $0, which is $−7,980 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,089.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students attending Platt College-Berks Technical Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$23,089
2020 Value
17.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Platt College-Berks Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,089. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Platt College-Berks Technical Institute grew by 17.7%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 6.94% with respect to 2019, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Platt College-Berks Technical Institute has a total enrollment of 429 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is 382 students and the part-time enrollment is 47. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.1% Hispanic or Latino, 28.9% White, 9.32% Black or African American, 5.36% Two or More Races, 0.932% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.699% Asian, and 0.233% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.1%), followed by White Female (18.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 429 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is 382 and the part-time enrollment is 47. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%
2020 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 Platt College-Berks Technical Institute was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Platt College-Berks Technical Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    228
  2. White
    124
  3. Black or African American
    40

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is 53.1% Hispanic or Latino, 28.9% White, 9.32% Black or African American, 5.36% Two or More Races, 0.932% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.699% Asian, and 0.233% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 9 more women than men received degrees from Platt College-Berks Technical Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is hispanic or latino (101 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (92 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (61 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (10 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 Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Registered nurses (1,302,395 people), Software developers (464,020 people), Other managers (180,144 people), Medical & health services managers (149,372 people), and Pharmacists (132,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (61 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Health (89 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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 Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (61 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Health (89 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,473,546 people), Computer Systems Design (545,956 people), Elementary & secondary schools (262,022 people), Outpatient care centers (211,414 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (205,678 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (61 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Health (89 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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 Platt College-Berks Technical Institute.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

107
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute, which is 0.922 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 60 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 42 degrees were awarded to women at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute in Medical Assistant, which is 42 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 30% of students graduating from Platt College-Berks Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.64% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    101 degrees awarded
  2. White
    92 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is hispanic or latino (101 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (92 degrees).

1.79% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute is hispanic or latino female (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (53 degrees).

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Operations

Platt College-Berks Technical Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.9k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Platt College-Berks Technical Institute had a total salary expenditure of $8.02M. Platt College-Berks Technical Institute employs 21 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are Female Instructors (13), Male Instructors(8), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute are: Management, with 4 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Platt College-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

Salary Expenditure

$2.83M
2020 Salaries
10.5%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Platt College-Berks Technical Institute paid a median of $2.83M in salaries, which represents 35.3% of their overall expenditure ($8.02M) and a 10.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.2% decline from 2018 and a 14.6% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$979k
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2020, Platt College-Berks Technical Institute paid a total of $979k to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute were Instructor with 21 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute were Management with 4 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees; and Sales and related with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute was Female Instructor with 13 employees, and Male Instructor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Platt College-Berks Technical Institute.

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