Berks Technical Institute

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,260

10.3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,494

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

724

61.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

38.1%

99 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 2017, 482 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Berks Technical Institute. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (251 degrees), 1.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $10,260, which is $2,846 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $10,260, which is $2,846 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,494.

In 2017, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,260

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Berks Technical Institute was $10,260. The cost of tuition at Berks Technical Institute is $2,846 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$15,494

2017 Value

3.64%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Berks Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,494. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Berks Technical Institute grew by 3.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,785

Room and Board

$1,650

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Berks Technical Institute was of $8,785 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650. The cost of room and board increased by 1.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 15.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Berks Technical Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 10.6% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Berks Technical Institute has a total enrollment of 724 students. The full-time enrollment at Berks Technical Institute is 448 students and the part-time enrollment is 276. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.5% Hispanic or Latino, 32.7% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 1.52% Asian, 1.52% Two or More Races, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.414% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (35.7%), followed by White Female (21.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Berks Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 724 students. The full-time enrollment at Berks Technical Institute is 448 and the part-time enrollment is 276. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Berks Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

2017 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 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

    351

  2. White

    237

  3. Black or African American

    59

The enrolled student population at Berks Technical Institute is 48.5% Hispanic or Latino, 32.7% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 1.52% Asian, 1.52% Two or More Races, 1.52% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.414% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 64 more women than men received degrees from Berks Technical Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Berks Technical Institute are white (251 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 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 (125 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), and Protective Services (34 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 (1,308,818 people), Medical & health services managers (142,586 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,211 people), Pharmacists (130,072 people), and Police officers (122,264 people).

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), Protective Services (34 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), and Health (194 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Personal financial advisors, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), Protective Services (34 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), and Health (194 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 Berks Technical Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,452,375 people), Elementary & secondary schools (343,492 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (317,976 people), Outpatient care centers (213,907 people), and Offices of physicians (190,590 people).

The most specialized majors at Berks Technical Institute are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), Protective Services (34 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), and Health (194 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 false, 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. 209

  2. 273

In 2017, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Berks Technical Institute, which is 0.766 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (273).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Berks Technical Institute in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 12.9 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Berks Technical Institute in Medical Assistant, which is 11.6 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 37% of students graduating from Berks Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Berks Technical Institute is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.02% 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

    251 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    173 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Berks Technical Institute is white (251 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 degrees).

1.66% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    137 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Berks Technical Institute is white female (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (114 degrees).

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Operations

Berks Technical Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Berks Technical Institute had a total salary expenditure of $23.6M. Berks Technical Institute employs 33 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Berks Technical Institute are Female Instructors (22), Male Instructors(11), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute are: Office and Administrative Support, with 10 employees, Management, with 7 employees, and Sales and related with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Berks Technical Institute has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 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 2017, 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

$3.33M

2017 Salaries

9.8%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Berks Technical Institute paid a median of $3.33M in salaries, which represents 14.1% of their overall expenditure ($23.6M) and a 9.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 22% growth from 2015 and a 30.3% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.38M

Instructional Salaries

33

Number of Employees

In 2017, Berks Technical Institute paid a total of $1.38M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

33 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute were Instructor with 33 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute were Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees; Management with 7 employees; and Sales and related with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Berks Technical Institute was Female Instructor with 22 employees, Male Instructor with 11 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Berks Technical Institute.

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