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Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is an Associate's college with 743 students located in Media, PA.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 743
Gender 24% Male / 76% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 64% Full Time / 36% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 59% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 12%
Multi-racial 2%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 16%
Black or African American 63%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring pre-admission summer program
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling career counseling employment services for undergraduates personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education double major independent study internships dual enrollment of high school students
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other (42%), Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician (14%), Business Administration and Management (10%), Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician (8%), Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other (8%), Medical Office Management/Administration (6%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

Any instructional program in allied health and medical assisting services not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Pharmacy Technicians
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Any instructional program in practical nursing, vocational nursing, and nursing assistants not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.
Nursing Assistants
Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of architects, engineers and planners engaged in designing and developing buildings, urban complexes, and related systems. Includes instruction in design testing procedures, building site analysis, model building and computer graphics, engineering drawing, structural systems testing, analysis of prototype mechanical and interior systems, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of electrical, electronics and communication engineers. Includes instruction in electrical circuitry, prototype development and testing, systems analysis and testing, systems maintenance, instrument calibration, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions for research, production, and operations, and applications to specific engineering specialties.

Administration & Faculty

President and CEO Walter R. Garrison
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 24
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 33 : 66
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $12,509 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $13,441
$30K-$48K $14,867
$48K-$75K $16,794

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $11,250, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $11,250 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,500 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,300
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $14,150 $20,450

Students Receiving Aid

74% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 73% $4,750
Federal Scholarships/Grants 74% $2,265
Institutional Grants 12% $1,121
Other Federal Grants 15% $264
Pell Grants 59% $2,775
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 21% $831
Student Loans 74% $4,768

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

25% of students graduated on time.

43% of students graduated in six years.

53% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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