Berks Technical Institute: Review & Facts

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Berks Technical Institute is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 940 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1974 and is the only school located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
Fair
At Berks Technical Institute you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Berks Technical Institute deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Trucking, Dental, Computer Science, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Berks Technical Institute student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Berks Technical Institute is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at BTI is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median - around $9,200 a year. The additional fees at Berks Technical Institute (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,000; which comes to $10,200 per year.

Read the details about Berks Technical Institute additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent data, 380 applications were submitted and 247 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
No
The undergraduate application fee at BTI is $40.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Berks Technical Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (610) 372-1722 or check Berks Technical Institute Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Berks Technical Institute provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at BTI, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Berks Technical Institute.

Based on the college crime numbers, Berks Technical Institute appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Berks Technical Institute Location and Maps



Post Address: Berks Technical Institute, 2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610-1168, USA
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