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Get the facts about Berks Technical Institute. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Berks Technical Institute Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Berks Technical Institute was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Berks Technical Institute was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Berks Technical Institute?

Acceptance Rate

Since Berks Technical Institute has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Berks Technical Institute Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Berks Technical Institute, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Berks Technical Institute is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Berks Technical Institute

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Berks Technical Institute this rate is 51%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  51 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Berks Technical Institute

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 579 undergraduates at Berks Technical Institute with 531 being full-time and 48 being part-time.

Berks Technical Institute Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Berks Technical Institute is 24.25 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  24.25 out of 100
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How Much Does Berks Technical Institute Cost?

The overall average net price of Berks Technical Institute is $19,075. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Berks Technical Institute, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Berks Technical Institute, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $8,564 a year. That adds up to $34,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Berks Technical Institute is 25.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Berks Technical Institute Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Berks Technical Institute make about $29,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 27% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Berks Technical Institute

Berks Technical Institute is a private for-profit institution located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. The suburban atmosphere of Wyomissing makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Berks Technical Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610-1168
Phone: 610-372-1722
Website: www.berks.edu

Berks Technical Institute Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Berks Technical Institute along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Berks Technical Institute

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 33 students took at least one online class at Berks Technical Institute. This is a decrease from the 602 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 33 0
2016-2017 602 0
2015-2016 312 0
2014-2015 234 0
2013-2014 67 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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