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Berks Technical Institute Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Berks Technical Institute ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Berks Technical Institute Ranked?

2022 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 40 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is computer support specialist.

Overall Quality

Berks Technical Institute is ranked #2,565 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Berks Technical Institute is also ranked #132 out of 134 schools in Pennsylvania.

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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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Berks Technical Institute it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 of 44% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Berks Technical Institute. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  44 out of 100
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Berks Technical Institute Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 429 undergraduates at Berks Technical Institute with 382 being full-time and 47 being part-time.

How Much Does Berks Technical Institute Cost?

The overall average net price of Berks Technical Institute is $19,843. 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 69% of students took out student loans averaging $8,017 a year. That adds up to $32,068 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Berks Technical Institute is 26.2%. 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.

This is a decrease from the 23 students who took online classes the previous year.

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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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