College Profile: Pennsylvania College of Technology

 
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Pennsylvania College of Technology, or Penn College, is a small college located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Affiliated with The Pennsylvania State University, the school offers more than 100 certificate, associate and baccalaureate degree programs in fields like business, information technology, transportation, construction, design, health, engineering technology, and forestry technology. The school was founded as the Williamsport Technical Institute in 1941, though since 1914 the school had existed as an adult education and training facility. During World War II, the school operated 24 hours per day, providing war production training to help meet defense industry needs. Additionally, both during and after the war, the institute provided training and retraining for disabled veterans. In 1965, the Williamsport Area Community College was founded, superseding the former technical institute. It continued providing technical training for residents of northern Pennsylvania. In 1989, The Pennsylvania State University named the school as an affiliate, which resulted in the name change to the Pennsylvania College of Technology. As an applied technology college, a majority of the college's student body is made up of students from Pennsylvania. Approximately 10% of the student body comes from other states and countries. The school employs over 300 full-time faculty and services approximately 6,600 students. Roughly 65% of the student body is male and 85% study full-time.
 
One College Ave
Williamsport, PA
17701-5799
570-326-3761 (general)
570-327-4766 (financial aid)
570-327-4761 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names Penn College
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Pennsylvania College of Technology Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
7,544 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants1,710 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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