N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,942

Avg.Financial Aid

017149

FAFSA Code

About Berks Technical Institute

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

777

Website

www.berks.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACICS

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) is a private for-profit technical institute which was founded in the year 1982 at Wyomissing Pennsylvania (PA). In May 1987, the institute was privately purchased and changed its name from Lehigh Data Processing Institute to Berks Technical Institute. Later in 2010, the departments were extended to 63,500 square feet area and the parking was enlarged to 650 cars.

  • The BTI courses include both online and traditional in-class way of learning. 

  • The student-faculty ratio at the institute is 15:1, which means that there will be 1 attending faculty per 13 students enrolled in the institute.

  • The graduation rate of the institution is 44%.


Online Education at BTI

Students enrolled in the institute hold the chance to take the program in an online format. The institute has involved in third-party distance education consortia contracts with Miller-Motte College and McCann School of Business & Technology which works as the host institution for Berks Technical Institute.

These agreements allow students enrolled in a suitable program of education to register for online programs.

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Reviews

  • The institution provides student-focused and high-quality education. Dental instructors are really good and supportive. The institute provides resources to assist the students to determine which area to pick.

  • The externships provided by the institute are really great. It allows the student to practically implement the theoretical knowledge in the work environment.

  • The community of the institute is very helpful to solve the problems faced by the students in academics.

  • BTI programs involve hands-on training with tools you will implement in the field. The instructors have years of experience and are capable of offering real-world insight to the students.

Location & Contact

Address

2205 Ridgewood Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6103721722
Fax: 6103764684
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

Admission Process of Berks Technical Institute

To apply for one of the Occupational Associate degree or Bachelor's Degree programs at Berks Technical Institute, students should contact the college, or have their vocational rehabilitation counsellor contact the school if coming through a third-party organization, to reserve an appointment with the admissions representative.

Students not attending by themselves (not by way of a third-party organization) are required to complete a personal interview with one of the school admissions representatives, submit an application, and complete and sign an enrollment agreement.

This institution has an open admission policy. Applicants may approach the institution for more information.

For more information on admissions click here.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,613

Average Annual Cost

N/A

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$20,800

The institute offers several Associate and Undergraduate Certificate programs both offline and online. The tuition fee varies for each program.

Average tuition cost for each degree offered by the institute is given below:

  • Medical/Clinical Assistant: $32,240
  • Business Administration and Management (General):  $32,240
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies:  $35,240
  • Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor: $5,000
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant: $36,790
  • Computer Support Specialist: $33,160

For more information on the cost of attendance, visit our programs and tuition page here.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Differs by program

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

34%

Male Professors

66%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Ground Transportation

125 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

101 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

58 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

34 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

33 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

31 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

25 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

16 Graduates

Legal Support Services

16 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

14 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

13 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

10 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

777

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

67%

Full-time

53%

Part-time

47%

Students Gender

Male

34%

US National: 44%

Female

66%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

33% White

5% Unknown

8% Black

49% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

100%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,919 per year

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$29,000/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,942

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,915

Students Receiving State Aid

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,460

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Several financial aids are available for eligible students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Freshmen looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form and Berks Technical Institute (BTI) Federal School Code is 017149.

Federal Aid provided by the institute includes Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study and Federal Loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

Various Institutional Aid provided by the institute includes High School Scholarship, BTI Director of Education Scholarships, and BTI President’s Scholarships.

Various Military Aid provided by the institute includes Post 9/11 GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, and MyCAA.

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