Cost of Attendance
Berks Technical 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:
Programs and Majors
Berks Technical Institute (BTI) has an entire team working on the BTI course to help the students find a perfect program which matches their interests, passion, and talent.
The institute provides students with 12 online programs in 7 different disciplines.
Some of the majors provided by the institute include Business Administration, Dental Assisting, Mechatronics, CDL Training, Expanded Function Dental Assistant Preparation, Medical Billing and Coding, Criminal Justice, IT Support Specialist, Medical Clinical Assistant.
The total cost of attending Berks Technical Institute depends on the course the student has opted for, as the tuition and fees vary for different courses.
The living arrangements, however, remain pretty much the same for each applicant as the college does not offer on-campus housing and therefore, students' boarding facilities are only off-campus. The off-campus boarding is of two types: with family, or without family. Room and board costs for students residing without family come up to $20,800, with other expenses of $22,760.
On average it is seen that for students residing with family, the overall cost of attendance varies by a whopping $21,000.
For more information on student boarding visit our blog here.
Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000
$30,001 to $48,000
$48,001 to $75,000
$75,001 to $110,000
Net price is the difference between the full cost of attendance and (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and meals, and other related expenses) minus any estimated grants and scholarship for which the student may be eligible.
The Net Price for students attending Berks Technical Institute comes up to $19,613.
The average net price by family by income is apportioned fairly as follows: for family income between $0 - $30,000 the average cost comes to about $19,843.
The net price varies as students are segmented into five categories of family income with a proportionate increase in net price for higher-income groups. For more information on average net price based on family income, visit the official college website here.
Stafford Loan Interest
Time to Pay off Student Loan
Example monthly payment
Total interest paid
Sum of Loan Payments
To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at Berks Technical Institute
here is an example one can consider to estimate the payment amounts one will incur with a student loan.
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payment to be made each year.
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At Platt College-Berks Technical Institute, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $32,240 in a year. Moreover, the applicants must also pay an amount of $20,800 towards room and boarding charges. In this way, for one year, the total cost for undergraduate students comes to around $75,799.
The total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – also called cost per credit hour – that the student has to pay to attend Platt College-Berks Technical Institute varies for graduate and undergraduate courses. At PCBTI, the cost per credit hour for graduate courses is $248.
Students of PCBTI who opt to live off-campus will be required to pay $43,560 per year toward housing. However, it is important to note that on-campus housing facilities have not been made available to students by the college. The room and boarding charges for the university’s off-campus students come to around $20,800. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $22,760 for off-campus students.
Housing & Other Expenses
Room & Boards
Book & Supplies
Berks Technical Institute offers 12 online programs
As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the college is estimated to be around $380,950. For undergraduate students, the total expenses added up to $19,613 in 2018-2019, $19,086 in 2017-2018, and $17,933 in 2016-2017.
Associate of Business Administration
Associate of Specialized Business - Business Administration
Total Cost : $ 26680
Cost per credit: $ 290
Total Credits: 92
Associate of Specialized Business - Criminal Justice
Total Cost : $ 28050
Cost per credit: $ 255
Total Credits: 110
Associate of Specialized Business - Criminal Justice w/ Police Academy option extern
Total Cost : $ 29325
Total Credits: 115
Undergraduate Certificate in Health Science
Undergraduate Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding
Total Cost : $ 20880
Total Credits: 72
Associate of Specialized Technology - Dental Assisting
Total Cost : $ 32865
Cost per credit: $ 313
Total Credits: 105
Associate of Specialized Business - Electronic Health Records
Total Cost : $ 30048
Total Credits: 96
Associate of Specialized Business - Medical Assisting
Associate of Specialized Technology - Drafting Technology
Total Cost : $ 31300
Total Credits: 100
Associate of Specialized Technology - Graphic Design
Total Cost : $ 28796
Associate of Specialized Technology- IT Support Specialist - Night
Associate of Specialized Business - Early Childhood Education
Total Cost : $ 26520
Total Credits: 104
Associate of Specialized Business - Paralegal
Total Cost : $ 28420
Total Credits: 98
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