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Cost of Attendance

$19,613

Net Price

Berks Technical Institute Tuition and Fees

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:

  • 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

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.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$32,240$32,240
Book & SuppliesNANA
Room & Board cost$20,800$20,800
Other ExpensesNA$22,760
Total Cost of AttendanceNANA

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.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$19,613

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$19,843

$30,001 to $48,000

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$48,001 to $75,000

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$75,001 to $110,000

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$110,000+

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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.

Student Loans

Example Loans

$24,566

Stafford Loan Interest

4.5%

Time to Pay off Student Loan

N/A

Example monthly payment

$255

Total interest paid

$6,027

Sum of Loan Payments

$30,593

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. Take a loan of $24,566 for example. This will result in a $3,059 payment to be made each year. We can assume that the interest rate is 4.5% post any refinancing or consolidation activities with a NA repayment plan. Then the total payment made towards the loan is $30,593 which is $6,027 in addition to the principal amount, which constitutes the interest payment made throughout the life of the loan.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$32,240$32,240
Room & Board Cost$20,800$20,800
Total Tuition & FeesN/AN/A

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.

Cost Per Credit Hour

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.

Campus Housing Expenses

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.

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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.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Associate $28,420 $290
Undergraduate Certificate $20,880 $290

Berks Technical Institute offers 12 online programs across 7 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

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.

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