Commonwealth Technical Institute

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,564
2022 Average Net Price
$13,619
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
94
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
90%
99 Graduates

About

Commonwealth Technical Institute is a higher education institution located in Cambria County, PA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Commonwealth Technical Institute were Building & Property Maintenance (15 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (13 degrees), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (6 degrees).

In 2022, 83 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Commonwealth Technical Institute. 28.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 71.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (57 degrees), 5.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $7,564, which is $−548 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $7,564, which is $−548 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,619.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending Commonwealth Technical Institute received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$7,564
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute was $7,564. The cost of tuition at Commonwealth Technical Institute is $−548 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$13,619
2022 Value
19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Commonwealth Technical Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,619. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Commonwealth Technical Institute grew by 19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,870
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Commonwealth Technical Institute was of $9,870 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.776% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

71% of undergraduate students at Commonwealth Technical Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 145% with respect to 2021, when 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Commonwealth Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 94 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 94 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Commonwealth Technical Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.6% White, 17% Black or African American, 6.38% Two or More Races, and 1.06% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (45.7%), followed by White Female (14.9%) and Black or African American Male (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94 students. The full-time enrollment at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 94 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Commonwealth Technical Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Commonwealth Technical Institute was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Commonwealth Technical Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    57 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    16 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    6 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Commonwealth Technical Institute is 60.6% White, 17% Black or African American, 6.38% Two or More Races, and 1.06% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 35 fewer women than men received degrees from Commonwealth Technical Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Commonwealth Technical Institute is white (57 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Commonwealth Technical Institute is Building & Property Maintenance (15 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (13 degrees) and Automobile Mechanics Technology (6 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Commonwealth Technical Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (15 degrees awarded), Precision Production (13 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Registered nurses (1,396,887 people), Medical & health services managers (152,360 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,220 people).

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute in 2022 are Construction (15 degrees awarded), Precision Production (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (17 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (15 degrees awarded), Precision Production (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (17 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,490,966 people), Outpatient care centers (239,525 people), Elementary & secondary schools (229,603 people), Offices of physicians (203,853 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (143,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Construction (15 degrees awarded), Precision Production (13 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (17 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Commonwealth Technical Institute.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Commonwealth Technical Institute was Building & Property Maintenance with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

59
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
24
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Commonwealth Technical Institute, which is 2.46 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (24).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Commonwealth Technical Institute in Building & Property Maintenance, which is 14 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Commonwealth Technical Institute in Food Preparation Assistant, which is 0.5 times less than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

82%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 82% of students graduating from Commonwealth Technical Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Commonwealth Technical Institute is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    57 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Commonwealth Technical Institute is white (57 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

16.9% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Commonwealth Technical Institute is white male (40 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (17 degrees).

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Operations

Commonwealth Technical Institute employs 26 Instructors. Most academics at Commonwealth Technical Institute are Male Instructor (16), and Female Instructor (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute are: Service, with 5 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$7.22M
2022 Salaries
16.8%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Commonwealth Technical Institute paid a median of $7.22M in salaries, a 16.8% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.84M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2022, Commonwealth Technical Institute paid a total of $1.84M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute was Instructor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute were Service with 5 employees, Management with 4 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Commonwealth Technical Institute was Male Instructor with 16 employees, and Female Instructor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Commonwealth Technical Institute.

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