Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

Faculty

28 Faculty Members | 8:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology is to provide exceptional educational opportunities for career oriented central Pennsylvanians and to provide our region's employers with well trained and motivated employees who are fully prepared for the highly paid technical jobs of the 21st century.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
91%
Did not receive aid
9%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 58.0% $4,990
State/local grants 33.0% $4,734
Institutional grants 1.0% $500
Loans 68.0% $7,865

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Petroleum Technology/Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. Includes instruction in machine operations, production line operations, engineering analysis, systems analysis, instrumentation, physical controls, automation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manufacturing planning, quality control, and informational infrastructure. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Petroleum Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in the development and operation of oil and natural gas extraction and processing facilities. Includes instruction in principles of petroleum extraction and related geology, petroleum field mapping and site analysis, testing and sampling methods, instrument calibration, laboratory analysis, test equipment operation and maintenance, environment and safety monitoring procedures for oil/gas fields and facilities, facility inspection procedures, and report preparation. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
      • A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services. See other colleges that offer this major
  • MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. Includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, gasoline engine mechanics, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair. Examples: [Commercial Trailer Mechanic], [Transport Trailer Technician], [Truck and Coach Technician], [Truck and Transport Mechanic], [Truck-Trailer Service Technician], [Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
85.93%
  • Apply 135
  • Accepted 116
  • Attend 93

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$100
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Not applicable
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
49%
Male Students
51%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian98.23%
  2. Black0.88%
  3. Hispanic/Latino0.88%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

224

Undergraduate students

224

Attendance breakdown

Full time
82%
Part time
18%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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