Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

31 Faculty Members | 14:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Penn Commercial's mission is to provide the best available instruction for individual needs in the shortest time possible and at the lowest practical cost. Our training is aimed at men and women who desire to prepare themselves for careers as well as those who desire to reenter the job market. Our educational philosophy recognizes the need for students to develop a foundation of related skills that will make them adaptable to an ever-changing job market and provide support for our students in achieving their career goals. We strive to provide quality programs that will prepare our students for the best available careers. We continuously study and evaluate student outcomes and institutional goal achievements and use these to improve our efforts for our students, staff, employers and the community.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$17,313

Out of state

$17,313
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
82%
Did not receive aid
18%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 55.0% $4,794
State/local grants 21.0% $3,520
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 72.0% $7,093

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
      • A program that prepares individuals to generally apply technical skills to create working drawings and computer simulations for a variety of applications. Includes instruction in specification interpretation, dimensioning techniques, drafting calculations, material estimation, technical communications, computer applications, and interpersonal communications. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Dental Secretary] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. See other colleges that offer this major
  • MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, install, service and maintain the operating condition of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Examples: [Heating and Air Conditioning Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC)], [Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HACR)], [Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Maintenance Technology/Technician (HVAC)], [Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HVACR)], [Oil Burner Mechanic], [Refrigeration Mechanic], [Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic], [Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems 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
90.65%
  • Apply 107
  • Accepted 97
  • Attend 76

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$25
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Recommended
  • 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
63%
Male Students
37%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian79.83%
  2. Black13.87%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities2.52%
  4. Asian1.68%
  5. Not Specified1.68%
  6. Hispanic/Latino0.42%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

460

Undergraduate students

460

Attendance breakdown

Full time
23%
Part time
77%

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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