Pennsylvania College of Technology

1 College Ave, Williamsport, United States
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Overview of Pennsylvania College of Technology

About this school

Pennsylvania College of Technology, founded in 1965, is a coeducational, public institution. Its 928-acre campus is located in Williamsport.
  • Website


    www.pct.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,382
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Pennsylvania College of Technology is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
Required for some
Not reported
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Williamsport, PA  17701-5778
Phone
(570) 327-4761
Fax
(570) 321-5551
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
College transcripts for transfers recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 6,115 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 2,736 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 3,379 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,687 (56%) of 4,805 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,067 (51%) of 2,076 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,620 (59%) of 2,729 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.05
375 And Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $18,840|Out-of-state: $25,770
  • Room & Board: - $11,340 (85.9090909090909%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (10.606060606060606%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $460 (3.484848484848485%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Pennsylvania College of Technology accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003395
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,203 (99.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,134 (94.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,134 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
24%
Average Award
$12,300
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 860 (75.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,659
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 850 (75.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,842
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,330 (94.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,171 (96.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,171 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
23%
Average Award
$12,768
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,117 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,452
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,235 (77.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,997
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$7,218
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,537

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


289

Part-Time Faculty


159

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 55% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
214,320

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1800
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Pennsylvania College of Technology provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (34)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
  • Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
  • Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Physician Assistant
  • Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering technologies, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


29,497

Nearest Metropolitan Area


994 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
17.1 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
70 mile(s) from campus in Wilkes-Barre
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Williamsport
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


31% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


69%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Blue and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Pennsylvania College of Technology offers national fraternities, student government association, residence hall association, wildcats event board, association of computing machinery, campus ministry international

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,382
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 3.4% Black/African-American
  • 3.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 88.7% White
  • 0.7% Unknown

International Students


0.6% from 12 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources