Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Lancaster, PA, USA
3.47 Average Rating

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a two-year residential technical college and the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania. The school’s mission is to provide an education to “economically and socially disadvantaged” students. Only students who have lived in the state for more than a year are allowed entry into the college’s programs. There are over 20 technical-based programs, as well Short Term Programs that can take as little as three weeks to complete, such as the Metal Casting Program.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
89%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 30, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,142
Total Number of Undergrads
1,142
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
67%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,828
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,030
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$8,030
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,250
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
52%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,092
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
52%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,293
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,123

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
55%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,718
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$93
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
91%
9%
Student Organizations
14
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bulldogs
School Colors
Maroon/Steel
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Harrisburg
York
Reading
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
95%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.47 Average Rating
Thaddeus Stevens is a small and comfortable campus. Most of all your class are under 30 students, which allows for plenty of one on one time. Most of the teachers are fun and always come excited ready to teach.
Ronald from New Holland, PA

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