Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

Washington, PA 15301
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Penn Commercial Business/Technical School is one of the sixty-one private, for-profit 2-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in a suburb, in Washington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 225 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 62 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 39 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 63%). Every year 97% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Penn Commercial's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $17,200, and fees were $2,800. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,200 and $2,800 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students225
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 21

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
07/01/1960 - Current

Admission

95%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

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Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

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Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Penn Commercial Business/Technical School's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $2,016
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 67% $1,614
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 80% $2,160
Private Loans -- --

$31,953

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$31,410
$30,001 to $48,000$32,419
$48,001 to $75,000$33,366
$75,001 to $110,000$33,591
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

225

Undergrads

0

Graduates

143

Women

82

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
89%
Black/African American
7%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Asian
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Hispanic
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
242 Oak Spring Road
Washington, PA 15301
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