Central Pennsylvania Institute Of Science And Technology

Overview of Central Pennsylvania Institute Of Science And Technology

Central Pennsylvania Institute is found in Pleasant Gap, PA. Pleasant Gap is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Central Pennsylvania Institute.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Central Pennsylvania Institute is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine, transportation.

Central Pennsylvania Institute Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 84 in 2007-2008 at Central Pennsylvania Institute.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Central Pennsylvania Institute

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
540 N Harrison Rd
Pleasant Gap , PA 16823
General Phone: (814) 359-2793

Central Pennsylvania Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation67construction equipment operation, truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Mechanics and Repair15HVAC

Number of programs and degrees for Central Pennsylvania Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years412
Award of less than 1 academic year1053

Central Pennsylvania Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Pennsylvania Institute had a total enrollment of 84 students (123 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 24%
20-21 7%
22-24 19%
25-29 12%
30-34 11%
35-39 17%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Central Pennsylvania Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 98%

Central Pennsylvania Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Central Pennsylvania Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Central Pennsylvania Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 533500)

Central Pennsylvania Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Central Pennsylvania Institute Highlights

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What Sets Central Pennsylvania Institute Apart:

% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Central Pennsylvania Institute % of degrees in transportation
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Central Pennsylvania Institute Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Central Pennsylvania Institute % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Central Pennsylvania Institute Male % of student body

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