Engine City Technical Institute

Overview of Engine City Technical Institute

Engine City Technical Institute is found in South Plainfield, NJ. South Plainfield is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Engine City Technical Institute.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in mechanics and repair.

Engine City Technical Institute Selectivity

Engine City Technical Institute accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 118 in 2007-2008 at the school. A very high share of students at Engine City Technical Institute are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Engine City Technical Institute will strive to be the most complete and successful pure diesel industry technical school in the US. We will strive to recruit and train students with the values and skills necessary to succeed in the diesel industry. We will partner with the trucking/busing, construction/industrial, power generation, transport refrigeration, marine and related fields to serve the public and the industry with the highest quality and ethics."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Engine City Technical Institute

Engine City Technical Institute
901 Hadley Road
South Plainfield , NJ 07080-2424

Engine City Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair87diesel mechanics

Number of programs and degrees for Engine City Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year01
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years871

Engine City Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Engine City Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 118 students (156 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 52%
Black 14%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 42%
20-21 18%
22-24 11%
25-29 6%
30-34 5%
35-39 9%
40-49 7%

Engine City Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 67%

Engine City Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of South Plainfield, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Engine City Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Engine City Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2291000)

Engine City Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

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Engine City Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Engine City Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Male % of student body
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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