Laurel Technical Institute

Overview of Laurel Technical Institute

Sharon, PA is home to Laurel Technical Institute. Sharon is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Laurel Technical Institute go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in business and management, medical adminstration.

Laurel Technical Institute Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Student Body

The school has 124 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Laurel Technical Institute are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Laurel Technical Institute

Laurel Technical Institute
335 Boyd Dr
Sharon , PA 16146-3843
General Phone: (724) 983-0700

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Laurel Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration28medical records tech, medical transcription, medical office assistant, medical secretary
Business and Management10business management, accounting
Office and Administration3data entry, administrative assistant, office data entry
Law1legal secretary
Family and Social Work0child care management
Computer Science and Engineering0data processing tech, information science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree427
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years03
Award of less than 1 academic year03

Laurel Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Laurel Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 124 students (138 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 17%
Women 83%
Full-Time 94%
Part-Time 6%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 20%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 12%
20-21 13%
22-24 16%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 13%
40-49 15%
50-64 3%

Laurel Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 20 %
Part-Time 50 %

Laurel Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sharon, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Laurel Technical Institute Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Laurel Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,175
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,175
Books and supplies $ 1,650

Financial Aid:
Laurel Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2092500)

Laurel Technical Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*3$29,513
All faculty totalcalendar year0*3$29,513

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Laurel Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

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Laurel Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Laurel Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Laurel Technical Institute Female % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Laurel Technical Institute % of degrees in business and management
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Laurel Technical Institute % students 40 years or older

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