Pennco Tech Blackwood

Overview of Pennco Tech Blackwood

Pennco Tech is located in Blackwood, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Pennco Tech is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Pennco Tech Selectivity

Pennco Tech does not offer open admission.

Student Body

The school had 539 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A very high share of students at Pennco Tech are male.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Development of an individual by formal education and training leads to a more fruitful life for that individual, promotes morale and intelligence, conserves humas resources and efforts, aids in the production of wealth, and contributes to economic stability and progress. From a practical point of view this philosophy indicates that, since learning takes place within the student, the school is dedicated to helping the student learn. Further, since the school is sensitive to the student's ultimate objective, employment, and employer's needs, learning involves not only technical information, but the other qualities and attitudes that develop the total human being. Thus the student is made aware of the need for self-discipline, neat appearance, clear and concise writing, confident speech, cooperation, honesty, and the many other characteristics that the employer finds desirable in a good employee."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pennco Tech

Pennco Tech
99 Erial Road
Blackwood , NJ 08012
General Phone: (856) 232-0310

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Pennco Tech Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair219HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, marine mechanic
Construction Trades110electrician
Medical Administration74medical secretary
Medical Support and Technology10pharmacy tech
Engineering Technician10drafting and design tech

Number of programs and degrees for Pennco Tech in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2748
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years644
Award of less than 1 academic year852

Pennco Tech Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennco Tech had a total enrollment of 539 students (641 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 85%
Women 15%
Full-Time 75%
Part-Time 25%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 25%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 17%
20-21 22%
22-24 17%
25-29 22%
30-34 11%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

Pennco Tech Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 78 %

Pennco Tech Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Blackwood, 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.

Pennco Tech Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
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

Pennco Tech Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Pennco Tech participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2131600)

Pennco Tech Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

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Pennco Tech Highlights

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What Sets Pennco Tech Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Number of students
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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% of degrees in construction trades
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Number of degree programs
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