Perry Technical Institute

Overview of Perry Technical Institute

The main campus of Perry Technical Institute is in Yakima, WA (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Perry Technical Institute offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to construction trades, engineering technician, mechanics and repair, media, photography and commercial art.

Perry Technical Institute Selectivity

Perry Technical Institute does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 442 enrolled students. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at Perry Technical Institute.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Perry Technical Institute will provide industry with well-trained people who are motivated to work as team members to meet the needs of industry in our rapidly evolving technological world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Perry Technical Institute

Perry Technical Institute
2011 W Washington Ave.
Yakima , WA 98903-1296

Perry Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair60HVAC, automobile mechanics
Construction Trades54electrician
Engineering Technician46instrumentation tech
Photography and Commercial Art28commercial art
Media22communications tech courses
Production Trades5machinist
Business and Management0business management
Medical Administration0medical office management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1605
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years554

Perry Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Perry Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 442 students (699 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 68%
Women 32%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 1%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 2%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 9%
20-21 26%
22-24 17%
25-29 22%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Perry Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 96 %

Perry Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Perry Technical Institute Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot 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

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

Financial Aid:
Perry Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 938700)

Perry Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

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

Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

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Perry Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Perry Technical Institute Apart:

Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 5%Perry Technical Institute Number of degree programs
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Perry Technical Institute % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Perry Technical Institute % of degrees in media
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 9%Perry Technical Institute Number of students
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Perry Technical Institute % of degrees in photography and commercial art
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Perry Technical Institute % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 13%Perry Technical Institute % of degrees in mechanics and repair

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