Fast Facts

LOCATION
  • Just a few blocks from Downtown Lancaster
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • 71 miles west of Philadelphia
  • 38 miles east of Harrisburg
  • The greater Lancaster area includes over 540,000 inhabitants and offers many athletic, cultural, and social activities.

OWNERSHIP
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES
  • 18 buildings 
  • 32.5 acre tract of land
  • Located at the eastern edge of the city of Lancaster
  • 5 residence halls, a dining hall, a lab/classroom building with computer and learning labs, new and expanded technical laboratory facilities, and our Learning Resources Center
  • Multipurpose Activity Center-with 3 NCAA-sized basketball courts, large fitness centerracquetball courts, an indoor track, and an athletic field with an outdoor track
COST
  • Find tuition & room/board costs on the Tuition & Fees page 
  • Many students receive full grants based on financial need
JOB PLACEMENT RATE
  • 8+ jobs per graduate
  • Among graduates in the Class of 2015, 96 percent were employed full time or continued their education.
STUDENT POPULATION 
  • Co-ed
  • Over 1,300 students
  • The College only admits Pennsylvania residents with the exception of veterans who may not be Pennsylvania residents.
CALENDAR
  • The academic year begins in late August and ends in early May
  • The semesters consist of 16 weeks of instruction
  • In addition to full time courses being offered during the day, several programs now also offer evening classes.