Drafting in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in Pennsylvania


Around 0.1% of Pennsylvania's graduates graduate from drafting degree programs every year. That means an estimated 538 drafters graduate from Pennsylvania's 34 drafting schools each year.

Top Schools

Johnson College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a drafting program. It is located in Scranton. 11 students graduated with a degree in drafting from Johnson College in 2010. Students at Johnson College paid $15,872 per year in tuition fees.

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School, which is located in Washington, is the second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a drafting program. It received a ranking of 63rd in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with degree in drafting from Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in 2010. The tuition rate at Penn Commercial Business/Technical School was $20,600 per year.

The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a drafting program is Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center, which is located in Altoona. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 1 students graduated with degree in drafting from Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center in 2010. Students at Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Pennsylvania's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,428 per year, though tuition can range from $20,600 per year to $2,700 per year. The Pennsylvania drafting schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School - located in Washington, students are charged $20,600 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg - located in Harrisburg, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore - located in Scranton, students are charged $18,048 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Pennsylvania drafting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
  2. Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
  3. Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Pennsylvania statistics regarding a career in drafting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or drafting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Drafting in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,645 miles from location Somerset County Technology Center Somerset PA n/a n/a n/a
5,535 miles from location Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 13.2135 n/a 22,529
5,701 miles from location Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh PA 12.0174 n/a 20,520
5,442 miles from location Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 10.286 n/a 19,048
5,454 miles from location Delaware County Community College Media PA 10.4971 n/a 12,237
5,459 miles from location Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem PA 16.3564 n/a 11,196
5,450 miles from location Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell PA 10.9488 n/a 10,500
5,691 miles from location California University of Pennsylvania California PA 28.8295 46% 9,017
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,499 miles from location Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke PA 12.9331 n/a 7,130
5,675 miles from location Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood PA 11.809 n/a 7,089
5,552 miles from location Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport PA 24.1746 n/a 6,409
5,698 miles from location Butler County Community College Butler PA 10.7461 n/a 4,278
5,709 miles from location Pittsburgh Technical Institute Oakdale PA 25.6228 65% 2,192
5,521 miles from location YTI Career Institute York PA 17.4112 n/a 1,882
5,470 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Allentown PA 22.4522 n/a 894
5,502 miles from location Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster PA 31.6648 70% 887
5,489 miles from location Berks Technical Institute Reading PA 29.7461 99% 872
5,433 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Bensalem Bensalem PA 22.0218 100% 669
5,456 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-King of Prussia King Of Prussia PA 24.2201 100% 575
5,710 miles from location Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Washington PA 37.4844 100% 506
5,500 miles from location Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Willow Street PA 29.0259 n/a 483
5,484 miles from location Johnson College Scranton PA 63.7562 93% 411
5,702 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 23.9728 100% 407
5,531 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 21.74 100% 403
5,643 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Dubois Falls Creek PA 33.4554 n/a 331
5,689 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tarentum Tarentum PA 22.7521 100% 315
5,482 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore Scranton PA 20.074 100% 290
5,700 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 26.8146 n/a 275
5,674 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg Greensburg PA 33.0488 n/a 262
5,616 miles from location Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Altoona PA 34.4578 n/a 241
5,643 miles from location Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown PA 25.5362 n/a 235
5,718 miles from location Triangle Tech Inc-Erie Erie PA 26.6164 n/a 170
5,506 miles from location Schuylkill Technology Center Frackville PA 29.116 n/a 166
 

Curious what studying Drafting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 4,980 $45,290 -2.4%
2
Mechanical Drafters + 4,170 $49,140 5.8%
3
Electrical and Electronics Drafters + 1,390 $51,570 -0.7%
4
Drafters, All Other + 240 $48,930 -59.3%
 

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