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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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December 2015 Update

*Congress: ESEA, HEA, and GE
*State Budget Update
*Allied Health Workshop
*Public Relations and Policy Summit
*Save the Date: PAPSA Conference 2016
*Cyber Insurance

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PAPSA Workshops

Public Relations and Policy Summit
February 5, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College

Unlocking the Potential
of Generation Y

February 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
ITT Technical Institute, Plymouth Meeting

April 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Washington, PA

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PAPSA Conference

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2015 PAPSA Awards

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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

New Castle School of Trades

4117 Pulaski Road
New Castle, PA, 16143
Phone(s): 724-964-8811, 800-837-8299,
Fax(s): 724-202-6147
Visit Our Website

SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Jim Buttermore, Director


Director: Joe Blazak
Date for Applications: No Deadline
Application Fee: Yes $25
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $75
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes


# of Students: 600 full-time
# of Faculty: 27 full-time , 24 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Transfer Credit: No
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, OVR, NCCER Housing: Assistance Provided, 99% Commute
Courses Offered: Weekdays, Evenings and Weekends


Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA Grants, Pell Grants, FFEL, FSEOG, VA & Other
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 90%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 83% ACCSC Annual Report



Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Automotive Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Electrical Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Refrigeration Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Building Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Machine Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Combination Welding
10 mos/1,000 hrs
Commercial Truck Driving
6.5 weeks/264 hrs
$ 5,970
Heavy Equipment Operations with CDL
3 weeks/964 hrs
Construction Trades
15 mos/1800 hrs
Diesel, Heavy Equipment Repair & Generator Technology
17 mos/2144 hrs
AST Degree
Industrial Maintenance
10 mos/1000 hrs
Industrial Maintenance with Wind & Solar Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs
AST Degree
Motocycle & Power Equipment Technology
15 mos/1500 hrs

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of August 2014.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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