Great Lakes Institute of Technology in Erie
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Great Lakes Institute of Technology is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Great Lakes Institute of Technology students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$11,520|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$13,582|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$12,729|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$16,678|
Historical tuition and fees
Historical books and supplies cost
Student charges by the largest programs
The estimated cost of the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General (the 2d largest program, lasting 9 months) is $13,572 per year and $162,864 in total. is the third largest program at Great Lakes Institute of Technology, and it takes a full-time student 19 months to complete. This one will cost $64,047 per year and $768,569 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 17 months length Surgical Technology/Technologist will cost you $43,082 per year, $516,987 for the complete course.
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
542 of Great Lakes Institute of Technology undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 80 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Great Lakes Institute of Technology number 175 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.
Students at Great Lakes Institute of Technology awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Does not offer distance education opportunities
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition guaranteed plan
Tuition payment plan
Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Great Lakes Institute of Technology.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Great Lakes Institute of Technology graduation rate is above the national average.
75% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Great Lakes Institute of Technology completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Great Lakes Institute of Technology is 14:1, that means that for every 14 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Students enrollment in distance education
In Great Lakes Institute of Technology the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Great Lakes Institute of Technology and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. Great Lakes Institute of Technology is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.
Great Lakes Institute of Technology provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 476 students with 428106 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Great Lakes Institute of Technology
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Great Lakes Institute of Technology
This school is a waste of time and a waste of money i wouldn't recommend any one to go to this school. Very unprofessional and are all over the place.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I give it a one star because I did meet some great people. Durning my time there I took a phlebotomist class. Needless to say they did not inform me that that was the last class they were doing and I could have had on sight training with local hospitals or lab organizations within 3 weeks. Instead of 9 months. I blew 10,000 for nothing. If your considering to go here I recommend the following, do not listen to the recruiters , do your own research on the job your interested in and above all else highly consider a better route like Gannon or mercyhurst where credits received will be useable else where.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I don’t think it would be possible to have received a better education with more personalized one-on-one time. The teachers were all very knowledgeable about my chosen career field, and also very passionate about teaching as well. I truly believe that the tuition is worth every penny as the possibilities are limitless. The only reason I am not giving GLIT five stars is because admissions and financial aid didn’t seem to know what they were doing very much. Otherwise, it’s definitely life changing education.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Great Lakes institute of technology is a great school. the staff and personnel are always there and willing to take time out there day to help. Going into the medical career there are always jobs. and the career development team are always looking and helping you find the Job that fits best for you. If you are looking for a Trade school look no further than Great Lakes Institute of technology it really is the best !!!!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Since we opened Massage Envy in Erie in March of 2015, we are constantly seeking out the best licensed massage therapists to join our growing family. And, we are proud to say that the majority of our team is made up of graduates of the GLIT Massage Therapy Program. We’ve found the program to consist of extremely knowledgeable, professional and caring educators who truly understand the health benefits of massage and train and prepare their students with the tools that will give them the best possible opportunity to build a successful career in the field. We are big supporters of Great Lakes! Owner, Massage Envy ErieSource of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 5100 Peach Street
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Differs by program
General Phone Number: +8148646666
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: glit.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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