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FAST FACTS ABOUT TSCT

LOCATION

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is located in southeastern Pennsylvania in Lancaster, about 71 miles west of Philadelphia and 38 miles east of Harrisburg. The campus is a few blocks from downtown Lancaster. The greater Lancaster area includes over 450,000 inhabitants and offers many athletic, cultural, and social activities.

OWNERSHIP

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

INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITIES

The 18 buildings comprising the Stevens campus are situated on a 32.5 acre tract of land located at the eastern edge of the city of Lancaster. These include five residence halls, a dining hall, a lab/classroom building with computer and learning labs, and new and expanded technical laboratory facilities. The Learning Resources Center was completed in the summer of 1995. In addition, the new Multipurpose Activity Center-with 3 NCAA-sized basketball courts, large fitness center, racquetball courts, an indoor track, and an athletic field with an outdoor track-and the Student Center are available for student use.

COST

The tuition and room/board costs are provided in the Enrollment Services section of this catalog. Many students receive full grants based on financial need.

JOB PLACEMENT RATE

96% for 2012 academic year

STUDENT POPULATION

Co-ed, approximately 900 students.

CALENDAR

Each scholastic year at Stevens begins in late August and ends in early May; semesters consist of 16 weeks of instruction. Several summer semesters are offered for students needing developmental classes, individual courses, etc. 

In addition to full time courses being offered during the day, several programs now also offer evening classes.

FOOD

Meals are served in Jones Dining Hall during the fall and spring semesters according to the following schedule:

   Monday through Friday
      Continental breakfast: ........... 6:45-7am
      Hot breakfast: ...................... 7-7:30am
      Coffee break: ....................... 9-9:30am
      Lunch: ...................... 10:45am-1:00pm
      Coffee break: ....................... 2-2:30pm
      Dinner ................................. 5-6:30pm

   Weekends and Holidays
      Brunch: ................... 10:30am-12:00pm
      Dinner: ................................ 4:30-5pm