Four women with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology’s Workforce and Economic Development center.

Cost & Financial Aid

Tuition and meals/housing that won’t leave you bogged down with debt for decades. More than 90 percent of students receive financial aid. More than 40 percent of students receive our exclusive Stevens Grant, available to those meeting federal Pell guidelines that can help cover tuition, meals, and housing. Program supplies are also provided to those receiving the Stevens Grant.

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Student Support

Our mission is to help create equitable access to education, and one of the ways we embody that is by making sure our students have every support they need, from mental health to financial aid, including campus safety, accessibility, career services, and even a clothing closet for professional clothing. We are here with one purpose: To serve you.

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How to Engage

We wouldn’t thrive today without the ongoing support and connections with regional, statewide, and national business and industry. Our relationships mean business leaders can connect with our students for internship and hiring opportunities, provide demonstrations in the classrooms, lead field trips for hands-on experience in the workplace, and support our curriculum development and classroom lab equipment. We are fortunate to have such a network to support our students – if you’d like to connect with us, we are ready anytime!

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Alumni

Our alumni are an integral part of our campus today and our path forward. To stay in touch with the alumni association, learn about alumni events, pay your dues to help us keep connecting with you and support students, and review our alumni publications, visit our alumni pages!

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Workforce Center

The College’s Workforce and Economic Center offers a six-week program in welding, along with six-month programs in facilities management, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical mechanical work. We also offer customized employer trainings and standing employer trainings for industrial electrical maintenance and industrial programmable logic controllers.

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Events

Thaddeus Stevens College regularly hosts events open to the community. You can view them on our events page and register if needed.

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Careers

Want to work in an industry-shaping the future of our workforce? Thaddeus Stevens College has a legacy of focusing on our mission to create access and being driven by impact and outcomes. You could join us!

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Transcripts

You do not need to contact the College to receive a transcript. Simply click on this link and you will be brought to the official clearinghouse to place an order.

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Calendar

View a calendar detailing our class schedules, breaks, and other important events.

About Thaddeus Stevens College

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology has five locations in Lancaster, PA, and has been advancing equity for more than 100 years. We exist to create opportunities for those who may not otherwise have access to higher education, to provide hands-on training leading to high-demand jobs, and to support the workforce of Pennsylvania

the clock tower at Mellor Hall at Thaddeus Stevens College.

History

With a name like Thaddeus Stevens, the College has been living up to an impactful legacy for more than a century. Founded by a bequest in the will of statesman and philanthropist Thaddeus Stevens, the College began in 1905 as a school for orphans, teaching them valuable trades. Thaddeus Stevens had one major requirement: Equity for those in attendance. Everyone would eat from the same table and experience the same atmosphere and support regardless of background or status. We continue to fulfill that legacy today.

A statue of Thaddeus Stevens on the main campus at Thaddeus Stevens College