Porter & Chester Institute

Porter & Chester Institute is a Private, Less than 2 years school located in Bridgeport, CT. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $14,349 over its programs in average.
The school has a total enrollment of 2,146 and it offers 12 programs(2 online programs).

2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Porter & Chester Institute is $14,349 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all career programs and costs for some program may quietly differ from the average cost.
Porter & Chester Institute offers the alternative tuition plans including tuition guarantee.
78% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $5,483 (exclude student loans).
Porter & Chester Institute 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$14,349
Average Financial Amount$5,483

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

Porter & Chester Institute offers 12 vocational programs for 1-2 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 1,087 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at Porter & Chester Institute
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
2 Years Certificate1221,087

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 12 completers-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 31 completers-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD31-
Construction Trades [+] 289 completers-
Plumbing Technology/Plumber52-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] (1 completers) 347 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair24-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician68-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology142-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician113-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 408 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant150-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder11-
Medical/Clinical Assistant142-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training105-

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 2,146 students are attending at Porter & Chester Institute. There are 84 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 76 part-time faculty teaching for the school.
The students to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 178 (full-time) and 84 (part-time).
Porter & Chester Institute 2023 Key Statistics
Student Population2,146
Number of Faculty160
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1

Student Population at Porter & Chester Institute

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 1,633 students enrolled into Porter & Chester Institute. By gender, 790 male and 843 female students are attending the school.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Porter & Chester Institute.
Student Population By Gender
Porter & Chester Institute
There are 524 White (32.09%), 462 Black/African American (28.29%), 380 Hispanic (23.27%), 37 Asian (2.27%), and 605 students with other races attending Porter & Chester Institute.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Porter & Chester Institute
American Indian/Native American853
Black/African American462180282
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander523
Two More914051
Non-resident Alien000
Porter & Chester Institute offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
79 students (4.84% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 865 students (52.97% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The following table summarizes the online student population for Porter & Chester Institute.
Distance Learning Student Population at Porter & Chester Institute
Number of Students
Enrolled Online Exclusively79
Enrolled Some Online Courses865
Not in Online Courses689
By age range, at Porter & Chester Institute, 540 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.07% of total students), 224 students are aged below 20 (13.72%), 31 students are aged above 50 (3.80%).
Graduate Student Population By Age at Porter & Chester Institute
Under 18963
Age 18-1921515065
Age 20-2125315598
Age 22-24287138149
Age 25-29360160200
Age 30-3422977152
Age 35-391255273
Age 40-491244282
Age 50-64311021

Directory and Accreditation Information

Porter & Chester Institute is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (3/26/1972 - Current).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of Porter & Chester Institute.
156 Boston Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

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