Statement of Accreditation Status

Pennsylvania College of Technology

  • CEO: Dr. Michael Reed, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dean Joanna Flynn
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Williamsport Area Community College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1970
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2022
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2029-2030

Contact Information

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701

(570) 326-3761

www.pct.edu

  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2029-2030.
  • October 28, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the additional location at 219 Edison Bates Drive, Port Allegany, PA 16743 to 5 Water Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the new location and of the date that instruction ceases at the former location. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. To note the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second Master of Science in Nursing Education within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the relocation of the North Campus additional location to Penn College at Wellsboro, 22 Walnut Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the new location and of the date that instruction ceases at the former location. To note the Commission may rescind this action if instruction at this location does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Master's degree (Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Potter County Educational Council, 219 Edison Bates Drive, Port Allegany, PA 16743 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the supplemental information report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • March 15, 2016
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due April 10, 2016, addressing the impact of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's budget impasse on the institution's compliance with the Requirements of Affiliation and accreditation standards, specifically Standard 3 (Institutional Resources).
  • July 1, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at North Campus, 227 Nichols Street, Wellsboro, PA, 16901 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that this action is not retroactive. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • March 5, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the Pennsylvania College of Technology North Campus, 12880 Route 6, Wellsboro, PA, 16901. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2017, document further evidence that student learning assessment is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14).
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (2-4 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Aviation Center
    Lumley Aviation Center 500 Airport Road
    Montoursville, PA 17754-2344
  • Additional Location
    Earth Science Center
    Schneebeli Earth Science Center 203 Allenwood Camp Road
    Montgomery, PA 17752-9219
  • Additional Location
    Penn College at Wellsboro
    22 Walnut Street
    Wellsboro, PA 16901
    Opened: 04/29/2019
  • Additional Location
    Potter County Education Council
    5 Water Street
    Coudersport, PA 16915
    Opened: 10/28/2021
  • Other Instructional Site
    Adams County Technical Institute
    1126 Old Harrisburg Road
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Other Instructional Site
    Advanced Automotive Technology Center
    Pennsylvania College of Technology DIF #125 One College Avenue
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Benton Area High School
    400 Park Street
    Benton, PA 17814
  • Other Instructional Site
    Berks Career & Technology Center - East
    3307 Friedensburg Road
    Oley, PA 19547
  • Other Instructional Site
    Berks Career & Technology Center - West
    1057 County Road
    Leesport, PA 19533
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School
    3300 Chester Avenue
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bloomsburg Area School District
    728 East Fifth Street
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bradford Area High School
    81 Interstate Parkway
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bucktail High School
    1300 Bucktail Avenue
    Renovo, PA 17764
  • Other Instructional Site
    Carlisle High School
    623 West Penn Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cedar Cliff High School
    1301 Carlisle Road
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
  • Other Instructional Site
    Central Montgomery County Technical High School
    821 Plymouth Road
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
  • Other Instructional Site
    Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology
    540 North Harrison Road
    Bellefonte, PA 16823
  • Other Instructional Site
    Central Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
    240 Arona Road
    New Stanton, PA 15672
  • Other Instructional Site
    Clearfield County Career & Technology Center
    1620 River Road
    Clearfield, PA 16830
  • Other Instructional Site
    Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School
    5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
    Bloomsburg, PA 17815
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School
    110 Old Willow Mill Road
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Danville Area High School
    733 Ironmen Lane
    Danville, PA 17821
  • Other Instructional Site
    Dauphin County Technical School
    6001 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
  • Other Instructional Site
    Dover Area High School
    101 Edgeway Road
    Dover, PA 17315
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Juniata High School
    32944 Route 35
    McAlisterville, PA 17049
  • Other Instructional Site
    Eastern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
    4904 Route 982
    Latrobe, PA 15650
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fayette County Career & Technical Institute
    175 Georges Fairchance Road
    Uniontown, PA 15401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Franklin County Career & Technology Center
    2463 Loop Road
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
    1500 Fourth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hughesville High School
    349 Cemetery Street
    Hughesville, PA 17737
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jersey Shore Area High School
    701 Cemetery Street
    Jersey Shore, PA 17740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Juniata High School
    3931 William Penn Highway
    Mifflintown, PA 17059
  • Other Instructional Site
    Keystone Central Career & Technology Center
    64 Keystone Central Drive
    Mill Hall, PA 17751
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lancaster Career & Technology Center - Mt Joy Campus
    432 Old Market Street
    Mount Joy, PA 17552
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lancaster Career & Technology Center - Willow St. Campus
    1730 Hans Herr Drive
    Willow Street, PA 17584
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mifflin County Academy of Science & Technology
    700 Pitt Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mifflinburg Area High School
    75 Market Street
    Mifflinburg, PA 17844
  • Other Instructional Site
    Milton Area High School
    700 Mahoning Street
    Milton, PA 17847
  • Other Instructional Site
    Milton Hershey School
    1201 Homestead Lane
    Hershey, PA 17033
  • Other Instructional Site
    Monroe Career & Technical Institute
    194 Laurel Lake Road
    Bartonsville, PA 18321
  • Other Instructional Site
    Montgomery Area High School
    120 Penn Street
    Montgomery, PA 17752
  • Other Instructional Site
    Montoursville Area High School
    700 Mulberry Street
    Montoursville, PA 17754
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Penn-Liberty High School
    8675 Route 414
    Liberty, PA 16930
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Penn-Mansfield High School
    73 West Wellsboro Street
    Mansfield, PA 16933
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northern Tier Career Center
    120 Career Center Lane
    Towanda, PA 18848
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northumberland County Career & Technology Center
    1700-2000 W. Montgomery Street
    Coal Township, PA 17866
  • Other Instructional Site
    Red Land High School
    560 Fishing Creek Road
    Lewisberry, PA 17339
  • Other Instructional Site
    Red Lion Area High School
    200 Horace Mann Avenue
    Red Lion, PA 17356
  • Other Instructional Site
    River Valley High School
    102 School Lane
    Blairsville, PA 15717
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saint John Neumann Regional Academy
    901 Penn Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Schuylkill Technology Center
    101 Technology Drive
    Frackville, PA 17931
  • Other Instructional Site
    Seneca Highlands Career & Technology Center
    219 Edison Bates Drive
    Port Allegany, PA 16743
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Williamsport Area High School
    700 Percy Street
    South Williamsport, PA 17702
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sullivan County High School
    749 South Street
    Laporte, PA 18626
  • Other Instructional Site
    SUN Area Technical Institute
    815 East Market Street
    New Berlin, PA 17855
  • Other Instructional Site
    Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center
    2380 Elk Lake School Road
    Springville, PA 18844
  • Other Instructional Site
    Technical College High School - Brandywine
    443 Boot Road
    Downingtown, PA 19335
  • Other Instructional Site
    Technical College High School - Pennock's Bridge
    280 Pennock's Bridge Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
  • Other Instructional Site
    Technical College High School - Pickering
    1580 Charlestown Road
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
  • Other Instructional Site
    Troy Area High School
    150 High Street
    Troy, PA 16947
  • Other Instructional Site
    Upper Dauphin High School
    220 North Church Street
    Elizabethville, PA 17023
  • Other Instructional Site
    Warrior Run High School
    4800 Susquehanna Trail
    Turbotville, PA 17772
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wellsboro High School
    225 Nichols Street
    Wellsboro, PA 16901
  • Other Instructional Site
    Williamson High School
    33 Jct. Cross Road
    Tioga, PA 16946
  • Other Instructional Site
    Williamsport Area High School
    2990 West Fourth Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Other Instructional Site
    York County School of Technology
    2179 South Queen Street
    York, PA 17402

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