Porter & Chester Institute

Private, Less Than 2-years School Located in Bridgeport, CT

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How much is the Porter & Chester Institute tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Porter & Chester Institute's tuition & fees is $14,349.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $31,693 when a student lives off-campus.

Porter & Chester Institute Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$14,349
Books & Supplies Costs$2,040
Off-campus Room & Board$11,560
Off-campus Expenses$3,744
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$13,052

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to Less than 2-years schools nationwide, Porter & Chester Institute' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, Less than 2-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $26,075.
Porter & Chester Institute$14,349
U.S. Less Than 2-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Less Than 2-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Porter & Chester Institute and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, Less than 2-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Porter & Chester InstituteBridgeport, CT$14,349
Cortiva InstituteCromwell, CT$17,737
Porter & Chester Institute of HamdenHamden, CT$14,337
Lincoln Technical Institute-East WindsorEast Windsor, CT$36,044
Paul Mitchell the School-North HavenNorth Haven, CT$19,810
American Institute-West HartfordWest Hartford, CT$19,495
Lincoln Technical Institute-New BritainNew Britain, CT$32,663
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of ConnecticutSomers, CT$12,345
Stone Academy-West HavenWest Haven, CT$30,625
Stone Academy-WaterburyWaterbury, CT$30,625
Industrial Management Training InstituteWaterbury, CT$22,152

Financial Aid and COA

At Porter & Chester Institute, 1,272 students (78%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,483.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Porter & Chester Institute is $26,210 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 316 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,660 and the average amount of student loans is $9,620.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$31,693
Tuition & Fees$14,349
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,344
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,210
Average Financial Aid$5,483
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,27278%$5,483
Pell Grants1,02763%$4,952
Federal Student Loan1,17872%$7,923
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid31695%-
Grants or Scholarships30592%$6,660
Federal Grants25376%$7,171
Pell Grants25376%$6,815
Other Federal Grants18255%$494
State/Local Grants31%$5,000
Institutional Grants10632%$1,907
Student Loan Aid27683%$9,620
Federal Student Loans26680%$8,839
Other Student Loans7723%$3,948

Student Population

Porter & Chester Institute has a total of 2,146 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 790 male students and 843 female students attending Porter & Chester Institute. The school offers online degree programs and 96 students enrolled online exclusively (4.47% of all students).
Undergraduate1,633 790843

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address156 Boston Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
Degree & Programs
Program Offered11 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,146
Retention Rate55%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties84 (Full-time), 76 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs178 (Full-time), 84 (Part-time)