Porter and Chester Institute has 9 campuses that can service New England. Its high graduation and job placement rates are attractive to potential students. If you are a student in the New England area, Porter and Chester Institute could be the the right fit for you.
- Multiple New England Locations
- High Graduation Rate
- Accredited by ACCSC
Multiple New England Locations
Porter and Chester Institute has 9 locations in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. Having multiple locations is convenient for many students in the surrounding area to be able to choose a location that fits their schedule. If a student is interested in a program that Porter and Chester offers, there are multiple locations for any student living in New England to choose from. Since there are 9 locations, there is a high probability that there is at least one campus within a reasonable distance to enroll at. We like that Porter and Chester Institute is accessible for students across New England.
High Graduation Rate
One of the most important factors to any students' career success is completing their degree. Porter and Chester has a high graduation rate of 94% for its students. We like that Porter and Chester is dedicated to seeing students through from start to finish. When students enroll in programs, they are confident that Porter and Chester will help them earn a degree in a field they are passionate about and help them to kickstart their career. Porter and Chester's dedication to students' graduation rate is something to consider when looking at trade schools.
Accredited by ACCSC
Accreditations help create value to an institution and is something that Porter and Chester thinks makes them stand out above the rest. Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This institution ensures schools are providing high quality education for its students. We like that Porter and Chester is accredited and dedicated to the higher education of its students.
- Limited Programs
- Average Pricing
While Porter and Chester Institute does have a lot of positive qualities to offer their students, it lacks a little with the amount of programs offered. Porter and Chester only offers 11 programs for students to choose from. Other trade schools offer over 40 different types of programs for students to pursue. Though limited program types is not necessarily a deal breaker, it is something to consider when looking at trade schools. If Porter and Chester does not offer a certain program, students will have to look elsewhere to further their education.
Education expenses continue to rise, making earning a degree more and more difficult. Having a more affordable tuition allows students to gain the education necessary to compete in the workforce. Porter and Chester Institute provides average pricing in terms of their tuition. Student can find other schools that provide a more cost effective degree program. We know that students are concerned with cost and we think Porter and Chester could benefit come up with ways to lower their tuition costs.
The Bottom Line
Porter and Chester Institute has 9 locations across Massachusetts and Connecticut and 11 degrees for students to choose from. We also like that it has a high graduation rate, 94%, and is accredited to help ensure the high quality education. We are concerned with their limited programs and higher than average tuition costs. Overall, Porter and Chester Institute is an option worth researching if you live in the New England area.