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Career and trade schools
Listed alphabetically; please purchase a PDF version of the list as it appeared in the paper if you wish to see a ranked list.
Rank
School
Website
Twitter handle
Phone
Headquarters
Year established locally
Programs offered
Characteristics
1
Cumberland Perry Area Career and Technical Center
www.cpavts.org
@cpavts
717-697-0354
Silver Spring Twp.
1967
22 programs, including manufacturing, health sciences, construction, human services, transportation/logistics and arts/technology
DNR
2
Empire Beauty School-Hanover
www.empire.edu
717-633-6201
DNR
1929
Cosmetology and hair styling, nail technology
DNR
3
Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg
www.empire.edu
@EmpireBeauty
717-303-5683
866-232-2771
Pottsville, Schuylkill Co.
1929
Cosmetology and hair styling, nail technology
DNR
4
Empire Beauty School-Lancaster
www.empire.edu
717-394-8561
Pottsville, Schuykill Co.
1929
Cosmetology and hair styling, nail technology
DNR
5
Empire Beauty School-York
www.empire.edu
717-600-8111
Pottsville, Schuykill Co.
1929
Cosmetology and hair styling, nail technology
DNR
6
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
www.franklinctc.com
717-263-5667
Guilford Twp.
1969
Promotes lifelong learning and prepare students for careers and post-secondary education
DNR
7
Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. dba ABC Keystone
www.abckeystone.org
@ABCKeystone
717-653-8106
Rapho Twp.
1959
Trade association with apprenticeship programs in carpentry, electrical, heavy equipment, HVAC, masonry, plumbing, sheet metal and craft laborer
Locally owned
8
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center
www.lancasterctc.edu
@Lancaster_CTC
717-464-7050
W. Lampeter Twp.
1971
Dozens of secondary and post-secondary programs in manufacturing, construction, transportation, consumer services, culinary, and visual arts
Locally owned
9
Lancaster School of Cosmetology
www.lancasterschoolofcosmetology.com
717-299-0200
Lancaster Twp.
1979
Cosmetology, aesthetics, massage therapy
DNR
10
Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School
www.lcctc.edu
717-273-8551
S. Lebanon Twp.
1965
Secondary and adult programs, including PLC, welding processes, blueprint reading, plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems, hydraulics, health careers
DNR
11
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
www.stevenscollege.edu
@thaddeusstevens
717-299-7701
800-842-3832
Lancaster
1905
Only state-owned, two-year college of technology
Locally owned
12
York County School of Technology Adult Education Department
www.ytech.edu/adulted
717-747-2130
York Twp.
1969
Public post-secondary, career-focused training
Locally owned
13
YTI Career Institute
www.yti.edu
@yticareers
717-757-1100
800-227-9675
Springettsbury Twp.
1967
Business, computer, technical, culinary, allied health
DNR