Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh

1014 West View Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Tel: (412)367-4000
171 students
Public institution
Career Training Academy is the best choice for individuals interested in professional career training and advancement. We are an institution of specialized learning that leads to fulfilling high-skilled careers. Our mission for Career Training Academy and its programs is to provide an educational environment that enhances learning and personal enrichment of all students. Our methods are both unique and traditional, in that we employ new techniques to learning, while providing a curriculum designed to meet career goals. Providing instructors who care with hands-on training in a career-oriented educational environment is our philosophy. We also believe that community service builds character and self-esteem, and we encourage each of our students to participate in various community service projects.
School Highlights:
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh serves 171 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh is one of 22 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
College Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 8 staff
61 staff
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 171 has grown by 205% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 171 students 1,296 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 83 students
814 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Asian (2008-2013)
% Black
22%
15%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
51%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh White (2006-2013)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.37 0.68
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Pittsburgh private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,782 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Pittsburgh community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.