Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh

1500 Shoppes at Northway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Tel: (412)367-4000
83 students
Pivate, for profit
  • 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 83 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh is one of 19 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 55% over five years.
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 8 staff 23 staff
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 7 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 83 has grown by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 83 students 371 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 24:1
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 83 students 345 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Asian (2008-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
6%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
27%
14%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2014)
% White
67%
64%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh White (2006-2014)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.48 0.55
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77% 95%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Pittsburgh private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,116 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 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh Career Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.