Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Tel: (412)809-5100
1,868 students
Private for-profit
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Pittsburgh Technical Institute’s convenient locations on the outskirts of Pittsburgh means you avoid the congestion but won't miss the action.
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Pittsburgh Technical Institute’s convenient locations on the outskirts of Pittsburgh means you avoid the congestion but won't miss the action.
PTI offers exciting associate degree and certificate programs in a variety of career-related fields including design, computer/technical, business, criminal justice, travel, hospitality and healthcare.
School Highlights:
Pittsburgh Technical Institute serves 1,868 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is one of 22 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Rosedale Technical College (5.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
College Pittsburgh Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 86 staff
61 staff
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,868 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 108% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,868 students 1,296 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,868 students
814 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
21%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
15%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
70%
51%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
12%
3%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
Pittsburgh Technical Institute 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. 0.50 0.68
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,356 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,356 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $5,660
Pittsburgh Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $10,250
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 738 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Career-focused programs are designed to meet the needs of the individual seeking an associate in science degree. Busy adults can select from a menu of shorter, evening certificate programs. Some degree offerings are available in an on-site/on-line format that blends flexible learning with classroom instruction. PTI offers career choices in technical, business, design, computer, Microsoft certification, safety and security, travel, hospitality, medical and surgical fields. The college offers programs in Accounting, Business, Computer Aided Drafting, Computer Programming, Electronics, Graphic Design, Home and Commercial Systems Integration, Hospitality, Information Technology, Marketing, Medical Office Administration, Medical Assisting, Multimedia, Retail Management, Safety and Security, Surgical Technology, Therapeutic Massage and Travel and Tourism. PTI is the first two-year career school in Western PA to receive regional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.Pittsburgh Technical Institute is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSA), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, 267.284.5000, (www.msche.org). MSA is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Find more information here: http://www.pti.edu/consumer.php

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rosedale Technical College
    Private, non-profit
    349 students | 5.10 Mi215 Beecham Drive Suite 2
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    5.10349
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private not-for-profit
    159 students | 8.70 Mi1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412)323-4000
    8.70159
  • 18,202 students | 9.30 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412)323-2323
    9.3018,202
  • 171 students | 9.40 Mi1501 W Liberty Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412)531-4433
    9.40171
  • 241 students | 9.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    (4.1)235-9100
    9.80241
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Did You Know?
For Allegheny County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,084 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Allegheny County, PA 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.