Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Tel: (412)809-5100
2,045 students
Pivate, for profit
Pittsburgh Technical Institute’s convenient locations on the outskirts of Pittsburgh means you avoid the congestion but won't miss the action.
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 2,045 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is one of 19 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Rosedale Technical College (5.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute (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 96 staff 23 staff
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,045 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 124% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,045 students 371 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 24:1
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,045 students 345 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
908 300
% Hispanic
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Black (2006-2014)
% White
Pittsburgh Technical Institute White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Pittsburgh Technical Institute More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
Pittsburgh Technical Institute 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. 0.56 0.55
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,356 is less than the state average of $15,915. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,356 $15,915
Pittsburgh Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 95%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 85% 85%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private, non-profit
    169 students | 8.70 Mi1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh PA  15233
  • 17,153 students | 9.30 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh PA  15233
  • 166 students | 9.40 Mi1501 W Liberty Ave
    Pittsburgh PA  15226
  • Triangle Tech Inc
    Pivate, for profit
    n/a students | 9.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214

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Did You Know?
For Allegheny County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is Pittsburgh Career Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.