Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh

Tel: (412)338-4770
650 students
Private for-profit
ICM School of Business & Medical Careers is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curriculum with professional skill development empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
School Highlights:
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh serves 650 students (92% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 650 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
650 students
1,303 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
600 students
836 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 50 students
1,046 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh sch enrollment Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
49%
12%
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2012)
% White
50%
67%
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh sch ethnicity Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh sta ethnicity
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. 0.51 0.45
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ICM School of Business & Medical Careers is a private, nondenominational, coeducational business school founded as the Institute of Computer Management in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1963. In 1966, ICM became an educational component of Litton Industries.In January 1975, the Institute adopted the name ICM School of Business in keeping with its expanded curriculum. In August 1983, ICM became a privately held corporation. ICM is located at 10 Wood Street. The building encompasses 55,000 square feet that contain classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, and an Admissions Department. Instructional facilities are well-equipped and air-conditioned. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs, interests and capabilities. Teaching techniques encourage active student participation and may include group discussions and projects, laboratory work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers and lectures. A strong emphasis is placed on ethics, accountability, professionalism and the individual's commitment to pursuing lifelong personal and professional development. ICM is committed to providing quality programs to help students achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals. Career-oriented education is offered in the areas of Business, Computers, Criminal Justice, Medical, Cybercrime, Office Administration, Fashion Merchandising, Accounting, and Occupational Therapy Assisting. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Associate of Specialized Business and Associate of Specialized Technology degrees and diplomas.

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    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412)391-7021
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