Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Tel: (412)809-5100
1,958 students
Private for-profit

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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 1,958 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Community College of Allegheny County (9.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute 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 1,958 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 61% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,958 students
1,287 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,958 students
832 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pittsburgh Technical Institute sch enrollment Pittsburgh Technical Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Black (2006-2012)
% White
88%
66%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute More (2007-2012)
Pittsburgh Technical Institute sch ethnicity Pittsburgh Technical Institute 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. 0.22 0.45
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,356 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,356 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $5,940
Pittsburgh Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $10,072
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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

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