Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Tel: (412)809-5100
1,868 students
Private for-profit
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 higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County County, PA.
The nearest community college is Rosedale Technical Institute (5.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
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
60 staff
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,868 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 61% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,868 students
1,269 students
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Pittsburgh Technical Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,868 students
810 students
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% Asian
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
Pittsburgh Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Pittsburgh Technical Institute More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
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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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,356 is more than the state average of $5,740. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $5,740
Pittsburgh Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,356 $10,252
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 738 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Pittsburgh Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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
  • Pittsburgh Rosedale Technical Institute
    Private not-for-profit
    215 Beecham Drive Suite 2
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    5.1  Mi  |  418  students
  • Pittsburgh Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private not-for-profit
    1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    8.7  Mi  |  159  students
  • Pittsburgh Community College of Allegheny County
    800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    9.3  Mi  |  18202  students
  • Pittsburgh Dean Institute of Technology
    Private for-profit
    1501 W Liberty Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    9.4  Mi  |  171  students
  • Pittsburgh Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh
    Private for-profit
    1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    9.8  Mi  |  241  students
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Did You Know?
For Allegheny, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,073 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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

Allegheny, 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Allegheny, PA is Academy of Court Reporting and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.