Bidwell Training Center Inc

Tel: (412)323-4000
159 students
Private not-for-profit

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Bidwell Training Center has a proven record of success. With over forty years of experience, Bidwell Training Center attracts national recognition for its innovative and career-oriented training. Additionally, we are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology and a member of over 10 national and regional professional organizations. “We change lives” is more than just a saying, it’s a vocation for our students and staff. Our majors give you the tools you need to build a better future; they are designed to fill employer needs through strong partnerships with leading regional corporations, agencies and organizations. Many of BTC’s courses of study feature externships, gaining you practical on-the-job experience plus valuable professional contacts and references. Our teachers take the extra steps needed to ensure you have what you need to succeed.
School Highlights:
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Bidwell Training Center Inc serves 159 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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Bidwell Training Center Inc is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Community College of Allegheny County (0.86 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 59% over five years.
Bidwell Training Center Inc Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 17 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 159 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 159 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 159 students
810 students
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
36%
12%
% White
62%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Percent Admitted 86%
79%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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