Bidwell Training Center Inc

1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh
PA, 15233
Tel: (412)323-4000
170 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:
Bidwell Training Center Inc serves 170 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Bidwell Training Center Inc is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Community College of Allegheny County (0.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 170 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
170 students
1,303 students
Bidwell Training Center Inc Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
170 students
834 students
Bidwell Training Center Inc Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bidwell Training Center Inc sch enrollment Bidwell Training Center Inc sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Bidwell Training Center Inc Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Bidwell Training Center Inc Hispanic (2006-2010)
% Black
43%
11%
Bidwell Training Center Inc Black (2006-2012)
% White
55%
66%
Bidwell Training Center Inc White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Bidwell Training Center Inc sch ethnicity Bidwell Training Center Inc 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 0.44
Bidwell Training Center Inc Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Percent Admitted 80%
78%
Bidwell Training Center Inc Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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The average community college acceptance rate in Pittsburgh is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pittsburgh 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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Academy of Court Reporting and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.