Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh

1500 Shoppes at Northway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Tel: (412)367-4000
81 students
Private for-profit
Career Training Academy is the best choice for individuals interested in professional career training and advancement. We are an institution of specialized learning that leads to fulfilling high-skilled careers. Our mission for Career Training Academy and its programs is to provide an educational environment that enhances learning and personal enrichment of all students. Our methods are both unique and traditional, in that we employ new techniques to learning, while providing a curriculum designed to meet career goals. Providing instructors who care with hands-on training in a career-oriented educational environment is our philosophy. We also believe that community service builds character and self-esteem, and we encourage each of our students to participate in various community service projects.
School Highlights:
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh serves 81 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Career Training Academy-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
Total Faculty 8 staff
60 staff
Number of Programs Offered 7 0

Student Body

The student population of 81 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment
81 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
81 students
816 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh sch enrollment Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
% Black
28%
12%
% White
66%
57%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh sch ethnicity Career Training Academy-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. 0.13 0.53
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Pittsburgh private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,768 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Academy of Court Reporting and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.