Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh

1500 Shoppes at Northway, Pittsburgh
PA, 15237
Tel: (412)367-4000
59 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 59 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% 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, PA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (4.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% 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 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment
59 students
1,287 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
59 students
832 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh sch enrollment Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2008-2009)
% Black
7%
12%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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 0.45
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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