Wyo Tech-Blairsville

Tel: (724)459-9500
1,359 students
Private for-profit
WyoTech's history began in June 1966 when 22 students from Wyoming and surrounding states started their careers in Automotive Technology in Laramie, Wyoming. Since then, WyoTech has graduated over 26,000 students from across the nation and several foreign countries. This WyoTech Blairsville campus received its initial accreditation in October 2001 and has received approval from 48 state governing authorities. WyoTech has maintained a policy of constantly upgrading facilities and courses to meet growing demands of the automotive, diesel, and collision/refinishing industries. Blairsville is a close-knit community of approximately 4,000 citizens nestled in the Conemaugh River Valley with the Conemaugh River forming 180 degrees of the town's perimeter border. Blairsville is rich in history as one of the vital transportation links between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh that facilitated the settling of this great nation in it's infancy. Throughout its history, WyoTech has kept its instructors abreast of the latest techniques, added new equipment as needed, and updated curriculum as changes occurred in the industry. "Moving into the Future" is not simply a slogan at WyoTech, it is a commitment.
School Highlights:
Wyo Tech-Blairsville serves 1,359 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equalto than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Wyo Tech-Blairsville is one of 2 community colleges within Indiana County, PA.
The nearest community college is Cambria-Rowe Business College-Indiana (12.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 66% over five years.
Wyo Tech-Blairsville 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 61 staff
59 staff
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 3 7

Student Body

The student population of 1,359 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,359 students
1,282 students
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
22:1
Wyo Tech-Blairsville student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,359 students
810 students
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
57%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Unknown (2011-2013)
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.31 0.53
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,742. 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.
Total Dormitory Capacity 981 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Wyo Tech-Blairsville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,412 per year for in-state students and $13,198 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,275 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.