Bidwell Training Center Inc

1815 Metropolitan St
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 164 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Bidwell Training Center Inc ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bidwell Training Center Inc
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
17 staff
58 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
6
21

Student Body

The student population of Bidwell Training Center Inc has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Bidwell Training Center Inc diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
164 students
448 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
164 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
166 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
199 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
164 students
297 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
2%
9%
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% Black
30%
12%
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% White
59%
61%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
7%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
32%
56.86%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2012)
$22,000
$35,300

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$13,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$6,111
Acceptance Rate
89%
85%
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SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Bidwell Training Center Inc?
The acceptance rate of Bidwell Training Center Inc is 89%, which is higher than the state average of 85%.
What is Bidwell Training Center Inc's ranking?
Bidwell Training Center Inc ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 164 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Allegheny County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,320 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Allegheny County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is Pittsburgh Career Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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