Career Training Academy-Monroeville

4314 Old William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA 15146-0000
Tel: (412)372-3900
  • Career Training Academy (CTA) 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. CTA is dedicated to the education and advancement of an individual's career goals. The school holds a strong core belief to provide equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex, or disability.
School Highlights
  • Career Training Academy-Monroeville serves 115 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Career Training Academy-Monroeville is one of 17 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh (7.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Career Training Academy-Monroeville(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty8 staff25 staff
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered78

Student Body

  • The student population of 115 has grown by 82% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment115 students571 students
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:126:1
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students115 students354 students
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Asian (2011-2012)
% Hispanic
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Black (2007-2016)
% White
Career Training Academy-Monroeville White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Career Training Academy-Monroeville More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.57
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$34,800
Career Training Academy-Monroeville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid61%94%
    Career Training Academy-Monroeville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$13,000
    Career Training Academy-Monroeville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,246
    Career Training Academy-Monroeville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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