Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh

1014 West View Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Tel: (412)367-4000
  • 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 80 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh is one of 17 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff25 staff
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered78

Student Body

  • The student population of Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh has grown by 35% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 230% over five years.
Total Enrollment80 students618 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:125:1
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students80 students372 students
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
26%
14%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Black (2007-2016)
% White
71%
63%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh White (2007-2016)
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.430.57
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
70%
54%
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$34,800
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%94%
    Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$13,000
    Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,245
    Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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