Dean Institute of Technology

1501 W Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15226-1197
Tel: (412)531-4433
  • Dean Institute Of Technology offers courses in Building Maintenance, Electrical Technician, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology and Welding.
School Highlights
  • Dean Institute of Technology serves 166 students (72% 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 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Dean Institute of Technology is one of 17 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Bradford School (Pittsburgh) (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Dean Institute of Technology(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 Faculty12 staff25 staff
Dean Institute of Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 166 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 7:1 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 declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment166 students571 students
Dean Institute of Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:126:1
Dean Institute of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students119 students354 students
Dean Institute of Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students47 students217 students
Dean Institute of Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Dean Institute of Technology Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
Dean Institute of Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
Dean Institute of Technology White (2007-2016)
Dean Institute of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.420.57
Dean Institute of Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Dean Institute of Technology Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,300$34,800
Dean Institute of Technology Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,550 is less than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,550$16,591
Dean Institute of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%94%
Dean Institute of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,708$13,000
Dean Institute of Technology Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,911$6,246
Dean Institute of Technology Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Building Maintenance Course is designed to offer training in a combination of trades: Carpentry, Plumbing, Electricity, Painting, Welding, Air Conditioning and Heating Repair, and Masonry. The Electrical Technician course provides instruction in Blueprint reading, layout, assembly, installation, testing of electrical components, and Programmable Control. The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Program is designed to prepare the graduate with the basic skills required for employment in the fields of Domestic, Commercial, and Industrial Refrigeration as well as Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning as a service technician. In Welding course student learns to weld mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum. The student learns the skills required to pass the A.W.S. Welding Qualification Test. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bradford School (Pittsburgh)
    Private, for profit
    413 students | 1.70 Mi125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129
    Pittsburgh PA  15219
  • 444 students | 2.00 Mi933 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15222
  • 1,280 students | 2.00 Mi420 Boulevard of the Allies
    Pittsburgh PA  15219
  • Everest Institute-Pittsburgh
    Private, for profit
    526 students | 2.20 Mi100 Forbes Ave, Suite 1200
    Pittsburgh PA  15222
  • Pittsburgh Career Institute
    Private, for profit
    114 students | 2.40 Mi421 Seventh Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15219
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Pittsburgh 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh Career Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.