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 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Dean Institute of Technology is one of 18 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 Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 12 staff 23 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 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 166 students 500 students
Dean Institute of Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 24:1
Dean Institute of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 119 students 345 students
Dean Institute of Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 47 students 155 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. 0.42 0.55
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 $16,014. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,550 $16,014
Dean Institute of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87% 95%
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).

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