Pittsburgh Technical College

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Pittsburgh Technical College Photo #1 - Pittsburgh Technical College's convenient locations on the outskirts of Pittsburgh mean you avoid the congestion but won't miss the action.
  • With more than 30 degree and non-degree programs, Pittsburgh Technical College provides education that prepares our students for career success. The learning is immersive, project-based, and as real as it gets. 
  • All degree-seeking, on-site students have internships or clinical rotations before they graduate; 2 out of 3 available PTC students accepted job offers from their internship employers, and 97% of available graduates work in their career field.* 
  • PTC is a nonprofit institution. 
  • *Showcases graduates from 2017 classes. Data includes those who were available for work and were offered and/or received career search assistance from 1/1/2017-4/30/2018. Includes full-time, part-time, or freelance positions. Visit PTCollege.edu/employmentstats to learn more.
School Highlights
  • Pittsburgh Technical College serves 2,045 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Pittsburgh Technical College is one of 16 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Pittsburgh Technical College is Rosedale Technical College (5.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pittsburgh Technical College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty96 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pittsburgh Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pittsburgh Technical College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,045 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:125:1
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# Full-Time Students2,045 students372 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% Hispanic
1%
7%
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% Black
7%
14%
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% White
59%
63%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
29%
10%
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Diversity Score0.560.57
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College Completion Rate
54%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$34,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,657 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,657$16,683
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,068$12,223
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate85%84%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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