Pittsburgh Technical College

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  • 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 1,559 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,559 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,657
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 239 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pittsburgh Technical College
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
239 staff
59 staff
This chart display total faculty of Pittsburgh Technical College and community college average number of faculty in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Pittsburgh Technical College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Pittsburgh Technical College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,559 students
458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Pittsburgh Technical College and community college average student staff ratio of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,330 students
292 students
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# Part-Time Students
229 students
166 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Pittsburgh Technical College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Pittsburgh Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
234 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,330 students
297 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Pittsburgh Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
229 students
243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
494 students
330 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Pittsburgh Technical College and the community college average dormitory capacity of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pittsburgh Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pittsburgh Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
72%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pittsburgh Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Pittsburgh Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
17%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburgh Technical College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.45
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Pittsburgh Technical College and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
54%
59%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Pittsburgh Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of PA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
4.79%
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,300
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Pittsburgh Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,657 is less than the state average of $17,991. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,657
$17,991
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Pittsburgh Technical College and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pittsburgh Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$17,416
$13,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Pittsburgh Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,530
$6,111
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Pittsburgh Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
85%
85%
This chart display the percent admitted of Pittsburgh Technical College and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pittsburgh Technical College cost?
Pittsburgh Technical College's private state tuition is approximately $15,657.
What is the acceptance rate of Pittsburgh Technical College?
The acceptance rate of Pittsburgh Technical College is 85%, which is equal to the state average of 85%.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,559 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,657
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For Allegheny County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,320 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Allegheny County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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