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 1,744 students (92% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 239 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
Pittsburgh Technical College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty239 staff56 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Pittsburgh Technical College has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Pittsburgh Technical College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,744 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:112:1
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# Full-Time Students1,598 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students146 students146 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
808 students314 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
1%
11%
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% Black
7%
15%
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% White
53%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
34%
11%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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College Completion Rate
54%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,657 is less than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,657$17,415
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,809$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,666$5,500
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Acceptance Rate85%86%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pittsburgh Technical College is Rosedale Technical College (4.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rosedale Technical College
    Rosedale Technical College Photo - The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
    Private not-for-profit
    362 students | 4.90 Mi215 Beecham Drive, Suite 2
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (800) 521-6262
    4.90362
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private not-for-profit
    164 students | 8.60 Mi1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-4000
    8.60164
  • 16,031 students | 9.20 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-2323
    9.2016,031
  • 145 students | 9.60 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    (412) 359-1000
    9.60145
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury
    Private for-profit
    84 students | 9.60 Mi191 Performance Road
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 988-0700
    9.6084
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Did You Know?
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 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Allegheny County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Allegheny County, PA is Pittsburgh Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.