Rosedale Technical College

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Rosedale Technical College Photo #1 - The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
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Rosedale Technical College Photo #1 - The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
  • Founded in 1949, Rosedale Technical�College has a rich history of preparing students for a career in the trades.� Rosedale provides students with the proper knowledge and equipment, as well as the necessary hands-on experience required for their field.

School Highlights

Rosedale Technical College serves 362 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Rosedale Technical College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Technical ProfessionsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty64 staff56 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Rosedale Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Rosedale Technical College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment362 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:112:1
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# Full-Time Students362 students331 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
11%
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% Black
14%
15%
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% White
79%
56%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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College Completion Rate
75%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,700 is less than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,700$17,415
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Tuition NotesTuition varies by pr
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,304$5,500
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Acceptance Rate60%86%
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Tech Vets Veterans Club
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Rosedale Tech currently has two facilities that house classrooms and lab areas for Automotive, Diesel, Electrical, HVAC, Truck Driving, Industrial Technician and Welding programs.� Evening classes are offered in Auto, Diesel, Electrical and Welding.
  • Those who are interested�are invited to give us a call and schedule a tour of the facilites.� You may even schedule a "shadow day" where you are able to spend a day in the class of your choice.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Rosedale Technical College is Bidwell Training Center Inc (3.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private not-for-profit
    164 students | 3.80 Mi1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-4000
    3.80164
  • 16,031 students | 4.50 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-2323
    4.5016,031
  • 145 students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    (412) 359-1000
    4.80145
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury
    Private for-profit
    84 students | 4.80 Mi191 Performance Road
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 988-0700
    4.8084
  • Pittsburgh Technical College
    Pittsburgh Technical College Photo - Pittsburgh Technical College's convenient locations on the outskirts of Pittsburgh mean you avoid the congestion but won't miss the action.
    Private not-for-profit
    1,744 students | 4.90 Mi1111 McKee Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071
    (412) 809-5100
    4.901,744
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