Rosedale Technical College

215 Beecham Drive Suite 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15205-0000
Tel: (800)521-6262
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The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
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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 349 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Rosedale Technical College is one of 17 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Bidwell Training Center Inc (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Rosedale Technical College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty35 staff25 staff
Rosedale Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 349 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 145% over five years.
Total Enrollment349 students571 students
Rosedale Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:126:1
Rosedale Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students349 students354 students
Rosedale Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Rosedale Technical College Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Rosedale Technical College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Rosedale Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
14%
14%
Rosedale Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
84%
63%
Rosedale Technical College White (2007-2016)
Rosedale Technical College 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.0.270.57
Rosedale Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
54%
54%
Rosedale Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$34,800
Rosedale Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,700 is less than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,700$16,591
Rosedale Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%94%
Rosedale Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$13,000
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,825$6,246
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%84%
Rosedale Technical College Percent Admitted (2007-2010)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Tech Vets Veterans Club Tech Vets Veterans Club,
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private, non-profit
    169 students | 3.70 Mi1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh PA  15233
    (412)323-4000
    3.70169
  • 17,153 students | 4.50 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh PA  15233
    (412)323-2323
    4.5017,153
  • Triangle Tech Inc
    Private, for profit
    n/a students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214
    4123591000
    4.80n/a
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh
    Private, for profit
    226 students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214
    (412)359-1000
    4.80226
  • 2,045 students | 5.10 Mi1111 McKee Road
    Oakdale PA  15071
    4128095100
    5.102,045
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