Rosedale Technical College

215 Beecham Drive Suite 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Tel: (800)521-6262
The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
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 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Rosedale Technical College is one of 18 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 Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 35 staff 23 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 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 145% over five years.
Total Enrollment 349 students 500 students
Rosedale Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 24:1
Rosedale Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 349 students 345 students
Rosedale Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Rosedale Technical College Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Rosedale Technical College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Rosedale Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Rosedale Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
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. 0.27 0.55
Rosedale Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Rosedale Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,400 -
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 $16,014. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,700 $16,014
Rosedale Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 95%
Rosedale Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $16,000 -
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,825 -
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 85%
Rosedale Technical College Percent Admitted (2007-2010)


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
  • 17,153 students | 4.50 Mi800 Allegheny Ave
    Pittsburgh PA  15233
  • Triangle Tech Inc
    Pivate, for profit
    n/a students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214
  • 226 students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214
  • 2,045 students | 5.10 Mi1111 McKee Road
    Oakdale PA  15071
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