Rosedale Technical College

Rosedale Technical College Photo #1 - The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
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 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 25:1.
  • 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 to Rosedale Technical College is Bidwell Training Center Inc (3.7 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

  • The student population of Rosedale Technical College has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Rosedale Technical College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment349 students618 students
Rosedale Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:125:1
Rosedale Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students349 students372 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 Score0.270.57
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$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 $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,700$16,683
Rosedale Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesTuition varies by pr
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%94%
Rosedale Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$12,223
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,824$5,500
Rosedale Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%72%
Rosedale Technical College Percent Admitted (2007-2010)


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Tech Vets Veterans Clu
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
    Private, for profit
    n/a students | 4.80 Mi1940 Perrysville Avenue
    Pittsburgh PA  15214
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh
    Private, for profit
    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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