Wyo Tech-Blairsville

500 Innovation Drive
Blairsville, PA 15717-1301
Tel: (724)459-9500
  • WyoTech's history began in June 1966 when 22 students from Wyoming and surrounding states started their careers in Automotive Technology in Laramie, Wyoming. Since then, WyoTech has graduated over 26,000 students from across the nation and several foreign countries. This WyoTech Blairsville campus received its initial accreditation in October 2001 and has received approval from 48 state governing authorities. WyoTech has maintained a policy of constantly upgrading facilities and courses to meet growing demands of the automotive, diesel, and collision/refinishing industries. Blairsville is a close-knit community of approximately 4,000 citizens nestled in the Conemaugh River Valley with the Conemaugh River forming 180 degrees of the town's perimeter border. Blairsville is rich in history as one of the vital transportation links between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh that facilitated the settling of this great nation in it's infancy. Throughout its history, WyoTech has kept its instructors abreast of the latest techniques, added new equipment as needed, and updated curriculum as changes occurred in the industry. "Moving into the Future" is not simply a slogan at WyoTech, it is a commitment.
School Highlights
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville serves 906 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville is one of 2 community colleges within Indiana County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Cambria-Rowe Business College-Indiana (12.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
Wyo Tech-Blairsville(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty50 staff25 staff
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered38

Student Body

  • The student population of 906 has declined by 52% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment906 students571 students
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:126:1
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students906 students354 students
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Black (2007-2016)
% White
Wyo Tech-Blairsville White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Wyo Tech-Blairsville More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Wyo Tech-Blairsville 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.0.380.57
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,400$34,800
Wyo Tech-Blairsville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
    Wyo Tech-Blairsville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$11,599$13,000
    Wyo Tech-Blairsville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,246
    Wyo Tech-Blairsville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%84%
    Wyo Tech-Blairsville Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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