Pittsburgh Technical College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,415

1.38% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,294

After Financial Aid

2015 Acceptance Rate

85.9%

2,294 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,880

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.1%

414 Graduates

About

Pittsburgh Technical College is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pittsburgh Technical College were .

In 2016, 836 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pittsburgh Technical College. 48.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (633 degrees), 8.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $16,415, which is $9,095 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $16,415, which is $9,095 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,294.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 88% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,415

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College was $16,415. The cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $9,095 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$21,294

2016 Value

7.46%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pittsburgh Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,294. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pittsburgh Technical College grew by 7.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,216

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pittsburgh Technical College was of $9,216 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 7.23% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.85% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Pittsburgh Technical College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Pittsburgh Technical College was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Admissions

Pittsburgh Technical College received 2,294 undergraduate applications in 2015, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 2,294 applicants, 1,970 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,880 students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pittsburgh Technical College has an overall enrollment yield of 36.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2015

1,970

Accepted Out of 2,294

In 2015, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pittsburgh Technical College was 85.9% (1,970 admissions from 2,294 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and 2015, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Pittsburgh Technical College in 2015 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pittsburgh Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,880 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,880 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.6% White, 8.4% Black or African American, 4.95% Two or More Races, 0.904% Asian, 0.479% Hispanic or Latino, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (38.8%), followed by White Female (29.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,880 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,880 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pittsburgh Technical College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Pittsburgh Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,290

  2. Black or African American

    158

  3. Two or More Races

    93

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Technical College is 68.6% White, 8.4% Black or African American, 4.95% Two or More Races, 0.904% Asian, 0.479% Hispanic or Latino, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 306 students (16.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 32 fewer women than men received degrees from Pittsburgh Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Pittsburgh Technical College are white (633 degrees awarded). There were 8.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pittsburgh Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pittsburgh Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (199 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Registered nurses (1,250,031 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (441,209 people), Miscellaneous managers (251,898 people), Medical & health services managers (146,798 people), and Other Computer Occupations (131,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (199 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (42 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (199 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (42 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Hospitals (1,467,163 people), Computer Systems Design (546,498 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (346,390 people), Elementary & secondary schools (282,930 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (207,527 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (199 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (42 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pittsburgh Technical College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pittsburgh Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 434

  2. 402

In 2016, 434 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (402).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College in Computer & Computer Systems Technology, which is 6.23 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Pittsburgh Technical College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 12.3 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 45% of students graduating from Pittsburgh Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (70.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pittsburgh Technical College is Female and White (70.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.14% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    633 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pittsburgh Technical College is white (633 degrees awarded). There were 8.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (77 degrees).

7.54% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    340 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    293 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pittsburgh Technical College is white male (340 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (293 degrees).

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Operations

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28.9k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Pittsburgh Technical College had a total expenditure of $39.5M. Of that $39.5M, they spent $16.7M on salaries and $39.5M on benefits.

Pittsburgh Technical College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Pittsburgh Technical College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Management, with 34 employees, and Sales and related with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Pittsburgh Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Pittsburgh Technical College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$16.7M

Salary Expenditure

$39.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Pittsburgh Technical College had a total expenditure of $39.5M. Of that $39.5M, they spent $16.7M on salaries and $39.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Pittsburgh Technical College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$16.7M

2015 Salaries

5.35%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a median of $16.7M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($39.5M) and a 5.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.37M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2015, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a total of $4.37M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Management with 34 employees; and Sales and related with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pittsburgh Technical College.

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