Pittsburgh Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,817

2.45% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,610

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,739

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.1%

400 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 2017, 794 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pittsburgh Technical College. 41.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 58.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (612 degrees), 9.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $16,817, which is $9,403 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $16,817, which is $9,403 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,610.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,817

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College was $16,817. The cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $9,403 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$23,610

2017 Value

10.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Pittsburgh Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,610. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Pittsburgh Technical College grew by 10.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,405

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pittsburgh Technical College was of $9,405 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 2.05% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Pittsburgh Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.62% with respect to 2016, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Pittsburgh Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,739 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,739 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 68.8% White, 7.36% Black or African American, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.863% Asian, 0.403% Hispanic or Latino, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (38.2%), followed by White Female (30.6%) and Black or African American Male (3.97%). 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 1,739 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,739 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% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

2017 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 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pittsburgh Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,197

  2. Black or African American

    128

  3. Two or More Races

    82

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Technical College is 68.8% White, 7.36% Black or African American, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.863% Asian, 0.403% Hispanic or Latino, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.115% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 132 fewer women than men received degrees from Pittsburgh Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Pittsburgh Technical College are white (612 degrees awarded). There were 9.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 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 (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (99 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 Software developers (432,009 people), Other managers (152,638 people), Computer occupations, all other (131,196 people), Police officers (122,491 people), and Computer programmers (116,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), and Protective Services (51 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), and Protective Services (51 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 Computer Systems Design (506,568 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (305,006 people), Elementary & secondary schools (119,966 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (106,990 people), and Insurance carriers (91,121 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (200 degrees awarded), Precision Production (72 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees), and Protective Services (51 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 false, 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. 463

  2. 331

In 2017, 463 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College, which is 1.4 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (331).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 82 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College in Computer & Computer Systems Technology, which is 27.3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Pittsburgh Technical College in Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, which is 8.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pittsburgh Technical College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 37.5% of graduates (150 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    612 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    66 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pittsburgh Technical College is white (612 degrees awarded). There were 9.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

7.68% of degree recipients (61 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    356 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    256 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pittsburgh Technical College is white male (356 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (256 degrees).

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Operations

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $500k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $30.1k (6.02%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Pittsburgh Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $37.9M. Pittsburgh Technical College employs 76 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pittsburgh Technical College are Male Instructors (45), Female Instructors(31), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 64 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Sales and related with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$500k

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at about $500k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Pittsburgh Technical College grew 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.16M lower than 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 2017, 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

Salary Expenditure

$15.1M

2017 Salaries

3.22%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a median of $15.1M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($37.9M) and a 3.22% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.64% decline from 2015 and a 5.35% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.58M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2017, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a total of $4.58M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

76 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

64 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were Instructor with 76 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 64 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Sales and related with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College was Male Instructor with 45 employees, Female Instructor with 31 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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