Pittsburgh Technical Institute: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - PoorQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Pittsburgh Technical Institute is a medium two-year, private for-profit school with 1,795 students enrolled. This college is the only school located in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
At Pittsburgh Technical Institute you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Medical Assistant, Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The student retention rate at Pittsburgh Technical Institute is relatively low at 63% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pittsburgh Technical Institute is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at PTI is reasonable: 23:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,400
Average tuition prices are fairly high - around $15,400 per year.

Read the details about Pittsburgh Technical Institute additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
According to government data, 1,991 applications were submitted and 1,619 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pittsburgh Technical Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (412) 809-5100 or check Pittsburgh Technical Institute Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Pittsburgh Technical Institute provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at PTI, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Pittsburgh Technical Institute provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 800 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - nearly $6,000 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Pittsburgh Technical Institute seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute Location and Maps



Post Address: Pittsburgh Technical Institute, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071, USA
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