Pittsburgh Technical College: Review & Facts

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Pittsburgh Technical College is a medium two-year, private for-profit school with 1,940 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is the only school located in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
At Pittsburgh Technical College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

PTC implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Electrical and Electronics, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
63%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pittsburgh Technical College is relatively low at 63% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pittsburgh Technical College is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at PTC is reasonably decent, 20:1. Find out more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,200
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high - about $16,200 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
86%
As reported in recent government data, 2,294 applications were submitted and 1,970 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

Pittsburgh Technical College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pittsburgh Technical College 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 College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,500
Medium
Pittsburgh Technical College offers 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 Pittsburgh Technical College, 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-
Unsafe
Pittsburgh Technical College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,000 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $6,500 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Pittsburgh Technical College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pittsburgh Technical College Location and Maps



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