Pittsburgh Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,660
1.16% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,399
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
1,559
85.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
58.5%
484 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 Computer & Computer Systems Technology (21 degrees awarded) and General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees).

In 2020, 579 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pittsburgh Technical College. 49.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (414 degrees), 4.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $14,660, which is $6,680 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $14,660, which is $6,680 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,399.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students attending Pittsburgh Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,660
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College was $14,660. The cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Technical College is $6,680 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$25,399
2020 Value
4.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Pittsburgh Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,399. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Pittsburgh Technical College grew by 4.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,125
Room and Board
$2,050
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pittsburgh Technical College was of $10,125 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,050. The cost of room and board increased by 7.14% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 39.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Pittsburgh Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.81% with respect to 2019, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Pittsburgh Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,559 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,330 students and the part-time enrollment is 229. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.2% White, 6.41% Black or African American, 4.62% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.898% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0641% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (37.2%), followed by White Female (25.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,559 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Technical College is 1,330 and the part-time enrollment is 229. This means that 85.3% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2020 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 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), 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
    938
  2. Black or African American
    100
  3. Two or More Races
    72

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Technical College is 60.2% White, 6.41% Black or African American, 4.62% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.898% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0641% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 409 students (26.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Pittsburgh Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pittsburgh Technical College is white (414 degrees awarded). There were 4.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pittsburgh Technical College is Computer & Computer Systems Technology (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees) 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 (123 degrees awarded), Precision Production (41 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (47 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 (458,140 people), Other managers (152,005 people), Police officers (127,764 people), Computer occupations, all other (119,639 people), and Computer & information systems managers (109,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Precision Production (41 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Precision Production (41 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 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 (529,960 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (311,250 people), Elementary & secondary schools (111,663 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (106,944 people), and Insurance carriers (93,082 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Technical College are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Precision Production (41 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (39 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (80 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. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pittsburgh Technical College was Computer & Computer Systems Technology with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

295
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
284
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 295 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (284).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Technical College in Computer & Computer Systems Technology, which is 5.9 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Pittsburgh Technical College in Registered Nursing, which is 6.43 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pittsburgh Technical College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (80% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.69% 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
    414 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pittsburgh Technical College is white (414 degrees awarded). There were 4.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (97 degrees).

16.8% of degree recipients (97 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    224 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    190 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pittsburgh Technical College is white male (224 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (190 degrees).

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Operations

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $500k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $150k (29.9%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Pittsburgh Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $38.1M. Pittsburgh Technical College employs 65 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pittsburgh Technical College are Male Instructors (37), Female Instructors(28), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College are: Management, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 36 employees, and Sales and related with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$500k
2020 Endowment
0%
growth from 2019

Pittsburgh Technical College has an endowment valued at about $500k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Pittsburgh Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.92M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.26M - Federal
  2. $1.14M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Pittsburgh Technical College received $4.26M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.14M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.3M
2020 Salaries
4.64%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a median of $15.3M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($38.1M) and a 4.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0438% decline from 2018 and a 2.66% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.15M
Instructional Salaries
65
Number of Employees

In 2020, Pittsburgh Technical College paid a total of $4.15M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
65 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were Instructor with 65 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College were Management with 41 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees; and Sales and related with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Technical College was Male Instructor with 37 employees, and Female Instructor with 28 employees.

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

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