B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    A
  6. Location
    A-
Pittsburgh Technical College is ...
Private for-profit
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
1111 McKee Road
Oakdale, PA 15071
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Pittsburgh Technical College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$21,294/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,020/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,836/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,409/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,038/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,447/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,880Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
35%
Day Care Services
No
32%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.25 responses
42%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.24 responses
44%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.9 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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This college is absolutely honestly amazing! They are very serious about being hands on, and they are very good at it. Their schools in IT, Criminal Justice, and Video Production are phenomenal. All of their programs are great. They also offer on campus housing even though they are a 2 year college. Their Humans versus Zombies game is so fun.
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I'm going to give PTC five stars because I've had a stellar experience here over the past several years. With the addition of the bachelor's program, the school has enabled me to pursue opportunities I'd otherwise not have from within my current company. I admit, they're student-body is made up of some questionable characters which is pretty evident by reading the majority of these other reviews (absolutely terrible grammar from kids that barely made it through high school.... it's the "We accept EVERYONE" situation), but otherwise, this place has come a long way and I can honestly say, with their regional accreditation, I'm proud to have earned both my associate's and bachelor's degrees from PTC!
The teachers and staff are all easy going. Just ask! My instructors listen, offer advice, push me to think. Courses are challenging, but help is always available. I moved here and the apartments are super nice. Campus is nice and quiet, until activities kick in. The malls, stores are all nearby. Tons of restaurants and shopping. Met really nice friends here too. It's private, feels safe and someone is always around to help.