Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,995
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,261
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.44%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
541
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
56.9%
95 Graduates

About

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2022, the most popular 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics were Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology (152 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 460 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. 6.74% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 93.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (366 degrees), 9.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is $16,995, which is $2,054 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is $16,995, which is $2,054 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,261.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,995
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was $16,995. The cost of tuition at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is $2,054 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$24,261
2022 Value
3.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,261. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics grew by 3.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,374
Room and Board
$1,812
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was of $10,374 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.66% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,812. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 30.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 63.6% with respect to 2021, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.44%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was 1.44%, which represents 3 out of the 209 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics had a total enrollment of 541 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is 541 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 1.85% Asian, and 0.185% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (75.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (6.1%) and White Female (5.73%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 541 students. The full-time enrollment at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is 541 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 Institute of Aeronautics was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    438 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    36 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    28 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is 81% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 1.85% Asian, and 0.185% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% 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, 2 students (0.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 398 fewer women than men received degrees from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is white (366 degrees awarded). There were 9.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

The most common 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology (152 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (143 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (58 degrees).

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 Institute of Aeronautics are Other managers (37,336 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,746 people), Software developers (32,359 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (17,718 people), and Mechanical engineers (12,125 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in 2022 are Transportation (143 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (58 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Institute of Aeronautics are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Personal financial advisors, Physician assistants, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are Transportation (143 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (58 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Institute of Aeronautics are Computer Systems Design (44,272 people), Air transportation (35,798 people), Construction (31,030 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (18,529 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (17,083 people).

The most specialized majors at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are Transportation (143 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (259 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (58 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 107 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology with 107 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

429
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
31
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 429 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, which is 13.8 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (31).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology, which is 16.3 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology, which is 0.0615 times less than the 244 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 60% of students graduating from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is Male and White (63.6% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    366 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is white (366 degrees awarded). There were 9.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (39 degrees).

0.652% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    338 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    37 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is white male (338 degrees awarded). There were 9.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics employs 37 Instructors. Most academics at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are Male Instructor (33), and Female Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics are: Management, with 17 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 15 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$5.48M
2022 Salaries
2.56%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics paid a median of $5.48M in salaries, a 2.56% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.84M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics paid a total of $1.84M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was Instructor with 37 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics were Management with 17 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics was Male Instructor with 33 employees, and Female Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics.

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