Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

1 Faculty Members | 1231:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

PIA is committed to the pursuit of high education that is both meaningful to the individual and valuable to society. The Institute believes that it serves the dual functions of providing its learners with opportunities, while furnishing the community with its most valuable resources, skilled men and women who possess the willingness to learn and the propensity to mature as contributing members of society. To accomplish its objectives, PIA believes that school programs must: a0develop specific career-related skills, b0 broaden abilities in essential academic areas, and c0 form attitudinal traits compatible with career goals. In order to be effective, these studies must be dispensed through an appropriate collection of instructional techniques, each designed to best achieve its specific objective(s). In reaching these goals, PIA accomplishes its purpose as a provider of career opportunities and fulfills its role as an institution of higher learning.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$16,650

Out of state

$16,650
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
77%
Did not receive aid
23%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 45.0% $4,491
State/local grants 14.0% $2,496
Institutional grants 4.0% $3,171
Loans 58.0% $7,619

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, manufacturing and testing aircraft, spacecraft and their systems. Includes instruction in aircraft/spacecraft systems technology, design and development testing, prototype and operational testing, inspection and maintenance procedures, instrument calibration, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation. See other colleges that offer this major
  • MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
    • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of aircraft operating, control, and electronic systems. Includes instruction in flight instrumentation, aircraft communications and homing systems, radar and other sensory systems, navigation aids, and specialized systems for various types of civilian and military aircraft. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$150
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
7%
Male Students
93%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian80.42%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities7.94%
  3. Hispanic/Latino4.59%
  4. Black4.41%
  5. Asian1.76%
  6. American Indian/Alaska Native0.35%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.35%
  8. Not Specified0.18%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,231

Undergraduate students

1,231

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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