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Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh

Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh is an Associate's college with 251 students located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 251
Gender 96% Male / 4% Female
Geography 98% In State / 2% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 83% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 67%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 29%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center tutoring remedial instruction study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Welding Technology/Welder (40%), Electrician (21%), Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (20%), Carpentry/Carpenter (15%), Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD (1%), Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction and structural design, architectural rendering, architectural-aided drafting (CAD), layout and designs, architectural blueprint interpretation, building materials, and basic structural wiring diagramming.

Job Opportunities:

Architectural and Civil Drafters
Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations in support of mechanical and industrial engineers, and related professionals. Includes instruction in manufacturing materials and processes, mechanical drafting, electrode-mechanical drafting, basic metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, blueprint reading, and technical communication.

Job Opportunities:

Mechanical Drafters
Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Carpenters
Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Electricians
Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Install, program, maintain, or repair security or fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, install, service and maintain the operating condition of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Job Opportunities:

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Job Opportunities:

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Administration & Faculty

Director Anthony Vargo
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 21
Student : Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 95 : 4
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,784 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,196
$30K-$48K $18,665
$48K-$75K $21,027
$75K-$110K $23,754
$110K+ $23,256

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,216, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,216 Same as On-Campus
Fees $374 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,138
Books $1,063 $1,063
Total (before financial aid) $17,653 $23,791

Students Receiving Aid

92% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 79% $8,264
Federal Scholarships/Grants 83% $4,680
Institutional Grants 52% $1,457
Other Federal Grants 3% $600
Other Loans 3% $7,441
Pell Grants 83% $4,656
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 59% $2,676
Student Loans 79% $8,579

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.triangle-tech.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.triangle-tech.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

72% of students graduated in six years.

71% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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