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Rosedale Technical Institute

Rosedale Technical Institute is an Associate's college with 684 students located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 684
Gender 93% Male / 7% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 91% 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
White 82%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 2%


Student Publications: Circuit

  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling legal services personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (51%), Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician (30%), Electrician (17%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles such as automobiles, buses, ships, trucks, railroad locomotives, and construction equipment; as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment.

Job Opportunities:

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

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.
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.

Administration & Faculty

President Dennis Wilke
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 27
Student : Faculty Ratio 20 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 92 : 7
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $19,319 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $21,758
$30K-$48K $22,632
$48K-$75K $24,727

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,160, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,160 Same as On-Campus
Fees $150 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,300
Books $3,072 $3,072
Total (before financial aid) $16,382 $27,682

Students Receiving Aid

91% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 76% $7,996
Federal Scholarships/Grants 91% $3,996
Institutional Grants 2% $2,906
Other Federal Grants 77% $497
Other Loans 1% $5,480
Pell Grants 91% $3,577
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 57% $2,339
Student Loans 76% $8,086

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

78% of students graduated in six years.

81% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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