Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics: Narrative Description

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PO Box 10897
Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0897
Tel: (412)462-9011; 800-444-1440; Admissions: (412)346-2100; Fax: (412)466-0513; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.pia.edu/

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1929. Setting: suburban campus. Total enrollment: 571. 85 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 571 students, 4% women, 96% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 4 other countries, 35% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 2% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 30% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $150. Tuition: $9234 full-time, $1837 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Technical Library with 15,000 books and 35 serials. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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