Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

West Mifflin, PA, USA
2.73 Average Rating

The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is a not-for-profit institution that confers associate degrees in aviation maintenance and aviation electronics. Since 1929, PIA has produced topnotch mechanics and technicians through its aviation programs, now leading students to careers as Federal Aviation Admission (FAA) certified air mechanics and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensed avionics technicians. PIA has even been named the #1 Top Two-Year Trade School in 2018 by Forbes. The main PIA campus is located in Pittsburgh, but the institute has three other campuses in Maryland, South Carolina, and Ohio, all of which offer employment assistance to both current students and alumni.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
40%
Out-Of-State Students
26%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Total Number of Students
409
Total Number of Undergrads
409
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,972
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Tuition
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$2219

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
50%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,740
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
50%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,270
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,447

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
72%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,211
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$12,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$154
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
95%
5%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Pittsburgh
Akron
Washington
Atlanta
Youngstown
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
92%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$58,600
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What Students Are Saying

2.73 Average Rating

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