Students attend Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in West Mifflin, PA, a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics degrees go up to the Associate's degree.
The school is known for its programs in engineering technician, transportation.
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is selective and does not offer open admission.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
There are 289 students at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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