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Rosedale Technical Institute

Overview of Rosedale Technical Institute

Students attend Rosedale Technical Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Rosedale Technical Institute degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, mechanics and repair.

Rosedale Technical Institute Selectivity

Rosedale Technical Institute is selective and does not offer open admission.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 184 students at Rosedale Technical Institute (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"THE PURPOSE OF ROSEDALE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE CAN BEST BE DESCRIBED AS PREPARATION OF INDIVIDUALS FOR EMPLOOYMENT IN POSITIONS RELATED TO THE TRANSPORTATION AND ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES. STUDENTS ATTENDING THIS SCHOOL ARE ASSUMED TO HAVE MADE A GENERAL SELECTION OF THE CAREER WHICH THEY WHISH TO PURSUE. THE COURSES AT THE SCHOOL ARE DIRECTED TO PREPARING THEM FOR THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THAT CAREER FIELD. ALL THE COURSES GIVEN AT THE SCHOOL ARE SELECTED AND SCHEDULED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THAT OBJECTIVE. SURVEYS OF THE INDUSTRIES WHICH EMPLOY OUR GRADUATES ARE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE WHAT CHANGES OR MODIFICATONS SHOULD BE MADE IN OUR TRAINING TO GIVE THE BEST POSSIBLE PREPARATION FOR A CAREER IN THE FIELDS IN WHICH WE TRAIN. POLICIES OF THE SCHOOL ARE DETERMINED TO A LARGE EXTENT BY THE REQUIREMENTS OF EMPLOYERS WHO HIRE OUR GRADUATES. THESE POLICIES ARE DETERMINED WITHIN A FRAMEWOK OF THE REGULATIONS OF THE VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES WHICH REGULATE THE SCHOOL. IMMPUT FOR POLICY DETERMINATIONS ALSO COMES FROM VARIOUS COMMITTEES MADE UP OF STUDENTS, FACULTLY, STAFF MEMBERS AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES."

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Contacting Rosedale Technical Institute

Rosedale Technical Institute
215 Beecham Drive
Pittsburgh , PA 15205-9791
General Phone: (412) 521-6200
http://rosedaletech.org

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Rosedale Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair55automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Construction Trades14electrician

Number of programs and degrees for Rosedale Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree653
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years41

Rosedale Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rosedale Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 184 students (293 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 95%
Women 5%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 20%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 27%
20-21 30%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%

Rosedale Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %

Rosedale Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Rosedale Technical Institute Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total123123100%8468%
Men116116100%8069%
Women77100%457%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Rosedale Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,630
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,630
Books and supplies $ 1,975

Financial Aid:
Rosedale Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1205000)

Rosedale Technical Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year11$36,8712*
All faculty totalcalendar year11$36,8712*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Rosedale Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades
Electrician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

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Rosedale Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Rosedale Technical Institute Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 2%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Rosedale Technical Institute % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Rosedale Technical Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Rosedale Technical Institute % of degrees in construction trades

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