Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at PIA are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 15% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics students
Race Percent of Students
White 85%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 1,582% more male students than female students enrolled at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with a gender ratio of 94% men to 6% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PIA has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 94%
Women 6%
Enrollment by gender for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics students
Gender Number of Students
Men 471
Women 28

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

PIA serves a high number of out-of-state students with 59% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 42%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,496 per year

53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.4%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215381 IPEDS survey data for Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics.