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Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Overview

Located in Clearwater, Florida, Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is a public institution. Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Known For?

421 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater since the student to facuty ratio is 6 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater is the undergraduate certificate.

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Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#97 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#532 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Computer Software & Applications Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Woodworking Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#113 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater?

Location of Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater

Contact details for Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6100 154Th Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33760-2140
Phone: 727-538-7167
Website: www.myptc.edu

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater?

3% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $6,800 a year. That adds up to $27,200 over four years for those students.

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Undergraduate Student Diversity

534 Full-Time Undergraduates
30% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 646 undergraduate students at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater, with 534 being full-time and 112 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater

Gender Diversity

Of the 534 full-time undergraduates at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater, 70% are male and 30% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 84
Hispanic or Latino 72
White 339
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

Online Learning at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater

26 Took All Classes Online
26 Took At Least One Class Online
-27.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 26 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 56th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater was -27.0%. This is the #2,709 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 33%
Business Support & Assistant Services 33%
Business, Management & Marketing 33%
Computer & Information Sciences 27%
Computer Programming 86%
Computer Software & Applications 40%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 57%
Health Professions 36%
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 32%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Networking #69
Computer Software & Applications #93
Computer Programming #94
Human Development & Family Studies #177
Business Support & Assistant Services #190
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #210
Accounting #365
Health & Medical Administrative Services #445

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Human Development & Family Studies 138 0 138
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 30 27 57
Precision Metal Working 21 36 57
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 38 38
Culinary Arts 10 18 28
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 17 17
Computer Systems Networking 0 13 13
Design & Applied Arts 0 13 13
Accounting 0 12 12
Cosmetology 0 11 11
Computer Software & Applications 0 10 10
Woodworking 0 9 9
Computer Programming 0 7 7
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 7 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 3 3
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 1 0 1
TOTAL 200 221 421

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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