ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled
Saved to Favorites. View my Colleges
Colleges / Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Pittsburgh, PA 2-Year Private
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

PIA Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at PIA, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. PIA accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, PIA does not offer classes during the summer.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation X

Reminder: PIA may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At PIA?

PIA has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with PIA directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at PIA

When choosing a major, PIA students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at PIA.

Senior Projects

PIA does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at PIA

PIA does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Does PIA Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with PIA directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does PIA Offer Online Classes?

❌ PIA does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does PIA Offer AP Credit?

❌ PIA does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does PIA Have An Honors Program?

❌ PIA does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College. PIA does not require a senior project for Honors Program students

Does PIA Require Internships?

❌ PIA studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While PIA does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics Library

The main library on campus is the Technical Library.

Dual Degree Programs at PIA

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

PIA does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does PIA have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

PIA does not have any ROTC programs.

Keep Reading About PIA

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about PIA.

PIA Majors & Subject Areas

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About PIA?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation