Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is concerned that all situations involving criminal action, emergencies, or policy violations be reported promptly to the appropriate authority. PIA actively participates in the United States Department of Education Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act. It is the obligation and responsibility of every employee and student to report any situation that falls into the categories specified as criminal action, emergencies, or policy violations. Students will be notified during orientation about specific security policy concerns they should be aware of while attending PIA. Statistics concerning criminal offenses reported under this Act are available upon request at the time of registration or request for school information.

All facilities of PIA are under the supervision of staff members any time they are open to students or the public. Immediate reporting of situations involving security concerns is critical. The following procedures specify the reporting policy in facilities of PIA - Pittsburgh Main Campus.

  1. A situation may be immediately reported to any instructor or staff member available to the person reporting.
  2. All situations will be forwarded along with investigative information to the Director or a delegated representative.
  3. PIA will promptly investigate any situation reported. Where policies or procedures of PIA are violated, corrective action will be applied to resolve the situation. If the situation involves a violation of law or an emergency requiring the assistance of government agencies, the Director or a designated representative will request such assistance.


The following information is provided to assist you in making the most informed decision to attend PIA, and serves as a component of the school’s compliance with the Department of Education’s Student Right-To-Know Act and the Campus Security Act.


The following statistics are made available upon request by a student, family member or prospective student. These statistics are for the reporting period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. The complete Annual Security Report can be obtained from the Admissions Department, Director of Education, or on the Student Portal.

Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0
Forcible sex offenses (including forcible rape) 0
Non-forcible sex offenses 0
Robbery 0
Aggravated assault 0
Stalking 0
Domestic Violence 0
Burglary 0
Motor vehicle theft 0
Arson 0
Negligent manslaughter 0
Hate crimes 0
Dating Violence 0

Statistics concerning the number of arrests and/or student disciplinary action for the following crimes occurring on campus for the reporting period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

Liquor Law Violations 0
Drug Law Violations 0
Illegal Weapons Possessions 0


During the period of 09-01-2019 to 08-31-2020, 116 new AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY and 54 AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM students enrolled. Of the 170 students enrolled, 78 students or 67% graduated from the AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM and 45 or 83% graduated from the AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.

Of the 123 students who graduated from June 2021 to May 2022, 19 students continued their education. Of the remaining students, 17 graduates (or 74%) of the AET graduates and 65 (or 96%) of the AMT graduates have been placed in program-related jobs.

The percentage of full-time, first-time PIA students who began their studies in Fall 2021 and returned in Fall 2022 was 75% overall. Pittsburgh Campus full-time, first-time retention rate was 89%.

Revised 10-12-2023