Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Overview

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is a Public, Less than 2 years school located in Clearwater, FL. It offers 26 vocational programs. You can view detail program information at offered programs page.
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is accredited by Council on Occupational Education (11/11/1970 - Current).

Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $4,748 where the average tuition & fees of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training over all offered colleges is $14,963. The length of the program is 1350 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 14 months.
The following table shows the 7 largest career programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.

2020 Tuition & Fees For Largest Programs

6 Largest Career Programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $4,748$2,3261350 Contact Hours14 Months $14,963
2Welding Technology/Welder $4,684$6871050 Contact Hours12 Months $9,261
3Welding Technology/Welder $3,532$274750 Contact Hours12 Months $9,261
5Culinary Arts/Chef Training $5,238$6601200 Contact Hours12 Months $17,792
6Electrician $4,374$1,1811500 Contact Hours15 Months $10,612

Important Statistics

Total 520 students are attending at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater. There are 31 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 38 part-time faculty working for Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater. The students to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 60 (full-time) and 62 (part-time).
The graduation rate at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is 49% and the retention rate is 56% at the school.
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population520
Graduation Rate49%
Number of Faculty69
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The 2020 tuition & fees at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater is $5,041 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the cost. Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
34% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $3,249 (exclude student loans).
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$5,041
Books & Supplies$2,326
Off-Campus Room & Board$20,966
Off-Campus Expenses$13,136
Average Financial Amount$3,249

Offered Degrees

Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater offers 26 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs.
Last year, 402 students have completed their career programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater.
Offered Career Programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate82214
2 Years Certificate187188

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater are offered both in online and on-site education. Total 402 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
  • 214 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 188 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal And Culinary Services 9 completers
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef9
Work and Family Studies (4 completers) 157 completers
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0
Child Care and Support Services Management143
Child Care Provider/Assistant14
Construction Trades 0 completers
Mechanics and Repairers 35 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician33
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician2
Precision Production Trades 3 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder3
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer And Information Sciences (3 completers) 22 completers
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification1
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications15
Personal And Culinary Services 17 completers
Personal And Culinary Services0
Culinary Arts/Chef Training12
Construction Trades 14 completers
Mechanics and Repairers 50 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician24
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician12
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician14
Precision Production Trades 38 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant6
Welding Technology/Welder25
Cabinetmaking and Millwork7
Visual And Performing Arts 8 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Interior Design8
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (4 completers) 29 completers
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary3
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training26
Business 10 completers
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping8
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science2

Student Population by Gender and Race

For academic year 2019-2020, total 520 students have enrolled into Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater. By gender, 321 male and 199 female students are attending Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater
There are 321 White (61.73%), 87 Black/African American (16.73%), 82 Hispanic (15.77%), 13 Asian (2.50%), and 98 students with other races.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and race/ethnicity at Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater.
American Indian/Native American110
Black/African American873255
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
Two More15114
Non-resident Alien000

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