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June 13, 2024

La Roche University Extends Support to Students Affected by Pittsburgh Technical College Closure

PITTSBURGH, June 13, 2024 – In response to the recent announcement of the closure of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC), La Roche University stands ready to assist and support students facing uncertainty during the transition period.

“There’s no doubt PTC students are experiencing angst and frustration. We want them to know that La Roche University is dedicated to offering a seamless pathway for PTC students to continue their academic journey and achieve their educational goals,” said Executive Director for Enrollment Hope Schiffgens.

Many of La Roche’s more than 50 majors align with programs offered at PTC, including:

In addition to academic support, La Roche is committed to assisting PTC students with the transfer process, including credit evaluation and financial aid counseling. La Roche accepts up to 90 transfer credits and awards merit scholarships to transfer students of up to $17,000.

Housing is available for Fall 2024, and PTC students are eligible for La Roche’s $4,000 Resident Award if they choose to live on campus.

PTC students who visit and tour La Roche will receive a $1,000 grant applied toward their first year tuition.

To learn more about La Roche’s transfer options, please email or call 412-536-1260.


About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 68 undergraduate programs of study, seven master’s degrees and two doctoral degrees, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, nursing, and health and medical sciences as well as interior architecture & design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for women and men enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.