Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics
October 2015 Update
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*US House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
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Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
812 Ohio River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15202
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: G. Robert Thacker, School Director
Director: Mary Thacker
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: No
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: Yes
# of Students: 70 full-time
# of Faculty: 6 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Transfer Credit: No But will be considered
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, OVR Courses Offered: Weekdays
Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA, Pell grants, Stafford Loans, VA
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 75%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 81%
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School (PGS) is a private vocational school, training students exclusively in the field of Gunsmithing. Students graduate as a Sporting Arms Ordinance Technician with a diploma in the Master Gunsmith Program. Located in Pittsburgh, PGS was founded in 1949 and meets rigorous licensing and accrediting standards by state and national agencies. It is also approved to participate in federal financial aid, veterans education and training and vocational rehabilitation and OVR funding programs.
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