Pennsylvania Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Pennsylvania
Total Schools:
88
Undergraduate Programs:
57
Graduate Programs:
16
Average Acceptance Rate:
61%
Average Tuition Cost:
$20,605
Average Loan Amount:
$7,875
Average Scholarship Award:
$8,136
Average Classroom Size:
16 Students

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Attending a Pennsylvania trucking or diesel school can help expand your career options and increase your earning potential. There are 50 schools in the state that offer one or both of these programs, with an average tuition cost of $14,256. The average scholarship award of $5,114 can help defray your educational costs.

Featured Pennsylvania Trucking Schools
  • Class A CDL Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving
  • Class A CDL Preparatory Driver Training
  • Commercial Truck Driving Training

If you attend the Pennsylvania College of Technology, you can take advantage of their long list of scholarships. Some scholarships you may qualify for include the American Gas Association Scholarship, Brubacher Excavating Inc. Scholarship, and the American Infrastructure Endowed Scholarship.

Find Your Diesel Mechanic Program in Pennsylvania

There's something you should look for as you evaluate different Pennsylvania schools: small class sizes. There are many schools that boast small class sizes, including AAA School of Trucking, All-State Career School, and Central PA Institute. Students in small class sizes often get the opportunity to interact more with professors and ask questions as they arise. You may even be able to get more hands-on experience in a diesel technology program or more driving experience in a trucking program!

With so many educational choices in Pennsylvania, it's important to choose a school that sets you up for the career of your dreams. For example, there are multiple truck driving programs at All-State Career School. The most comprehensive program is a Class A Advanced Tractor Trailer Driver course. They also offer a Class A Preparatory course and a Class B Driving class.

  • State Wide Locations
  • Get your CDL in 21-days.
  • We offer Zero-Tuition training—a $5,000 value!
  • Classes start every Monday.
  • Limited seating available


Start Your Career in Diesel Mechanics

It can be difficult to determine what salary you may earn as a trucker or diesel mechanic.

Below you can find a graph comparing Pennsylvania trucking and diesel mechanic salaries to the nationwide average. All data was retrieved from Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015).





Once you have your education, you can begin looking for jobs in the trucking industry! Many new graduates work for trucking companies, repair shops, and truck dealerships. Some of the biggest employers in Pennsylvania are C.R. England, MCT Transportation LLC, and Premier Transportation. One of the benefits of this field is the great job outlook. Truck drivers can look forward to 16% job growth between 2012 and 2022 (O*Net, 2015). O*Net expects a 10% increase in demand for diesel mechanics.

Search Pennsylvania Trucking Schools
AAA School of Trucking - Harrisburg
(Harrisburg,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
AAA School of Trucking - Reading
(Reading,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
All - State Career School - Lester
(Lester,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$566 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
All - State Career School - Pittsburgh
(West Mifflin,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,502 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Automotive Training Center - Exton
(Exton,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,780 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Automotive Training Center - Warminster
(Warminster,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,780 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Bidwell Training Center Inc
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$4,473 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
C.D.E.
(Hazleton,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Cabrini College
(Radnor,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$28,090 Tuition Cost
$16,630 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Cambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown
(Johnstown,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$11,600 Tuition Cost
$5,050 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Carbon Area Vo - Tech School Truck Driving Program
(Jim Thorpe,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Carnegie Mellon University
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$44,880 Tuition Cost
$22,620 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Central PA Institute
(Pleasant Gap,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Central Penn College
(Summerdale,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,940 Tuition Cost
$2,146 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
(Pleasant Gap,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Citizens School of Nursing
(New Kensington,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center
(Clearfield,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
Clearfield Votech Truck Driver Trg.
(Clearfield,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Commonwealth Technical Institute
(Johnstown,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$16,836 Tuition Cost
• Small Class Sizes
Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program
(Meadville,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Don Sheetz Inc. CDL Training
(Blandon,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Douglas Education Center
(Monessen,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$18,531 Tuition Cost
$2,839 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(East Stroudsburg,
PA)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$6,428 Tuition Cost
$4,433 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Everest Institute-Pittsburgh
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$12,996 Tuition Cost
Forbes Road Career and Technology Center
(Monroeville,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Fortis Institute - Erie
(Erie,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$13,218 Tuition Cost
$4,417 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Franklin and Marshall College
(Lancaster,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$44,260 Tuition Cost
$33,191 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
(Altoona,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Grove City College
(Grove City,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,212 Tuition Cost
$4,497 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Highway Safety Center
(Indiana,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Immaculata University
(Immaculata,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$28,065 Tuition Cost
$13,642 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Johnson College
(Scranton,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$15,500 Tuition Cost
$2,263 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall
(Broomall,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$218 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$3,327 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(Kutztown,
PA)
• Medium Campus
• Suburban Setting
$6,428 Tuition Cost
$6,400 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
La Roche College
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$23,108 Tuition Cost
$10,820 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Lancaster County Career & Tech Center
(Mount Joy,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
(Willow Street,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$4,464 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Lancaster Votech Truck Driver Training
(Mount Joy,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School
(Lebanon,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Lebanon County Career School
(Lebanon,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Manor College
(Jenkintown,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,020 Tuition Cost
$3,200 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
(Mansfield,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$6,428 Tuition Cost
$2,419 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Metropolitan Career Center Computer Technology Institute
(Philadelphia,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$23,994 Tuition Cost
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(Millersville,
PA)
• Medium Campus
• Suburban Setting
$6,428 Tuition Cost
$2,993 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Moore College of Art and Design
(Philadelphia,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$31,654 Tuition Cost
$12,295 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
MTA - Elezabethtown
(Elezabethtown,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA Lehigh Carbon Community College - Schnecksville
(Schnecksville,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA Reading CC Truck Driving Academy - New Morgan
(New Morgan,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
New Castle School of Trades
(New Castle,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,974 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Northampton Community College
(Tannersville,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Pennsylvania College of Technology
(Williamsport,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$12,000 Tuition Cost
$1,444 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington
(Abington,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$12,474 Tuition Cost
$2,574 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus
(Uniontown,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$12,474 Tuition Cost
$2,516 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton
(Hazleton,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$12,474 Tuition Cost
$3,203 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington
(Upper Burrell,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$12,474 Tuition Cost
$2,648 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
PIA Truck Driving Program of Indiana County - Homer City
(Homer City,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
PIA Truck Driving School - Pittsburgh
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Pittsburgh Diesel Institute - Moon Twp
(Moon Twp,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Pittsburgh Diesel Institute - Wexford
(Wexford,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
(West Mifflin,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$14,715 Tuition Cost
$1,175 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Rosedale Technical Institute
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$12,080 Tuition Cost
$2,593 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Rosemont College
(Rosemont,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$29,500 Tuition Cost
$18,205 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
SAGE Chester County IU - Phoenixville
(Phoenixville,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
SAGE Lebanon County Career School - Lebanon
(Lebanon,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
SAGE Lehigh Career & Technical - Schnecksville
(Schnecksville,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Saint Francis University
(Loretto,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$27,828 Tuition Cost
$14,871 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Saint Joseph's University
(Philadelphia,
PA)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$37,670 Tuition Cost
$16,403 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Schuylkill Technology Center
(Frackville,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
• Small Class Sizes
Somerset County Votech Truck Driver Trg.
(Somerset,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
South Hills School of Business & Technology
(State College,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$14,856 Tuition Cost
$4,127 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Swanson Driving School - Penn Hills
(Penn Hills,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Swansons Safe Way truck Driving School - Pittsburgh
(Pittsburgh,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Swansons Truck Driving School - North Versailles
(North Versailles,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Thiel College
(Greenville,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$24,208 Tuition Cost
$13,569 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Thompson Institute
(Philadelphia,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,738 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Trans American Technical Institute
(Carbondale,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Transport Tech
(Bessemer,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Truck Technology Training
(Monaca,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc
(Exton,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,777 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
University of Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia,
PA)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$39,088 Tuition Cost
$33,557 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
(Johnstown,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$11,970 Tuition Cost
$3,982 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Washington & Jefferson College
(Washington,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$37,850 Tuition Cost
$18,679 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Westermoreland County CC
(Youngwood,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Westmoreland County Community College
(Youngwood,
PA)
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$5,400 Tuition Cost
$1,850 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Widener University-Main Campus
(Chester,
PA)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$35,764 Tuition Cost
$18,658 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Wyo Tech - Blairsville
(Blairsville,
PA)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$10,750 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education
(York,
PA)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$13,025 Tuition Cost
• Small Class Sizes