DCI Career Institute

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2020 Average Net Price
$20,104
After Financial Aid
2018 Default Rate
7.14%
on Student Loans
2020 Enrolled Students
48
100% Full-Time

About

DCI Career Institute is a higher education institution located in Beaver County, PA. In 2021, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at DCI Career Institute were Massage Therapy (7 degrees awarded) and System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management (3 degrees).

In 2021, 41 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at DCI Career Institute. 80.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (28 degrees), 4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,104.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending DCI Career Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$20,104
2020 Value
4.28%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 DCI Career Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,104. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of DCI Career Institute grew by 4.28%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at DCI Career Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.67% with respect to 2019, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.14%
2018 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at DCI Career Institute was 7.14%, which represents 3 out of the 42 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

DCI Career Institute had a total enrollment of 48 students in 2020. The full-time enrollment at DCI Career Institute is 48 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at DCI Career Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at DCI Career Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 14.6% Two or More Races, and 2.08% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at DCI Career Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (50%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.8%) and Two or More Races Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at DCI Career Institute in 2020, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48 students. The full-time enrollment at DCI Career Institute is 48 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at DCI Career Institute was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), DCI Career Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. White
    30 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    10 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    7 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at DCI Career Institute is 62.5% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 14.6% Two or More Races, and 2.08% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2021, 25 more women than men received degrees from DCI Career Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at DCI Career Institute is white (28 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at DCI Career Institute is Massage Therapy (7 degrees awarded), followed by System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management (3 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at DCI Career Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (38 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute in 2021 are Health (38 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute are Health (38 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at DCI Career Institute are Health (38 degrees awarded) and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by DCI Career Institute.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 7 degrees awarded
  2. 3 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at DCI Career Institute was Massage Therapy with 7 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

8
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
33
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 8 degrees were awarded to men at DCI Career Institute, which is 0.242 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (33).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 4 degrees were awarded to men at DCI Career Institute in Massage Therapy, which is 1.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 27 degrees were awarded to men at DCI Career Institute in Medical Assistant, which is 27 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    28 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at DCI Career Institute is white (28 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (7 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Female
    6 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at DCI Career Institute is white female (22 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (6 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$211k
2020 Salaries
6.78%
decline from 2019

In 2020, DCI Career Institute paid a median of $211k in salaries, a 6.78% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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