Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence

1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200
Lawrence, KS 66046-2703
Tel: (785)841-9640
113 students
Pivate, for profit
School Highlights
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence serves 113 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 29%.
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence is the only community colleges within Douglas County, KS.
The nearest community college is Bryan University (Topeka) (27.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence (KS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 5 staff 62 staff
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Total Faculty (2009-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 113 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment 113 students 1,383 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 27:1
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Student Staff Ratio (2009-2015)
# Full-Time Students 113 students 682 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Black (2007-2015)
% White
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence More (2011-2015)
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.47 0.48
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,620 is more than the state average of $12,024. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,620 $12,024
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 90%
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pinnacle Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,

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For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.