Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City

1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 325, Kansas City
MO, 64131-3367
Tel: (816)331-5700
876 students
Public institution
For over 50 years, we have been helping qualified students find direction in life with relevant career training in career fields such as Business, Medical, Health & Fitness, Electronics and Technology. Our instructors bring real-world experience to the classroom so you get more than theory and lectures, you get a chance to apply what you learn firsthand.
School Highlights:
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City serves 876 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City is one of 7 community colleges within Jackson County, MO.
The nearest community college is Heritage College-Kansas City (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 876 teachers has grown by 109% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
876 students
1,287 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
876 students
832 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City sch enrollment Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
28%
12%
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City More (2007-2012)
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City sch ethnicity Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City sta ethnicity
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. 0.50 0.45
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,848 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,848 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,848 $5,845
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,848 $10,047
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Pinnacle Career Institute has been delivering quality educational programs since 1953 when it first opened its doors as Electronics Institute, a technical college in Missouri. Mr. Jeffrey C. Freeman and Scott F. Freeman purchased the school on June 2, 1992, and began the process of diversifying the programs available on the campus. With the addition of programs in Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Business Office Administrator and Medical Office Assistant, the school changed its name in September 2002 to more accurately reflect the diverse educational programs - Pinnacle Career Institute. As a vocational school, Pinnacle Career Institute has been adapting to the times and the needs of our students. To this end, we began offering Associate degrees in 1987 to better assist students in reaching their career goals. We offer two convenient campus locations (including one of the premier training colleges in Kansas City, MO and one of the best colleges in Lawrence, KS) and a unique online experience. 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,http://www.pcitraining.edu/consumerinfo

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Did You Know?
For Kansas City public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,802 per year for in-state students and $11,342 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,505 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Kansas City is 100%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Kansas City 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 0.49, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Kansas City is Concorde Career Colleges. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.