Dade Medical College-Miami Lakes
- The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
|Dade Medical College-Miami Lakes||(FL) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Public||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||17 staff||37 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||7||10|
|Total Enrollment||439 students||1,142 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||26:1||38:1|
|# Full-Time Students||439 students||487 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||100%||91%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$25,430||$11,875|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$8,361||$6,334|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Dade Medical College-Miami Lakes is Florida National University-Main Campus (1.9 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 2,401 students | 1.90 Mi4425 West. Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue
Hialeah,  FL  33012
- 285 students | 2.60 Mi935 West 49 Street # 203
Hialeah,  FL  33012
- 202 students | 7.00 Mi7925 NW 12th St Ste 201
Miami,  FL  33126
- 789 students | 7.30 Mi3221 Enterprise Way
Hollywood,  FL  33025
- 537 students | 7.50 Mi1525 NW 167th Street
Miami,  FL  33169
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.