Midwest Institute

  • Midwest Institute offers career focused curriculum with hands on learning. This environment allows students to gain real world experience. From the first day of class, we will work with you as you experience the different stages of building your career. The needs of future employers is the foundation of this process. Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to enter your health care Career as an educated and marketable employee. Midwest Institute seeks students who have a sincere interest in the medical field. Your interest, motivation and commitment are a few of the factors measured when considering your acceptance to a program. Midwest Institute has earned an excellent reputation in the community and a solid job placement record for its students. Let us assist you in choosing the career path that best suits your aspirations and expectations. Our programs include medical assisting, dental assisting, veterinary assisting, pharmacy technician, massage therapy, medical office coding and billing, associate of occupational science degree in medical office assisting, associate of occupational science degree in medical massage science, HVAC technician.
School Highlights
  • Midwest Institute serves 225 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Midwest Institute is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Midwest Institute is Saint Louis Community College-Meramec (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Midwest Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Midwest Institute(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff32 staff
Midwest Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered811

Student Body

  • The student population of Midwest Institute has grown by 37% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Midwest Institute diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment225 students1,126 students
Midwest Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:127:1
Midwest Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students225 students514 students
Midwest Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-612 students
Midwest Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2008)
Midwest Institute Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
Midwest Institute Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Midwest Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
25%
9%
Midwest Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
68%
67%
Midwest Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Midwest Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
19%
Midwest Institute Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.51
Midwest Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
73%
39%
Midwest Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,500$31,000
Midwest Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%94%
    Midwest Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,204
    Midwest Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$6,000
    Midwest Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate96%73%
    Midwest Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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