Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence

1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200
Lawrence, KS 66046-2703
Tel: (785)841-9640
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 more than the state average of 28%.
  • 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 declined by 37% over five years.
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence(KS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty5 staff62 staff
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Total Faculty (2009-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 113 has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment113 students1,551 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:127:1
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Student Staff Ratio (2009-2016)
# Full-Time Students113 students653 students
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Black (2007-2016)
% White
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence More (2011-2016)
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.46
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,900$34,000
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,048 is less than the state average of $14,710. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,048$14,710
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%90%
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,171$5,454
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,503 per year for in-state students and $4,523 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,710 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.