Professional Skills Institute

  • Professional Skills Institute is a private college that specializes in Medical training that can be completed within two years or as little as twelve months. Our current program offerings include Associate Degrees in Medical Assisting and Physical Therapist Assisting. In addition, there are diploma programs in Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Specialist, and Practical Nursing. The college was founded in 1984 by Patricia Finch, a Toledo born registered nurse, who had the desire to teach students above and beyond the required clinical and technical skills. At the inception of the college there were only two students and two programs, and the classes were held in a small office space on Airport Highway. Today, there are nearly 400 students at PSI�s newest location at 5115 Glendale Avenue. The student body at PSI is diverse. From the student just graduating from high school to the adult learner who is looking to make a career change, PSI is definitely an alternative to larger colleges and universities.
School Highlights
  • Professional Skills Institute serves 286 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Professional Skills Institute is one of 6 community colleges within Lucas County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Professional Skills Institute is Stautzenberger College-Maumee (1.8 miles away).

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Professional Skills Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Professional Skills Institute(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty27 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Professional Skills Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Professional Skills Institute diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment286 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:127:1
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# Full-Time Students286 students450 students
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
32%
12%
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% White
61%
73%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.520.44
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College Completion Rate
59%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,361 is more than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,361$13,841
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,740$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,834
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Acceptance Rate80%80%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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