Professional Skills Institute

Tel: (419)720-6670
  • 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 is Stautzenberger College-Maumee (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Professional Skills Institute(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty27 staff35 staff
Professional Skills Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 286 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment286 students734 students
Professional Skills Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:127:1
Professional Skills Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students286 students450 students
Professional Skills Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Professional Skills Institute Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
Professional Skills Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Professional Skills Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
32%
12%
Professional Skills Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
61%
73%
Professional Skills Institute White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
10%
Professional Skills Institute Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.44
Professional Skills Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
59%
31%
Professional Skills Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$31,400
Professional Skills Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Professional Skills Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
Professional Skills Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,740$21,959
Professional Skills Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$7,090
Professional Skills Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate80%80%
Professional Skills Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Lucas County, OH private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,398 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Lucas County, OH community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Lucas County, OH is Herzing University Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.