Pinnacle Career Institute (177302)

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2014 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,703
1.48% growth from 2013
2022 Average Net Price
$16,262
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.54%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
344
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
94.1%
64 Graduates

About

Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is a higher education institution located in Platte County, MO. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) were Electromechanical Technology (163 degrees awarded), Telecommunications Technology (70 degrees), and Medical Assistant (27 degrees).

In 2022, 316 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302). 19.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 80.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (192 degrees), 3.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is $13,703, which is $−1,238 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2014, the median undergraduate tuition at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is $13,703

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,262.

In 2022, 70% of undergraduate students attending Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,703
2014 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2014, the cost of tuition at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was $13,703.

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Average Net Price

$16,262
2022 Value
5.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,262. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) grew by 5.74%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 14.8% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.54%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was 1.54%, which represents 3 out of the 195 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) had a total enrollment of 344 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is 344 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302), both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.2% White, 18.9% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.94% Two or More Races, 2.62% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 2.33% Asian.

Students enrolled at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (18%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 344 students. The full-time enrollment at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is 344 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    190 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    65 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    51 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is 55.2% White, 18.9% Black or African American, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.94% Two or More Races, 2.62% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 2.33% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 192 fewer women than men received degrees from Pinnacle Career Institute (177302). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is white (192 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is Electromechanical Technology (163 degrees awarded), followed by Telecommunications Technology (70 degrees) and Medical Assistant (27 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (253 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (22 degrees), and Health (41 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are Registered nurses (1,396,323 people), Medical & health services managers (152,038 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (253 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (22 degrees), and Health (41 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Physician assistants, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are Engineering Technologies (253 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (22 degrees), and Health (41 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,489,214 people), Outpatient care centers (239,064 people), Elementary & secondary schools (226,013 people), Offices of physicians (203,111 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (140,561 people).

The most specialized majors at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are Engineering Technologies (253 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (22 degrees), and Health (41 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pinnacle Career Institute (177302).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 163 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was Electromechanical Technology with 163 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

254
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
62
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 254 degrees were awarded to men at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302), which is 4.1 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (62).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) in Electromechanical Technology, which is 8.63 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) in Medical Assistant, which is 26 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 40% of students graduating from Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    192 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is white (192 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

1.27% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    159 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    56 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) is white male (159 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) employs 10 Instructors. Most academics at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are Male Instructor (7), and Female Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) are: Sales and related, with 33 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 12 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.97M
2022 Salaries
7.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) paid a median of $2.97M in salaries, a 7.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$425k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) paid a total of $425k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was Instructor with 10 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) were Sales and related with 33 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees, and Management with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302) was Male Instructor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pinnacle Career Institute (177302).

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