Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate
Southgate, MI 48195


Type Less than 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 116
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 25:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate's tuition was $19,872 for all students regardless of residency (25.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical less than 2 year private institution)

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Average Net Price
National Average = $15,386
In State Tuition
National Average = $15,824
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $15,824
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 87% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,298 (which is 25.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate in 2016-2017, was 29, which is 97% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,517 (which is 25.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,217
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,802
Financial aid
National Average = 84%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate has enrolled a total of 116 students (116 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 11% men and 89% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 54%

Black/African American: 30%

Hispanic: 11%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 94% 225
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 70%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $20,834

The typical median income of Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,600. Last year, out of the total 1,706 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,331 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,233 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 912 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $18,600 $21,600
Employment Rate 78% 74%
Total Graduates 1,706 1,233

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby less than 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate.

Princess Beauty School
8.7 mile away
L'esprit Academy
13.6 mile away
Abcott Institute
16.1 mile away