Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence
Independence, OH 44131


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 141
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
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


Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence 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.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence's tuition was $10,440 for all students regardless of residency (24.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,092
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 92% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,677 (which is 6.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence in 2016-2017, was 59, which is 98% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,614 (which is 27.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,407
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,529
Financial aid
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence has enrolled a total of 141 students (115 students full-time and 26 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 141 students, 19 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 16% men and 84% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 69%

White: 18%

Hispanic: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence.

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
Personal And Culinary Services 45% 120
Health Professions And Related Programs 42% 111
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 10
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 61%

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 Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence 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: $23,536

The typical median income of Miami-Jacobs Career College-Independence graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,500. Last year, out of the total 2,314 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,897 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,165 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 920 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,500 $24,800
Employment Rate 82% 79%
Total Graduates 2,314 1,165

Campus Location

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