Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64137-1659


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Continuous
Total enrollment 530
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 42:1
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


Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City 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

Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $20,465 (7.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,092
In State Tuition
National Average = $18,962
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $18,962
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 79% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,622 (which is 17.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City in 2016-2017, was 542, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,284 (which is 16.5% below 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, Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City has enrolled a total of 530 students (530 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 530 students, 57 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 516 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 37%

Black/African American: 29%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 19%

Hispanic: 9%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City.

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 40% 459 73
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 24% 278 46
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 11% 124 24
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 46 0

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 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City 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 Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,600. Last year, out of the total 1,057 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 856 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 312 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 228 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,600 $28,200
Employment Rate 81% 73%
Total Graduates 1,057 312

Campus Location

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