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Douglas Education Center Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Douglas Education Center Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Douglas Education Center was awarded 14 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

Douglas Education Center was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into Douglas Education Center?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Douglas Education Center since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Douglas Education Center Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Douglas Education Center is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Douglas Education Center is 56%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  56 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Douglas Education Center

Freshmen Retention Rate

Douglas Education Center has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100
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Douglas Education Center Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 207 undergraduates at Douglas Education Center with 202 being full-time and 5 being part-time.

How Much Does Douglas Education Center Cost?

The overall average net price of Douglas Education Center is $25,467. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Douglas Education Center

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,148 $23,228 $26,070 $29,408 $30,718

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Douglas Education Center, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Douglas Education Center, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,693 a year. That adds up to $34,772 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Douglas Education Center is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Douglas Education Center Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Douglas Education Center make about $25,808 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 39% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Douglas Education Center

Douglas Education Center is a private for-profit institution located in Monessen, Pennsylvania. Monessen is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for Douglas Education Center are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 130 7Th St, Monessen, PA 15062
Phone: 724-684-3684
Website: www.dec.edu/

Douglas Education Center Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Douglas Education Center along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Douglas Education Center

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 130 students took at least one online class at Douglas Education Center. This is a decrease from the 144 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 130 0
2018-2019 144 0
2017-2018 159 0
2016-2017 184 0
2015-2016 186 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.