CET Durham

Overview of CET Durham

Students attend CET in Durham, NC, a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. CET degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, medical adminstration, office and administration.

CET Selectivity

Applicants to CET appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 117 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). CET has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of CET, an economic and community development corporation, is to promote human development and education by providing people with marketable skills training and supportive services that contribute to economic self-sufficiency."

More complete details are provided below.

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807 E. Main Street
Durham , NC 27701
General Phone: (408) 287-7924

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CET Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology24medical coding
Medical Administration22medical office assistant, medical billing, medical secretary, health and medical administrative
Construction Trades11property management
Office and Administration5administrative assistant, office data entry

Number of programs and degrees for CET in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years514
Award of less than 1 academic year114

CET Student Body

In 2007-2008, CET had a total enrollment of 117 students (181 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 4%
Black 96%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 6%
22-24 10%
25-29 29%
30-34 14%
35-39 7%
40-49 15%
50-64 9%

CET Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 80 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 64%

CET Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Durham, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

CET Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
CET participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2332836)

CET Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

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CET Highlights

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What Sets CET Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%CET Minority % of student body
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%CET % of degrees in construction trades
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%CET % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%CET Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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