Douglas Education Center

Overview of Douglas Education Center

Douglas Education Center is located in a small suburb, in Monessen, PA. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Douglas Education Center top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study beauty and cosmetology, design.

Douglas Education Center Selectivity

Douglas Education Center maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 280 students (180 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Douglas Education Center is twofold. Our first responsibility is to provide students with a quality education that will develop the attitudes, skills, and techniques necessary to enter and succeed in their chosen field of study. Our second responsibility is to provide prospective employers with well-trained personnel. The curricula of Douglas is designed to maintain high standards of performance upon which these future employers can depend. Douglas Education Center has the obligation to create an educational atmosphere that will not only foster the highest standards of excellence in all students, but also help these students develop an awareness of social responsibility and ethical behavior."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Douglas Education Center

Douglas Education Center
130 7th St
Monessen , PA 15062
General Phone: (724) 684-3684

Douglas Education Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Design91design and visual communication, graphic design, illustration
Beauty and Cosmetology36cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor
Medical Administration6medical office management, medical records tech, medical transcription
Office and Administration3executive secretary, business support services
Business and Management3business management, business and related services
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Douglas Education Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years316
Associate's degree1027
Award of less than 1 academic year61

Douglas Education Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Douglas Education Center had a total enrollment of 280 students (180 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 5%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 29%
22-24 24%
25-29 18%
30-34 6%
35-39 3%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%

Douglas Education Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 85 %

Douglas Education Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Douglas Education Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,230
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,230
Books and supplies $ 2,208

Financial Aid:
Douglas Education Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2068300)

Douglas Education Center Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year10$44,1865$34,506
All faculty totalcalendar year10$44,1865$34,506

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Douglas Education Center Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

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Douglas Education Center Highlights

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What Sets Douglas Education Center Apart:

% of degrees in design
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Douglas Education Center % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology

checked Open admission
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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