Meridian Institute

Overview of Meridian Institute

Meridian Institute is in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Meridian Institute issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Meridian Institute include therapy and counseling.

Meridian Institute Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 32 students study at Meridian Institute (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at the school are in their forties, or even older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Meridian Institute mission is to prepare students for work in hospitals, physician offices, laboratories, spas, beauty salons, massage therapy businesses or your own private practice. Many individuals require additional training and skills to compete in the job market. Meridian Institute addresses this development head on by remaining current in many fields and by responding to both employer and employee needs in the marketplace. To meet the needs of our customers, students and employers, we provide quality career education that is relevant to both the current and future needs of society. This is enhanced by individualizing instruction and limiting class size."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Meridian Institute

Meridian Institute
4201 Wilshire Blvd Ste 515
Los Angeles , CA 90010
General Phone: (323) 936-1624

Meridian Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology21phlebotomy
Therapy and Counseling11physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Medical Administration5medical office management

Number of programs and degrees for Meridian Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year374

Meridian Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Meridian Institute had a total enrollment of 32 students (43 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 20%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 6%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 6%
50-64 19%

Meridian Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

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

Item Percent
Graduating 91%

Meridian Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Meridian Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Meridian Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4115800)

Meridian Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Meridian Institute Highlights

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What Sets Meridian Institute Apart:

% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Meridian Institute % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Meridian Institute % of degrees in therapy and counseling

checked Open admission
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library

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