Douglas Education Center (DEC)

Monessen, PA

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Douglas Education Center

Douglas Education Center

Douglas Education Center Student Essentials

Douglas Education Center Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.dec.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 18,681
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 18,681
Retention Rate: 82%
Enrollment: 410
Year Established: 1904

About DEC

Programs at Douglas Education Center run the gamut, from in-demand career training programs to unique arts-oriented academics.

Located in Monessen, Pennsylvania, Douglas Education Center offers two-year degrees in such promising fields as Medical Assisting, Health Information Technology, Cosmetology, Esthetic Arts and Business Technology.

However, the school also offers programs for those with specific career goals in the arts. These include training in Special Effects Make-Up, Digital Illustration, Digital Filmmaking and a program for those who wish to work as artists in the sci-fi/fantasy industry.

Since Douglas Education Center is located just outside of Pittsburgh, much of student life revolves around local activities. A thriving urban center, Pittsburgh has everything from an active nightlife to arts and cultural activities.

The school’s concierge service assists students with all aspects of career development. Whether it’s helping you to prepare a resume, design a website, develop networking skills or search for a job, the concierge service offers it and lots more. Not only that, but graduates are automatically given lifetime membership to the service and may, therefore, use it at any point in their lives.

Admission requirements include a high school diploma or GED. Financial aid is available through scholarships, loans and grants to help eligible students lacking in resources to cover tuition and other expenses.

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DEC Map & Location

Douglas Education Center
130 7th St
Monessen, PA 15062


Getting Around DEC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Monessen, PA

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
38
21
Feb
42
23
Spring
Mar
51
30
Apr
64
39
May
73
50
Summer
Jun
81
59
Jul
84
63
Aug
83
62
Fall
Sep
77
55
Oct
66
43
Nov
54
34

DEC Students

Total Students 410

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 86%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 4%
African American 3%
Caucasian 86%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 58%
Part-Time 42%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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