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PCI Academy-Ames Overview

PCI Academy-Ames is a private for-profit institution situated in Ames, Iowa. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is PCI Academy-Ames Known For?

87 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at PCI Academy-Ames is the undergraduate certificate.

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PCI Academy-Ames Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at PCI Academy-Ames.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#82 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Best Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#126 Best Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#142 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is PCI Academy-Ames?

Location of PCI Academy-Ames

Contact details for PCI Academy-Ames are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 309 Kitty Hawk Dr., Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-956-3784

How Do I Get Into PCI Academy-Ames?

You can apply to PCI Academy-Ames online at:

PCI Academy-Ames has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford PCI Academy-Ames?

80% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At PCI Academy-Ames, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $5,928 a year. That adds up to $23,712 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at PCI Academy-Ames is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

PCI Academy-Ames Undergraduate Student Diversity

24 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 135 undergraduate students at PCI Academy-Ames, with 24 being full-time and 111 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  PCI Academy-Ames

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of PCI Academy-Ames students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of PCI Academy-Ames Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 23
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

PCI Academy-Ames Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Cosmetology 29 36 65
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 22 0 22
TOTAL 51 36 87


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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