PCI Academy-Ames

Private, 2-4 Years School Located in Ames, IA

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How much is the PCI Academy-Ames tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, PCI Academy-Ames's tuition & fees is $26,988 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $48,146 when a student lives off-campus.

PCI Academy-Ames Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$26,988
Off-campus Room & Board$14,183
Off-campus Expenses$6,975
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$29,148

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, PCI Academy-Ames' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $25,184.
In-StateOut-of-State
PCI Academy-Ames$26,988
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Iowa 2-4 Years Colleges$21,255
Public Schools$8,241$10,942
Private Schools$25,184

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between PCI Academy-Ames and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
PCI Academy-AmesAmes, IA$26,988
Capri College-DubuqueDubuque, IA$18,580
Capri College-Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids, IA$18,580
American Hair AcademyMt. Pleasant, IA$17,590
UnityPoint Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic TechnologyDes Moines, IA$4,000
Iowa School of Beauty-Des MoinesDes Moines, IA$19,756
La James International College-Cedar FallsCedar Falls, IA$11,120
La James International College-JohnstonJohnston, IA$19,286
La James College of Hairstyling and CosmetologyMason City, IA$19,650
La James International College-Ft DodgeFort Dodge, IA$19,286
Iowa School of Beauty-OttumwaOttumwa, IA$17,640

Financial Aid and COA

At PCI Academy-Ames, 188 students (64%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,445.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at PCI Academy-Ames is $42,701 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 5 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $3,888 and the average amount of student loans is $5,598.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$48,146
Tuition & Fees$26,988
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$21,158
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$42,701
Average Financial Aid$5,445
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship18864%$5,445
Pell Grants7726%$3,322
Federal Student Loan12944%$4,426
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid545%-
Grants or Scholarships327%$3,888
Federal Grants327%$3,888
Pell Grants327%$3,888
Other Federal Grants0--
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid545%$5,598
Federal Student Loans545%$5,598
Other Student Loans0--

Student Population

PCI Academy-Ames has a total of 126 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2 male students and 131 female students attending PCI Academy-Ames.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate133 2131

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address309 Kitty Hawk Dr., Ames, IA
Phone515-956-3784
WEBwww.PCI-Academy.com
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered3 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population126
Graduation Rate95%
Retention Rate100% (Full-time), 69% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties13 (Full-time), 1 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs24 (Full-time), 3 (Part-time)