Pinnacle College

1000 South Fremont Avenue, Bldg A-11, Ste 11010, Alhambra, CA

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Pinnacle College gives you the skills you need to be successful. Explore our curriculum which includes true "hands-on" experience with the tools you will use to build a life-long career in the recording industry.

Accessible instructors, small class size, and personal attention is the rule at Pinnacle College, rather than the exception. Our teachers are here to inspire the best from students and to share their passion for recording engineering.

Our facilities include real studios with the computers and software that are found in professional environments around the world. Our facility reflects the kind of work environment into which our students graduate.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at Pinnacle College. Acutal programs offered may be different than the list of programs below.. For a complete list of programs available please visit the school's website or call the school at (626) 284-0050.

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The music theory and composition programs that are listed below are organized by the number of contact hours offered.

90 Credit Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $34,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,300*
  • Takes about 15 months to complete

840 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $21,000 per year*
  • Takes about 12 months to complete

Audio and video production program takes usually eleven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $21,000*
  • 94% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • The average annual earnings of those who completed this program were earning $13,248**
  • The average loan repayment by graduates is $103.00 per month*
  • Based on published reports, around 80 students completed the audio and video production program last year
  • Takes about 11 months to complete

Find out more audio and video production programs by visiting our audio and video production schools profile page, which also includes lists of schools offering this program.

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $27,300 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $100. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at Pinnacle College. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships81%$5,007
Receiving Student Loans92%$8,441

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 10%.

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