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D. A. Dorsey Educational Center

7100 N. W. 17th Avenue, Miami, FL

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The D.A. Dorsey Education Center is located at 7100 NW 17th Avenue in Miami, Florida. Founded in 1936 as Miami Dorsey High School, the school changed its focus in 1970 in order to meet the vocational needs of community adult residents.

The Center offers adult basic education, including reading, writing, and math and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages.) A high school completion curriculum is available for adults, which prepares students for obtaining the GED.

Certificates are awarded for a variety of vocation courses that meet during the days and evenings. Some of the fields of study include automotive technology, early childhood education, environmental services, landscape management, tile setting, phlebotomy, pharmacy technician training, and nursing assistant education. You can obtain further details about program offerings by calling the school locally at 305-693-2490 or by contacting them toll-free at 800-917-2081.

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $15 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

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 per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$2,764

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, D. A. Dorsey Educational Center may offer services like those listed below:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how D. A. Dorsey Educational Center compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Miami-Dade County and community colleges in Florida in total.

 D. A. Dorsey Educational CenterMiami-Dade CountyFlorida
Graduation Rate35.7%38.9%52.0%
Transfer-out Rate-5.0%3.8%

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to D. A. Dorsey Educational Center.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
84%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,879