Bennett Career Institute in Washington

Washington, DC

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Bennett Career Institute offers 12-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1. 29.5% are women, and 70.5% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Bennett Career Institute is 7297$, that is at the level of national average. 57% of full-time Bennett Career Institute students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $27,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Bennett Career Institute is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Bennett Career Institute students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$6,724
$30,001 - $48,000$7,599
$48,001 - $75,000$10,599
$75,001 - $110,000--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Barbering/Barber (the 2d largest program, lasting 13 months) is $16,250 per year and $195,000 in total. Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor is the third largest program at Bennett Career Institute, and it takes a full-time student 9 months to complete. This one will cost $5,213 per year and $62,550 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 6 months length Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager will cost you $2,525 per year, $30,300 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


170 of Bennett Career Institute undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 53 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Bennett Career Institute number 14 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in District of Columbia.

Students at Bennett Career Institute awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate


Bennett Career Institute graduation rate is above the national average.

57% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Bennett Career Institute completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Bennett Career Institute is 20:1, that means that for every 20 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Bennett Career Institute the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Bennett Career Institute and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Bennett Career Institute offers 12 programs in total: 9 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 25 universities in District of Columbia county, with one of the highest number of 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate. Bennett Career Institute is one of the few institutions in District of Columbia that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the District of Columbia state average data to help you compare.


Bennett Career Institute provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 322 students with 289800 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Bennett Career Institute

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Low price isn't worth it for a bad haircut. Don't go if you are white. They mostly specialize in African-American hair.

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Mrs. Byrd finger waves my hair and I'm NEVER disappointed; Mrs. Inga and Mrs. Wilson are awesome and these soon-to-be stylists will exceed under their tutelage.

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Outstanding instruction, leadership and excellent instructors in place that excel and demand sucess throughtout the course. I salute you all with continue sucess..

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As a graduate of Bennett Career Institute, I must say that this is an excellent establishment for all of your hair, skin, and nail services.

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They always nice and quick and clean I tell my friends all time you should to the hair cut side be rolling in and out

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Location & Website

Address: 700 Monroe Street N.E.


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +2025261400

Institution is active in current year: 1

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