General Information About Meridian Career Institute
Meridian Career Institute was founded in 1982 as Sunstate Academy in Sarasota, Florida. Today, Meridian offers training programs that are in demand by local employers. Both our Sarasota and Tampa campuses are centrally located, maintain a professional environment and offer ample parking for our students. Meridian programs are developed in conjunction with local employers and industry experts to ensure that the training you get today provides you with the skills you need to start your career upon graduation. Meridian has all the elements you need to successfully move into your new career. We offer flexible day, evening and weekend schedules; small class sizes; professional instructors with industry experience and a hands-on classroom environment that simulates what you can expect to find in your career field. Interested in working at Meridian Career Institute? We're always searching for talented people to add to our team.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 71%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 532 Native American 2 Asian 8 African American 182 Hispanic 65 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 229 Enrolled FullTime Graduates