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U.S. Career Institute wants you to be an informed consumer! Use the menus below to find all the basic information about the school and what we do. You’ll find the school’s mission statement and learn about our success indicators which include data on student performance and satisfaction. We know you have choices when it comes to going to school and we thank you for you interest in U.S. Career Institute.

General Information

Name of Institution:
U.S. Career Institute
Address: 2001 Lowe Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Year Founded: 1981
First Accredited: 2004
Next Scheduled Review: 2019
CEO/President: Ann Rohr Accreditation Agency and Contact Information:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-234-5100
Fax: 202-332-1386
info@deac.orgState Approval and E-mail Contact Information:
Colorado Department of Higher Education
Division of Private Occupational Schools
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-866-2723
Participation in Funding Programs:

  • Interest-free Tuition Payment Plan
  • Veterans’ Education Benefits (e.g. G.I. Bill)
  • MyCAA
  • Workforce Programs (varies by area)
  • Rehabilitation Programs (varies by area)
  • Private employer programs

A+ Rating with Better Business Bureau

Mission & Description

Institution Mission Statement:

USCI’s mission is to offer affordable, quality distance education to our students. USCI’s flexible, real-world career training is written especially for the distance learner. Our administration, faculty and staff are dedicated to supporting our students through exceptional service.

Areas of Special Focus:

  • Medical Support Careers
  • Business Careers
  • Wellness Careers
  • Legal Careers
  • Financial Services Careers
  • Services Careers
  • Entrepreneurial Careers
  • Work-from-Home Careers
  • Flexible Careers

Description of Institution:

U.S. Career Institute delivers accredited career-based education that meets the needs of many types of students, from working adults to retirees and military. All certificate and degree programs are offered in a self-paced, distance learning format that is custom-designed by industry experts for adult learners. Affordable tuition and low monthly payment plans reduce the financial concerns of going back school. The school also provides individualized instructor support throughout the program and after graduation, empowering students to succeed on their own terms.

Student Demographic Profile:

  • People wishing to start or change careers
  • Work-at-home moms or dads
  • Military
  • Military spouses
  • Employees seeking promotions
  • Retired people wishing to earn supplemental income
  • Laid-off employees
  • Rehabilitation trainees


Certificate Courses:

  • Accounting Services
  • Bookkeeping
  • Certified Personal Fitness Training and Nutrition
  • Child Day Care
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Computer Essentials
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assistant
  • Healthcare Office Management
  • Home Inspection
  • Insurance Claims
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Claims and Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Transcription
  • Office Administration
  • Paralegal
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Wedding and Event Planning

Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Financial Services Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Medical Specialties
  • Social Work


Certificate Tuition: Average $1279 including all textbooks AAS Degree Tuition:$1989 tuition and $21.50 shipping and handling per semester for a total of $2010.50, or $8,042 total degree program (4 semesters). All degree textbooks included in tuition. Scholarships Available: Contact school

Success Indicators

Student success determines a school’s success. Here are some of the measurements of our success based on students’ achievement and their satisfaction with their school experience.

Percentage of Students Surveyed Who Responded in 2015 that they:

  • Achieved their learning goals?  93%
  • Would recommend the institution to a friend? 94%
  • Were satisfied with their studies?  95%

Distinguished Alumni

  • 2014 DETC Outstanding Graduate

  • 2013 CACCS Student of the Year – Specialized Trades

  • 2013 DETC Outstanding Graduate

  • 2012 DETC Outstanding Graduate

  • 2011 DETC Outstanding Graduate

  • 2011 CACCS finalist for Student of the Year

  • 2009 CACCS Student of the Year