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Where is Dawn Career Institute located?

Dawn's campus is located at 3700 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, Delaware. Conveniently situated in Northern Delaware, Dawn serves the tri-state area and is just minutes from Atlantic City; Baltimore; Dover Air Force Base; Philadelphia; Lancaster; Washington, D.C. and New York City.

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Can I really get a better job with training from Dawn Career Institute?

Dawn Career Institute provides placement assistance to put you on a path to find a great job. During your training, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Plan your career options
  • Meet with the School's placement associates for information on employment in specific industries and firms
  • Get help with your resume, introductory letters, interviewing techniques and personal development prior to graduation
  • Take part in classroom presentations and learn from guest speakers currently working in the chosen career field

Dawn makes every effort to match your capabilities and desires with the best jobs available. The intent of placement assistance is to provide you with an opportunity to find rewarding employment upon graduation.

Does Dawn Career Institute offer financial aid?

Dawn's Financial Aid department assists eligible students who wish to attend Dawn Career Institute. The School's on-site financial aid associates may be able to help you find a financial aid package with a repayment plan that fits your needs with an immediate same-day response.
Call us at 1.800.713.1546 or click here to set up an appointment with a Financial Aid Associate. They can explain to you in person how your participation in various programs can make Dawn Career Institute a real-life solution!

Will my Dawn Career Institute course transfer as credit to Wilmington University?

When you graduate from Dawn Career Institute, you may have already earned credits toward an Associate or Bachelor’s degree from Wilmington University. Attending Dawn may save you time and money if you choose to continue your education past graduation at Wilmington University.

Can students who receive Veterans Administration benefits enroll?

Yes. However, any student who receives VA benefits must:

  • Enroll in approved courses
  • Comply with current VA regulations and school policies

Any student who receives VA benefits must enroll in courses approved for training of veterans. These students must comply with current VA regulations and school policies. VA students who transfer to Dawn must have a new enrollment form completed and submitted to the VA with credit established according to VA policy. The VA will then approve the course and issue an award letter acknowledging the student’s enrollment in the approved course. A VA student’s attendance must comply with VA policy requirements.

Is Dawn Career Institute an accredited school?

Yes. Dawn Career Institute is:

  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
  • Approved by the State of Delaware Department of Education as a Private Business and Trade School
  • Approved to train veterans in receipt of VA benefits

Accreditation is one of the most authoritative and reliable indexes of the school's concern for integrity toward its students and quality education.
Accreditation tells you and your future employers that you are receiving a quality education that meets national standards of educational performance.

Transferable credits

An education from Dawn Career Institute (DCI) not only prepares you for a new career, it also gives you the opportunity to continue your education later. When you graduate from DCI, you may have already earned credits toward an Associate or Bachelor’s degree from Wilmington University. Since DCI’s courses are recognized by the American Council on Education as college-level work, they are therefore transferable.

Wilmington University offers programs in The Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Health Professions,* Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Technology.

*All programs in the College of Health Professions require the transfer student to have completed an Associate degree.
Bachelor's in Allied Health – Must have an Associate degree in an Allied-health-related field
Bachelor's in Nursing – Must have earned an Associate degree or diploma and possess an RN license (Nursing)

What is the best way for me to see what Dawn Career Institute has to offer for my new career?

The administration and staff at Dawn Career Institute pride themselves on their one-on-one interaction with applicants. We want to help you find the right program that fits your goals. To find out more about Dawn, visit the facility to see for yourself! Call today at 1.800.713.1546 or click here to request more information and learn how you can be on your way to an exciting new career by beginning your education today!