Divers Academy International

LAKESIDE BUSINESS PARK, 1500 LIBERTY PLACE
ERIAL, NJ 8081

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College Facts

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Student BodyStudent Faculty RatioAverage TuitionEmployment Assistance
85
17:1
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Additional School Details

  • Top Program Level:
    Award of less than one academic year
  • Online Programs & Courses:
    N/A
  • School Type:
    Private for-profit
  • Website:
    www.diversacademy.com

Other School Services

  • Academic and Career Services:
    N/A
  • Placement Services for Graduates:
    Yes
  • Weekend or Evening Courses:
    N/A
Programs Areas Include:
- Transportation and Commercial Vehicle -

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Reviews by Students and Alumni

Jan07

john doe Says:

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unorganized and undermanned staff, many school hours seem to be uselessly wasted or filled with off subject material , left this student feeling there was much more that could have been taught with the given equipment and resources at the school....See Full Review

Feb03

Dave Says:

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Waste of time and money, there wasn't even enough tables or chairs for two people per table. Almost a diploma mill. Teaching Faculty with the exception of one seem to be burn outs, who brag about themself. And the job placement part is they teach you...See Full Review

Dec03

pisseddiver Says:

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What a JOKE! What a waste of time and MONEY. Owned by a [darn] that is a racist and an EVIL person. Was rude to my family at graduation. Don't do it!...See Full Review

Jan21

tpfitzgibbon Says:

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Having gone there as a student and later returning as a instructor you might think my review a little bias.But I have nothing to gain by lying to you.the woman who runs the school is a hard woman,and if you need mothering you should be looking else w...See Full Review

Mar03

maddiver Says:

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Owner is rude! You buy stuff you don't need or can buy other places. She just wants the money and does not care about you! Recruiter tells you what you want to hear and LIES in the process. Recruiter is not even a diver nor has he ever been one! ...See Full Review

Apr02

marineemom Says:

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School had a great staff, all Navy Divers with plenty of experince. Welding classs was top notch and instructor was stright from the AWS. School has definetly upgraded the program and builing as well. Classroom were well equiped and material was well...See Full Review

Jul18

crabcakes Says:

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DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY!!!! Find another school, they "specialize" in underwater welding... i just graduated with 45min worth of wet welding, and personally taught most of my class how to weld. Complete joke. Very disorganized, most of there ...See Full Review

Aug15

YouAlreadyKnow Says:

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Gibbons is right that you always deal with good and bad wherever you go, and the schooling is what you make it, and it is your choice to buy whatever brand of gear you want whether you get it from the school store or not. But there are some key thing...See Full Review

Sep06

keeplooking Says:

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The student loan program can also be used for equipment the equipment that is sold to you is marked up 200% there is no job placement really there are lots of dive schools all pumping out 20 or more students a month DAI is over priced and the quality...See Full Review

Oct02

Big D Says:

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School gives the basic with very little water time. the owner is mainly interested is taking young peoples money. Very little work in the field after graduation, drop out rate for career is 96%. Better of finding a different career!...See Full Review

Dec26

daman7112003@yahoo.com Says:

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The school was ok for the most part. The teachers were nice and got the education that I thought I would. I just wished we maybe had a longer lunch break. The training had a lot of hands on trainging which I liked. Found a job pretty quickly after ...See Full Review

Feb10

disgruntled Says:

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An all around miserable waste of time and money. I spent over 20,000$ and 5 months at this school to graduate top of my class and still have 0 job prospects. The schools idea of job placement is an outdated list of companies that may or may not even ...See Full Review

Mar07

ronald488 Says:

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The school had alot of hands on training that I liked. I graduated in 2011 and got a job lined up after my first week. They really do prepare you for actual job scenario. No complaints really just if you go there take it seriously and there shouldn...See Full Review

Mar22

Don't Go!! Says:

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This school is a horrible decision. If your thinking about going to school to become a commercial do diver seriously reconsider...overall dive school was interesting and we learned a lot but lt all comes down to getting work and there is barely any.....See Full Review

Mar29

Diver 1 Says:

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Absolute bullshit school. Go to Commercial Diving Academy in FL. Overpriced tuition and overpriced gear. The owner could care less about students and their success. Spend your GI Bill somewhere else!...See Full Review

Mar29

DiverPro Says:

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owner is a [darn]! school is a waste of time and money. Tuition has gone up with no help with job placement. She speaks to instructors and students with little or no respect! Go to the FL school!...See Full Review

Apr12

Luv2dive Says:

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Recent graduate from Divers Academy and had a great experience. I didn't have any of the issues some of the other reviews complain about. The teachers were very good and worked with me (I didn't have any welding experience). The school is in a new bu...See Full Review

Jun05

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Feb02

Adriane.N.Reynolds Says:

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The school director is an absolute nightmare. She treats everyone like they are lower than dirt and walks around with a cocky attitude like her "[darn] don't stink". The instructor turn-over rate is ridiculous. In four months of attending the school,...See Full Review

Apr01

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