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U.S. CAREER INSTITUTE U.S. Career Institute is a distance-education school offering 22 certificate and 10 associate degree programs in healthcare, legal, business, social work, fashion, services and home-based industries. USCI is accredited by the DEAC and approved by Colorado's Department of Education, Division of Private and Occupational Schools. In addition, USCI qualifies for various forms of military education benefits.

At-Home Professions is a distance-education school with over 30 years of experience serving students. AHP concentrates on home-based careers, currently specializing in medical transcription. AHP is accredited by the DEAC and approved by 36 different states, including its home state of Colorado's Department of Education, Division of Private and Occupational Schools. In addition, AHP qualifies for various forms of military education benefits.

McKinley College is an online associate degree school with 11 degree programs specializing in healthcare, business, financial, social work, fashion and services industries. McKinley is accredited by the DEAC and approved by Colorado's Department of Education, Division of Private and Occupational Schools. In addition, McKinley qualifies for various forms of military education benefits. Online classes are offered in nine-week terms and students may select their classes each term, allowing them to finish their degree program in less than two years if desired. Tech support is available.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Weston Distance Learning Inc meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Weston Distance Learning Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 76 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

76 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 22 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 19
Billing/Collection Issues 21
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 3
Problems with Product/Service 33
Total Closed Complaints 76

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

8 Customer Reviews on Weston Distance Learning Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 4
Neutral Experience 1
Negative Experience 3
Total Customer Reviews 8

Additional Information

BBB file opened: July 02, 1993 Business started: 01/01/1981 in CO Business incorporated 10/27/1999 in CO
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Colorado Board of Education
1560 Broadway Ste 1600, Denver CO 80202
Phone Number: (303) 866-2723

Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Joyce Lindquist, Vice President of Operations
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Joyce Lindquist, Vice President of Operations
Business Category

Online Education Massage Schools Correspondence Schools Nursing Schools Business Vocational Schools General Interest Schools Schools - Dental Assistant Medical Transcription Continuing Education Schools

Refund and Exchange Policy
U.S. CAREER INSTITUTE and MCKINLEY COLLEGE If you aren't completely satisfied, call within seven days to cancel your enrollment. After the seven-day review period, the school's cancellation policy applies as provided on the enrollment agreement.

Students are given a risk-free review period to review the course materials. Students may withdraw from At-Home Professions at any time. The refund will be issued according to the specific schedule designated by the state of residence.
Service Area
Alternate Business Names
AHP At Home Professions McKinley College U.S Career Institute US Career Institute USCI
Business Management

Originally started in California under At-Home Professions with an incorporation date of July 25, 1981.


U.S. Career Institute, At Home Professions, and McKinley College are "Approved and Regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board". The phone number is 303/866-2723 and the Web site is The direct link to the approval page is They are also accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The phone number is 202-234-5100 and the Web site is For information on how a school becomes accredited with the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council use this link:

Products & Services

event planning jobs, online medical courses, wedding planning, correspondence school, at home business, work at home, bookkeeping courses, medical transcriptionist, accounting program, bridal consultant, medical records positions, veterinary assistant, child daycare, legal transcription, scopist, medical coding, legal assistant, paralegal, home inspector, computer, massage therapist, office manager, personal trainer, criminal justice

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Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Weston Distance Learning Inc has received 4.42 out of 5 stars based on 8 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.