Altierus Career College-Norcross

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,060
1.77% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,748
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.86%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
319
96.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61%
183 Graduates

About

Altierus Career College-Norcross is a higher education institution located in Gwinnett County, GA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Altierus Career College-Norcross were HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (124 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (105 degrees), and Dental Assisting (101 degrees).

In 2022, 438 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Altierus Career College-Norcross. 68.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (247 degrees), 2.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Norcross is $15,060, which is $119 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Norcross is $15,060, which is $119 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,748.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Altierus Career College-Norcross received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,060
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Norcross was $15,060. The cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Norcross is $119 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$21,748
2022 Value
6.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Altierus Career College-Norcross had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,748. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Altierus Career College-Norcross grew by 6.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,865
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Altierus Career College-Norcross was of $8,865 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.76% between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Altierus Career College-Norcross received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 23.8% with respect to 2021, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.86%
2019 Default Rate
137
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Altierus Career College-Norcross was 5.86%, which represents 137 out of the 2337 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Altierus Career College-Norcross had a total enrollment of 319 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Norcross is 308 students and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Norcross are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Norcross, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% Black or African American, 28.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.84% White, 5.02% Two or More Races, and 3.45% Asian.

Students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Norcross in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (40.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.8%) and Black or African American Male (13.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Altierus Career College-Norcross in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 319 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Norcross is 308 and the part-time enrollment is 11. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Norcross are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Altierus Career College-Norcross was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Altierus Career College-Norcross had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    172 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    90 enrolled students
  3. White
    25 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Norcross is 53.9% Black or African American, 28.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.84% White, 5.02% Two or More Races, and 3.45% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (1.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 166 more women than men received degrees from Altierus Career College-Norcross. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Altierus Career College-Norcross is black or african american (247 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Altierus Career College-Norcross is HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (124 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (105 degrees) and Dental Assisting (101 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Altierus Career College-Norcross, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (124 degrees awarded) and Health (314 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross are Registered nurses (1,396,323 people), Medical & health services managers (152,038 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,815 people), Pharmacists (134,189 people), and Physicians (108,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (124 degrees awarded) and Health (314 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Physician assistants, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross are Engineering Technologies (124 degrees awarded) and Health (314 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,489,014 people), Outpatient care centers (238,972 people), Elementary & secondary schools (225,651 people), Offices of physicians (203,111 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (140,341 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Norcross are Engineering Technologies (124 degrees awarded) and Health (314 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Altierus Career College-Norcross.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 124 degrees awarded
  2. 105 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Altierus Career College-Norcross was HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology with 124 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

136
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
302
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Norcross, which is 0.45 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Norcross in HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology, which is 23.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Norcross in Medical Assistant, which is 25.3 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

68%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 68% of students graduating from Altierus Career College-Norcross completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Altierus Career College-Norcross is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    247 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    110 degrees awarded
  3. White
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Altierus Career College-Norcross is black or african american (247 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (110 degrees).

1.37% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    176 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Altierus Career College-Norcross is black or african american female (176 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (75 degrees).

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Operations

Altierus Career College-Norcross employs 8 Instructors. Most academics at Altierus Career College-Norcross are Female Instructor (7), and Male Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Norcross are: Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, Management, with 11 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.28M
2022 Salaries
9.93%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Altierus Career College-Norcross paid a median of $3.28M in salaries, a 9.93% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$449k
Instructional Salaries
8
Number of Employees

In 2022, Altierus Career College-Norcross paid a total of $449k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Norcross was Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Norcross were Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees, Management with 11 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Norcross was Female Instructor with 7 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Altierus Career College-Norcross.

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