Altierus Career College-Thornton

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,360
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$20,041
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
125
82.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
69.2%
9 Graduates

About

Altierus Career College-Thornton is a higher education institution located in Adams County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Altierus Career College-Thornton were .

In 2017, 100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Altierus Career College-Thornton. 86% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 14% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (38 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Thornton is $12,360, which is $4,946 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Thornton is $12,360, which is $4,946 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,041.

In 2017, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,360
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Thornton was $12,360. The cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Thornton is $4,946 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$20,041
2017 Value
20.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Altierus Career College-Thornton had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,041. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Altierus Career College-Thornton grew by 20.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,179
Room and Board
$1,613
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Altierus Career College-Thornton was of $10,179 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,613. The cost of room and board increased by 2.08% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 6.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Altierus Career College-Thornton received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.05% with respect to 2016, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Altierus Career College-Thornton has a total enrollment of 125 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Thornton is 103 students and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Thornton are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Thornton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.4% Hispanic or Latino, 28% White, 6.4% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 3.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.6% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Thornton in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (36.9%), followed by White Female (19.4%) and Black or African American Female (7.77%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Altierus Career College-Thornton, both undergraduate and graduate, is 125 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Thornton is 103 and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Thornton are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2017 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-Thornton was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Altierus Career College-Thornton had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    43
  2. White
    35
  3. Black or African American
    8

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Thornton is 34.4% Hispanic or Latino, 28% White, 6.4% Black or African American, 4% Two or More Races, 3.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.6% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 72 more women than men received degrees from Altierus Career College-Thornton. The majority of degree recipients at Altierus Career College-Thornton are hispanic or latino (38 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Altierus Career College-Thornton is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Altierus Career College-Thornton, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (85 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

Workforce

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-Thornton are Registered nurses (1,380,461 people), Accountants & auditors (1,097,662 people), Other managers (654,806 people), Financial managers (423,383 people), and Chief executives & legislators (319,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Thornton are Health (85 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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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-Thornton are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Thornton are Health (85 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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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-Thornton are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,706,982 people), Elementary & secondary schools (667,729 people), Banking & related activities (489,254 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (456,058 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (434,050 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Thornton are Health (85 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Business (9 degrees).

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Degrees

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-Thornton.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Altierus Career College-Thornton was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 14
  2. 86

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Thornton, which is 0.163 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (86).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Thornton in Securities Services Management, which is 5 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Altierus Career College-Thornton in Medical Assistant, which is 50 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 44% of students graduating from Altierus Career College-Thornton completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Altierus Career College-Thornton is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.1% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded
  2. White
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Altierus Career College-Thornton is hispanic or latino (38 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (30 degrees).

19% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    36 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    24 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Altierus Career College-Thornton is hispanic or latino female (36 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (24 degrees).

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Operations

Altierus Career College-Thornton has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Thornton had a total salary expenditure of $4.38M. Altierus Career College-Thornton employs 3 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Altierus Career College-Thornton are Female No academic ranks (3), Male No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Thornton are: Management, with 5 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Altierus Career College-Thornton has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Altierus Career College-Thornton stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $95.8k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Altierus Career College-Thornton received $95.8k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$804k
2017 Salaries
49.7%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Thornton paid a median of $804k in salaries, which represents 18.4% of their overall expenditure ($4.38M) and a 49.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 41.3% growth from 2015 and a 47.9% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$153k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Thornton paid a total of $153k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 19% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.65M (31.1%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Thornton were No academic rank with 3 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Thornton were Management with 5 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Thornton was Female No academic rank with 3 employees, Male No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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