American Career College-Los Angeles

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2017 Average Net Price
$21,760
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
3.67%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
1,237
100% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
70.1%
344 Graduates

About

American Career College-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Career College-Los Angeles were .

In 2017, 972 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Career College-Los Angeles. 79.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (655 degrees), 6.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Career College-Los Angeles is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American Career College-Los Angeles is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,760.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,760
2017 Value
4.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 American Career College-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,760. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of American Career College-Los Angeles grew by 4.05%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at American Career College-Los Angeles received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.47% with respect to 2016, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Career College-Los Angeles (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
3.67%
2016 Default Rate
102
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at American Career College-Los Angeles was 3.67%, which represents 102 out of the 2779 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

American Career College-Los Angeles has a total enrollment of 1,237 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,237 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% Hispanic or Latino, 11.7% Asian, 9.86% Black or African American, 5.01% White, 3.88% Two or More Races, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0808% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (53.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.4%) and Black or African American Female (8.41%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,237 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,237 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
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 American Career College-Los Angeles was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), American Career College-Los Angeles had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    817
  2. Asian
    145
  3. Black or African American
    122

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles is 66% Hispanic or Latino, 11.7% Asian, 9.86% Black or African American, 5.01% White, 3.88% Two or More Races, 1.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0808% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 576 more women than men received degrees from American Career College-Los Angeles. The majority of degree recipients at American Career College-Los Angeles are hispanic or latino (655 degrees awarded). There were 6.06 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Career College-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (972 degrees awarded).

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 American Career College-Los Angeles are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (972 degrees awarded).

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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 American Career College-Los Angeles are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (972 degrees awarded).

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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 American Career College-Los Angeles are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (972 degrees awarded).

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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 American Career College-Los Angeles.
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 American Career College-Los Angeles was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at American Career College-Los Angeles according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 198
  2. 774

In 2017, 198 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles, which is 0.256 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (774).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at American Career College-Los Angeles by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 37 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles in Medical Assistant, which is 0.135 times less than the 275 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 275 degrees were awarded to women at American Career College-Los Angeles in Medical Assistant, which is 7.43 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 31% of students graduating from American Career College-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Career College-Los Angeles is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 1.74% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    655 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (655 degrees awarded). There were 6.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

2.16% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    527 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    128 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino female (527 degrees awarded). There were 4.12 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (128 degrees).

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Operations

American Career College-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $744k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, American Career College-Los Angeles had a total salary expenditure of $60.6M. American Career College-Los Angeles employs 26 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American Career College-Los Angeles are Female No academic ranks (19), Male No academic ranks(7), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles are: Management, with 17 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 13 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

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

This line chart shows how the endowment at American Career College-Los Angeles (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2017, American Career College-Los Angeles received $0 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

$23.8M
2017 Salaries
11.8%
decline from 2016

In 2017, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a median of $23.8M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($60.6M) and a 11.8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.67% growth from 2015 and a 9.22% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.78M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2017, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a total of $1.78M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.48% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles were No academic rank with 26 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles were Management with 17 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 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 American Career College-Los Angeles was Female No academic rank with 19 employees, Male No academic rank with 7 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at American Career College-Los Angeles.

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