Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,865

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,113

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

87

98.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.3%

96 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 83 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs. 80.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (35 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is $11,865, which is $4,451 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is $11,865, which is $4,451 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,113.

In 2017, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,865

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs was $11,865. The cost of tuition at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is $4,451 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$14,113

2017 Value

22.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,113. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs grew by 22.4%.

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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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Other Student Expenses

$10,179

Room and Board

$1,388

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs was of $10,179 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,388. The cost of room and board increased by 2.08% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 22.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.86% with respect to 2016, when 79% 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.

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N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs has a total enrollment of 87 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is 86 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.8% White, 26.4% Black or African American, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.2% Two or More Races, 5.75% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Asian.

Students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is 86 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

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-Colorado Springs was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    32

  2. Black or African American

    23

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is 36.8% White, 26.4% Black or African American, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.2% Two or More Races, 5.75% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Asian. 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, 51 more women than men received degrees from Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs. The majority of degree recipients at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are white (35 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (69 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 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-Colorado Springs are Registered nurses (1,389,068 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,707 people), Other managers (741,411 people), Software developers (513,593 people), and Financial managers (441,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are Health (69 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 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-Colorado Springs are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are Health (69 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 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-Colorado Springs are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,756,382 people), Computer Systems Design (873,611 people), Elementary & secondary schools (718,543 people), Banking & related activities (553,641 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,051 people).

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are Health (69 degrees awarded), Protective Services (6 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 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-Colorado Springs.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 16

  2. 67

In 2017, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs, which is 0.239 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (67).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs 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, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs in Dental Assisting, which is 11 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 42% of students graduating from Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is Female and Asian (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, 1.04% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    35 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is white (35 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

3.61% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    29 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs is white female (29 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (14 degrees).

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Operations

Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs 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 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs had a total salary expenditure of $3.16M. Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs employs 1 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are Female No academic ranks (1), Male No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs are: Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, Management, 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-Colorado Springs has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $35.5k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs received $35.5k 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

$951k

2017 Salaries

18.6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs paid a median of $951k in salaries, which represents 30.1% of their overall expenditure ($3.16M) and a 18.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 39.5% growth from 2015 and a 50% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$41.6k

Instructional Salaries

1

Number of Employees

In 2017, Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs paid a total of $41.6k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.37% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

1 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs were No academic rank with 1 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs were Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees; Management 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-Colorado Springs was Female No academic rank with 1 employees, Male No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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