Alaska Career College

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School Overview

The Career Academy of Anchorage is a vocational college that trains students for careers in flight operations, computer technology, business management, healthcare, and various other fields. Students at this school learn skills that are in high-demand throughout the workforce. They often graduate with high-paying jobs lined up.

Popular subjects taught at this college include:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Business Office and Computer Technology
  • Insurance Coding and Billing
  • Aircraft Dispatch
  • Therapeutic Massage

Students at AVTEC get the opportunity to work one-on-one with instructors, complete real-world projects, and meet with career counselors to find the right job after graduating. It’s a tough job market, but AVTEC graduates leave school with specialized skills that many companies seek.

Financial aid is available to AVTEC students. Federal Pell grants and loans are available to qualifying students. Students who excel academically qualify for scholarships.

General Information

1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507-1033

General Information:(907) 563-7575
Web Address:www.careeracademy.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
One but less than two year certificate
Campus setting:Large City
On-campus housing:No
Number of Students:454 (454 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:20 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $9,705 $10,005 $10,495 $10,995 +4.76%
Books and Supplies $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,336 $9,656 $9,944 $10,368 +4.26%
Other $3,248 $3,376 $3,608 $3,416 -5.32%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $22,289 $23,037 $24,047 $24,779 +3.04%
In-state with Family $9,705 $10,005 $10,495 $10,995 +4.76%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 353 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 274 68% $950,033 $3,467
• Federal grants 251 62% $863,033 $3,438
• Pell grants 219 54% $678,533 $3,098
• Other federal grants 32 8% $184,500 $5,766
Local and state government scholarships or grants 17 4% $85,450 $5,026
Institutional scholarships or grants 6 1% $1,550 $258
Student loan financial aid 313 78% $1,069,000 $3,415
• Federal student loans 287 71% $979,500 $3,413
• Other student loans 26 6% $89,500 $3,442

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 346
Business, Marketing, and Management Services 70
Business Administration and Management 70
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 264
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 47
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 41
Medical/clinical Assisting 145
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 31
Transportation and Materials Moving 12
Aviation/airway Management and Operations 12
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

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Alaska Career College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(907) 563-7575
Website:www.alaskacareercollege.edu
Type of School:2-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address:1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507-1033
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:424
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:424 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,141

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Alaska Career College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Alaska Career College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Health Professions and Related Programs4
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Grand total63

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Alaska Career College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid34184%
Grant or scholarship aid33683%$5,141
Student loan aid32781%$5,700

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid57188%$5,737
Federal student loans51279%$6,822

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Alaska Career College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Alaska Career College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Alaska Career College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment424
Undergraduate enrollment424
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Alaska Career College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

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