Alaska Career College

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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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