Charter College

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School Overview

Charter College is a private vocational school located in Anchorage, Alaska. It also has campuses in Wasilla, Alaska and California and Washington. Charter challenges students academically and promotes personal development. Curriculum is individualized to meet students’ needs.

Charter College also strives to create a campus environment that makes all students feel welcome. Instructors are concerned about students, so they go out of their way to make themselves available to them.

Instructors at Charter College typically have years of professional experience. They provide easy-to-follow classroom instruction and incorporate hands-on learning into classroom lessons. In addition to professional work experience, Charter College seeks instructors who are enthusiastic, eager to assist students, and challenge students in the classroom.

Charter College has an excellent post-graduation job placement rate. Industry advisory boards are assigned to each program to ensure students receive training that is currently in-demand in the workforce. The college does not guarantee graduates job but makes it a priority that students have the training and resources needed to succeed.

Additional details about graduation rates, graduate debt loads, and other information is available at Charter College’s website.

General Information

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120, Anchorage, AK 99508

General Information: (907) 277-1000
Web Address:
Type of Institution: 4-year private for-profit school
Awards Offered: 1 year certificate
AA/AS degree
BA/BS degree
Campus setting: Large City
On-campus housing: No
Number of Students: 2,025 (2,025 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty: 15 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $15,075 $15,575 $17,750 $17,750 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,900 $2,000 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $16,975 $17,575 $17,750 $17,750 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 475 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 216 37% $705,887 $3,268
• Federal grants 216 37% $705,887 $3,268
• Pell grants 216 37% $627,517 $2,905
• Other federal grants 191 33% $78,370 $410
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 400 69% $5,325,620 $13,314
• Federal student loans 400 69% $4,695,410 $11,739
• Other student loans 229 39% $630,210 $2,752

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 30 179 436
Business, Marketing, and Management Services 16 85 38
Accounting 39 23
Accounting and Business/management 16
Business Administration and Management 36
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry 10 15
Construction Management
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Computer and Information Sciences 14 29 12
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 12
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 9
Information Technology 14
System, Networking, and Lan/wan Management/manager 20
Engineering Technology 11 18
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician 11 18
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 52 368
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 39 114
Medical/clinical Assisting 13 254
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Protective Services 2
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Charter College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (360) 448-2000
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 17200 S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683-7575
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,474
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 0%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 188 (8% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $18,161
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,161
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,457

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Charter College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Charter College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 111
Construction Trades 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 521
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Precision Production 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Grand total 964

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Charter 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $18,161
Out-of-state $18,161
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 566 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 552 92% $6,457
Student loan aid 514 86% $9,638

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,276 80% $5,149
Federal student loans 1,988 70% $7,778

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Charter 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 Charter College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Charter College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,474
Undergraduate enrollment 2,474
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Charter College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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