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American Career College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 4021 Rosewood Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: (323) 668-7555

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Largest Program Program Length Average Completion
Medical/Clinical Assistant 720 contact hours 8 months
Detailed Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $10,847 $11,325 $12,575 $14,395 14.5%
Living arrangement          
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,910 $9,288 $10,152 $9,664 -4.8%
Other $3,520 $3,618 $3,870 $3,552 -8.2%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,780 $3,888 $4,014 $3,680 -8.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Off Campus $23,277 $24,231 $26,597 $27,611 3.8%
Off Campus with Family $14,627 $15,213 $16,589 $18,075 9.0%
Next largest programs 2009-2010
Program Program Length Average Completion Tuition and fees Books and supplies
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 720 contact hours 9 months $14,395 $0
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 800 contact hours 9 months $14,395 $0
Nursing, Other 1,560 contact hours 14 months $30,000 $0
Dental Assisting/Assistant 726 contact hours 9 months $14,900 $0
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician 720 contact hours 8 months $14,395 $0
no data for MTC
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan  
Prepaid tuition plan  
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan

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Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 676 149 527
Percent admitted 86% 89% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 100% 100% 100%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school record X  
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc) X

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools 7/1/1983 -   Accredited
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology 10/30/2005 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician 7/1/1983 -   Accredited