American Career College-Los Angeles

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2020 Average Net Price
$19,637
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.47%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,751
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
72.3%
310 Graduates

About

American Career College-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American Career College-Los Angeles were N/A.

In 2020, 870 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Career College-Los Angeles. 81.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (593 degrees), 6.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American Career College-Los Angeles is $0, which is $−14,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at American Career College-Los Angeles is $0, which is $−14,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,637.

In 2020, 79% of undergraduate students attending American Career College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$19,637
2020 Value
4.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 American Career College-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,637. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of American Career College-Los Angeles grew by 4.1%.

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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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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at American Career College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.3% with respect to 2019, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Career College-Los Angeles (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
3.47%
2018 Default Rate
68
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at American Career College-Los Angeles was 3.47%, which represents 68 out of the 1958 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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American Career College-Los Angeles has a total enrollment of 1,751 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,751 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.1% Hispanic or Latino, 15.4% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, 7.42% White, 5.08% Two or More Races, 1.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (49.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,751 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,751 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 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 American Career College-Los Angeles was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), American Career College-Los Angeles had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,052
  2. Black or African American
    269
  3. Asian
    183

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles is 60.1% Hispanic or Latino, 15.4% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, 7.42% White, 5.08% Two or More Races, 1.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.114% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 550 more women than men received degrees from American Career College-Los Angeles. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (593 degrees awarded). There were 6.05 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American Career College-Los Angeles is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American Career College-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (870 degrees awarded).

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 American Career College-Los Angeles are Registered nurses (1,293,143 people), Medical & health services managers (143,575 people), Pharmacists (130,778 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (118,390 people), and Physicians (103,837 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (870 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (870 degrees awarded).

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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 American Career College-Los Angeles are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,414,995 people), Outpatient care centers (200,992 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,713 people), Offices of physicians (180,542 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (117,887 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (870 degrees awarded).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American Career College-Los Angeles.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American Career College-Los Angeles was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

160
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
710
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 160 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles, which is 0.225 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (710).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at American Career College-Los Angeles by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 40 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.317 times less than the 126 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 295 degrees were awarded to women at American Career College-Los Angeles in Medical Assistant, which is 11.3 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 45% of students graduating from American Career College-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (94.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American Career College-Los Angeles is Female and Asian (94.4% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.645% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    593 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (593 degrees awarded). There were 6.05 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

0.46% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    507 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    86 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino female (507 degrees awarded). There were 5.9 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (86 degrees).

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American Career College-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $722k (NaNk%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, American Career College-Los Angeles had a total salary expenditure of $49.8M. American Career College-Los Angeles employs 38 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at American Career College-Los Angeles are Female No academic ranks (23), Male No academic ranks(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, American Career College-Los Angeles received $0 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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Salary Expenditure

$18.8M
2020 Salaries
6.1%
decline from 2019

In 2020, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a median of $18.8M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($49.8M) and a 6.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.67% decline from 2018 and a 8.98% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.87M
Instructional Salaries
38
Number of Employees

In 2020, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a total of $2.87M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles were No academic rank with 38 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles was Female No academic rank with 23 employees, and Male No academic rank with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at American Career College-Los Angeles.

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