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Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Average Salary in 10 Years

$31,200
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet is located in Houston, Texas. It is a small private not-for-profit school part of the Zenith Group system and offers undergrad programs. It has 310 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Construction Trades, and Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields. 100% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $22,900.

About
🗺 9700 Bissonnet St-Ste 1400
Houston, Texas 77036
Mission The mission of the institution is to provide a high-quality educational experience to qualified students delivered through a personalized teaching and learning environment that is designed to support personal and professional career development. In support of its mission, Altierus has adopted the following goals: • Academics - To provide challenging and relevant accredited programs in a variety of career-oriented disciplines, incorporating effective educational methodologies, modern technology, and traditional and 2 alternative instructional delivery systems, characterized by effective teaching and a student-centered atmosphere. • Educational Support Services - To provide a variety of programs and services that support its educational goals and purpose, are consistent with student needs, encourage student success, enhance diversity, and improve the quality of life for students. • Enrollment - To manage the controlled growth of a diverse student body through the use of effective and ethical recruitment and retention methods and initiatives, and to support the quality of educational opportunities for all students, while meeting the school’s fiscal needs. • Business and Finance - To manage and increase resources in accordance with sound business practices, regulatory standards, and applicable laws. • Physical Resources - To ensure that the physical resources, including buildings and equipment, are adequate to serve the needs of the institution, support its purpose, and contribute to an atmosphere for effective learning. • Continuous Improvement - To continuously improve the quality of programs and services to meet the needs of its students, communities, and other key stakeholders.
🌐 https://www.altierus.org/campus/houston-bissonnet
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Graduation Rate

100%
within 6 years

Women Graduation Rate

100%
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Altierus Career College - Bissonnet?

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet students, on average, make $31,200 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 8% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

8.0%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet.

Median Earnings of Students from Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Altierus Career College - Bissonnet? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Student-Faculty Ratio

24
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

310

Total Students

310
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

51%

Student Median Household Income

$65,571
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

66%
of undergraduates

Men

34%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 52 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 194 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet study?

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Construction Trades
  3. Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Altierus Career College - Bissonnet?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

77%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet has a retention rate of 77% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

20
6% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Altierus Career College - Bissonnet has around 20 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 6% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Altierus Career College - Bissonnet as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Houston, Texas
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

1,095
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

58
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Texas
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Texas tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 43% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 52% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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