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Altierus Career College - Norcross

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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
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$7,912

Average Salary in 10 Years

$25,600
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Altierus Career College - Norcross

Altierus Career College - Norcross is located in Norcross, Georgia. It is a small private not-for-profit school part of the Zenith Group system and offers undergrad programs. It has 279 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 68% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,800.

About
🗺 1750 Beaver Ruin Rd-Ste 500
Norcross, Georgia 30093
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/norcross
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

68%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

55%

Women Graduation Rate

69%
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Altierus Career College - Norcross?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$15,930
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$7,912
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$7,912
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$7,912
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$8,826
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$94
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Altierus Career College - Norcross would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Altierus Career College - Norcross Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

98%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

54%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Altierus Career College - Norcross you can visit https://www.altierus.org.

Altierus Career College - Norcross Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $7,912
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $7,912
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Altierus Career College - Norcross?

Altierus Career College - Norcross students, on average, make $25,600 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Altierus Career College - Norcross

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 - Norcross. 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?

6.6%
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 - Norcross.

Median Earnings of Students from Altierus Career College - Norcross

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 - Norcross.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Altierus Career College - Norcross

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 - Norcross.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Altierus Career College - Norcross

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 - Norcross.

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

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 - Norcross.
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 - Norcross? 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.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.2x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Altierus Career College - Norcross. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Norcross. 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.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

3.1x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Altierus Career College - Norcross. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Altierus Career College - Norcross. 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.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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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 - Norcross?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

279

Total Students

279
undergrads and grad students

Student Median Household Income

$60,309
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

89%
of undergraduates

Men

11%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Altierus Career College - Norcross has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 12 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 809 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Altierus Career College - Norcross

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 - Norcross study?

Altierus Career College - Norcross Popular Majors

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

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

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Altierus Career College - Norcross?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

63%

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 - Norcross has a retention rate of 63% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

47
17% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium

Altierus Career College - Norcross has around 47 students who transfer into the school each year. This is a medium rate at approximately 17% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Altierus Career College - Norcross 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 Norcross, Georgia
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

469
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

47
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Georgia
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Georgia tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 45% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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