Charter College-Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: (907)277-1000
2,230 students
Private for-profit
The Charter College curriculum includes the following courses in the liberals arts and sciences: algebra, calculus, Alaskan history, economics, physics, geology, human biology, statistics, the philosophy of ethics, speech, advanced discourse, twentieth century fiction, psychology, and much more.
School Highlights:
Charter College-Anchorage serves 2,230 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Charter College-Anchorage is one of 2 community colleges within Anchorage Municipality County, AK.
The nearest community college is Prince William Sound Community College (116.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 395% over five years.
College Charter College-Anchorage Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 99 staff
61 staff
Charter College-Anchorage Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,230 has grown by 189% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,230 students 1,296 students
Charter College-Anchorage Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Charter College-Anchorage Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,230 students
814 students
Charter College-Anchorage Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Charter College-Anchorage Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Charter College-Anchorage American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Charter College-Anchorage Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Charter College-Anchorage Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Charter College-Anchorage Black (2006-2013)
% White
Charter College-Anchorage White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Charter College-Anchorage Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
Charter College-Anchorage More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Charter College-Anchorage Unknown (2006-2013)
Charter College-Anchorage Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70 0.68
Charter College-Anchorage Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,882 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,882 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,882 $5,660
Charter College-Anchorage In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,882 $10,250
Charter College-Anchorage Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
Charter College-Anchorage % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Charter features some of the latest software titles, including Microsoft Office XP with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, and Project, Windows 2000 Server, Linux, Novell NetWare, AutoCAD, Microsoft Visio, Macromedia, Medical Manager, Peachtree Accounting and Quickbooks. Charter's software library is regularly updated to provide the latest in application offerings and software versions. Charter College offers a unique and flexible schedule of classes geared toward assisting students in completing programs in optimal time. When full-time students follow recommended course selections, they can complete an associate degree in just 6 quarters (15 months) of study or a bachelor's degree in 12 quarters (2½ years). Courses are offered on a rotating schedule during the daytime, afternoon, and evening from Monday through Saturday. To meet students' needs, full-time (12 or more quarter credit hours) and half-time (6-11.99 quarter credit hours) schedules are available. Charter College is a Corporate Member with the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) organization. BICSI is a vendor neutral group determined to enhance the telecommunications industry by providing excellent education, promoting skill sharing, and assessing knowledge with professional registration programs. Charter College teaches students cabling standards and codes through the use of BICSI educational courseware. Charter College maintains an educational affiliation with Cisco Systems as a Cisco Networking Academy. This relationship allows Charter to provide web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, and hands-on-labs in several Cisco courses.

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Did You Know?
For Alaska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,655 per year for in-state students and $4,255 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alaska community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Alaska is Prince William Sound Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.