ACT College (Closed 2012)

1400 Key Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
School Highlights

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
ACT College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty20 staff45 staff

Student Body

  • The ACT College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
% Unknown races
100%
3%
Diversity Score0.000.62
College Completion Rate (Year 2011)
73%
28%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$31,100

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)71%77%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2011)$9,100$9,463
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2011)$5,868$4,750
    Source: 2012 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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