Altierus Career College-Thornton

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School Highlights

Altierus Career College-Thornton serves 7 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.

Top Rankings

Altierus Career College-Thornton ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Altierus Career College-Thornton(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty16 staff54 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Altierus Career College-Thornton has declined by 97% over five years.
The Altierus Career College-Thornton diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment7 students1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:130:1
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# Full-Time Students7 students670 students
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# Part-Time Students81 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
36%
21%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
26%
57%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
20%
6%
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Diversity Score0.760.62
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College Completion Rate
69%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$33,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $15,000 is more than the state average of $4,586. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,000 is more than the state average of $10,832. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$15,000$4,586
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,000$10,832
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Tuition NotesCall and check credits earned that can be applied. Start year was 2003. 15 years will any credits count. Loan was paid off.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,934$10,940
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,305$5,500
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Acceptance Rate64%78%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Boxing, Gymnastics, WrestlingBasketball, Boxing,
Gymnastics, Wrestling,
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Parks College, we offer an essential course, Career Skills, which grooms you for personal and professional development in the employment arena. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields.Parks College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a "virtual classroom."Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and associate's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Altierus Career College-Thornton is Pima Medical Institute-Denver (2.3 miles away).
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Did You Know?
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