Charter College-Anchorage

  • 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 3,267 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is same as the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
  • Charter College-Anchorage is the only community colleges within Anchorage County, AK.
  • The nearest community college to Charter College-Anchorage is Prince William Sound Community College (116.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Charter College-Anchorage(AK) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty115 staff23 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Charter College-Anchorage has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Charter College-Anchorage diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.75. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,267 students243 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
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# Full-Time Students3,267 students41 students
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# Part-Time Students-202 students
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# Undergraduate Students3,256 students50 students
# Graduate Students11 students11 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
6%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
35%
30%
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% Black
4%
4%
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% White
42%
37%
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% Hawaiian
4%
3%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
3%
13%
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Diversity Score0.690.75
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$43,700
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,532 is equal to the state average of $19,532. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,532$19,532
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%57%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,875$13,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or 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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