17200 S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard, Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98683
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 serves 2,474 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,474 students
  • Private-state tuition: $19,532
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 283 teachers has grown by 99% over five years.
Charter College
(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
283 staff
353 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Charter College has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Charter College diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,474 students
4,700 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,474 students
2,313 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,387 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
594 students
409 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,474 students
2,313 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
11 students
11 students
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WA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,387 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
7%
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% Hispanic
21%
15%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
36%
47%
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% Hawaiian
5%
1%
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% Two or more races
15%
8%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
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% Unknown races
9%
12%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.78
0.73
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.12%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
6.82%
2.2%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$43,700
$36,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $19,532 is equal to the state average of $19,532. The private state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$19,532
$19,532
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
64%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,171
$11,794
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$6,292
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Acceptance Rate
100%
100%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Charter College cost?

Charter College's private state tuition is approximately $19,532.

What is the acceptance rate of Charter College?

The acceptance rate of Charter College is 100%, which is equal to the state average of 100%.

What is Charter College's ranking?

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,474 students
  • Private-state tuition: $19,532
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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