Charter College

17200 S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard, Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98683
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  • 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 2,853 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Charter College(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty115 staff157 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Charter College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The Charter College diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,853 students4,698 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:127:1
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# Full-Time Students2,853 students2,397 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,301 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,853 students2,546 students
# Graduate Students11 students11 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
11%
1%
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
24%
13%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
35%
47%
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% Hawaiian
5%
1%
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% Two or more races
5%
7%
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% Non Resident races
5%
7%
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% Unknown races
6%
12%
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Diversity Score0.790.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$36,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $19,532 is more than the state average of $18,546. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,532$18,546
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%65%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,875$11,595
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,271$6,271
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
Source: 2019 (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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The nearest community college to Charter College is Prince William Sound Community College (116.1 miles away).
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