Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus

  • The mission of Mildred Elley is to provide quality career education and technical training to allow students of diverse educational, cultural and personal backgrounds to become successful in an ever-changing global economy. Mildred Elley strives to afford students quality placement opportunities and instill in all of our graduates a desire for lifelong education and learning.
School Highlights
  • Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus serves 748 students (81% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus is one of 5 community colleges within Albany County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus is New School of Radio and Television (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty21 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment748 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:128:1
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# Full-Time Students603 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students145 students538 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
6%
19%
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% Black
24%
17%
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% White
55%
49%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Unknown races
12%
4%
Diversity Score0.620.69
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College Completion Rate
27%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,100$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,205 is less than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,205$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,865$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,124$5,549
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Acceptance Rate89%75%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mrs. Augusta Mildred founded the school in 1917. Since then, the school has grown, became co-educational, added numerous fields to its course offerings, and became a degree-granting, accredited institution of higher education. In 1985, Faith Ann Takes became President of Mildred Elley School. Under her leadership, the school entered an era of change and growth. In ten years, the enrollment grew from thirty-seven to over five hundred students. In 1985, the school became co-educational. In 1989, an evening division was created and has grown to nearly the size of the day division. In 2002, a weekend division was added. Since January 1997, graduates have been able to earn the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree. In 1998, Mildred Elley moved into its current location at 800 New Loudon Road in Latham. This modern 21,000 square-foot facility is conveniently located in Latham Circle Mall, close to major access roads in the Capital Region. Our programs offer the most advanced job training available because we know how crucial up-to-date employment skills are to your professional development. We offer Associate's Degree (A.O.S.) and Undergraduate Certificate in Game Design and 3D Animation, Digital Graphics and Multimedia Design, Massage Therapy Degree Program, Business Management Programs, Information Technology Programs, Medical Studies programs, Office Technologies Programs, Paralegal Studies Programs and Travel and Tourism Program. Mildred Elley is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas, certificates, and the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. This accreditation is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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