American Career College-Los Angeles

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2022 Average Net Price
$27,891
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.537%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,969
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
63.9%
209 Graduates

About

American Career College-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at American Career College-Los Angeles were Medical Assistant (334 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (229 degrees), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (81 degrees).

In 2022, 987 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Career College-Los Angeles. 79.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (642 degrees), 5.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,891.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending American Career College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$27,891
2022 Value
5.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 American Career College-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,891. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of American Career College-Los Angeles grew by 5.57%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at American Career College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 11.8% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Career College-Los Angeles (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.537%
2019 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at American Career College-Los Angeles was 0.537%, which represents 9 out of the 1677 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

American Career College-Los Angeles had a total enrollment of 1,969 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,969 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% Asian, 10.8% Black or African American, 7.16% White, 3.25% Two or More Races, 0.965% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (50%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.6%) and Black or African American Female (9.29%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,969 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Los Angeles is 1,969 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American Career College-Los Angeles was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), American Career College-Los Angeles had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,234 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    282 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    213 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Los Angeles is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% Asian, 10.8% Black or African American, 7.16% White, 3.25% Two or More Races, 0.965% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 585 more women than men received degrees from American Career College-Los Angeles. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (642 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at American Career College-Los Angeles is Medical Assistant (334 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (229 degrees) and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (81 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at American Career College-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (987 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles in 2022 are Health (987 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (987 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Los Angeles are Health (987 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American Career College-Los Angeles.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 334 degrees awarded
  2. 229 degrees awarded
  3. 81 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at American Career College-Los Angeles was Medical Assistant with 334 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at American Career College-Los Angeles according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

201
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
786
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 201 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles, which is 0.256 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (786).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles in Medical Assistant, which is 0.164 times less than the 287 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 287 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Los Angeles in Medical Assistant, which is 6.11 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 43% of students graduating from American Career College-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at American Career College-Los Angeles is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    642 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    109 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (642 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

0.101% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    528 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Career College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino female (528 degrees awarded). There were 4.63 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (114 degrees).

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Operations

American Career College-Los Angeles employs 47 No academic ranks. Most academics at American Career College-Los Angeles are Female No academic rank (32), and Male No academic rank (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles are: Management, with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$24.2M
2022 Salaries
18.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a median of $24.2M in salaries, a 18.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.18M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, American Career College-Los Angeles paid a total of $4.18M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles was No academic rank with 47 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles were Management with 30 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American Career College-Los Angeles was Female No academic rank with 32 employees, and Male No academic rank with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at American Career College-Los Angeles.

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