American Career College-Long Beach

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2017 Average Net Price
$22,443
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.537%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
381
100% Full-Time

About

American Career College-Long Beach is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2017, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at American Career College-Long Beach were Medical Assistant (144 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (79 degrees), and Massage Therapy (62 degrees).

In 2017, 366 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American Career College-Long Beach. 82.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (237 degrees), 4.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,443.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students attending American Career College-Long Beach received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$22,443
2017 Value
2.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 American Career College-Long Beach had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,443. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of American Career College-Long Beach grew by 2.73%.

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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

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at American Career College-Long Beach received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2016, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at American Career College-Long Beach (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-Long Beach 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-Long Beach had a total enrollment of 381 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Long Beach is 381 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at American Career College-Long Beach are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Long Beach, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17.8% Black or African American, 6.3% Asian, 5.51% White, 4.46% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 4.46% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at American Career College-Long Beach in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (55.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American Career College-Long Beach in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 381 students. The full-time enrollment at American Career College-Long Beach is 381 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2017 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-Long Beach was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), American Career College-Long Beach had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    234 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    68 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at American Career College-Long Beach is 61.4% Hispanic or Latino, 17.8% Black or African American, 6.3% Asian, 5.51% White, 4.46% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 4.46% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 238 more women than men received degrees from American Career College-Long Beach. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at American Career College-Long Beach is hispanic or latino (237 degrees awarded). There were 4.31 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at American Career College-Long Beach is Medical Assistant (144 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (79 degrees) and Massage Therapy (62 degrees).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at American Career College-Long Beach, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (366 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Long Beach are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Long Beach in 2017 are Health (366 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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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-Long Beach are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Long Beach are Health (366 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American Career College-Long Beach are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at American Career College-Long Beach are Health (366 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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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-Long Beach.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 144 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded
  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at American Career College-Long Beach was Medical Assistant with 144 degrees awarded.

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

64
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
302
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Long Beach, which is 0.212 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Long Beach in Massage Therapy, which is 0.476 times less than the 42 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 127 degrees were awarded to men at American Career College-Long Beach in Medical Assistant, which is 7.47 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    237 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    55 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American Career College-Long Beach is hispanic or latino (237 degrees awarded). There were 4.31 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (55 degrees).

0.546% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    199 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at American Career College-Long Beach is hispanic or latino female (199 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (48 degrees).

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