Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield

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2017 Average Net Price
$20,466
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
29.7%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
207
100% Full-Time

About

Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, NJ. In 2017, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield were Medical Assistant (75 degrees awarded), Electrician (62 degrees), and Massage Therapy (22 degrees).

In 2017, 206 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (96 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (62 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,466.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students attending Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$20,466
2017 Value
2.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,466. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield grew by 2.25%.

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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

70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.78% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
29.7%
2015 Default Rate
1171
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield was 29.7%, which represents 1171 out of the 3937 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

Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield had a total enrollment of 207 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is 207 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, 29.5% Black or African American, 14.5% White, 3.86% Two or More Races, 2.42% Asian, 0.966% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.483% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.9%) and Black or African American Female (16.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 207 students. The full-time enrollment at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is 207 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    96 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    61 enrolled students
  3. White
    30 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, 29.5% Black or African American, 14.5% White, 3.86% Two or More Races, 2.42% Asian, 0.966% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.483% 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 is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 48 more women than men received degrees from Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is hispanic or latino (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (62 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is Medical Assistant (75 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (62 degrees) and Massage Therapy (22 degrees).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (62 degrees awarded) and Health (144 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield 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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield in 2017 are Construction (62 degrees awarded) and Health (144 degrees) (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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield are Construction (62 degrees awarded) and Health (144 degrees) (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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield 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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield are Construction (62 degrees awarded) and Health (144 degrees) (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 Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield.
Most Common (2017)
  1. 75 degrees awarded
  2. 62 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield was Medical Assistant with 75 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

79
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
127
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield, which is 0.622 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (127).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield in Electrician, which is 19.7 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 65 degrees were awarded to men at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield in Medical Assistant, which is 6.5 times more than the 10 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
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    62 degrees awarded
  3. White
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is hispanic or latino (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (62 degrees).

0.485% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    63 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield is hispanic or latino female (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (35 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$1.04M
2017 Salaries
51.7%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Altierus Career Education-South Plainfield paid a median of $1.04M in salaries, a 51.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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