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Advanced Technology Institute

Advanced Technology Institute is an Associate's college with 824 students located in Virginia Beach, VA.

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Overview

Overview

Advanced Technology Institute says

Fast-track your career with one of Advanced Technology Institute’s specialized educational programs. ATI offers Associate’s Degree and diploma programs in Maritime Welding Technology, Automotive Technology, HVAC Technology, and Heavy Vehicle Technology as well as Commercial Driving and NATEF/ASE Master certifications. Additionally, Advanced Technology institute will assist you with financial aid as well as offer guidance for your job search. As a Yellow Ribbon School, ATI stands ready to guide military members through scholarship options and tuition assistance, ensuring the process as easy and streamlined as possible.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 824
Gender 97% Male / 3% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 54% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 45%
Multi-racial 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Ethnicity Unknown 0%
Black or African American 42%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services: Career Services, Jobs Board
  • Libraries: Campus Library, Online Library, Reference Books Online
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): Accelerated Programs

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (40%), Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (29%), Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician (17%), Welding Technology/Welder (13%), Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician (0%), High Performance and Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles such as automobiles, buses, ships, trucks, railroad locomotives, and construction equipment; as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment.

Job Opportunities:

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, install, service and maintain the operating condition of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

Job Opportunities:

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to increase the power of diesel and automotive engines; enhance the performance of automobiles; and repair, service, and maintain high performance vehicles. Includes instruction in adding performance accessories; modifying powertrains; tuning custom engines, suspension, and exhaust systems; and using dynamometers and other diagnostic equipment.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. Includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, gasoline engine mechanics, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair.

Job Opportunities:

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Job Opportunities:

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Administration & Faculty

President Mark Dreyfus
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 31
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 93 : 6
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 46/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 90.3% accepted of 652 applications

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,690 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,350
$30K-$48K $19,302
$48K-$75K $22,998
$75K-$110K $23,908
$110K+ $23,908

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $12,600, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,600 Same as On-Campus
Fees $55 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $8,250
Books $450 $450
Total (before financial aid) $13,105 $21,355

Students Receiving Aid

61% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 53% $8,842
Federal Scholarships/Grants 54% $5,071
Institutional Grants 9% $1,290
Other Federal Grants 54% $128
Other Loans 3% $7,978
Pell Grants 54% $4,944
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 6% $6,650
Student Loans 53% $9,262

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.auto.edu/fa.

Estimate the net price for you at http://auto.studentaidcalculator.com.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

43% of students graduated on time.

68% of students graduated in six years.

76% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#188 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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