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Career Point College

Career Point College is an Associate's college with 1208 students located in San Antonio, TX.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,208
Gender 8% Male / 92% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 69% 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 23%
Hispanic/Latino 57%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 18%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (37%), Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant (22%), Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other (19%), Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (10%), Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary (6%), Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Job Opportunities:

Tax Preparers
Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Brokerage Clerks
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
Statistical Assistants
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.

Any instructional program in administrative and secretarial services not listed above.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply computer programming, troubleshooting, and information technology skills to the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of standard, customized, or proprietary medical software and associated hardware. Includes instruction in computer programming, systems analysis, networking, telecommunications, medical records and informatics software applications, information technology, systems administration, computer security, and applicable regulations and certifications or licenses.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Computer User Support Specialists
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Associates

Associates

A program that focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals, and associated software to maximize efficiency and productivity, and that prepares individuals to function as network specialists and managers at various levels. Includes instruction in operating systems and applications; systems design and analysis; networking theory and solutions; types of networks; network management and control; network and flow optimization; security; configuring; and troubleshooting.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Information Security Analysts
Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Network Support Specialists
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Administration & Faculty

Chairman of the Board Lawrence D Earle
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 83
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 24 : 75
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $22,292 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $22,154
$30K-$48K $23,239
$48K-$75K $27,057

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $21,600, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $22,638 Same as On-Campus
Fees $700 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,436
Books $250 $250
Total (before financial aid) $23,588 $31,024

Students Receiving Aid

69% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 3% $1,000
Federal Scholarships/Grants 69% $5,550
Institutional Grants 7% $1,500
Other Loans 3% $1,500
Pell Grants 69% $5,550
Student Loans 5% $1,482

Financial Aid Websites

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

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.careerpointcollege.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

22% of students graduated in six years.

69% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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