American Educational College
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American Educational College is in a large suburb with more than 250,000 residents. It is in the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas PR area.
Address
45 Santa Cruz Street
Bayamon, PR 00961
www.amedcopr.com
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Programs offered by this school
Size corresponds to the number of graduates and color indicates field of study
Personal ServicesMechanic and Repair Technologi...Healthcare office supportHealthcare Technologists and A...Office workComputer Sciences and Informat...Nursing Aids
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Programs
This chart shows the number of graduates at all levels in the years shown for each discipline group. Look for a school with steady enrollment and focus in the areas that interest you most.
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Quantitative/Technology
Health Support
Legal Studies
Business
Career
Award Levels
0-1 Year Certificate
1-2 Year Certificate
Quick Facts
Institutional Control
American Educational College is a private for-profit organization.
Undergraduate Students
Accreditation
good
Accreditation provides important oversight over a school's instructional practices and institutional stability.
American Educational College holds an accreditation from one of the national accreditors. Credits earned from the national accreditors are often not accepted by schools holding the more prestigious regional accreditation, and it's important to verify that your credits will transfer if you are considering an eventual switch to another school.
Accreditation History
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (Accredited June 19, 2018 - present)
  • The next accreditation review is scheduled for June 30, 2022.
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (Accredited July 1, 1985 - December 31, 2017)
  • The acccreditation was ceased for the following reason: Chose not to renew
Student Attention
Context: Students per full-time instructor
Full-time faculty are mostly likely to be on campus and available for interaction, and to craft up-to-date courses and programs.
Graduation Rate
Approximately undefined of undergraduate students are full-time. In the last reporting year, 14% of full-time first-time students received a degree within 150% of the expected time for completion.
14%
Time to complete
On time
50% more time
Context: Graduation rate
These numbers reflect the percentage of full-time first-time college students who completed any degree or certificate within 150% of the expected time.
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Opportunities and Services
Does American Educational College offer good activities, services, and academic options for you? Here's what we found!
Undergraduate services offered

Academic/career counseling services

Placement services for program completers

Undergraduate Student Satisfaction and Success
American Educational College cannot offer federal student loans
American Educational College, along with about 6% of Ididio's colleges and universities, is not eligible to provide federal financial aid. For many schools that do not participate in federal financial aid programs, the consequence can be large private loans for its students. As the resource FederalStudentAid explains, private loans may have higher interest rates and less generous pay-back windows than federal loans. Most importantly, private loans vary quite a bit from lender to lender, and the FederalStudentAid resource can help you think about what details are most important to check.
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This school provides only limited data on graduation rates and loan repayment. You might want to reach out to the school to see if they can provide evidence of student success. This school is a private for-profit institution. There are many good for-profit schools, but there are also many that are predatory. There are laws requiring the reporting of graduation rates and student loan repayment history to help to warn you if there may be problems. However, newer schools may not yet have that data and it's difficult for potential students to know if they will be safe.
Classroom Quality
Student attention at American Educational College

Schools are required to report the ratio of students per instructor, but look for a small number of students for every full-time instructor as your best indicator of personal attention and a modern well-integrated curriculum.

Context: Number of students per instructor
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Full-time and long-term instructors at American Educational College
Full-time faculty are mostly likely to be on campus and available for interaction, and to craft up-to-date courses and programs. American Educational College has 43% full-time instructors, and this is near the middle of the context schools' percentages of full-time instructors. Faculty with multi-year contracts provide additional stability and commitment to the school and its students. Within the full-time instructors at American Educational College, none have multi-year employment contracts. Of the context schools, only 29% have instructors with multi-year contracts.
Full-time instructors
43%
Long-term instructors
0%
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Student Body
Which students comprise the campus?

Who might be attending school with you? We'll look at what degrees most students have received, whether they are on campus or online, a little about their path, and the overall student body size. Our aim is to give some idea of what the campus culture might be.

See what degrees have been awarded

This donut chart shows you what degrees were awarded by American Educational College last year, and gives you a good idea of this school's focus. Make sure this school's focus matches your goals.

0-1 Year Certificate
1-2 Year Certificate
What percentage of students are online and not on campus?

There are performance problems with many online-focused schools -- you can read about this in an Ididio case study, but you may want some online options to give you greater flexibility.

Fall enrollment
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No online courses
Some courses online
All courses online
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Programs Offered
Finding a program

In the folders below, you can explore your options for study. The folders are grouped and colored by broad field, and you can see the number of students who have completed degrees in each field by following the colors in our chart showing graduations. You can...

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All current offerings
Award Level
All levels
  • chevron-rightfolder-closeComputer Sciences and Information Technology
  • chevron-rightfolder-closeHealthcare office support
  • chevron-rightfolder-closeHealthcare Technologists and Aids
  • chevron-rightfolder-closeNursing Aids
  • chevron-rightfolder-closePersonal Services
  • chevron-rightfolder-closeMechanic and Repair Technologies
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Admissions
Open Admissions
American Educational College is an open admissions school and accepts any student who applies.
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Costs and Financial Aid
Historic Annual Costs

See how this school's published costs have changed over the year, and how their cost trends compare with other private schools.

Published costs may have little to do with what you actually pay

It's important to remember that a school's published costs may not be indicative of what it will actually cost to attend. Time magazine wrote about this in their article Yes, you can get a college to cut its tuition price. Nonetheless, this inflation-adjusted look at the historic annual costs for tuition, fees, books, and supplies can give you an idea of the costs you might expect in the coming years. Comparing the total costs inclusive of room and board (if applicable) with the annual net price estimates in the previous tab will help you determine the financial aid package to expect.

Private and public universities' charges are difficult to compare due to the in-state and out-of-state price differences of public universities, and therefore we only compare American Educational College to other private schools within your chosen context group.

Undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and supplies over time
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Chart explanation
American Educational College
On the blue curve, we see how the published annual cost to attend American Educational College has changed over the years.
Context Schools
The shading shows the spread of the annual cost for the context schools. The dark shading shows the middle 50% of context schools, and the light shading shows all but the smallest and largest 10%.
Customize your context group using the gear at the top of the page!
Current published costs

Here's a quick summary of costs to attend American Educational College. You will find the most up-to-date information at their website for admissions.

Undergraduate costs
Charge
Annual fees
Annual tuition
Estimated books and supplies
Miscellaneous (living off campus)
Miscellaneous (living with family)
Off-campus room and board
Per-credit charges
Cost
$2,271
$4,752
$425
$900
$900
$3,021
$198
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Financial aid overview

Understanding the rules and process that determine who gets financial aid can be intimidating. Here are some quick links to help:

  • Visit American Educational College's Net Price Calculator for the most accurate estimate of your anticipated costs. Every school publishes a Net Price Calculator that does its best to give you a fair estimate of what you might expect to pay. Many calculators consider your high school record as part of the calculation. This will be far more accurate than any of the averages or published tuition values that you see here.

  • FederalStudentAid, a government site that will walk you through the federal financial aid process. There are a number of kinds of student loans and other aid, and this site can walk you through all of the choices you will need to make.

Campus overview
No Student Housing Available

This school does not report any housing for students.

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School finances
American Educational College: What its budget can tell you about classroom quality

Where a school spends and collects its money can suggest a lot about the educational experience it offers. The tabs below offer a look at spending that is important for the quality of your experience if you attend.

Choose Classroom aspect
Instructional spending
Student services spending
Context and trends: Instructional expenditures per student

Instructional expenses are primarily the salary and benefits paid to the heart of a school: its full-time instructors. High expenditures in this area suggest care in hiring enough highly qualified full-time faculty to provide personal attention and up-to-date subject-area excellence.

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Chart explanation
American Educational College
On the blue curve, we see how the instructional expenses per student at American Educational College have changed over the years.
Context Schools
The shading shows the spread of the instructional expenses per student for the context schools. The dark shading shows the middle 50% of context schools, and the light shading shows all but the smallest and largest 10%.
All values have been adjusted for inflation. Customize your context group using the gear at the top of the page!
Does American Educational College have stable finances?
You want to attend schools that can meet their annual expenses, and have other indicators of strong financial health.
Should this school's stability matter to you?

You can find a myriad of articles about the enrollment crises expected across US colleges and universities due to fewer births during the 2008 recession and other demographic shifts. The end result to you is that you need to protect your college investment by researching the financial stability of schools that you are considering. Many of our metrics are based on the excellent advice of Forbes' Financial Health Grades.

Ididio does not want to see you stuck with debt and no degree.

Choose budget aspect
Core operating margin
Net assets per student
Tuition dependence
Interest obligations
Government appropriations
Context and trends: Core operating margin

The core operating margin is the percentage by which core revenues exceed (or, when negative, fall short of) core expenses, so higher is better here. This margin excludes finances for non-academic expenses such as housing, hospitals, or other independent operations. For schools with large endowments, this measure can be volitile from year-to-year without indicating concern because investment losses and gains are driving this figure, but if an institution's margin is trending downwards or consistently negative, you should be concerned.

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Chart explanation
American Educational College
On the blue curve, we see how the core operating margin at American Educational College have changed over the years.
Context Schools
The shading shows the spread of the core operating margin for the context schools. The dark shading shows the middle 50% of context schools, and the light shading shows all but the smallest and largest 10%.
All values have been adjusted for inflation. Customize your context group using the gear at the top of the page!
Does incoming revenue consistently cover expenses?

American Educational College is a private for-profit school, meaning that its annual goal is to make a profit for its shareholders. The other types of schools are public or not-for-profit, and profit is not a goal.

Total revenue and expenses by category

We divided revenue and expenses for American Educational College into categories to give some insight to what may have influenced peaks and ditches in the chart above. The purple shades correspond most directly to student education. The blue shades, auxiliary expenses and revenue, are often related to room and board. We show investment gains and losses in apricot.

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Investment gains
Tuition and fees revenue
Government appropriations etc.
Educational sales revenue
Other revenue
Instructional expenses
Student services expenses
Academic & instructional support, student services expenses
Academic support expenses
Institutional support expenses