Catalogs, Addenda, and Related Information
Contains information about the college, the programs offered, the
admissions requirements, and other institutional standards and requirements,
along with the accreditation and licensing information.
Consumer Information Guide
Federal regulations require institutions to provide certain consumer
information annually to its students, along with a statement of procedures
regarding where to obtain that information. This guide accomplishes that
Net Price Calculator
The Net Price Calculator is a tool that you can use to estimate your “net
price” to attend our college. Net price is the difference between the “sticker”
price (full cost) to attend, minus any grants and scholarships for which you
may be eligible. Sticker price includes direct charges (tuition and fees, room
and board) and indirect costs (books and supplies, transportation and personal
expenses). The information used to calculate these costs is taken directly from
the information submitted in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
On-Time Completion and Median Loan Debt (Gainful
On-Time Completion Rates and Median Loan Debt are calculated in accordance with
federal regulations specifically pertaining to the required Gainful Employment
disclosures. On-Time graduation rates represent the percentage of students who
completed the program no later than the published length of the program, as
defined by the institution's catalog. Median Loan Debt is the middle loan
amount, extracted from a range of students who have graduated from a particular
program, and only includes debt incurred at the institution. The debt incurred
includes living expenses.
Notes to consider:
reporting period is July 1 through June 30. The cohort year is dependent
on the length of the program. The current cohorts are as follows:
Length at 52 Weeks or Less – 7/1/15 through 6/30/16
Length at 53 – 104 Weeks – 7/1/14 through 6/30/15
Length at 105 – 208 Weeks – 7/1/13 through 6/30/14
Length at 209 Weeks or more – 7/1/12 through 6/30/13
institution considers an on-time graduate to be a student who completes
their program within the specified timeframe, as published in the
Loan Debt is calculated using only those students who have graduated
length of each program ("Normal Time to Complete") is listed in
instructional weeks as defined by our accreditation agency. This number
represents the number of weeks you can expect to spend in the classroom.
The published length may not include scheduled breaks or the time required
to complete clinical or externship requirements due to the inherent nature
of these courses. Therefore, the calculation used to determine the rates
accounts for normal lengths of time associated with the curriculum that
extend the period longer than the actual course of time.
federal regulations, any program that graduated less than 10 students will
not display a Median Loan Debt amount in order to preserve the
confidentiality of the loan recipients.
Loan Debt is the middle loan amount, extracted from a range of students
who have graduated from a particular program, and only includes debt incurred
at the institution. The debt incurred includes living expenses. Students
are arranged in ascending order, including students who have zero debt.
Therefore, it is possible to have programs with a median loan debt amount
Loan Payment Amount – The monthly amount provided on the Gainful
Employment Disclosure is calculated by using an interest rate provided by
the U.S. Department of Education along with amortizing the loan over a
specific period as defined by the gainful employment regulations. The
length of amortization is based on the credential awarded by each program.
Occupational Links (Gainful Employment Disclosures)
The occupational links displayed within each Gainful Employment Disclosure are
presented in accordance with the Gainful Employment requirements as defined by
federal regulations. The links represent a sample of identified occupations for
which an institution's graduates may typically find employment within a few
years after completing a program. In addition, each occupational name is a link
to the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) where various information can
be obtained for a particular area of interest. If you have further questions on
the type of employment that can be obtained for a particular program, please visit
the Career Services Department at your campus.
Accreditation Placement Rates
Accreditation placement rates are calculated in accordance with our
programmatic accreditor the Accreditation Commission for
Education in Nursing (ACEN) and in accordance with federal regulations. The
rates are updated annually based upon Annual Reports submitted to ACEN. The
Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 requires that Institutions make
available to their students information regarding placement rates, including
the methodology and time frame applicable to the rates. Information is
maintained, tracked and updated in our student data base system.
State Placement Rates
State placement rates are calculated in accordance with each institution's
state agency and in accordance with federal regulations. The rates are updated
annually based upon Annual Reports submitted to each state agency.
Certain states are not required to submit placement rate
data or programmatic placement rate data to its state agency. As a result and
per federal regulations at 34 CFR 668.6(b)(1)(iv), state based rates are not
required to be disclosed for those institutions. Currently the State of Colorado does not
require that we submit placement rate data.
Textbook Listings and Costs
In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 and
in addition to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended), each
postsecondary educational institution must disclose information on the
recommended and required textbooks needed to complete each course of study. The
prices listed for reflect what a student is estimated to pay for each textbook.