Charter College Anchorage
Since 1985, Charter College Anchorage has been providing Alaskans with career education opportunities. Our Anchorage, Alaska, campus currently offers career programs in health care, business, information technology and construction trades. We offer a Master's Degree, Bachelor Degrees, Associate Degrees and Certificate Programs.
All of our programs were developed specifically to address the hiring needs of Alaskan employers. Healthcare and trades programs provide hands-on training designed to get students into the work place quickly. Online curriculum in business and IT helps you enhance your career or begin a new one in a growing industry. For more information contact us today!
Charter College Anchorage is not just a technical college, it’s a community. Students looking for colleges in Anchorage, Alaska, can develop strong relationships with their instructors and fellow students while they gain the valuable skills, knowledge and career education they need. At Charter College-Anchorage, success is a group effort.
Charter College is nationally accredited through the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Charter College is authorized in Alaska by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education to offer a master's degree, bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and certificates. If you’re looking for colleges in Anchorage, Alaska, consider choosing Charter.
The trades programs are offered at a learning site approximately 3 miles from the Anchorage campus on 5911 Old Seward Highway.
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ACICS Show-Cause Status: Anchorage & Wasilla Only
Charter College, Anchorage, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to noncompliance with retention and placement standards: retention at 53% and placement at 41% as reported on the 2016 Campus Accountability Report.
Charter College, Anchorage, is a branch campus which includes the learning site in Wasilla. The retention and placement percentages reported above are at the campus-level; program-level retention and placement percentages are available in the full 2016 Campus Accountability Report available on the College’s website here under “Retention, Placement, and Licensure exam pass rates reported to ACICS”. The show-cause status is limited to Anchorage and Wasilla only.
Notice to students and prospective students: The Certificate in Business Office Administration program at Charter College, Anchorage and Wasilla, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to material noncompliance with its placement rate standard of 60%. The Certificate in Medical Assistant program at Charter College, Anchorage and Wasilla, has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, ACICS, due to material noncompliance with its retention rate standard of 60%.
Charter College, Anchorage, is a branch campus which includes the learning site in Wasilla. The retention and placement percentages reported above are at the program-level for the 2015-2016 Campus Accountability Report (CAR) which is available here under “Retention, Placement, and Licensure Rates”. For the 2015-2016 CAR, the Certificate in Business Office Administration placement rate was 52% and the Certificate in Medical Assistant program retention rate was 59% (later revised to 58%). The College filed a 2016-2017 Mid-Year CAR, including supporting documentation, with ACICS in February 2017; that report shows a placement rate in Business Office Administration of 56% and a retention rate in Medical Assistant of 71%. The mid-year CAR will be updated, supported with documentation, and filed again with ACICS in late March 2017. The College stands firmly behind the sustainability of both programs, in our student’s ability to successfully complete programs, and seek employment in the field.