Valley College of Medical Careers

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2022 Average Net Price
$27,664
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.92%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
70
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
69.6%
39 Graduates

About

Valley College of Medical Careers is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Valley College of Medical Careers were Surgical Technologist (8 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Valley College of Medical Careers. 84.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (32 degrees), 2.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,664.

In 2022, 86% of undergraduate students attending Valley College of Medical Careers received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$27,664
2022 Value
9.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Valley College of Medical Careers had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,664. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Valley College of Medical Careers grew by 9.84%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Valley College of Medical Careers received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.37% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Valley College of Medical Careers (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.92%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Valley College of Medical Careers was 3.92%, which represents 2 out of the 51 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Valley College of Medical Careers had a total enrollment of 70 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Valley College of Medical Careers is 70 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Valley College of Medical Careers are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Valley College of Medical Careers, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% White, 12.9% Asian, and 2.86% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Valley College of Medical Careers in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (57.1%), followed by Asian Female (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Valley College of Medical Careers in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70 students. The full-time enrollment at Valley College of Medical Careers is 70 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Valley College of Medical Careers was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Valley College of Medical Careers had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    49 enrolled students
  2. White
    10 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    9 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Valley College of Medical Careers is 70% Hispanic or Latino, 14.3% White, 12.9% Asian, and 2.86% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 36 more women than men received degrees from Valley College of Medical Careers. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Valley College of Medical Careers is hispanic or latino (32 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Valley College of Medical Careers is Surgical Technologist (8 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Valley College of Medical Careers, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (52 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers in 2022 are Health (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers are Health (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Valley College of Medical Careers are Health (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Valley College of Medical Careers.
Most Common (2021)
8 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Valley College of Medical Careers was Surgical Technologist with 8 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

8
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
44
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Valley College of Medical Careers, which is 0.182 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (44).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Valley College of Medical Careers in Medical Assistant, which is 0.176 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Valley College of Medical Careers in Medical Assistant, which is 5.67 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Valley College of Medical Careers completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Valley College of Medical Careers is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  2. White
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Valley College of Medical Careers is hispanic or latino (32 degrees awarded). There were 2.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (12 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    27 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Valley College of Medical Careers is hispanic or latino female (27 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (10 degrees).

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Operations

Valley College of Medical Careers employs 4 Instructors. Most academics at Valley College of Medical Careers are Male Instructor (2), and Female Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valley College of Medical Careers are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Management, with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$592k
2022 Salaries
6.55%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Valley College of Medical Careers paid a median of $592k in salaries, a 6.55% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$283k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2022, Valley College of Medical Careers paid a total of $283k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 47.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Valley College of Medical Careers was Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valley College of Medical Careers were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees, Management with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Valley College of Medical Careers was Male Instructor with 2 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Valley College of Medical Careers.

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