Advanced College

Overview of Advanced College

Advanced is in South Gate, CA. South Gate is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Advanced issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study.

Advanced Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 103 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Advanced is particularly welcoming to minority students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Advanced College mission is to build an educational setting that allows for an intellectual and productive environment for students in today's advanced technology. Further, the mission is to provide technical skills and knowledge necessary for employment and career advancement."

More complete details are provided below.

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Advanced College
13180 Paramount Blvd.
South Gate , CA 90280
General Phone: (562) 408-6969

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Advanced Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology32medical assistant
Medical Administration12medical billing
Business and Management11accounting
Therapy and Counseling11physical therapy, massage therapy
Computer Science and Engineering1computer networking
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Liberal Arts0English
Mechanics and Repair0computer repair

Number of programs and degrees for Advanced in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year679
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years431

Advanced Student Body

In 2007-2008, Advanced had a total enrollment of 103 students (215 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 17%
22-24 16%
25-29 16%
30-34 17%
35-39 14%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Advanced Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 76%

Advanced Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of South Gate, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Advanced Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Advanced participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3786300)

Advanced Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Advanced Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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Advanced Highlights

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What Sets Advanced Apart:

Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 8%Advanced Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Advanced Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Advanced % students 40 years or older

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