Antelope Valley Medical College

Overview of Antelope Valley Medical College

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

Areas of Study

The school stays focused on a few key areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at Antelope Valley Medical include medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine.

Antelope Valley Medical Selectivity

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


The most successful professors at Antelope Valley Medical are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 834 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Antelope Valley Medical is particularly welcoming to minority students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"It is the mission of Antelope Valley Medical College to provide quality instruction in allied health programs. Our facility is structured to make our students learning environment as realistic as possible. Our instructors are highly qualified, experienced and professional. We believe this allows our students to become extremely successful. We at Antelope Valley Medical College, over the years have provided quality instruction in Medical Assisting, Medical Billing, Phlebotomy and Emergency Medical Technology. Our programs have continued to grow, in large part, to the dedication of our Advisory Board. Our Advisory Board, which consists of two Physicians, a State Fire Marshall, a Registered Nurse and the owner of a BLS Provider ambulance company, keeps Antelope Valley Medical College aware of any current hiring trends, new equipment, the latest Pre-hospital care treatment measures and any other pertinent information. Antelope Valley Medical College takes a great deal of pride in only employing those instructors who possess a minimum of 3 years of occupational experience in the subject matter being taught. Instructors must also be in possession of an instructorÆs certification from the State of California and/or the County of Los Angeles."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Antelope Valley Medical

Antelope Valley Medical College
44201 10th St West
Lancaster , CA 93534

Antelope Valley Medical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration242medical billing, health and medical administrative
Medical Support and Technology185medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine111EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts88chef training
Therapy and Counseling38massage therapy
Law7legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration

Number of programs and degrees for Antelope Valley Medical in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year6648
Associate's degree72

Antelope Valley Medical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Antelope Valley Medical had a total enrollment of 834 students (574 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 9%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 70%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 21%
20-21 19%
22-24 20%
25-29 13%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Antelope Valley Medical Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 98%

Antelope Valley Medical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lancaster, 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.

Antelope Valley Medical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Antelope Valley Medical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3427500)

Antelope Valley Medical Faculty

Antelope Valley Medical has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year10$36,00017$34,412
All faculty totalcalendar year10$36,00017$34,412

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

Antelope Valley Medical Degree Programs (2007)

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Antelope Valley Medical Highlights

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What Sets Antelope Valley Medical Apart:

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% of degrees in medical administration
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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