Apex Technical School

Overview of Apex Technical School

Apex is in a large city, in New York, NY. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Apex earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students and faculty are generally focused on one of the school's main fields of study. The most common major fields study at Apex include mechanics and repair, production trades.

Apex Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.

Student Body

Apex, in 2007-2008, had 893 students (1,170 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities. The student body at Apex is overwhelmingly male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Apex

Apex Technical School
635 Ave of the Americas
New York , NY 10011
General Phone: (212) 645-3300

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Apex Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair630HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Production Trades161welding

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7914

Apex Student Body

In 2007-2008, Apex had a total enrollment of 893 students (1,170 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 7%
Black 27%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 36%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 16%
20-21 15%
22-24 16%
25-29 23%
30-34 11%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%

Apex Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 66 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 61%

Apex Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Apex Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Apex participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 751800)

Apex Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Apex Highlights

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What Sets Apex Apart:

Male % of student body
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Apex % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Apex Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Apex % of degrees in production trades
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Apex Minority % of student body
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Apex Number of students

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