Compass Career College

Overview of Compass Career College

Compass Career College is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Hammond, LA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Compass Career College earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Compass Career College Selectivity

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

Student Body

Compass Career College, in 2007-2008, had 160 students (83 full-time equivalent). The student body at the school is essentially female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Compass Career College

Compass Career College
42353 Deluxe Plaza, Suite 16
Hammond , LA 70403
General Phone: (985) 419-2050

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Compass Career College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology83medical coding, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine30nursing assistant, health aide

Number of programs and degrees for Compass Career College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1135

Compass Career College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Compass Career College had a total enrollment of 160 students (83 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 16%
22-24 26%
25-29 29%
30-34 16%
35-39 6%
40-49 4%

Compass Career College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 62%

Compass Career College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Compass Career College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Compass Career College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4040300)

Compass Career College Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Health Aide
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

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Compass Career College Highlights

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What Sets Compass Career College Apart:

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Number of degree programs
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