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North American Trade Schools

Overview of North American Trade Schools

North American Trade Schools is located in a large suburb, in Baltimore, MD. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at North American Trade Schools top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study construction trades, transportation.

North American Trade Schools Selectivity

The admissions department at North American Trade Schools does not accept all those who apply. In 2007-2008, 60% of applicants were rejected at the school.

Student Body

North American Trade Schools offers classes to 463 students (602 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school. A very high share of students at North American Trade Schools are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"THE PURPOSE OF NORTH AMERICAN TRADE SCHOOLS (NATS) IS TO PROVIDE, IN A PRIVATE CAREER SCHOOL SETTING, POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION THAT COMBINES COMPREHENSIVE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCE WITH PRACTICAL CAREER-ORIENTED SUCCESS SKILLS TO THOROUGHLY PREPARE EACH STUDENT FOR AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION IN HIS OR HER CHOSEN FIELD. NATS DOES THIS BY KEEPING CURRENT WITH ADVANCES IN THE INDUSTRY."

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Contacting North American Trade Schools

North American Trade Schools
6901 Security Blvd, Suite 16
Baltimore , MD 21244
General Phone: (410) 298-4844
http://natradeschools.com

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North American Trade Schools Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation144truck and bus driver
Mechanics and Repair124HVAC, diesel mechanics
Construction Trades64construction, power transmission

Number of programs and degrees for North American Trade Schools in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year2083
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1242

North American Trade Schools Student Body

In 2007-2008, North American Trade Schools had a total enrollment of 463 students (602 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 95%
Women 5%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 4%
22-24 12%
25-29 49%
30-34 18%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

North American Trade Schools Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 88 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 58%

North American Trade Schools Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

North American Trade Schools Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total65226340%263100%
Men63225040%250100%
Women201365%13100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

North American Trade Schools Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
North American Trade Schools participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2545400)

North American Trade Schools Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Transportation
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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North American Trade Schools Highlights

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What Sets North American Trade Schools Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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Male % of student body
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% of degrees in construction trades
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Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 9%North American Trade Schools Number of students
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%North American Trade Schools % of degrees in transportation
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%North American Trade Schools Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%North American Trade Schools Minority % of student body
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%North American Trade Schools Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%North American Trade Schools Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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