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Ross Medical Education Center Grand Rapids

Overview of Ross Medical Education Center Grand Rapids

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids is located in a medium-sized city, in Grand Rapids, MI. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors.

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Selectivity

The admissions department at Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids does not accept all those who apply. In 2007-2008, 54% of applicants were rejected at the school.

Student Body

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids offers classes to 172 students (282 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The staff of Ross Medical Education Center believes our purpose is to make available to students quality training and student services necessary to undertake careers in the allied health fields. The objectives to fulfill the mission of Ross Medical Education Center are: -To prepare the graduate for entry-level positions in a physician's office, clinic, or other medical setting. -To provide a program that focuses on both the clinical and the administrative aspects of medical assisting. -To maintain current industry standards and practices. -To ensure that faculty have the necessary and relevant work experience and educational preparation for effective program delivery. -To maintain a high level of employer and graduate satisfaction by providing active and ongoing career development services."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids
3777 Sparks Drive SE Suite 125
Grand Rapids , MI 49546
http://www.rossmedicaleducation.com

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology126medical assistant
Medical Administration0medical billing

Number of programs and degrees for Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year1262

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids had a total enrollment of 172 students (282 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 6%
Women 94%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 30%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 9%
20-21 13%
22-24 22%
25-29 22%
30-34 8%
35-39 12%
40-49 11%
50-64 3%

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

ResidencePercent
Michigan100%

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

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

Item Percent
Graduating 82%

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total36616846%15995%
Men271037%10100%
Women33915847%14994%

Application Requirements:

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

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2533601)

Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Highlights

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What Sets Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Apart:

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Top 8%Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids Female % of student body

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