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IPEDS ID: 455707
OPE ID: 04066300
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Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound
2936 North McVay Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36606
General information:  (251) 433-1600
Website:  www.ultrasound.edu
Type:  2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  38 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Mission Statement
  Our mission is to provide excellent educational opportunities, resources, and clinical experiences to meet the requirements of all students pursuing a career and certification in cardiovascular ultrasound diagnostics. CVIU sets high academic standards for its students and insures students have a thorough understanding of the ultrasound principles, technology, and competency skills needed to confidently pursue a career in cardiovascular ultrasound. The didactic components are integrated with the practical application of ultrasound sonography through scanning labs and on-site application of the knowledge and competencies learned in the classroom. Any student completing any CVIU program will possess complete confidence in pursuing a career in ultrasound sonography.
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
None
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty (all instructional)31
Average undergraduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$16,225
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12861%$132,936$4,748
Pell grants2861%$132,936$4,748
Federal student loans46100%$530,733$11,538
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)38
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 18%
Female: 82%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 92%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 42%
25 and over: 58%
Age unknown: 0%
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram1
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<2
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Certificate
2
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Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician364
Category total364
Grand total364
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools 12/19/2005 -  Accredited
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate0.0%0.0%
Number in default00
Number in repayment100
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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