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IPEDS ID: 431956
OPE ID: 03150500
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Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center
6330 Pacific Blvd., Suite 200, Huntington Park, California 90255-4199
General information:  (323) 277-9697
Website:  www.atechcollege.edu
Type:  < 2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  174 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Admissionswww.atechcollege.edu
Apply Onlinewww.atechcollege.edu
Financial Aidwww.atechcollege.edu
Net Price Calculatorwww.atechcollege.edu
Disability Serviceswww.atechcollege.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DISCLOSURE_2016_Students-with-Disabilities.pdf
Mission Statement
  The school is committed primarily, to provide the necessaries skills and knowledge to the Hispanic Community for better opportunitites in the Garment Industry. Towards personal grow, continuing education and vocational development of its student's body. In this regard, the school's objective is to train students with marketable job skills, to improve and develop excellen work habist, studen'ts self esteem and the ability to meet employers expectations in the field of garment industry.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
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
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty (all instructional)33
Estimated Expenses in the Largest Program for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAverage Completion
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist26 credit hours10 months
Detailed Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees$11,894$11,894$12,975$13,4753.9%
Books and supplies$600$600$600$6000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$13,089$13,633$14,227$15,1396.4%
Other$4,725$4,746$4,736$4,8281.9%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,859$4,879$4,879$4,9822.1%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Off Campus$30,308$30,873$32,538$34,0424.6%
Off Campus with Family$17,353$17,373$18,454$19,0573.3%
Next largest programs 2017-2018
ProgramProgram LengthAverage CompletionTuition and feesBooks and supplies
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician24 credit hours9 months$13,475$600
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other19 credit hours7 months$12,475$600
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid110394%————
Grant or scholarship aid10394%$581,687$5,647
Federal grants9990%$565,323$5,710
Pell grants9990%$558,145$5,638
Other federal grants6761%$7,178$107
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships55%$16,364$3,273
Student loan aid8981%$732,046$8,225
Federal student loans8981%$732,046$8,225
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid124080%$1,070,783$4,462
Pell grants21873%$969,461$4,447
Federal student loans15151%$1,153,414$7,639
  • 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.

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AVERAGE NET PRICE IN THE LARGEST PROGRAM FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAcademic Year Length
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist26 credit hours30 credit hours
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$20,085$17,984$22,582
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$20,015$17,978$22,565
$30,001 – $48,000$21,446$18,149$22,800
$48,001 – $75,000$17,639
$75,001 – $110,000
$110,001 and more
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance for the institution's largest program. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses for the institutions largest program. If the total length of program is greater than the academic year length, the total cost of attendance is adjusted for the academic year and the average net price is for the academic year. For programs that are less than the academic year length, the total cost of attendance and the average net price are for the entire length of the program.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)174
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 19%
Female: 81%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 86%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 3%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 61%
25 and over: 39%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
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 has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 72%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2014-15
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 74%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2013-14 or 2014-15, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2013-14 or 2014-15, by Time to Completion
[Began in 2013-14]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 7%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 74%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 75%
[Began in 2014-15]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 19%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 74%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
  • Non-degree-granting institutions were not required to report Outcome Measures information.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
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  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other11-
Category total11-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-33
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist-91
Category total-124
Visual and Performing Arts
Fashion/Apparel Design-12
Category total-12
Grand total11136
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training7/1/1995 -  Accredited
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling001
Incest000
Statutory rape000
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 Year201520142013
Default rate17.3%25.3%27.1%
Number in default131925
Number in repayment757592
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)