Altierus Career College-Bissonnet


At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year


1 Faculty Members | 1122:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of the Institute is to prepare students to enter, prosper in, and meet the needs of the employment community served. To accomplish this purpose, the Institute offers a variety of career-oriented instructional programs and academic counseling services. The Institute believes that preparing students for participation in the working community is an important mission and a service to society. The Institute is dedicated to the ideal that all students should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Institute is concerned with developing, in all students, the quest for knowledge and skills necessary for life-long learning in their chosen field.

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cost & financial aid

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Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Did not receive aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 90.0% $5,069
State/local grants 1.0% $6,000
Institutional grants 18.0% $2,442
Loans 92.0% $7,189

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Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
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Undergraduate Majors X

    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Application Fee

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino43.16%
  2. Black40.21%
  3. Caucasian8.45%
  4. Asian4.16%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities3.62%
  6. Not Specified0.27%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.13%

Student body breakdown

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Attendance breakdown

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Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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