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Altierus Career College-Bissonnet


At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-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

Annual tuition & fees


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In state

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Out of state

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Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 100.0% $6,953
State/local grants 1.0% $11,000
Institutional grants 22.0% $2,505
Loans 86.0% $7,413

Other Estimated Costs


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Books & Supplies

$0 per year

Personal Expenses

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Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Full List of Majors

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
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Application Fee

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black46.92%
  2. Hispanic/Latino40.77%
  3. Caucasian5.77%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities2.7%
  5. Asian1.92%
  6. Not Specified1.92%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Undergraduate students


Full Time Students
Part Time Students

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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