Consumer Information

Compass Career College is dedicated to providing the highest quality career training to all enrolled students preparing each student for entry into the work force.  The following consumer information is provided to benefit current and prospective students and any other interested party. Knowledgeable individuals are able to make informed decisions about their role, their actions, and their responsibilities within the community. Included are key items disclosed in accordance with the federal Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA).

Each year, the institution publishes a Student Consumer Information Flyer available online in a pdf format and distributed to enrolled students in print format.

Students may also visit the College Navigator website to view data reported to the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System.


General Information:

General information is located in the institution's general catalog.  Several polices detailed in the catalogs and handbooks have been posted to the web in pdf format for the convenience of perspective students.  Use these links to:


Copyright Infringement Policies:

Read our policies on how to appropriately use information technology resources and copyrighted materials.


Health and Safety:

In an effort to safeguard the health and safety of our faculty, staff, and students, we have established a Drug Free School Policy (DFSP) to assist in making health, responsible choices.  Read our policies regarding the well-being of our campus community.


Student Body Diversity and Student Outcomes:

Compass Career College annually distributes and publishes a notice to enrolled and prospective students that lists and briefly describes the annual completion rate, placement rate, licensure rate and student body diversity.  These rates are calculated according to the guidelines set forth by our National Accreditor the Council on Occupational Education.  Additionally, Compass Career College reports annually its student retention rate as calculated by IPEDS and reported on College Navigator.  Interested parties may access this information and more via the College Navigator tab of the Center’s website.

Student Outcomes Handout

The following data was collected from the 2020-2021 aid year.

Total Enrolled Full-Time Students: 352

Male - 58
Female - 294

Total Enrolled Full-Time Students Receiving Federal Pell Grants: 225

Male - 34
Female - 191


Ethnicity of Full-Time Students Receiving Federal Pell Grants:

Race Male Female
Asian 0 1
Black or African American 21 123
Hispanic 1 4
Native Hawaiian 0 0
White 12 62
2 or more races 0 0
Unknown or Unreported 0 0
American Indian or Alaska Native 0 1

Retention Rate:

The following retention rate measures the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following Fall.  The percentage of students who began their studies in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021 is 56%.

Student Completion, Placement, and Licensure Rates:

The following student placement rate is provided to benefit current and prospective students and any other interested party.  Knowledgeable individuals are able to make informed decisions about their role, their actions, and their responsibilities within the community.

The following data was collected from the 2020-2021 aid year:

Program

Completion

Placement

Licensure

Medical Assistant

64%

81%

 N/A

Medical Billing and Coding

62%

73%

 N/A

Nurse Aide Training

75%

100%

 N/A

Practical Nurse

47%

82%

100%

Welding

73%

82%

 N/A

Cosmetology

68%

100%

100%

 


Student Financial Assistance:

Know your financial rights and responsibilities as a student, the types of aid administered by Compass Career College, and the policies governing the return of funds when a student withdraws.


Voter Registration:

Students 18 years of age or older are encouraged to register to vote.  Voter registration information for Tangipahoa parish may be found online.  Students needing assistance accessing this website may contact Student Services.

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