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Charter College Overview

Charter College is a private for-profit institution situated in Vancouver, Washington. The location of Charter College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Charter College Known For?

1,921 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Charter College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average Charter College student 4.0 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Charter College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Charter College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#43 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Charter College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Construction Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Online Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Online Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#125 Best Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Charter College?

Location of Charter College

Contact details for Charter College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 17200 S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard, Suite 100, Vancouver, WA 98683-7575
Phone: 360-448-2000

Charter College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Charter College?

87% Take Out Loans
13.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Charter College, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $10,113 a year. That adds up to $40,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Charter College is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Charter College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,853 Full-Time Undergraduates
75% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,853 full-time undergraduates at Charter College, 25% are male and 75% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Charter College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Charter College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Charter College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 187
Hispanic or Latino 706
White 1,098
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 855

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Charter College. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Charter College

736 Took All Classes Online
2,672 Took At Least One Class Online
6.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,672 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Charter College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 13th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Charter College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Charter College was 6.8%. This is the #1,547 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Charter College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Charter College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Support & Assistant Services 27%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Computer Systems Networking 21%
Construction 50%
Construction Trades 50%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 41%
Health Professions 25%
Health Sciences & Services 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Charter College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Charter College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Construction #4
Construction Trades #7
Computer Systems Networking #36
Health Sciences & Services #41
Business Support & Assistant Services #76
Information Technology #79
Computer Information Systems #109
Health & Medical Administrative Services #212
Computer & Information Sciences #252

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Charter College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 980 0 980
Dental Support Services 0 175 0 175
Health Sciences & Services 172 0 0 172
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 155 0 155
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 125 15 140
Nursing 86 0 0 86
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 73 0 73
Business Administration & Management 33 0 10 43
Precision Metal Working 0 35 0 35
Information Technology 0 20 0 20
Computer Systems Networking 14 0 0 14
Construction 12 0 0 12
Air Transportation 4 0 5 9
Computer Information Systems 0 0 7 7
TOTAL 321 1,563 37 1,921


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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