Compass Career College

42353 Deluxe Plaza, Suite 16, Hammond, LA

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Compass Career College, located in Hammond, Louisiana, was founded in 1997 to provide residents of southern Louisiana workforce development opportunities in cosmetology, allied health and nursing. The school is an open enrollment institution, along any individual wishing to receive career education to enroll. The school is dedicated to providing an excellent learning environment and allowing students to develop and grow prior to their entry into the workforce, ensuring that they are capable and ready for professional success.

Academics

Compass Career College offers a number of training programs aimed to prepare students for entry into the workforce as professionals. These programs will provide comprehensive education and training to individuals, allowing them to develop the skills necessary to operate as professionals within their field of study. Programs take between one and two years to complete, based on the complexity and educational requirements of the field. Program completion is based on hours of study, with courses held five days a week, starting in the morning and ending by early to mid afternoon.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to enroll at Compass Career College must supply proof of age, identification, social security number, have a high school diploma or equivalent as well as provide acceptable ACT scores. If the student has not taken the ACT, a placement exam will be administered to ensure the student meets the minimum requirements for admission. Once all information is provided, students will supply immunization records, pay for tuition, and attend orientation to start the education process.

Students looking for financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards. Students must meet with a counselor prior to the initial disbursement of funds as well as prior to graduation in order to better prepare the student for repayment of loans as part of their future financial planning.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at Compass Career College. Please consider that the list may be different from currently available programs. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

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Medical assistant program takes usually twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $14,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $1,010*
  • Last year, more than 40 students completed this program
  • Students complete this program in usually 12 months

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The cosmetology program offered usually takes about twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $17,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,540*
  • More than 20 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The cosmetology program takes about 12 months to complete

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The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program offered usually takes about eighteen months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $24,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,440*
  • Based on published reports, around 10 students completed the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program last year
  • The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes about 18 months to complete

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The medical insurance coding program offered usually takes about twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $13,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $1,690*
  • Students usually complete the medical insurance coding program in 12 months

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The welding program takes about seven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $10,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $670*
  • Students complete this program in usually 7 months

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Nursing assistant program takes usually two months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $1,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $230*
  • More than 20 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the nursing assistant program is about 2 months

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Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships74%$3,366
Receiving Student Loans76%$4,825

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
82%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,971