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Carrington College - Tucson

3550 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ

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Carrington College Schools

Carrington College is a system of schools owned and operated by DeVry Inc. through their acquisition of the U.S. Education Corporation. The schools are located throughout the Western United States, having in total 17 locations between Carrington College and Carrington College California. The school enrolls approximately 9000 students.

Carrington College provides career training and education for a number of fields and is constantly looking to expand into new areas and size. The school utilizes a qualified faculty and staff and trained to prepare students for entry into the workforce by completing a curriculum designed to best develop the skills and abilities demanded by potential employers. Programs are primarily in the allied health and medical field, with graduates earning a certificate or associate’s degree which demonstrates competency in the area of study chosen.

Programs offered include:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Criminal Justice

Tucson Location

Carrington College - Tucson is located at 3550 N Oracle Rd. in the city of Tucson. This campus has graduated close to 470 students in recent years. This campus provides services for students in the form of flexible courses for those with irregular schedules, career pathway counseling to help students define their goals, and online distance learning for students outside the school's service area. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting carrington.edu.

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Carrington College - Tucson. The list may differ from current programs, for a complete list of what programs are offered students can visit the school's website.

Medical Assistant (32 Hours)

The medical assistant program offered on average takes about eleven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $910*
  • Former students had a loan repayment rate of around 24%**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,500 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 200 students completed this program
  • The medical assistant program takes about 11 months to complete

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Dental Assistant (32 Hours)

The dental assistant program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $970*
  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 34% for former students**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,500 in student loans**
  • More than 60 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Students usually complete the dental assistant program in 10 months

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Pharmacy Technician (32 Hours)

The pharmacy technician program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $930*
  • Graduates in repayment, have an estimated repayment rate of 29%**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,500 in student loans**
  • Based on published reports, around 30 students completed the pharmacy technician program last year
  • Students complete this program in usually 10 months

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Medical Insurance Specialist (32 Hours)

Medical insurance specialist program takes on average ten months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $1,390*
  • 32% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
  • On average, $9,300 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
  • More than 60 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the medical insurance specialist program is about 10 months

Veterinary Assistant (32 Hours)

The veterinary assistant program takes about ten months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $810*
  • 31% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,500 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 20 students completed this program
  • The length of the veterinary assistant program is about 10 months

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Physical Therapist Assistant (32 Hours)

Physical therapist assistant program takes on average ten months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $910*
  • 30% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $8,300 in student loans**
  • Based on published reports, around 30 students completed the physical therapist assistant program last year
  • The length of the physical therapist assistant program is about 10 months

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Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The net cost of this school is close to $18,900 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with Carrington College - Tucson for more information.

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 Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$4,455
Receiving Student Loans84%$6,419

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 14%.

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The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Carrington College - Tucson.

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.