CALC, Institute of Technology

200A North Center Drive
Suite A
Alton, IL 62002

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Main telephone 618.474.0616
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141 Market Place Drive
Suite 180
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone - 618.398.2252
Fax - 618.398.5095
Contact person name Beth Schnaak
Contact person title Compliance Officer
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 618.474.0616
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Public or private Private
Type of school Administrative,Computer Networking, Medical Billing/Coding, Medical Assistant, and Practical Nursing programs
Date founded 1996
Degrees offered Certificate of completion
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education, nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education
Specialized licensure Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation/Board of Nursing
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider All programs are Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) approved
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area St. Louis
Population of city the school is in 75,000
Distance from campus to city center 1 mile
Public transportation to campus Yes
Student parking on campus Free parking
Campus size 2 acres
County Madison
Visitor information website
School visit availability 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday. Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact to set up school visit Heather Burns or Fred Albrecht, Alton Campus

Shawnee Tefteller, Fairview Heights, IL Campus
Additional information School specializes in Adult Career Changers. Programs are set up for an individual to manage school, family and work.
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Number of full time, male students 3
Number of full time, female students 41
Total number of full time students 44
Number of part time, male students 26
Number of part time, female students 48
Total number of part-time students 74
Total number of male students 29
Total number of female students 89
Total number of students 118
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
Asian 1%
Black 30%
Hispanic 1%
White 64%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 5%
Number of states and territories represented 2
Other out-of-state student information Missouri and Illinois
Percentage of students from outside the US 0%
Percentage of students 25 or older 70%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Tuition, including one-time $100 registration fee:

Administrative Specialist:
Tuition $9,828.00
Registration $100.00
Books $945.00
Lab Fees $60.00
Total $10,933.00

Medical Assistant:
Tuition $12,600.00
Registration $100.00
Books $799.20
Lab Fees $225.00
Uniforms/Scrubs $120.00
Total $13,844.20

Medical Office Specialist:
Tuition $10,080.00
Registration $100.00
Books $1,031.85
Total $11,211.85

Network Engineer:
Tuition $13,275.00
Registration $100.00
Books $580.00
Lab Fees $720.00
Total $14,675.00

Practical Nursing:
Tuition $24,300.00
Registration $100.00
Books $1,101.40
Lab Fees $375.00
Uniform/Scrubs $120.00
ATI Exams $1,190.00
Total $27,186.40

Other Fees: (Determined by the State of Illinois)
(Practical Nursing) NCLEX-PN Exam Fee: $298 ; (Practical Nursing) LPN License Fee: $50 ; Industry certification exams: varies

Corporate Training Courses Offered (does not include books, lab supplies, materials, uniforms, nor exam fees): Individual Medical Office/Assistant Courses: $244/quarter credit; Individual Office Administrative Courses: $300/quarter credit; Individual Information Technology Courses: $300/quarter credit
Tuition refund policy Prorated up to 60% completion per term
Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Federal Student Aid available to those who qualify.
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Financial aid contact person Fred Albrecht
Financial aid contact title Director
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 618.474.0616
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Application deadline (for fall term) Continuous open enrollment
Letters about aid sent to applicants Continuous open enrollment
School year financial aid data is from 2017-2018
Percentage of students who received financial aid 85%
Average amount of financial aid awarded
Loan $6,166
Grant from state government $10,274
Grant from federal government $3,549
Percentage of students awarded each type of financial aid
Loan 57%
Grant from state government 25%
Grant from federal government 74%
Percentage of students who took out loans to pay for school 86%
Average student loan debt for last graduating class $10,240
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Institution loans (from the school) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Merit-based scholarships and grants
Other merit-based scholarship information Other options include WIA Workforce Development
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
Proprietary financial aid data are from ... (Financial aid data are for the 2017-2018 academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Fred Albrecht
Admissions contact title Director
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 618.474.0616
Admissions office website Find more information on this website
For incoming students Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Administrative Specialist, Network Engineer, Medical Office, and Medical Assistant students
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Practical Nursing students
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Very difficult (about 60% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants 30
Number of male applicants accepted 21
Number of male applicants who enrolled 11
Number of female applicants 293
Number of female applicants accepted 203
Number of female applicants who enrolled 111
Total number of applicants 323
Total number of applicants accepted 224
Total number of applicants who enrolled 122
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Admission is available Open enrollment, non-term
Application deadline Continuous
Other information about applying Practical Nursing application deadline in January
Application fee $100
Application fee waived Registration fee is waived for re-enrollment
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
College transcript Required for some students
High school GPA Required for some students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Letters of recommendation (#) 2 letters of recommendation for Practical Nursing applicants
Letters of recommendation Required for some students
Other application materials Required for some students
Other information about exams Wonderlic Basic Entrance Exam for most programs.
TEAS entrance exam for Practical Nursing
Letters of recommendation 2 letters of recommendation for Practical Nursing applicants, required for some students
Admissions contact person #2 Shawnee Tefteller
Admissions contact title #2 Career Specialist
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
Admissions contact person #3 Heather Burns
Admissions contact title #3 Career Specialist
Admissions contact e-mail #3 Email
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Pre-certification training Yes
Pre-licensing training Yes
Certificate or diploma Yes
School catalog website Find more information on this website
Academic calendar Continuous
Grading system 4 point scale
Number of faculty on campus 13
Student faculty ratio 10 :1
Average class size
Lecture 18
Laboratory 18
Discussion 18
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
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Housing phone 618.474.0616
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Academic advising Yes
Tutoring Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Placement testing Yes
Student lounge Yes
Disabilities contact person Fred Albrecht
Disabilities contact e-mail Email
Disabilities contact phone 618.474.0616
Number of students with a disability served in a recent year 1
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Learning aids Yes
Registration assistance Yes
Tutors Yes
Veterans Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
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Career contact person Fred Albrecht
Career contact title Director
Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 618.474.0616
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 88%
Was counseled by the career services office 100%
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes 5
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.