CALC, Institute of Technology

200 North Center Drive
Suite A
Alton, IL 62002

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Main telephone 618.474.0616
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4632 North Illinois Street
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone - 618.474-0616
Fax - 618.474-0616
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, Retail & Hospitality, 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. Fridays or evenings by appointment
Contact to set up school visit Shawnee at Alton, IL Campus
Dee at Fairview Heights, IL Campus
618.474.0616 option 1
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 1
Number of full time, female students 11
Total number of full time students 12
Number of part time, male students 6
Number of part time, female students 48
Total number of part-time students 54
Total number of male students 7
Total number of female students 59
Total number of students 66
Asian less than 1%
Black 44%
Hispanic less than 1%
White 53%
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 3%
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 65%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Tuition, including one-time $100 registration fee:
Administrative Specialist:
Tuition $11,520.00
Registration $100.00
Books $1,200.00
Media Fees $500.00
Total $13,320.00

Medical Assistant:
Tuition $14,400.00
Registration $100.00
Books $937.00
Lab Fees $300.00
Total $15,737.00

Medical Office Specialist:
Tuition $11,520.00
Registration $100.00
Books $1,539.00
Media Fees $75.00
Total $13,234.00

Network Engineer:
Tuition $14,400.00
Registration $100.00
Books $1,010.00
Media Fees $1,800.00
Total $17,310.00

Practical Nursing:
Tuition $25,920.00
Registration $100.00
Books $775.86
Lab Fees $743.00
Uniform/Scrubs $120.00
Exams $1,630.00
Total $29,288.86

Retail and Hospitality-Technology
Tuition: $1,152.00
Registration Fee: $100.00
Books: $150.00
Media Resource Fee: $400.00
Total: $1,802.00

Retail and Hospitality-Customer Service
Tuition: $1,152.00
Registration Fee: $100.00
Books: $150.00
Media Resource Fee: $400.00
Total: $1,802.00

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
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 2019-2020
Percentage of students who received financial aid 93%
Average amount of financial aid awarded
Loan $13,691
Grant from state government $18,018
Grant from federal government $7,828
Percentage of students awarded each type of financial aid
Loan 77%
Grant from state government 7%
Grant from federal government 82%
Percentage of students who took out loans to pay for school 75%
Average student loan debt for last graduating class $15,300
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Direct Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Direct 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 2019-2020 academic year.)
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Admissions contact person Dee Love
Admissions contact title Admissions
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 618.474.0616 option 1
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 13
Number of male applicants accepted 10
Number of male applicants who enrolled 7
Number of female applicants 102
Number of female applicants accepted 64
Number of female applicants who enrolled 59
Total number of applicants 115
Total number of applicants accepted 74
Total number of applicants who enrolled 66
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Other education requirements for admission 12th grade reading level
Admission is available Open enrollment, non-term
Application deadline Continuous
Other information about applying Practical Nursing application deadline in July
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 or HESI 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 Admissions
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
Admissions contact person #3 Fred Albrecht
Admissions contact title #3 Director
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
To get a catalog Email
Academic calendar Continuous
Grading system 4 point scale
Number of faculty on campus 13
Student faculty ratio 10 :1
Average class size
Lecture 15
Laboratory 15
Discussion 15
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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Academic advising Yes
Tutoring Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Placement testing Yes
Student lounge Yes
Accessibility contact person Fred Albrecht
Accessibility contact title Director
Accessibility contact e-mail Email
Accessibility 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 92%
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.