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3319 W. Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
Phone: (813) 879-6000

Campus Hours

Mon - Thu: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat: 9 am to 1 pm
Sun: Closed
Welcome to Altierus Career College in Tampa, Florida

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  • Altierus American Dream Scholarship
  • Altierus Student Grant
  • Altierus Alumni Scholarship
  • Military Scholarship
  • Workforce Scholarship

Grants And Scholarships

Altierus American Dream Scholarship

The Altierus American Dream Scholarship is a multimillion-dollar institutional scholarship program for students who attend an Altierus institution. The program features a limited number of scholarships available at each campus for new students.

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Altierus Student Grant

The Altierus Student Grant is an institutional grant program awarded on an annual basis to students of Altierus schools owned by ECMC Education who demonstrate financial need. This institutional grant is available for new and continuing students enrolled on or after July 25, 2016 for current and future academic periods. The amount and source of the grant, which can be up to $10,000 per academic year, may vary by student based on the demonstrated financial assistance needed, and institutional grant funding availability.

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Altierus Alumni Scholarship

The Altierus Alumni Scholarship is an institutional scholarship of up to $2,500 for graduates of an Altierus Career College (and former Everest students) who wish to further their education in the Nursing or Surgical Technologist programs at an Altierus institution.

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Military Scholarships

Altierus Military Scholarship

The Altierus Military Scholarship is applied as a percentage of the tuition charged for each applicable billing period during a student’s enrollment. The scholarship is non-transferrable, non-substitutable and cannot be combined with other institutional scholarship or grant program. For instances where a student is eligible for military scholarship and other institutional scholarships or grands, the program with the greatest benefit to the student will be applied. Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic

*Only applies to existing recipients through 2019

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Altierus Student Grant

The Altierus Student Grant is an institutional grant program awarded on an annual basis to students of Altierus schools owned by ECMC Education Group who demonstrate financial need. This institutional grant is available for new and continuing students enrolled on or after July 25, 2016 for current and future academic periods. The amount and source of the grant, which can be up to $10,000 per academic year, may vary by student based on the demonstrated financial assistance needed, and institutional grant funding availability.

The grant may be used to cover any confirmed remaining unmet financial need once Title IV and all other available funding sources have been exhausted up to the direct cost of attendance for the program in which the student is enrolled. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified within 45 days of the grant application submission date by the Campus Director or other campus official.

Eligibility

To be eligible, the student must:

  • Apply each academic year
  • Meet all application deadlines
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress throughout his/her course of study
  • Be eligible to receive federal Title IV financial aid.

Obtaining grant funds

The grant will automatically be credited to your account upon completion of the financial aid application processes and award confirmation. The grant is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Renewing the grant Students must reapply each academic year by the institutional deadline and meet eligibility requirements in order to be considered for the Altierus Student Grant. The grant amount may change each year based on the student’s:

  • Determined financial need
  • Enrollment
  • Timeliness of his/her financial aid application

Altierus Alumni Scholarship

The Altierus Alumni Scholarship is an institutional scholarship of up to $2,500 for graduates of an Altierus Career College (and former Everest students) who wish to further their education in the Nursing or Surgical Technologist programs at an Altierus institution.

To be eligible a student must:

  • Be entering the first year of either a Nursing or Surgical Technologist program and
  • Have previously graduated from an Altierus Career College (or Everest) program.

The program from which the student previously graduated is not limited to the location where they will be attending. The scholarship is a maximum one-time payment of $2,500 toward charges for tuition and fees. The amount of the scholarship cannot exceed applicable charges for the period paid.

Altierus Military Scholarship

The Altierus Military Scholarship is applied as a percentage of the tuition charged for each applicable billing period during a student’s enrollment. The scholarship is non-transferrable, non-substitutable and cannot be combined with other institutional scholarship or grant program. For instances where a student is eligible for military scholarship and other institutional scholarships or grands, the program with the greatest benefit to the student will be applied. Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in order to be eligible for subsequent disbursements.

To qualify for the Altierus Military Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a US Military Service Member or Veteran or
  • Be a dependent/spouse of a US Military Service Member or Veteran.

Students will be required to provide proof of eligibility by submitting a copy of official military documentation prior to the start of the program. Examples of acceptable documentation include, but are not limited to, a valid Military ID card, Leave and Earnings Statement, and DD214.

Payment Schedule

Member Status Military Scholarship Amount

U.S. Military Service Member — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Activated National Guard or Activated Reservist: 50% of tuition charged

Veteran, Spouse or Dependent: 10% of tuition charged

Veteran’s Assistance Programs

The VA administers education programs for veterans and their eligible dependents. The VA determines student eligibility and assists students with utilizing these benefits.

For information about U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits for veterans and their families, call (888)-GI-BILL-1 (888-442-4551) or visit http://www.gibill.va.gov.

VA education benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Post-9/11 GI Bill ® (Chapter 33) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_gibill.asp
  • Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill ® Benefits to Dependents (TEB) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_transfer.asp
  • Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon.asp
  • Montgomery GI Bill ®- Active Duty (Chapter 30) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_ad.asp
  • Montgomery GI Bill ® - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR / Chapter 1606) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_sr.asp
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP / Chapter 32) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/veap.asp
  • Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP / Chapter 1607)* http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/reap.asp
  • Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA / Chapter 35) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp
  • National Call to Service Program (NCS) http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/national_call_to_service.asp
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31) http://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/eligibility_and_entitlement.asp

Altierus American Dream Scholarship

Employer & Partner Nominated

The Altierus American Dream Scholarship is a multimillion-dollar institutional scholarship program for students who attend an Altierus institution. The program features a limited number of scholarships available at each campus for new students.

New Students

New students who first enroll in an Altierus institution on or after September 18, 2017 and were referred by a leader in the local community are eligible to apply for the Altierus American Dream New Student Scholarship up to $2,000.

To be eligible a student must:

  • Be recommended by a leader in the student’s community
  • Complete an essay answering the question “How will Altierus Help Me Fulfill My American Dream?” (See guidelines)
  • Meet application guidelines and deadlines

Winners will be selected based on quality of the recommendation, originality, creativity, adherence to the theme and overall quality of the essay submission as noted below. Scholarships will be awarded on a monthly basis. Student scholarship winners will be notified within 45 days of the scholarship application submission date by the Campus Director or other campus official.

Selection criteria will include:

  • Written reference from a leader in the community
    • Examples of leaders of the community include but are not limited to: coaches, teachers, principals, counselors, advisors, pastors, doctors, employers, support service professionals, law enforcement officer etc. o Community leader providing reference must certify that the student is being recommended on the leader’s own initiative, and that the student did not solicit the recommendation.
  • Review of the Written Essay submitted
    • Logical interpretation of the subject and adherence to topic
    • Originality, Innovation and Creativity
    • Adherence to overall guidelines and deadlines applicable

Scholarship Funds

Altierus American Dream Scholarships may be used in order to cover the direct cost of attendance for the program in which the student is enrolled (tuition, books and fees).

The Scholarship will be credited on a student’s account upon award of the scholarship. Scholarships are nontransferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Scholarships can only be used to reduce the institutional direct cost of the program (tuition, books and fees) and cannot be utilized for indirect costs or living expenses. Scholarship funds will be disbursed on a pro-rata basis per pay period, and will be limited, per pay period, to the amount by which tuition, books, and fees exceed the amount of Title IV and other funds available, such that application of the scholarship cannot create a credit balance or otherwise result in a stipend paid to the student.

*Only applies to existing recipients through 2019

Workforce Scholarships and Grants, including Youth, Adult and Displaced Workers

This campus is recognized by many public and non-profit organizations as an approved institution to support state and local workforce education and employment initiatives. As educational benefit programs become available, the campuses seek eligibility with the funding organizations. Therefore, if you are unemployed, under employed, or otherwise eligible youth or adult, you may qualify for various workforce educational benefit programs. Eligibility criteria for workforce educational assistance and benefits available vary by state, community and school, so check with the funding organization to see whether you qualify.

Altierus Career College’s Tampa campus offers a variety of activities and events to give you the complete student experience.

  • Student Ambassador Program — If you need help or just want to make new friends, ask a student ambassador.
  • Volunteer — We’re always looking for ways to not only improve the lives of our students but also the communities in which they live and work.
  • Events — Show your school spirit and join campus celebrations, make new friends, and have fun.

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Want to get a sense of what’s like to be a student at Altierus? Follow us on social. See photos of students on campus, special celebrations, volunteer events, and graduations.

Campus Resources

  • Ride share programs
  • Bus pass assistance
  • Library hours, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Library computers
  • Bookstore hours, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Tutors available as needed
  • Campus lounge vending machines

Off-Site Resources

  • Off-site restaurants close to the campus
  • Recommended child care services

Transportation and Parking

  • On-site parking at no cost
  • Access to close public transportation/Bus Route 34
  • Several blocks from I-275

Safety & Security

Our campuses have multiple safety precautions in place including a professional security staff as well as cameras, alarms, and secured access where appropriate.

ACCSC

Accreditation, Licensure, and Approvals

Altierus Career College Tampa is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). For further information on ACCSC, mail to 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, call 703-247-4212, or visit www.accsc.org.

  • The Medical Assistant diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).
  • The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, 301.657.3000, www.ashp.org.
  • The Electrician program is approved by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), www.nccer.org.
  • The Massage Therapy program is approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy.
  • The curriculum of the Associate Degree in Nursing program is approved by state licensure by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
  • Assigned School by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).
  • Annually licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll free number (888) 224-6684.
  • Approved for the training of Veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code.

* Copies of accreditation, approval and membership documentation are available for inspection at the campus. Please contact the campus president to review this material.

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