Ameritech College of Healthcare has a rich history of more than 40 years serving the communities in the Salt Lake City Valley. The College was founded in 1979 as the American Institute of Medical Dental Technology, Inc. In 2006, the college expanded, opened a new site in Draper, Utah, and the name of the College was changed Ameritech College to reflect its expanding scope of education and training. In May 2015 the name was changed to Ameritech College of Healthcare to emphasize healthcare as the College’s educational focus.
The figures for Ameritech College of Healthcare and its peer institutions were pulled from College Navigator, an online consumer tool developed by the US Department of Education and its National Center for Education Statistics to allow for evaluation of US Colleges receiving Title IV funding.
The 150% graduation rate is the time frame consistent with guidelines mandated in the federal Student Right to Know legislation. This graduation rate is calculated for first time, full time students.
The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is the exam Ameritech College of Healthcare nursing graduates must pass to apply for licensure with the state board of nursing and is one of the final steps to becoming a registered nurse.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is the national organization providing certification for occupational therapy professionals. Initial certification from NBCOT is a requirement for licensure in all 50 states.
The 2020 board passage rates for Ameritech College of Healthcare students is:
Ameritech College of Healthcare has seen a consistent increase in enrollment. The chart below represents yearly student enrollment counts since 2014.
Ameritech tracks and reviews student retention trends by examining disaggregated data.
|Black or African American||1.6%||80.0%|
|White or Caucasian||78.1%||85.6%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.003%||75.0%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||1.2%||76.2%|
|Two or more Races||2.7%||78.9%|
|Unknown or Not Specified||3.1%||79.6%|
First generation college students are those students whose parents have not completed a four-year college degree. Based on a recent student survey, approximately 68% of Ameritech students self-identify as first-generation college students.