Altierus Career College Reviews

1.99 out of 5 stars
(95 Reviews)
  • Multiple Locations
  • Annual Tuition: $15,009 - $21,388
24% of 95 students said this degree improved their career prospects
27% of 95 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

1.0 out of 5 stars
mtsitz - 5/20/2016
Degree: Medical Office Administration
Graduation Year: 2013
"I attend the school here in Brampton back in 2012 unfortunate the program and the co-op was not very successful and finding a job in that field did not happen you have to at least volunteer with more experience and I try to apply in hospitals and clinics and I have a hard time to get in. It says you need more volunteer experience. So I try to apply in agencies but they do not have only general labor and other industrial activities. I didn't graduate and now I owe lots of money to government and it was a waste of time . My CPR expire and I wont be able to renew it's too expensive and have do it all over again. Even my classmates too they cannot find a job in the medical field and some of them drop out because it was a waste of money... and now the time I drop out they closed it do to number of student drop out. Now all I want to do is pay off my student loan and change my career.... maybe I want to do something in writing stories or doing stuff in the computers. I just need to find my way out.of this situation...."
2.3 out of 5 stars
Angela - 5/10/2016
Degree: Dental Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016
"Your there to pretty much teach yourself. If your not there to make friends & be talkative to others, your going to fail. They want you to be social like a high schooler. Good luck hearing your instructor in class. Good luck if your not social and you miss a day, to figure it out on your own, nobody will help you with what you missed. They will hold you back, make sure you fail at MOD so you have to retake them. They don't care about your financial situation. I haven't ate myself in over a week. If your a smoker & you accidentally forget your lighter in your pocket, you'll be accused as a drug addict. Talk a lot and be rude to others and this college will love you. If you go to try your heart out, you'll be made fun of, like I have been, was supposed to be my 4th mod, but I get to retake this mod due to a medical deal, I missed part of a week. Others go on vacation for a week or more & don't have to retake the mod. Shows be rude, talk a lot, you'll pass this college in a heart beat"
1.0 out of 5 stars
Danielle - 5/3/2016
Degree: Medical Office Administration
Graduation Year: 2014
"If I could give 0 stars I would. This school was horrible they forced all students into a loan with a 9.9% interest rate. Every student at the school had this loan. You had to pay the monthly fee while in school which was another downfall. I was sent on multiple interviews for the wrong positions and the school tried to take credit when I was hired off my externship site. Everything you learn in school does not apply to what you do when you get out of school."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Marisha stone - 5/2/2016
Degree: Massage Therapy
Graduation Year: 2045
"Poorest customer service. Don't understand people period. After weeks of attending than announced its closing I attempted multiple times to reach anyone there but no one every responded except for one over text message saying this is not her fault. Unprofessional. Wasted my time not happy at all."
1.0 out of 5 stars
XN - 4/15/2016
Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016
"Terrible management, they were so unorganized they even lost our papers, staff was horrible. They fired our teacher over night.. No one liked her anyway, she always had "favorites" - people who bring her coffee and kiss her behind. I was on the honor roll the whole time I was there until they fired my instructor and made me switch to the other class which i could not understand because she did everything differently. Also the school closed in like 2 months, how does a school even move just like that? They don't help you with your job afterwards like they say they would.. Even with my extern site, they had me quit both of my jobs two weeks before finishing school because they wanted me to be ready to go straight to extern, but I waited an extra two weeks until starting my extern site.. That's a whole month I could have gotten paid for. I have bills to pay like the stupid student loan I have now because I decided to go there, worst decision I've ever made my whole life! As far as the job is, they don't help you with that neither. They will tell you that they are working on it but wont do anything. I got my job by myself and I take full credit for it. They were so messy the DOH is still missing papers from my application that they sent in so now my "certification" is still pending until they have it. If I knew better, I wouldn't have wasted my money on these programs. AND they are always sending me to voicemail when ever I call!!"
1.8 out of 5 stars
Murphy1 - 3/9/2016
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2007
"When I signed up to go to Everest I was guaranteed that the job placement center would help me find a job as a Medical Assistant even though I have a DV (Domestic Violence) on my record. I proceeded with the course and graduated in May of 2007. I found the places that were hiring on my own but I was never hired because of my background. I tried to get help through the job placement center and this is the help I got they never helped me with my resume, never helped with the interview process which I was promised and I asked them to help with finding me a job their answer was the jobs are listed in the board over there. I looked for about 2 years and went back to what I was doing before which was Finances. I feel since I was lied to from the get go I shouldn't have to pay for my loans since it is completely useless to me."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Psw - 2/21/2016
Degree: Care Management
Graduation Year: 2013
"So sad it closed, but I had great teachers and great training I was proud to get a diploma from there I also had great marks Most of the students where great some just took the course and didn't make but about 80% did and I've had a job from day 1 after completing my course you usually get your career from placements, they did help you with your resume and fax off job also had you attend career job fairs. They did a great job at Kitchener location.... I'm tired I hearing all negative about this college."
1.6 out of 5 stars
Well - 2/5/2016
Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2013
"First off, let me just say that my teacher was nice. That's about it. I thought that I would get a decent education because they worked in the medical field. They taught the basics. blood draw, vitals, and what not. Most to half or more of the terminology that I was taught I have forgotten already. The problem is that after 8 months of schooling, I was unable to find a job. 3 years later, I still do not have a job as a medical assistant and I'm drowning in their student loan debt. im paying a 20,000 dollar loan so no one can hire me because I come from this school. trust me, ive applied to many places over this 3 year course and still I feel that these employers look down upon anyone that comes from this school. Now that its closed, I get no forgiveness on my loans while others that I went to school with got theirs forgiven. Their reason was because "everyone has a different situation". I'm pretty sure we all have the same reason and that is that our school was closed down. Why am I still paying their private loan that goes to them if all their schools are closed? why cant i keep that money and only pay the dept of education? do your research before going to any of these vocational schools because you can get the same education at a community college and will probably get a higher chance at getting a job. I regret ever going here and spending my time and money on a school that lied about their job placement rates just to steal money from people that are just trying to get their life together. And another thing, their career services sucked. They will tell you that they'll help you find a job blah blah blah. They'll help you find an externship. If you get placed in an externship that isn't looking to hire, well tough luck, you're on your own after that. You're old news after you get out of your externship because there's more people finishing and they'll be focusing on them."
4.0 out of 5 stars
HPfreelaptopIT - 1/14/2016
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2017
"There are no tutors for anything whatsoever. IT, Accounting, None. The Student Aid people tried but couldn't help. The IT lab is self paced. Spend tons of time there. All you got. Take the class by itself if you can. The Accounting has a 3rd party lab too. No tutors. The teachers are about 1/3 bad and 2/3 good that get back to you, some are very nice. They are your only help besides and extra outside tutors you pay for. The classes are $1200 ea if you have to take them over, you pay extra. Very frustrating if you aren't used to playing phone tag and not getting answered. One teacher's phone was off. Others didn't answer. 2 did, after several attempts etc. The financial dept will take your money and make sure you give them stuff, and are patient. The 24/7 technical hotline for computer/class issues is their best suit. They answer every every every time. Free HP Probook 455-G1 computer for IT."
1.3 out of 5 stars
S.s - 11/5/2015
Degree: Medical Billing & Coding
Graduation Year: 2007
"Everest college is the worst college. I did MIBC (Medical Billing & Coding ) from there on 2007 and still couldn't find a job. Before I join they told me that they're going to help me to find a job but after I finish my class I called them many time but they never help me. Every time I call them they ask me to send my resume and the'll call me back but they never do. I spend almost $9,000 for nothing. They just want your money that's it. Please guys don't waste your time and money on this college."
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