Gainful employment is finding employment in the recognized occupation for which the graduate was trained or in a related comparable recognized occupation.
Financing options are the many choices a student can benefit from to access postsecondary education. These may include Federal Financial Aid, private student loans, in-house payment plans.
The program cost includes school tuition and fees for the training program considering that the student has a normal completion. Tuition and fees are subject to change. Please, review the school catalog.
The On-time Completion Rate indicates the percentage of students who completed their program of studies between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 after having followed the schedule discussed during the enrollment process. As defined, normal time is the regular amount of time a student would take to complete his program if enrolled full time at school. On-time completion rates will reflect any changes in schedule, such as failed classes that require being retaken.
The Accreditor Placement Rate is the percentage of graduates who completed their program of studies between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 and gained employment according to the standards of BU's accreditation agency, ACICS. Graduates who are unavailable for employment are not considered for this rate calculation. Graduates may become unavailable for employment due to pregnancy, death or other health-related issues, continuing education, military services, visa restrictions, enrollment in an English as a Second Language (ESL) program, and incarceration.
The State Placement Rate is the percentage of graduates who completed their program of studies between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. According to the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, a graduate is gainfully employed when he/she finds employment in a single position for which the institution provided the training program within six months after the student has completed his/her courses of studies. This rate indicates the number of graduates employed in the field divided by the number of graduates available for employment. A graduate is considered unavailable for employment when, after graduation, he/she dies, becomes incarcerated, is called to active military duty, is an international student who is required to leave the US or does not have a visa allowing him/her to work in the US, or is continuing his/her education in an accredited or bureau-approved post-secondary institution.