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Star Career Academy-Philadelphia
Star Career Academy-Philadelphia 2371 Welsh Road Philadelphia, PA 19114 Phone: (215) 969-5877
  • General Information
    About Star Career Academy-Philadelphia

    The mission of Star Career Academy is to: Provide performance-based occupational training to prepare students for entry-level employment in allied health fields, cosmetology, professional cooking, baking and pastry arts, and hotel and restaurant management. Help students gain the confidence needed to perform at their highest potential and pursue life-long learning and advancement. Help students understand and meet professional ethical standards. The administration and faculty of Star Career Academy are committed to facilitating the mission by: Meeting standards of excellence as determined by its accrediting and licensing agencies. Delivering programs that meet the needs of the community. Providing the support services needed to allow all students to achieve their goals. Ensuring that the school has the resources needed to realize its educational objectives. Training at Star Career Academy is "performance-based," using simulated work environments run by industry professionals. Graduates are equipped with the practical skills needed to meet the demands of the intense cosmetology, culinary, hospitality and allied healthcare workplaces of New York, New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. In addition, students learn teamwork, professional standards and ethical practices. Classroom and laboratory training is capped by an externship in most programs. Students go on-site at a doctor's office, clinic, hospital facility, hospitality or culinary arts location and experience "realtime" employment requirements. By the conclusion of the externship, a student is job-ready and Star Career Academy's Career Service Advisors will assist the student in scheduling interviews at area facilities. The atmosphere at Star Career Academy schools is professional, but still warm and friendly. Instructors and students work together in a setting similar to real workplaces. Teamwork and human relations skills are developed and students learn the professional and ethical standards required for employment in the field. Instructors and advisors are available to assist students with educational and personal problems as strives to have every student meet his or her career and life goals.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • None
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Students cannot receive federal aid (e.g. Pell Grants).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 76%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 363
    Native American 0.0
    Asian 19.0
    African American 201.0
    Hispanic 35.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 396
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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