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959 Route 46 East
Parsippany, NJ 07054-3897
p. 954-400-2000
w. www.anthem.edu

Anthem Institute-Parsippany

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Introduction

The Anthem Institute-Parsippany is part of the Anthem Education Group. In 1982 the Group got its start as the High-Tech Institute of Phoenix, Arizona, which operated over 20 career training schools across the country. When the Anthem Education Group was created in 2008, the schools all became part of the new education Group. The goal is to provide students with practical, applicable, real-world training and knowledge. By emphasizing a hands-on education, they strive to not only educate students, but prepare them for rewarding careers.

Located along Route 46 East in Parsippany, New Jersey, this location was established in 1981. With a focus on Health Care and Technology, both classroom and coursework, as well as training in realistic work environments and time spent in the field, are used to instruct students in their chosen area of study.

Academics

Anthem’s Parsippany branch currently offers programs of study in healthcare and technology fields. Program graduates receive a diploma.

Programs include:

  • Computer Networking & Security
  • Graphic Design & Animation
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Patient Care Technician

Classrooms are built for a 30 student maximum capacity, allowing a small teacher-to-student ratio that is meant to provide both students and instructors with a successful educational experience.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

When applying to the school, Admissions Representatives are available to answer any specific questions or inquiries. Admissions requirements are straightforward, although the order of the application process differs from many schools in that the student must first meet with admissions and then apply for acceptance.

Requirement for admissions are as follows: the candidate must speak and write fluently in English, must be a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency (GED) diploma, and must pass the Anthem Institute Entrance Assessment Test. Upon verification of these requirements being met, the student will meet with an Admissions Rep to complete the Application Packet, which will include an official application, transcripts or prior education verification, an enrollment agreement, and payment of the registration fee.

Financial Aid

Once a student has been accepted by the school, he or she may begin the financial aid application process. Some students may qualify for federal aid, including federal grants and loans, or military or veterans Federal Military Aid under the G.I. Bill.

Some students may be interested in the Institution Loan Program, which personalizes loan packages based on the student’s needs and circumstances, as an alternative or supplement to federal financial aid.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3611th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

A variety of student and alumni services are available during the student’s time studying at the Institute and after graduation. Services like job placement assistance and interview preparation, private tutoring, review classes and supplemental laboratory time are free of charge to students.

Campus life is not all work and no play, as student activities are regularly scheduled by Student Services. Students commonly enjoy social gatherings like picnics, sports games, and contests while meeting and getting their peers and mentors in a relaxed, casual setting.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Athletics

While the Parsippany campus does not have any intercollegiate sports teams, the Township of Parsippany Recreation department does offer a range of adult men’s and women’s sports including tennis, softball and volleyball.

Local Community

The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, more commonly known as Parsippany, is located in Morris County New Jersey. Local transportation includes the Parsippany Transit free-to-residents two-route bus service. Parsippany is traversed by the New Jersey Transit Morristown Line train via the Mount Tabor station which provides service to and from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan, New York, and the Hoboken, New Jersey, Terminal.

Local attractions include the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route and the many beaches of the Jersey Shore, and the Morristown National Historic Park. On the weekends students can enjoy the many cinemas, restaurants and retail shopping locations in Parsippany, the many area public parks and forests, or make the short trip into Manhattan to enjoy New York City nightlife.

Additional School Information

Under the Quality Commitment Program, students are offered various graduate and alumni benefits such as the ability to return for skills retraining or updating. These refresher courses are free of charge and allow students to stay on top of their game while working in their chosen field. Additionally, career services assistance is provided to all students who have graduated or successfully completed a training program, even years after program completion.

While the majority of classes are taught on campus, students can enjoy a flexible course schedule comprised of both day and evening classes. Online courses may also be available to some students, who should consult the current course offerings for online class information.

Accreditation

This campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCS).

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1 0.36
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Parsippany, NJ 07054-3897
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population27,616 (27,616 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,823 (2.53 people per house)
Median Household Income$62,106
Families7,168 (3.15 people per family)

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 1, but less than 2 academic yrs
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3411

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 2895th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $13,342 $13,342 $13,342
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $225 $225 $225
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $14,667 $14,667 $14,667
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $37,167 $37,167 $37,167
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $19,167 $19,167 $19,167

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees N/A $13,567 N/A $13,567 N/A $13,567
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies N/A $1,137
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board N/A $17,776
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses N/A $4,112
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board N/A $4,112

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

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Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 22 47 7 103 2 189
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 5 12 4 31 53
Graphic Design 2 8 1 12 25
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 2 10 21 36
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 4 2 13 1 21
Medical/Clinical Assistant 9 15 2 26 1 54

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of FT Faculty N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of PT Faculty 12
FT Faculty Ratio N/A
Total Benefits N/A

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