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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Stellar Career College accredited?

Yes, we are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges 

What makes us different?

At Stellar, we think that people make the difference. It is an individual’s drive, compassion and passion for education that sets us apart. We have an amazing team of dedicated professionals who want
to help people just like you have better employment options through education.

What does it take to get started?

Your first step would be to schedule an admissions appointment. During this visit you will be able to learn details on the program you’re interested in, learn about career outcomes and get answers to all yourquestions. We do not do a sales presentation or pressure students to enroll. We definitely want to make sure you get all of the information you need to make a good decision about your future.

What happens if I fail?

This is the most common concern for anyone enrolling into our college. We offer a unique grading system with exam retakes. Approximately 90% of our students graduate, which means we can help you become a successful graduate.

How long has your college been around?

Stellar Career College purchased Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute in 2017. Computer Tutor was founded in 1986.

Does the school offer financial aid?

You can talk to a financial aid officer to discuss your financial options for your chosen program. Our tuition is significantly less than other private colleges in the area. We will do our best to make it affordable for you to invest in your education. We offer federal financial aid to those who qualify and private payment plan options. We can make it affordable for you to invest in your future.

Can I do it?

With our unique hands-on approach to learning, we know we can help just about anyone succeed in our career development courses. Our school guarantees every student an exceptional level of support and training, whether you choose a medical office, an accounting course, or one of our other medical courses. An admissions advisor can help you determine if Stellar is the right college for you. We have a unique grading policy which ensures that you will learn and pass!

What times are the classes offered?

We offer set schedules so you can plan your life around school. We offer part time and full time  course schedules depending on the program you choose.

Will the school help me find employment after I graduate?

SCC works with local employers to find out what job skills are in high demand. Our hands-on training gives you the skills and experience you need to compete in today’s job market. The Career Services Department works with all graduates to help them find a job in their chosen career. Visit our Facts and Disclosures page 

Am I too old to attend?

We have a diverse student population from 17 to 70 years old. We have the experience and resources to help anyone who is willing to learn. If you’re unsure which of our career training programs will be the best for you, schedule an appointment with our advisers to discuss it one-on-one and we will help you decide if we are the right college for you.

Will I fit in?

Our students are all unique, but most will agree that Stellar Career College made them feel like they fit right in thanks to the family-like atmosphere and small class sizes. We have some great reviews. Check out what our grads have to say, hear it straight from them!

When do classes start?

Our classes begin year-round. The best time to start is now. Contact our admissions office or come visit our Modesto campus to find out exactly when the next round of career training program classes starts.

Do you offer online courses?

No. Our programs are focused on hands-on practical training preparing individuals for the workforce. You will train and learn skills that you will transfer directly into the workforce.

How big are the classes?

Classes here at Stellar are generally less than 10 to 15. This allows students the proper attention from their instructors and also makes them feel more comfortable.

How do I get my transcripts?

Your student records are active for one year after completing a course.  After this time, they are kept in a storage facility off campus.  For the initial year, you may request copies of records for a fee of $20.00.  Access to these records is limited after your files become inactive; therefore, 48 hours’ notice and a $60.00 fee are required for retrieval of the file and copies. You can contact the office at (209) 545-5200 or submit your request to kristina@stellarcollege.edu.

What makes us different?

Stellar Career College always puts students first. We have a great reputation and most of our students know someone who has attended. Our student and graduate feedback is awesome. Take a look at what our grads say on our success stories page. Once you’re enrolled you can trust that our staff and faculty will not only treat you like family but will go above and beyond to help you reach your goals. You can do this if you set your mind to it. You have to to visit to feel the difference. 

 
Are my credits transferable?

The transferability of credits you earn at Stellar Career College is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the certificate you earn in the educational program is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits or certificate that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that    institution. For this reason you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending Stellar Career College to determine if your credits or certificate will transfer.

 
 
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