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All applicants need to have a personal interview with an Admissions Representative and complete an enrollment agreement.

The goal at Charter College is for every willing student to attend our schools regardless of their situation. Many of our career training programs require a high school diploma or GED. If you don’t have a high school diploma or GED and would like to train for a new career, we can help. Charter College and C4L Academy have partnered to offer adult learners a way to complete their high school education while pursuing a vocation in Business, Health Care, Information Technology, Trades, or Veterinary.

Students who have passed an ability to benefit (ATB) test may enroll in select programs at Charter College. ATB students may be eligible to receive Title IV financial aid only if they have received Title IV funds prior to July 1, 2012. ATB students may be eligible for VA benefits, scholarships and other funding. Contact Financial Aid for more information.

Everybody has a unique situation and each state offers different programs with individual requirements. We recommend you visit with one of our financial aid specialists to help you understand what is available and what you qualify for. Schedule an appointment today.

Yes. Charter College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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For more information about our accreditation and licensing, please visit our Accreditation page.

Why Charter College?

For more than 35 years, Charter College has provided relevant career training that helps turn students into professionals.

With program and institutional accreditations, Charter College adheres to rigorous standards for educational value and career results.

Whether you learn online or on-campus with an online supplement, your curriculum and training are designed to match area employer expectations.

Here’s What Our Students Say


Gabriel Amescua

Program: Dental Assisting, Certificate

Campus: Vancouver, WA

Company: Oasis Dental

I am happy and enthusiastic about my future and career. I couldn’t have done it without the help I received at Charter College! Thank you to all my instructors for all the support.



Program: Dental Assisting, Certificate

Campus: Pasco, WA

Company: Hermiston Dental Group

“I started by job shadowing at HDG the year I was going to graduate from high school. I decided to look more into DA as I started to look more into it I wanted to become a DA I found out about Charter College and the DA program. Later on I wanted to be able to work for Dr. Nicacio since I saw how the office was a fun environment. I wanted my externship in that office since I really enjoy being there. By the end of my extern I got hired, started working and learning new things!”


Taylor Hunter

Program: Medical Assistant, Certificate

Campus: Vancouver, WA

Company: Rebound

“I started at Charter in September 2021, throughout the 10 month course I gained many friendships and many great professional relationships for mentors. I achieved a lifetime career with them by my side through it all. I would like to personally thank my instructors for getting me through everything.”


Dianne Odell: Bringing a Passion for Animals into the Classroom

July 10, 2024|

From the time Dianne Odell was a child, she wanted to work with animals. But rather than follow her passion to a professional life in veterinary medicine, she earned a degree in computer science and worked in medical research and development. She had a family to support. Once her children were grown and no longer relying on
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Arlene Toscano: An Aspiring Ranch Veterinarian Starting at Charter College

June 24, 2024|

From the time Arlene Toscano was a child living on a ranch, she loved animals and dreamed of being a veterinarian someday. For the horses she rode, the chickens she raised, and the bunnies that hopped across the fields, Arlene wanted to make sure they all stayed happy and healthy. Arlene also had a knack for science
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5 Unique Industries You Can Enter as a Welder

June 19, 2024|

When you think of a welder, you probably imagine sparks flying as a heavily protected factory worker joins parts in some kind of a manufacturing plant. And while it’s true that most welders work in manufacturing, there are other options if you have finely-honed welding skills. From manufacturing to motorsports, agriculture to aeronautics, there are unique industries
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Charter College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)*. ABHES is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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