College of Court Reporting Inc

111 W 10th St Ste 111
Hobart, IN 46342
Tel: (219)942-1459
218 students
Private for-profit
CCR's mission is to educate students in the fields of computerized realtime machine shorthand technology, court reporting, rapid steno text entry, medical transcription, secretarial (office professional), and keyboarding.
School Highlights
College of Court Reporting Inc serves 218 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
College of Court Reporting Inc is one of 4 community colleges within Lake County, IN.
The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College College of Court Reporting Inc (IN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 6 staff
22 staff

Student Body

The student population of 218 has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 218 students 512 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
34:1
# Full-Time Students 52 students
507 students
# Part-Time Students 166 students
1,299 students
% Asian
3%
1%
% Black
12%
6%
% White
82%
47%
% Unknown races
3%
44%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.31 0.58

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,250 is less than the state average of $13,880. The private state tuition has grown by 46% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,250 $13,880
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • College of Court Reporting is a progressive, student-centered institution with a global reputation as being the leader in court reporting education. CCR was one of the first colleges in the country to deliver its entire court reporting program via distance education over the Internet and award an Associate of Applied Science degree. CCR was recently one of five colleges and universities nationwide to be selected by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in their Distance Education Demonstration Program. We are home to the state's only degree granting court reporting program. The College of Court Reporting (CCR) was founded in 1984 by Kay Moody. Prior to opening CCR, Kay completed her training at the Chicago College of Commerce in Chicago, Illinois. Following her training, she was asked to be an instructor at a local court reporting college in Northwest Indiana. After that college closed its doors, she decided to open her own college. CCR applied for and was granted full accreditation by the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education (ICOPE) on January 1, 1985. It was granted approval to award an Associate of Applied Science degree in Court Reporting by the same commission on August 14, 1985. Within a few years, Kay was able to develop a program that met and exceeded the minimum standards of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA). CCR was granted full approval for its court reporting program by the NCRA on November 1, 1987. Today, the College of Court Reporting offers undergraduate associated degree, certificate and diploma programs in three specialized areas of study. CCR's students include a diverse group of primarily working adults from all walks of life, including students throughout the United States and around the world. Generally, CCR's students are those who seek hands-on instruction, dedicated faculty and staff and a high-quality, career specific curriculum. We provide exemplary educational opportunities through our commitment to an academic range of general education courses to occupational specific academic and skill development courses. From medical terminology, court reporting procedures, closed captioning, to computer aided transcription, dedicated faculty complement every discipline. During the last decade, College of Court Reporting has moved ahead by expanding its court reporting program creating new captioning and CART reporting courses to meet our students' needs. Lastly, in 2005 we received approval from the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education to implement a full associate degree granting captioning program. Students will have the education, skills, academic background, technical knowledge, and hands-on experience required to enter a variety of careers. The college strives to improve its programs with the latest information technologies such as steno text entry, computerized transcription, and videotape applications.

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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,257 per year for in-state students and $6,761 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,880 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Indiana is MedTech College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.