Fountainhead College of Technology

10208 Technology Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
Tel: (865)688-9422
267 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fountainhead College of Technology serves 267 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Fountainhead College of Technology is one of 3 community colleges within Knox County, TN.
The nearest community college is South College (7.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
College Fountainhead College of Technology Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 18 staff
61 staff
Fountainhead College of Technology Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 267 has grown by 130% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 267 students 1,296 students
Fountainhead College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
Fountainhead College of Technology Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 267 students
814 students
Fountainhead College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fountainhead College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
21%
% Black
1%
15%
Fountainhead College of Technology Black (2006-2013)
% White
98%
51%
Fountainhead College of Technology White (2006-2013)
Fountainhead College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.04 0.68
Fountainhead College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,000 $5,660
Fountainhead College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,000 $10,250
Fountainhead College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Fountainhead College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1947, Fountainhead College of Technology provides training for men and women desiring career positions in technology. Fountainhead College of Technology offers 8 degree programs - all designed to prepare students with the training, hands-on skills, professional orientation and confidence needed to build a successful career.Fountainhead College of Technology is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information (Cybersecurity) Assurance Education by the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. This prestigious designation recognizes Fountainhead’s Network Security & Forensics (NSF) bachelor’s degree program as one of the best in the nation. We are the only college in Tennessee that offers all six national certifications offered by the CAEIAE. Fountainhead College is one of only 7 Centers of Academic Excellence nationwide that grant all six certifications that meet standards from the NSA Committee on National Security Systems.Fountainhead College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • South College
    Private for-profit
    1,105 students | 7.70 Mi3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865)251-1800
    7.701,105
  • 10,766 students | 14.90 Mi10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville, TN 37933
    (8.6)569-4640
    14.9010,766
  • 6,005 students | 38.90 Mi500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown, TN 37813
    38.906,005
  • 6,094 students | 40.50 Mi276 Patton Lane
    Harriman, TN 37748
    (865)354-3000
    40.506,094
  • Hiwassee College
    Private, non-profit
    235 students | 41.00 Mi225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville, TN 37354
    (423)442-2001
    41.00235
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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,668 per year for in-state students and $13,427 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,533 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Anthem Career College-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.