Fountainhead College of Technology

10208 Technology Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
Tel: (865)688-9422
123 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Fountainhead College of Technology serves 123 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
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 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
College Fountainhead College of Technology (TN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 16 staff 28 staff

Student Body

The student population of 123 has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 123 students 472 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 8:1 30:1
# Full-Time Students 123 students 369 students
% Black
4%
17%
% White
96%
74%
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. 0.08 0.42

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $11,018. 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 $13,659. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,000 $11,018
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,000 $13,659
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 94%
Source: 2014 (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
    1,241 students | 7.70 Mi3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville TN 37909
    (865)251-1800
    7.701,241
  • 10,099 students | 14.90 Mi10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville TN 37933
    (865)694-6400
    14.9010,099
  • 5,947 students | 38.90 Mi500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown TN 37813
    (800)225-4770
    38.905,947
  • 6,094 students | 40.50 Mi276 Patton Lane
    Harriman TN 37748
    (865)354-3000
    40.506,094
  • Hiwassee College
    Private not-for-profit
    424 students | 41.00 Mi225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville TN 37354
    (423)442-2001
    41.00424
Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,285 per year for in-state students and $13,707 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,377 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 78%. 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.