National College-Lexington

Tel: (859)253-0621
1,284 students
Public institution
National College of Business & Technology is dedicated to the training and educating of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of general and particular fields. The College seeks to give students a broad competency in a field of specialization and an understanding of and respect for their own and others\' ideas and thoughts.
School Highlights
National College-Lexington serves 1,284 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
National College-Lexington is one of 5 community colleges within Fayette County, KY.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Lexington (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
College National College-Lexington Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 89 staff
61 staff
National College-Lexington Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,284 has declined by 52% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,284 students 1,315 students
National College-Lexington Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 796 students
815 students
National College-Lexington Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 488 students
1,061 students
National College-Lexington Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
National College-Lexington Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
National College-Lexington Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
National College-Lexington Black (2006-2013)
% White
National College-Lexington White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
National College-Lexington More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
National College-Lexington Unknown (2006-2013)
National College-Lexington 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. 0.59 0.70
National College-Lexington Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $5,590
National College-Lexington In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $10,086
National College-Lexington Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1886 in Roanoke, Virginia, National College of Business & Technology enrolls more than 6,500 students at its 19 campus locations in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Indiana. National\'s presence in Lexington can be traced through its predecessors, Fugazzi College, begun in 1915, and Kentucky College of Business, founded in 1941. In April, 2006 the campus moved to a new, spacious 30,000 square-foot campus in Hamburg Place. Fourteen lecture classrooms, five computer labs, plus medical and surgical technology labs are situated on 5.2 acres. The campus includes National\'s only broadcasting studio, home of its Radio and TV diploma and degree programs. As a collegiate institution offering educational credentials from diplomas to baccalaureate degrees, National strives to develop each student intellectually, culturally and socially. We offer up to four educational levels, starting with several short-term diploma programs that can be completed in just nine months to a year. Associate\'s degree programs take about two years. Bachelor\'s degree programs build on the Associate\'s degree and may require another two years to complete. The Master of Business Administration may be completed in as little as 18 months. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas.

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