National College-Lexington

Tel: (859)253-0621
979 students
Private for-profit
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 979 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
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 100 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
College National College-Lexington (KY) 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 100 staff
73 staff

Student Body

The student population of 979 has declined by 71% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 979 students 979 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
# Full-Time Students 452 students
476 students
# Part-Time Students 527 students
527 students
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.56 0.28

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,544 is less than the state average of $18,000. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,544 $18,000
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Source: 2014 (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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