National College-Nashville

Tel: (615)333-3344
517 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-Nashville serves 517 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
National College-Nashville is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Nashville (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College National College-Nashville Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 36 staff
62 staff
National College-Nashville Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 517 has declined by 74% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 517 students 1,371 students
National College-Nashville Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National College-Nashville Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 301 students
779 students
National College-Nashville Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 216 students
1,083 students
National College-Nashville Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
National College-Nashville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
National College-Nashville Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
National College-Nashville Black (2006-2014)
% White
National College-Nashville White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
National College-Nashville More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
National College-Nashville Unknown (2006-2014)
National College-Nashville 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. 0.51 0.70
National College-Nashville Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $5,664
National College-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $10,360
National College-Nashville Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
National College-Nashville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College was founded in 1886 by J. A. Trimmer in Roanoke, Virginia, and was originally known as National Business College. Mr. Trimmer conceived of and organized the College to serve as a leader in business education, not only in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia, but throughout the southeastern United States. the last quarter of the 20th century saw the addition of seven additional campus locations in Virginia. The growth trend continued in the 1990s with the addition of the six-campus Kentucky College of Business. Fugazzi College also became a part of the family of colleges during this time. It added a branch campus in Nashville, Tennessee in 1991. Fugazzi\'s Lexington campus was combined with KCB\'s Lexington campus in 2001. At the same time, all three colleges became known as National College of Business & Technology, a name acknowledging our rich heritage dating to the 19th century and our cutting-edge training for success in the 21st century. The new century also saw the addition of a campus in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2003 and Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio in 2004. The program of study at National College is very career-oriented. The college offers diploma programs, associate degree programs, baccalaureate programs and Master of Business Administration program. Bachelor\'s Degrees are offered in Bus. Administration - Accounting, Bus. Administration - Management and Information Technology. Associate Degrees program includes Admin. Office Professional, Bus. Administration - Accounting, Bus. Administration - Management, Computer Applications Technology, Health Information Technology, Information Systems Engineering, Medical Assisting, Paralegal, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Surgical Technology and Tourism and Hospitality. Diploma Programs includes Accounting, Admin. Office Specialist, Business Administration, Computer Network Technician, Computerized Office Applications, Emergency Medical Technology, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Transcription, Pharmacy Technician, Radio and Television Operations and Tourism and Hospitality. The campus serving Tennessee\'s capitol was opened in 1991 and moved to its present location ten years later, which affords additional room for growth. Located southeast of the downtown area across from the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, it is also served by MTA\'s Nolensville bus route. The library, labs, and classrooms are designed to facilitate the modern technology taught in the college\'s career programs. National College of Business & Technology are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis Institute-Nashville
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    Nashville TN 37211
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
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    Nashville TN 37217
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
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    Nashville TN 37217
  • 380 students | 7.70 Mi441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
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  • John A Gupton College
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    129 students | 9.30 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville TN 37203
Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,656 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville 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 0.52, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.