Ranken Technical College

Tel: (314)371-0236
2,096 students
Private not-for-profit
Ranken Technical College is a private, non-profit, degree granting institution of higher learning whose primary mission is to provide the comprehensive education and training necessary to prepare students for employment and advancement in a variety of technical fields.
School Highlights:
Ranken Technical College serves 2,096 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Ranken Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within St. Louis city County, MO.
The nearest community college is St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis (1.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Ranken Technical College 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 not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 103 staff
61 staff
Ranken Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,096 has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,096 students 1,296 students
Ranken Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
Ranken Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,312 students
814 students
Ranken Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 784 students
1,040 students
Ranken Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Ranken Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Ranken Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Ranken Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Ranken Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Ranken Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Ranken Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Ranken Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Ranken Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Ranken Technical College 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. 0.42 0.68
Ranken Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,457 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,457 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,457 $5,660
Ranken Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,457 $10,250
Ranken Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 200 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
Ranken Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Ranken Technical College is located in the Central West End of St. Louis, Missouri. The campus is contained on 360,000 square feet of land, equals the size of seven football fields and includes a state-of-the-art six building complex dedicated to providing the best in technical education. Ranken's state-of-the-art equipment and facilities and campus are continually updated to provide students exposure to cutting-edge technology. Through day and evening school programs, Ranken students are trained to enter over 100 professional fields. Each program features Ranken Technical College can provide you with the education, training and experience necessary for a successful career in a variety of technical fields. Expert skills and working knowledge of new technologies help Ranken graduates get ahead faster. We offer two-year associate degree programs and one-and two-year certificate programs in a variety of technical fields through our Day School and Evening School programs. As an accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Ranken provides quality education, with standards equal to those of leading four-year colleges in the St. Louis region. In two short years, Ranken students graduate with comprehensive training in more than 16 degree and certificate programs. Plus, our credits are transferable through articulation agreements with many local four-year colleges.

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