Refrigeration School Inc

4210 E Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Tel: (602)275-7133
632 students
Public institution
The mission of the Refrigeration School, Inc. is to assist adult learners in development of the skills and knowledge necessary, and to support their personal goals, for employment and professional growth in the HVAC/R and Electrical Technologies fields. The Refrigeration School, Inc. is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.
School Highlights:
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Refrigeration School Inc serves 632 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
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Refrigeration School Inc is one of 32 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
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The nearest community college is GateWay Community College (Phoenix) (0.36 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Refrigeration School Inc 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 20 staff
61 staff
Refrigeration School Inc Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 3 7

Student Body

The student population of 632 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 632 students 1,294 students
Refrigeration School Inc Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
21:1
Refrigeration School Inc Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 632 students
822 students
Refrigeration School Inc Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Refrigeration School Inc Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
1%
Refrigeration School Inc American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Refrigeration School Inc Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Refrigeration School Inc Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
12%
Refrigeration School Inc Black (2006-2013)
% White
43%
57%
Refrigeration School Inc White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Refrigeration School Inc More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
13%
3%
Refrigeration School Inc Unknown (2006-2013)
Refrigeration School Inc 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. 0.61 0.53
Refrigeration School Inc Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Refrigeration School, Inc. was founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1965 to meet the growing need for high quality education and training of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. Over the years RSI has grown and developed an excellent reputation for providing the student with the best possible service and has become on the leading HVAC schools. The RSI campus which is easily accessible from all parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area, includes two buildings with 21,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and support service facilities. An additional 5,400 square feet of outdoor shop area brings the total to over 26,000 square feet of training facilities. The Refrigeration School, Inc or RSI trains you in the technical services that are needed today and challenges the student to reach his or her highest level of academic knowledge and leadership capabilities. RSI offers not only HVAC training but also assistance in seeking financial aid and our Placement Assistance staff works with each graduate to find the right employment. The Refrigeration School, Inc. is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, and complies with all local, state, and federal regulations. RSI is licensed to operate by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and is a Member of the Arizona Private School Association.

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For Phoenix public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,093 per year for in-state students and $8,720 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,798 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Phoenix 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is South Mountain Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.