Fountainhead College Of Technology

10208 Technology Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
Tel: (865)688-9422
115 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Fountainhead College Of Technology serves 115 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Fountainhead College Of Technology is one of 3 community colleges within Knox County, TN.
The nearest community college is South College (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

Fountainhead College Of Technology Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 115 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 2400% over five years.
Total Enrollment
115 students
1,303 students
Fountainhead College Of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
-
12%
Fountainhead College Of Technology Black (2006-2011)
% White
-
67%
Fountainhead College Of Technology White (2006-2011)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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. 1.00 0.45
Fountainhead College Of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,000 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has declined by 100% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,000 $5,940
Fountainhead College Of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 90%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1947, Fountainhead College of Technology provides training for men and women desiring career positions in technology. Fountainhead College of Technology offers 8 degree programs - all designed to prepare students with the training, hands-on skills, professional orientation and confidence needed to build a successful career.Fountainhead College of Technology is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information (Cybersecurity) Assurance Education by the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. This prestigious designation recognizes Fountainhead’s Network Security & Forensics (NSF) bachelor’s degree program as one of the best in the nation. We are the only college in Tennessee that offers all six national certifications offered by the CAEIAE. Fountainhead College is one of only 7 Centers of Academic Excellence nationwide that grant all six certifications that meet standards from the NSA Committee on National Security Systems.Fountainhead College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Knoxville South College
    Private for-profit
    3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865)251-1800
    7.7  Mi  |  1065  students
  • Knoxville Pellissippi State Community College
    Public
    10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville, TN 37933
    14.9  Mi  |  10588  students
  • Morristown Walters State Community College
    Public
    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown, TN 37813
    (423)585-2600
    38.9  Mi  |  6554  students
  • Harriman Roane State Community College
    Public
    276 Patton Lane
    Harriman, TN 37748
    (865)354-3000
    40.5  Mi  |  5256  students
  • Madisonville Hiwassee College
    Private, non-profit
    225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville, TN 37354
    (423)442-2001
    41  Mi  |  235  students

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For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,293 per year for in-state students and $13,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,434 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.