National College of Business and Technology-Nashville

Tel: (615)333-3344
628 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 of Business and Technology-Nashville serves 628 students (70% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Nashville (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
National College of Business and Technology-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

Student Body

The student population of 628 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment
628 students
1,287 students
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
441 students
832 students
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 187 students
1,021 students
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville sch enrollment National College of Business and Technology-Nashville sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
76%
12%
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Black (2006-2012)
% White
22%
66%
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville More (2007-2012)
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville sch ethnicity National College of Business and Technology-Nashville sta ethnicity
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. 0.37 0.45
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,436 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,436 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,436 $5,917
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,436 $10,050
National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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