Vatterott College-Springfield

Tel: (417)831-8116
245 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott College mission is to provide skilled training to eligible students, enabling them to secure entry-level or advanced-level employment.
School Highlights:
Vatterott College-Springfield serves 245 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Vatterott College-Springfield is one of 6 community colleges within Greene County, MO.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Springfield (Springfield - 65807) (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 76% over five years.
Vatterott College-Springfield Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 8 staff
59 staff
Vatterott College-Springfield Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 245 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment
245 students
1,282 students
Vatterott College-Springfield Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Vatterott College-Springfield student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
245 students
810 students
Vatterott College-Springfield Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Vatterott College-Springfield Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Vatterott College-Springfield American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Vatterott College-Springfield Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
Vatterott College-Springfield Black (2006-2013)
% White
87%
57%
Vatterott College-Springfield White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Vatterott College-Springfield More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Vatterott College-Springfield Unknown (2012-2013)
Vatterott College-Springfield 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. 0.19 0.53
Vatterott College-Springfield Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,574 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,574 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,574 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,574 $10,294
Vatterott College-Springfield Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Vatterott College-Springfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

One of the most innovative schools, Vatterott College offers a focused education -- hands-on training with expert instructors. Flexible scheduling, Financial Aid for those who qualify, and Career Placement services give you the best opportunity for a challenging and rewarding career. Set your course for a new, better livelihood in Information Technology, Court Reporting, Culinary Arts, General Business Degree programs, or fields including trades (such as Welding, Electrical, and HVAC), business services (such as accounting and computer office technology), and medical technology. Vatterott College has a long tradition of excellence since our founding in 1969, and it is this excellence that won us the award of "Best School" by the Missouri Association of Private Career Schools. Classes begin every 10 weeks. Diploma programs range from 13 to 60 weeks. Associate degree programs are 80 or 90 weeks. With over 30 years experience and 17 campuses across the Midwest, Vatterott College has become a leader in preparing students to meet the market demand for technically superior employees. The Springfield campus offers a range of programs. Programs Offered at Springfield includes Drafting (Computer Aided Drafting & Design and Computer Aided Drafting Technology); HVAC (Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic); IT/Computing(Business Administrative Assistant, Computer Technology, Computer Systems & Network Technology); Legal(Legal Assistant and Paralegal); Medical(Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and Medical Assistant Specialist). This campus prepares students for certifications in A+, Basic Skills Test, CISCO Certified Network Associate, Core Access 2000-MOUS, Core Excel 2000-MOUS, Core Powerpoint 2000-MOUS, Core Word 2000-MOUS, CPR, Design Drafter, Missouri State Registered Pharmacy Technician Process, Registered Dental Assistant Exam, Registered Medical Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant Exam and Registered Phlebotomy Technician. Vatterott College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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For Springfield private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,037 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Springfield 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 0.15, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Springfield is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.