Vatterott College-Saint Joseph

Tel: (816)364-5399
186 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-Saint Joseph serves 186 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph is the only community colleges within Buchanan County, MO.
The nearest community college is Northeast Kansas Technical Center (22.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph 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 186 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
186 students
1,303 students
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
186 students
834 students
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph sch enrollment Vatterott College-Saint Joseph sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
7%
11%
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph More (2010-2012)
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph sch ethnicity Vatterott College-Saint Joseph 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. 0.18 0.44
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,314 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,314 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,314 $5,890
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,314 $10,047
Vatterott College-Saint Joseph Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

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. There is Financial Aid for those who qualify and Career Placement for Vatterott College graduates is also available. Vatterott College is a leader in education, providing hands-on access to IT and other cutting-edge technologies in a collaborative classroom environment. With 17 campuses throughout the Midwest, Vatterott College students learn by working in real-time with the latest technology. The St. Joseph campus offers a range of programs. Programs are Offered at St. Joseph in Cosmetology/Beauty, IT/Computing, Massage, Medical and Office Management. Programs includes Cosmetology (50 Week Day), Cosmetology (60 Week Evening), Computer Technology, Computer System and Network Technology, Massage Therapy, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Assistant, Massage Therapy, Administrative Applications Specialist, Small Business Management and Administrative Office Specialist. The campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

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