Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive

2655 Dividend Drive, Memphis
TN, 38132
Tel: (901)761-5730
894 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott works to promote a fresh kind of education: training you could use to change the direction of your life. Whether your plan is to become an IT professional or take your place in business operations, enroll in a diesel mechanics program or earn a diploma in paralegal studies, Vatterott can help prepare you for a new career path. At Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, Vatterott Education Center, L’Ecole Culinaire, or The Court Reporting Institute, you could earn a degree or diploma that could equip you with the skills employers are looking for. Through hands-on training from our instructors, flexible program hours and customized career service assistance, Vatterott can help you fit the education you need into your busy schedule.
School Highlights:
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive serves 894 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive is one of 10 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Memphis Campus (1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive 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 894 teachers has grown by 91% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
894 students
1,287 students
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
894 students
832 students
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive sch enrollment Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Asian (2006-2008)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
95%
12%
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Black (2006-2012)
% White
4%
66%
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive sch ethnicity Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive 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. 0.10 0.45
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,798 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,798 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,798 $5,845
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,798 $10,047
Vatterott Career College-Memphis Dividend Drive Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Memphis public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,544 per year for in-state students and $13,672 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,596 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Memphis is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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