West Tennessee Business College

1186 Highway 45 Bypass, Jackson
TN, 38301
Tel: (731)668-7240
395 students
Private, for profit

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School Highlights:
West Tennessee Business College serves 395 students (94% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
West Tennessee Business College is one of 2 community colleges within Madison County, TN.
The nearest community college is Jackson State Community College (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
West Tennessee Business College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 395 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
395 students
1,287 students
West Tennessee Business College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
371 students
832 students
West Tennessee Business College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
West Tennessee Business College sch enrollment West Tennessee Business College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
West Tennessee Business College Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
43%
12%
West Tennessee Business College Black (2008-2012)
% White
55%
66%
West Tennessee Business College White (2008-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
West Tennessee Business College sch ethnicity West Tennessee Business College 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. 0.51 0.45
West Tennessee Business College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

There's more to West Tennessee Business College (WTBC) than the name suggests. Located in Jackson, Tennessee, WTBC offers more than just business. It also offers certification and degrees in other in-demand fields and maintains a high student retention rate.West Tennessee Business College is an accredited school that offers academics in areas like Medical Assisting, Cosmetology and Medical Coding. The school also offers associate's degrees in Administrative Assistance and Medical Administrative Assistance. Beyond that, WTBC provides all of its students the opportunity to do externships or field work in their area of study. The state-of-the-art classrooms with their modern equipment also give students the chance to engage in hands-on learning for their chosen profession. West Tennessee Business College's high satisfaction rate is evident in the nearly 80% student retention rate. WTBC also reports a high graduation rate. See their website for more details. A commuter school, WTBC's students often live in apartments within walking or short driving distance to campus. Financial aid options at West Tennessee Business College include loans and a variety of grants and scholarships such as Tennessee Student Assistance Awards and Academic Competitiveness Grants. These options are available to students who qualify for assistance with tuition. 

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For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,523 per year for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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