National American University-Independence

3620 Arrowhead Avenue, Independence
MO, 64057-1791
Tel: (816)412-7700
757 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
National American University-Independence serves 757 students (7% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
National American University-Independence is one of 7 community colleges within Jackson County, MO.
The nearest community college is Vatterott College-Kansas City (6.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National American University-Independence Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 757 teachers has grown by 92% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
757 students
1,287 students
National American University-Independence Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
56 students
832 students
National American University-Independence Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 701 students
1,021 students
National American University-Independence Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
National American University-Independence sch enrollment National American University-Independence sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
National American University-Independence Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
National American University-Independence Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
National American University-Independence Black (2006-2012)
% White
81%
66%
National American University-Independence White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
National American University-Independence More (2010-2012)
National American University-Independence sch ethnicity National American University-Independence 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. 0.33 0.45
National American University-Independence Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,919 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,919 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,919 $5,890
National American University-Independence In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,919 $10,050
National American University-Independence Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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