Medtech Institute

6565 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church
VA, 22042
Tel: (703)237-6200
1,208 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Medtech Institute serves 1,208 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Medtech Institute is one of 8 community colleges within Fairfax County, VA.
The nearest community college is Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus (2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Medtech Institute 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 1,208 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,208 students
1,287 students
Medtech Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,208 students
832 students
Medtech Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Medtech Institute sch enrollment Medtech Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Medtech Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Medtech Institute Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Medtech Institute Black (2006-2012)
% White
Medtech Institute White (2007-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Medtech Institute sch ethnicity Medtech Institute 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. 0.54 0.45
Medtech Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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