National College-Lexington

Tel: (859)253-0621
1,284 students
Private for-profit
National College of Business & Technology is dedicated to the training and educating of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of general and particular fields. The College seeks to give students a broad competency in a field of specialization and an understanding of and respect for their own and others' ideas and thoughts.
School Highlights:
National College-Lexington serves 1,284 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
National College-Lexington is one of 5 community colleges within Fayette County, KY.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Lexington (1.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
National College-Lexington Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 89 staff
59 staff
National College-Lexington Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,284 teachers has declined by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,284 students
1,282 students
National College-Lexington Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
National College-Lexington student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
796 students
810 students
National College-Lexington Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 488 students
1,017 students
National College-Lexington Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
National College-Lexington Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
7%
National College-Lexington Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
35%
12%
National College-Lexington Black (2006-2013)
% White
54%
57%
National College-Lexington White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
National College-Lexington More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
National College-Lexington Unknown (2006-2013)
National College-Lexington Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.52 0.53
National College-Lexington Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,550 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,550 $10,260
National College-Lexington Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
National College-Lexington % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1886 in Roanoke, Virginia, National College of Business & Technology enrolls more than 6,500 students at its 19 campus locations in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Indiana. National's presence in Lexington can be traced through its predecessors, Fugazzi College, begun in 1915, and Kentucky College of Business, founded in 1941. In April, 2006 the campus moved to a new, spacious 30,000 square-foot campus in Hamburg Place. Fourteen lecture classrooms, five computer labs, plus medical and surgical technology labs are situated on 5.2 acres. The campus includes National's only broadcasting studio, home of its Radio and TV diploma and degree programs. As a collegiate institution offering educational credentials from diplomas to baccalaureate degrees, National strives to develop each student intellectually, culturally and socially. We offer up to four educational levels, starting with several short-term diploma programs that can be completed in just nine months to a year. Associate's degree programs take about two years. Bachelor's degree programs build on the Associate's degree and may require another two years to complete. The Master of Business Administration may be completed in as little as 18 months. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas.

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Lexington community colleges have a 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. of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Lexington is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.