Spencerian College-Louisville

Tel: (502)447-1000
500 students
Private for-profit
The mission of Spencerian College is to provide men and women with quality training for careers in the business, technical, and healthcare professions.
School Highlights
Spencerian College-Louisville serves 500 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
Spencerian College-Louisville is one of 9 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
The nearest community college is Jefferson Community and Technical College (6.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Spencerian College-Louisville Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 54 staff
62 staff
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 500 has declined by 63% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 500 students 1,371 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
22:1
Spencerian College-Louisville Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 303 students
779 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 197 students
1,083 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Spencerian College-Louisville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Spencerian College-Louisville Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
20%
15%
Spencerian College-Louisville Black (2006-2014)
% White
64%
49%
Spencerian College-Louisville White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
12%
3%
Spencerian College-Louisville More (2009-2014)
Spencerian College-Louisville 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. 0.54 0.70
Spencerian College-Louisville Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,540 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,540 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,540 $5,664
Spencerian College-Louisville In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,540 $10,360
Spencerian College-Louisville Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 300 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
90%
Spencerian College-Louisville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Spencerian College was founded in 1892 by Enos Spencer, a nationally recognized business educator of his time. For over a century, Spencerian has been a leading career educator in allied health and business. Thousands of Spencerian graduates hold positions in business, medical professions, and industry all across the country, and employers continue to seek Spencerian graduates to meet their employment needs. Spencerian College is proud of its distinctive reputation earned over the past 109 years. Spencerian opened its Lexington campus in 1997, located in the heart of "Bluegrass Country." Spencerian specializes in business and medical areas at the main campus and technical programs at the branch campus in Lexington. Spencerian College is located on a beautiful 10-acre campus at 4627 Dixie Highway, just one-half mile south of the Watterson Expressway, in Louisville. Spencerian's main campus is equipped with computer labs, a learning resource center, medical and nursing laboratories, and numerous classroom and support facilities. Spencerian College offers education only for careers that are in demand. You can pursue a certificate, diploma, or associate degree in a variety of fields of study including Health Sciences, Business, Graphic Design, Computer Aided Design, and others. All of our programs are taught in quarters for more flexibility, with day and evening sessions. Spencerian College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas, and Associate Degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Louisville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,098 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Louisville 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 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Louisville is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.