Vatterott College-Appling Farms

6991 Appling Farms Parkway
Memphis, TN 38133
Tel: (901)372-2399
285 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott continues to grow by offering additional diploma and degree programs, launching new locations, and looking for other opportunities to grow and improve our student services. Vatterott offers programs in the fields of Business, Medical, Technical, Trades, Cosmetology, Dental, Legal, Personal Fitness, and Veterinary, as well as many continuing education opportunities. All programs are industry-relevant and designed to support the Vatterott mission of providing career skills for a better life.
School Highlights
Vatterott College-Appling Farms serves 285 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Vatterott College-Appling Farms is one of 9 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Cordova (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
College Vatterott College-Appling Farms (TN) 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 Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 7 staff
28 staff

Student Body

The student population of 285 has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is equal to the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 62% over five years.
Total Enrollment 285 students 472 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1
# Full-Time Students 285 students
369 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
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. 0.44 0.44

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,018 is less than the state average of $14,867. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,018 $14,867
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Memphis private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,018 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Memphis 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Memphis is Southwest Tennessee Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.