Vatterott College-Joplin

Tel: (417)781-5633
178 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott works to promote a fresh kind of education: training you could use to change the direction of your life. Whether your plan is to become an IT professional or take your place in business operations, enroll in a diesel mechanics program or earn a diploma in paralegal studies, Vatterott can help prepare you for a new career path. The following are the award levels available at the various Vatterott locations. Please note that not all programs are available at all campuses. At Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, Vatterott Education Center, L’Ecole Culinaire, or The Court Reporting Institute, you could earn a degree or diploma that could equip you with the skills employers are looking for. Through hands-on training from our instructors, flexible program hours and customized career service assistance, Vatterott can help you fit the education you need into your busy schedule.
School Highlights:
Vatterott College-Joplin serves 178 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Vatterott College-Joplin is the only community colleges within Jasper County, MO.
The nearest community college is Crowder College (19.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 63% over five years.
College Vatterott College-Joplin 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
Total Faculty 8 staff
61 staff
Vatterott College-Joplin Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 178 has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 78:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 52% over five years.
Total Enrollment 178 students 1,296 students
Vatterott College-Joplin Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Vatterott College-Joplin Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 178 students
814 students
Vatterott College-Joplin Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Vatterott College-Joplin Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Vatterott College-Joplin American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Vatterott College-Joplin Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Vatterott College-Joplin Black (2006-2013)
% White
Vatterott College-Joplin White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Vatterott College-Joplin Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Vatterott College-Joplin More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Vatterott College-Joplin Unknown (2008-2013)
Vatterott College-Joplin 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. 0.29 0.68
Vatterott College-Joplin Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,467 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,467 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,467 $5,660
Vatterott College-Joplin In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,467 $10,250
Vatterott College-Joplin Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Vatterott College-Joplin % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,651 per year for in-state students and $8,705 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,894 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Sanford-Brown College-Fenton. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.