Vatterott College-St Joseph

Tel: (816)364-5399
178 students
Private for-profit
Vatterott College mission is to provide skilled training to eligible students, enabling them to secure entry-level or advanced-level employment.
School Highlights:
Vatterott College-St Joseph serves 178 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Vatterott College-St Joseph is the only community colleges within Buchanan County, MO.
The nearest community college is Northeast Kansas Technical Center (22.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 73% over five years.
College Vatterott College-St Joseph Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 10 staff
61 staff
Vatterott College-St Joseph Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 178 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 178 students 1,296 students
Vatterott College-St Joseph Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Vatterott College-St Joseph Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 178 students
810 students
Vatterott College-St Joseph Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Vatterott College-St Joseph Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Vatterott College-St Joseph American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Vatterott College-St Joseph Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Vatterott College-St Joseph Black (2006-2013)
% White
Vatterott College-St Joseph White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Vatterott College-St Joseph More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Vatterott College-St Joseph Unknown (2008-2013)
Vatterott College-St Joseph 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. 0.18 0.53
Vatterott College-St Joseph Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,337 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,337 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,337 $5,694
Vatterott College-St Joseph In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,337 $10,252
Vatterott College-St Joseph Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Vatterott College-St Joseph % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Vatterott College has a long tradition of excellence since our founding in 1969, and it is this excellence that won us the award of "Best School" by the Missouri Association of Private Career Schools. Classes begin every 10 weeks. Diploma programs range from 13 to 60 weeks. Associate degree programs are 80 or 90 weeks. There is Financial Aid for those who qualify and Career Placement for Vatterott College graduates is also available. Vatterott College is a leader in education, providing hands-on access to IT and other cutting-edge technologies in a collaborative classroom environment. With 17 campuses throughout the Midwest, Vatterott College students learn by working in real-time with the latest technology. The St. Joseph campus offers a range of programs. Programs are Offered at St. Joseph in Cosmetology/Beauty, IT/Computing, Massage, Medical and Office Management. Programs includes Cosmetology (50 Week Day), Cosmetology (60 Week Evening), Computer Technology, Computer System and Network Technology, Massage Therapy, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Assistant, Massage Therapy, Administrative Applications Specialist, Small Business Management and Administrative Office Specialist. The campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

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