Wright Career College

Tel: (913)385-7700
1,391 students
Private, non-profit
School Highlights
Wright Career College serves 1,391 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Wright Career College is one of 4 community colleges within Johnson County, KS.
The nearest community college is Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (3.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 67% over five years.
College Wright Career College (KS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 82 staff 62 staff
Wright Career College Total Faculty (2008-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,391 has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,391 students 1,383 students
Wright Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 27:1
Wright Career College Student Staff Ratio (2008-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,391 students 682 students
Wright Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Wright Career College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
Wright Career College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
9%
Wright Career College Hispanic (2010-2014)
% Black
47%
9%
Wright Career College Black (2010-2014)
% White
37%
71%
Wright Career College White (2010-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Wright Career College More (2013-2014)
Wright Career College Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.63 0.48
Wright Career College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,640 is less than the state average of $12,024. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,640 $12,024
Wright Career College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 90%
Wright Career College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.