Wright Career College

Tel: (913)385-7700
1,506 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Wright Career College serves 1,506 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
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 76 teachers has grown by 171% over five years.
College Wright Career College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 76 staff
61 staff
Wright Career College Total Faculty (2008-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,506 has grown by 78% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,506 students 1,296 students
Wright Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
21:1
Wright Career College Student Staff (2008-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,506 students
814 students
Wright Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Wright Career College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
1%
Wright Career College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
6%
5%
Wright Career College Asian (2011-2013)
% Hispanic
14%
21%
Wright Career College Hispanic (2010-2013)
% Black
43%
15%
Wright Career College Black (2010-2013)
% White
30%
51%
Wright Career College White (2010-2013)
Wright Career College 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. 0.70 0.68
Wright Career College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,700 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,700 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,700 $5,660
Wright Career College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,700 $10,250
Wright Career College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Wright Career College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,243 per year for in-state students and $5,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,701 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.