Wright Career College

Tel: (913)385-7700
1,391 students
Private not-for-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 28%.
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 192% 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 82 staff
62 staff
Wright Career College Total Faculty (2008-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,391 has grown by 31% 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 less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,391 students 1,371 students
Wright Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Wright Career College Student Staff (2008-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,391 students
779 students
Wright Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Wright Career College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
Wright Career College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
20%
Wright Career College Hispanic (2010-2014)
% Black
47%
15%
Wright Career College Black (2010-2014)
% White
37%
49%
Wright Career College White (2010-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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. 0.63 0.70
Wright Career College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,400 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,400 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,400 $5,664
Wright Career College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,400 $10,360
Wright Career College Out-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

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,213 per year for in-state students and $4,249 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,370 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.