Fountainhead College of Technology

School Highlights
  • Fountainhead College of Technology serves 123 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Fountainhead College of Technology is one of 3 community colleges within Knox County, TN.
  • The nearest community college to Fountainhead College of Technology is South College (7.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Fountainhead College of Technology places among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fountainhead College of Technology(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff29 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fountainhead College of Technology has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fountainhead College of Technology diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment123 students631 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:130:1
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# Full-Time Students123 students369 students
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# Part-Time Students-262 students
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% Black
4%
17%
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% White
96%
74%
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Diversity Score0.080.42
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,400$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,750 is more than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,750$13,844
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Tuition NotesTN Residents only
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,297
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1947, Fountainhead College of Technology provides training for men and women desiring career positions in technology. Fountainhead College of Technology offers 8 degree programs - all designed to prepare students with the training, hands-on skills, professional orientation and confidence needed to build a successful career.Fountainhead College of Technology is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information (Cybersecurity) Assurance Education by the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. This prestigious designation recognizes Fountainhead’s Network Security & Forensics (NSF) bachelor’s degree program as one of the best in the nation. We are the only college in Tennessee that offers all six national certifications offered by the CAEIAE. Fountainhead College is one of only 7 Centers of Academic Excellence nationwide that grant all six certifications that meet standards from the NSA Committee on National Security Systems.Fountainhead College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Fountainhead College of Technology is South College (7.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • South College
    Private, for profit
    1,241 students | 7.70 Mi3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville TN  37909
    (865)251-1800
    7.701,241
  • 10,099 students | 14.90 Mi10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville TN  37933
    (865)694-6400
    14.9010,099
  • 5,947 students | 38.90 Mi500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown TN  37813
    (800)225-4770
    38.905,947
  • 6,094 students | 40.50 Mi276 Patton Lane
    Harriman TN  37748
    (865)354-3000
    40.506,094
  • Hiwassee College
    Hiwassee College Photo - Rymer Student Life Center
    Private, non-profit
    424 students | 41.00 Mi225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville TN  37354
    (423)442-2001
    41.00424
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For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.