Fountainhead College of Technology

10208 Technology Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932-0000
Tel: (865)688-9422
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 is South College (7.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Fountainhead College of Technology(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff29 staff
Fountainhead College of Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 123 has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 92% over five years.
Total Enrollment123 students631 students
Fountainhead College of Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:130:1
Fountainhead College of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students123 students369 students
Fountainhead College of Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-262 students
Fountainhead College of Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2011)
Fountainhead College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
Fountainhead College of Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fountainhead College of Technology White (2007-2016)
Fountainhead College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.42
Fountainhead College of Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,400$29,500
Fountainhead College of Technology Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Fountainhead College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Tuition NotesTN Residents only
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
Fountainhead College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$17,000
Fountainhead College of Technology Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,297
Fountainhead College of Technology Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • South College
    Private, for profit
    1,241 students | 7.70 Mi3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville TN  37909
  • 10,099 students | 14.90 Mi10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville TN  37933
  • 5,947 students | 38.90 Mi500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown TN  37813
  • 6,094 students | 40.50 Mi276 Patton Lane
    Harriman TN  37748
  • Hiwassee College
    Private, non-profit
    424 students | 41.00 Mi225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville TN  37354
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Did You Know?
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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.