National American University-Independence

3620 Arrowhead Avenue
Independence, MO 64057-1791
Tel: (816)412-7700
School Highlights
  • National American University-Independence serves 646 students (5% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • National American University-Independence is one of 5 community colleges within Jackson County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Vatterott College-Kansas City (6.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National American University-Independence(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty15 staff25 staff
National American University-Independence Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 646 has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment646 students1,147 students
National American University-Independence Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:128:1
National American University-Independence Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students34 students514 students
National American University-Independence Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students612 students633 students
National American University-Independence Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
National American University-Independence Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
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National American University-Independence American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
-
1%
National American University-Independence Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
7%
3%
National American University-Independence Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
19%
9%
National American University-Independence Black (2007-2016)
% White
68%
67%
National American University-Independence White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
3%
1%
National American University-Independence More (2011-2016)
National American University-Independence Ethnicity Breakdown MO 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.0.490.51
National American University-Independence Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,200$31,200
National American University-Independence Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,071 is less than the state average of $13,154. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,071$13,154
National American University-Independence In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
National American University-Independence % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$33,523$12,874
National American University-Independence Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,000
National American University-Independence Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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