National American University-Independence
National American University-Independence places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Diversity in US community colleges
- School Resources Percent of students receiving financial aid
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|National American University-Independence||(MO) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||15 staff||32 staff|
|Total Enrollment||646 students||1,126 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||43:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||34 students||514 students|
|# Part-Time Students||612 students||612 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||-|
|% Two or more races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$41,200||$31,000|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to National American University-Independence is Metropolitan Community College-Blue River (2.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- n/a students | 2.50 Mi20301 East 78 Highway
Independence,  MO  64057
- 638 students | 6.30 Mi8955 E 38th Terrace
Kansas City,  MO  64129
- n/a students | 9.80 Mi1775 Universal Avenue
Kansas City,  MO  64120
- 590 students | 12.40 Mi3239 Broadway
Kansas City,  MO  64111
- 18,222 students | 12.40 Mi3200 Broadway
Kansas City,  MO  64111
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