National American University-Independence

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 27:1.
  • 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 7 community colleges within Jackson County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to National American University-Independence is Metropolitan Community College-Blue River (2.2 miles away).

Top Placements

National American University-Independence places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

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 staff32 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of National American University-Independence has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The National American University-Independence diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment646 students1,126 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:127:1
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# Full-Time Students34 students514 students
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# Part-Time Students612 students612 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
-
1%
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% Hispanic
7%
3%
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% Black
19%
9%
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% White
68%
67%
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% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
3%
1%
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Diversity Score0.490.51
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,200$31,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,071 is less than the state average of $13,433. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,071$13,433
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$33,523$12,204
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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