National American University-Overland Park

  • National American University (NAU) offers the career programs that today's industries are most demanding. NAU is committed to preparing you for a rewarding career directly out of college. We do that by implementing highly qualified instructors who have actively worked in the fields in which they teach, offering you their "real-world experience"; perspective. Another example of our commitment to your career education is our use of program advisory boards. These key individuals make recommendations to the existing programs, ensuring the material we teach stays current and up-to-date. We realize that our programs need to continually evolve as industry changes. Our staff is devoted to helping you balance your education with your personal and professional commitments. NAU will be with you every step of the way it's a key part of our personal relationship with you. From the moment you contact us, you will be personally guided through the admissions and financing process, and provided academic advising assistance throughout your college career to ensure a timely graduation. We are there to help you find ways to make life work outside of the classroom so you can focus on your success inside the classroom.
School Highlights
  • National American University-Overland Park serves 382 students (21% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • National American University-Overland Park is one of 3 community colleges within Johnson County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to National American University-Overland Park is Johnson County Community College (1.7 miles away).

Top Placements

National American University-Overland Park places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National American University-Overland Park(KS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty17 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of National American University-Overland Park has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The National American University-Overland Park diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment382 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:127:1
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# Full-Time Students82 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students300 students898 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
9%
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% Black
28%
8%
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% White
60%
72%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.46
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,200$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,071 is less than the state average of $14,710. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,071$14,710
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$33,523$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,454
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,503 per year for in-state students and $4,523 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,710 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.