National College-Lexington

  • National College of Business & Technology is dedicated to the training and educating of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of general and particular fields. The College seeks to give students a broad competency in a field of specialization and an understanding of and respect for their own and others' ideas and thoughts.
School Highlights
  • National College-Lexington serves 979 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
  • National College-Lexington is one of 3 community colleges within Fayette County, KY.
  • The nearest community college to National College-Lexington is Bluegrass Community and Technical College (4.4 miles away).

Top Placements

National College-Lexington places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
National College-Lexington(KY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty100 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of National College-Lexington has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The National College-Lexington diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment979 students3,252 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:127:1
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# Full-Time Students452 students1,360 students
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# Part-Time Students527 students1,892 students
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% Hispanic
4%
3%
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% Black
30%
8%
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% White
59%
84%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.29
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,000$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,550 is less than the state average of $15,961. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,550$15,961
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,167$14,296
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1886 in Roanoke, Virginia, National College of Business & Technology enrolls more than 6,500 students at its 19 campus locations in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Indiana. National's presence in Lexington can be traced through its predecessors, Fugazzi College, begun in 1915, and Kentucky College of Business, founded in 1941. In April, 2006 the campus moved to a new, spacious 30,000 square-foot campus in Hamburg Place. Fourteen lecture classrooms, five computer labs, plus medical and surgical technology labs are situated on 5.2 acres. The campus includes National's only broadcasting studio, home of its Radio and TV diploma and degree programs. As a collegiate institution offering educational credentials from diplomas to baccalaureate degrees, National strives to develop each student intellectually, culturally and socially. We offer up to four educational levels, starting with several short-term diploma programs that can be completed in just nine months to a year. Associate's degree programs take about two years. Bachelor's degree programs build on the Associate's degree and may require another two years to complete. The Master of Business Administration may be completed in as little as 18 months. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas. Lexington campus of National College of Business & Technology are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and diplomas.

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