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Ranken Technical College
  • Ranken Technical College is a private, non-profit, degree granting institution of higher learning whose primary mission is to provide the comprehensive education and training necessary to prepare students for employment and advancement in a variety of technical fields.

School Highlights

Ranken Technical College serves 1,799 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,799 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,664
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Ranken Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 207 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
Ranken Technical College
(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
207 staff
139 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Ranken Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Ranken Technical College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,799 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,339 students
1,171 students
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# Part-Time Students
460 students
1,410 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Ranken Technical College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Ranken Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
213 students
222 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,339 students
1,171 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Ranken Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
35 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
460 students
1,170 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
200 students
184 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
17%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ranken Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
71%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
6%
19%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.46
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Ranken Technical College and the community college average diversity score of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.24%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
3.77%
1.12%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$48,800
$30,100
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Ranken Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MO by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,664 is less than the state average of $15,353. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,664
$15,353
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Ranken Technical College and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Please see our Tuition and Fees page here: ranken.edu
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Ranken Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Ranken Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Ranken Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Ranken Technical College has multiple locations in Missouri. Ranken's state-of-the-art equipment and facilities and campus are continually updated to provide students exposure to cutting-edge technology. Through day and evening school programs, Ranken students are trained to enter over 100 professional fields. Each program features Ranken Technical College provide you with the education, training and experience necessary for a successful career in a variety of technical fields. Expert skills and working knowledge of new technologies help Ranken graduates get ahead faster. We offer two bachelor programs, two-year associate degree programs, and one-and two-year certificate programs in a variety of technical fields through our Day School and Evening School programs. As an accredited member of the Higher Lerning Commission, Ranken provides quality education, with standards equal to those of leading four-year colleges in the St. Louis region. In two short years, Ranken students graduate with comprehensive training in degree and certificate programs. Plus, our credits are transferable through articulation agreements with many local four-year colleges.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ranken Technical College cost?

Ranken Technical College's private state tuition is approximately $14,664.

What is Ranken Technical College's ranking?

Ranken Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Missouri for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,799 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,664
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Verified school update

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