Ranken Technical College

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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 1,851 students (66% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Ranken Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Saint Louis City County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Ranken Technical College is St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis (1.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Ranken Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ranken Technical College(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty110 staff32 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ranken Technical College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,851 students1,126 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,218 students514 students
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# Part-Time Students633 students612 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
200200
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
19%
9%
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% White
74%
67%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
19%
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Diversity Score0.420.51
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,800$31,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,457 is more than the state average of $5,754. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,457 is more than the state average of $7,141. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,457$5,754
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,457$7,141
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,970$12,204
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,800$6,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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