Spencerian College-Louisville (Closed 2018)

4627 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40216
Tel: (502)447-1000
  • The mission of Spencerian College is to provide men and women with quality training for careers in the business, technical, and healthcare professions.
School Highlights
  • Spencerian College-Louisville serves 497 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
  • Spencerian College-Louisville is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
  • The nearest community college to Spencerian College-Louisville is Jefferson Community and Technical College (6.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Spencerian College-Louisville(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty54 staff97 staff
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Spencerian College-Louisville has declined by 28% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Spencerian College-Louisville diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment497 students3,252 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio9:127:1
Spencerian College-Louisville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students497 students1,360 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-1,892 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Spencerian College-Louisville Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Spencerian College-Louisville Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
Spencerian College-Louisville Asian (2010-2016)
% Hispanic
Spencerian College-Louisville Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Spencerian College-Louisville Black (2007-2016)
% White
Spencerian College-Louisville White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Spencerian College-Louisville More (2011-2016)
Spencerian College-Louisville Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.29
Spencerian College-Louisville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Spencerian College-Louisville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$30,100
Spencerian College-Louisville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,540 is more than the state average of $15,961. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,540$15,961
Spencerian College-Louisville In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%97%
Spencerian College-Louisville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,357$17,357
Spencerian College-Louisville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,617$6,625
Spencerian College-Louisville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Spencerian College was founded in 1892 by Enos Spencer, a nationally recognized business educator of his time. For over a century, Spencerian has been a leading career educator in allied health and business. Thousands of Spencerian graduates hold positions in business, medical professions, and industry all across the country, and employers continue to seek Spencerian graduates to meet their employment needs. Spencerian College is proud of its distinctive reputation earned over the past 109 years. Spencerian opened its Lexington campus in 1997, located in the heart of "Bluegrass Country." Spencerian specializes in business and medical areas at the main campus and technical programs at the branch campus in Lexington. Spencerian College is located on a beautiful 10-acre campus at 4627 Dixie Highway, just one-half mile south of the Watterson Expressway, in Louisville. Spencerian's main campus is equipped with computer labs, a learning resource center, medical and nursing laboratories, and numerous classroom and support facilities. Spencerian College offers education only for careers that are in demand. You can pursue a certificate, diploma, or associate degree in a variety of fields of study including Health Sciences, Business, Graphic Design, Computer Aided Design, and others. All of our programs are taught in quarters for more flexibility, with day and evening sessions. Spencerian College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas, and Associate Degrees.

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