Spencerian College-Louisville

Tel: (502)447-1000
500 students
Pivate, for profit
  • 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 500 students (61% 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 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • Spencerian College-Louisville is one of 7 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Jefferson Community and Technical College (6.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Spencerian College-Louisville (KY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 54 staff 73 staff
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 500 has declined by 52% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 500 students 979 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 27:1
Spencerian College-Louisville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 303 students 476 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 197 students 527 students
Spencerian College-Louisville Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Spencerian College-Louisville Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
300 288
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
Spencerian College-Louisville Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Spencerian College-Louisville Black (2007-2015)
% White
Spencerian College-Louisville White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Spencerian College-Louisville More (2011-2015)
Spencerian College-Louisville Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.30
Spencerian College-Louisville Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,860 is less than the state average of $18,000. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,860 $18,000
Spencerian College-Louisville In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 97%
Spencerian College-Louisville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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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Did You Know?
For Louisville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,860 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Louisville community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisville is ATA College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.