Vatterott College-Appling Farms

6991 Appling Farms Parkway
Memphis, TN 38133-0000
Tel: (901)372-2399
  • Vatterott continues to grow by offering additional diploma and degree programs, launching new locations, and looking for other opportunities to grow and improve our student services. Vatterott offers programs in the fields of Business, Medical, Technical, Trades, Cosmetology, Dental, Legal, Personal Fitness, and Veterinary, as well as many continuing education opportunities. All programs are industry-relevant and designed to support the Vatterott mission of providing career skills for a better life.
School Highlights
  • Vatterott College-Appling Farms serves 285 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Vatterott College-Appling Farms is one of 8 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is L'Ecole Culinaire-Memphis (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Vatterott College-Appling Farms(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty7 staff29 staff
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 285 has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 62% over five years.
Total Enrollment285 students631 students
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio41:130:1
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students285 students369 students
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Full-Time Students (2010-2016)
# Part-Time Students-262 students
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Part-Time Students (2010-2012)
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Asian (2010-2016)
% Hispanic
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Hispanic (2010-2016)
% Black
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Black (2010-2016)
% White
Vatterott College-Appling Farms White (2010-2016)
% Two or more races
Vatterott College-Appling Farms More (2010-2016)
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.0.440.42
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Diversity Score (2010-2016)
College Completion Rate
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2013-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$29,500
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,896 is less than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,896$13,844
Vatterott College-Appling Farms In-State Tuition Fees (2010-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%93%
Vatterott College-Appling Farms % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,895$17,000
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,297
Vatterott College-Appling Farms Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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