Vatterott College-Joplin

Tel: (417)781-5633
  • Vatterott works to promote a fresh kind of education: training you could use to change the direction of your life. Whether your plan is to become an IT professional or take your place in business operations, enroll in a diesel mechanics program or earn a diploma in paralegal studies, Vatterott can help prepare you for a new career path. The following are the award levels available at the various Vatterott locations. Please note that not all programs are available at all campuses. At Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, Vatterott Education Center, L’Ecole Culinaire, or The Court Reporting Institute, you could earn a degree or diploma that could equip you with the skills employers are looking for. Through hands-on training from our instructors, flexible program hours and customized career service assistance, Vatterott can help you fit the education you need into your busy schedule.
School Highlights
  • Vatterott College-Joplin serves 264 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Vatterott College-Joplin is the only community colleges within Jasper County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Crowder College (19.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Vatterott College-Joplin(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff25 staff
Vatterott College-Joplin Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 264 has grown by 83% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 59% over five years.
Total Enrollment264 students1,147 students
Vatterott College-Joplin Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:128:1
Vatterott College-Joplin Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students264 students514 students
Vatterott College-Joplin Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-633 students
Vatterott College-Joplin Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Vatterott College-Joplin Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Vatterott College-Joplin American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
Vatterott College-Joplin Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Vatterott College-Joplin Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Vatterott College-Joplin Black (2007-2016)
% White
Vatterott College-Joplin White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Vatterott College-Joplin More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Vatterott College-Joplin Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.51
Vatterott College-Joplin Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Vatterott College-Joplin Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$31,200
Vatterott College-Joplin Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,274 is less than the state average of $13,154. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,274$13,154
Vatterott College-Joplin In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
Vatterott College-Joplin % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,001$12,874
Vatterott College-Joplin Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,571$6,000
Vatterott College-Joplin Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate69%81%
Vatterott College-Joplin Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,734 per year for in-state students and $7,115 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,154 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.