• Vatterott College mission is to provide skilled training to eligible students, enabling them to secure entry-level or advanced-level employment.

School Highlights

Vatterott College-Kansas City serves 638 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,406
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Vatterott College-Kansas City
(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
23 staff
102 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vatterott College-Kansas City has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Vatterott College-Kansas City diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
638 students
1,850 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
638 students
680 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,170 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Vatterott College-Kansas City.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
184 students
% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
29%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vatterott College-Kansas City and the percentage of Black community college students in MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
65%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vatterott College-Kansas City and the percentage of White community college students in MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Unknown races
n/a
19%
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Diversity Score
0.49
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Vatterott College-Kansas City and the community college average diversity score of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
39%
33%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Vatterott College-Kansas City and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of MO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$30,100
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Vatterott College-Kansas City and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MO by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,406 is less than the state average of $14,270. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$12,406
$14,270
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Vatterott College-Kansas City and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Vatterott College-Kansas City and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MO by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$22,001
$10,663
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Vatterott College-Kansas City and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,571
$5,816
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Vatterott College-Kansas City and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
92%
92%
This chart display the percent admitted of Vatterott College-Kansas City and the community college average percent admitted of MO by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
525
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • One of the most innovative schools, Vatterott College offers a focused education -- hands-on training with expert instructors. Flexible scheduling, Financial Aid for those who qualify, and Career Placement services give you the best opportunity for a challenging and rewarding career. Set your course for a new, better livelihood in Information Technology, Court Reporting, Culinary Arts, General Business Degree programs, or fields including trades (such as Welding, Electrical, and HVAC), business services (such as accounting and computer office technology), and medical technology. Vatterott College has a long tradition of excellence since our founding in 1969, and it is this excellence that won us the award of "Best School" by the Missouri Association of Private Career Schools. Classes begin every 10 weeks. Diploma programs range from 13 to 60 weeks. Associate degree programs are 80 or 90 weeks. With over 30 years experience and 17 campuses across the Midwest, Vatterott College has become a leader in preparing students to meet the market demand for technically superior employees. The Kansas City campus offers a range of programs. Programs Offered at Kansas City includes Accounting (Accounting), Drafting (Drafting, Computer-Aided Drafting Technology), Electrical (Applied Electrical Technology, Electrical Mechanic), HVAC (Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanic and Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology), IT/Computing (Computer Technology, Computer Systems and Network Technology, Computer Programming and System Analysis, Computer Programming Technology), Medical(Medical Office Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Office Assistant, Pharmacy Technician), Office Management(Administrative Applications Specialist, Administrative Office Specialist) and Plumbing(Plumbing). This campus prepares students for certifications in A+, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2002, Basic First Aid, CCNA, CompTIA A+, CPR, Industry Competency Exam (ICE), Insurance Billing and Coding Certificate, MCP, Microsoft Office Specialist, Network +, Refrigeration Exam, EPA, Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Sun Certified Java Programmer and Transcriptionist Certification Exam. Vatterott College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,406
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Jackson County, MO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Jackson County, MO is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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