Vatterott College-Kansas City

8955 E 38th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64129-0000
Tel: (816)861-1000
  • 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 same as the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Vatterott College-Kansas City is one of 5 community colleges within Jackson County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is National American University-Independence (6.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Vatterott College-Kansas City(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 Faculty23 staff25 staff
Vatterott College-Kansas City Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 638 has grown by 26% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment638 students1,147 students
Vatterott College-Kansas City Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
Vatterott College-Kansas City Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students638 students514 students
Vatterott College-Kansas City Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-633 students
Vatterott College-Kansas City Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Vatterott College-Kansas City Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Vatterott College-Kansas City Asian (2007-2010)
% Hispanic
6%
3%
Vatterott College-Kansas City Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
29%
9%
Vatterott College-Kansas City Black (2007-2016)
% White
64%
67%
Vatterott College-Kansas City White (2007-2016)
Vatterott College-Kansas City Ethnicity Breakdown MO 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.0.500.51
Vatterott College-Kansas City Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
39%
39%
Vatterott College-Kansas City Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$31,200
Vatterott College-Kansas City Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,406 is less than the state average of $13,154. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,406$13,154
Vatterott College-Kansas City In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
Vatterott College-Kansas City % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,001$12,874
Vatterott College-Kansas City Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,571$6,000
Vatterott College-Kansas City Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate92%81%
Vatterott College-Kansas City Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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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