Vatterott College-Sunset Hills

12900 Maurer Industrial Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63127-1516
Tel: (314)843-4200
  • 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-Sunset Hills serves 514 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Vatterott College-Sunset Hills is one of 10 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Saint Louis Community College-Meramec (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty14 staff25 staff
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 514 has grown by 91% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment514 students1,147 students
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:128:1
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students514 students514 students
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-633 students
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Black (2007-2016)
% White
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills 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.0.480.51
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$31,200
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,260 is less than the state average of $13,154. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,260$13,154
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%94%
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,001$12,874
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,571$6,000
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate81%81%
Vatterott College-Sunset Hills Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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. There is Financial Aid for those who qualify and Career Placement for Vatterott College graduates is also available. Vatterott College is a leader in education, providing hands-on access to IT and other cutting-edge technologies in a collaborative classroom environment. With 17 campuses throughout the Midwest, Vatterott College students learn by working in real-time with the latest technology. The Sunset Hills (St. Louis) campus offers a range of programs. Programs are Offered in Business, Drafting, Electrical, HVAC, IT/Computing, Maintenance and Medical. Programs includes Business Management, Human Resource Management, Fashion Merchandising, Computer-Aided Drafting, Computer-Aided Drafting Technology, Electrical Mechanic, Applied Electrical Technology, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology, Network & Information Systems, Information Systems Technology, Computer Technology, Computer Systems & Network Technology, Network Engineering and Computer Technology, Computer Science and Information Systems Technology, Building Maintenance Mechanic, Building Maintenance Technology, Medical Assistant and Medical Office Assistant. The campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

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Saint Louis 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis is Missouri College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.