Wentworth Military Academy & College

School Highlights
  • Wentworth Military Academy & College serves 851 students (41% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Wentworth Military Academy & College is the only community colleges within Lafayette County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Wentworth Military Academy & College is Metropolitan Community College-Blue River (26.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wentworth Military Academy & College(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty34 staff32 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Wentworth Military Academy & College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Wentworth Military Academy & College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment851 students1,126 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:127:1
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# Full-Time Students348 students514 students
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# Part-Time Students501 students612 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-200
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
4%
9%
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% White
82%
67%
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% Hawaiian
4%
-
% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
1%
19%
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Diversity Score0.320.51
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College Completion Rate
29%
39%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$31,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,000 is more than the state average of $13,433. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,000$13,433
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Tuition Notes180 per credit hour
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,204
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,608$6,000
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Soccer,
Volleyball, Wrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Army ROTC, Drill Team, International Club, Paintball, Phi Theta Kappa

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Color Guard
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Wentworth College, one of the oldest two year colleges west of the Mississippi, was organized in 1923 as an outgrowth of Wentworth Military Academy, which was established in 1880. ?On our main campus in Lexington, Missouri, Wentworth College is a private, co-educational boarding and non-boarding two- year college. A small group of students are additionally enrolled in a highly regarded United States Army ROTC Cadet Command program at Wentworth.
  • Wentworth is accredited by and associated with The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission of the NCA, Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Council of North Central Two Year Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.

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