William Moore College of Technology

1200 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-7240
Tel: (901)726-1977
  • The mission of William R. Moore College of Technology is to provide the student with the training and skills necessary to become successful in business and industry. It is the goal of the college to provide students with a working knowledge of the skills needed to enter employment in the program area of their choice. William R. Moore College of Technology is a private, non-profit, two-year educational institution above the high school level offering occupational curricula in the fields of basic industrial, vocational and technical areas. The emphasis in all cases is on the application of "hands on knowledge." Students may specialize in one of several technological areas.
School Highlights
  • William Moore College of Technology serves 249 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • William Moore College of Technology is one of 8 community colleges within Shelby County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
William Moore College of Technology(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty11 staff29 staff
William Moore College of Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 249 has grown by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment249 students631 students
William Moore College of Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:130:1
William Moore College of Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students81 students369 students
William Moore College of Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students168 students262 students
William Moore College of Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
William Moore College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
William Moore College of Technology Asian (2011-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
3%
William Moore College of Technology Hispanic (2012-2016)
% Black
48%
17%
William Moore College of Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
48%
74%
William Moore College of Technology White (2007-2016)
William Moore College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.0.540.42
William Moore College of Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
89%
30%
William Moore College of Technology Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $5,880 is less than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,880$13,844
William Moore College of Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid58%93%
William Moore College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates-$17,000
Median Debt for Dropouts-$6,297
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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