• 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 R Moore College of Technology serves 378 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,880
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 70%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

William R Moore College of Technology ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 272% over five years.
William R Moore College of Technology
(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
41 staff
81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of William R Moore College of Technology has grown by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The William R Moore College of Technology diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
378 students
890 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
154 students
638 students
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# Part-Time Students
224 students
1,460 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
308 students
406 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
154 students
638 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
224 students
1,612 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
195 students
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
41%
15%
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% White
30%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
22%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.74
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.25%
7.11%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.37%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $5,880 is less than the state average of $13,551. The private state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$5,880
$13,551
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
96%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$11,730
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,250
Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
SAT Reading
n/a
415
SAT Math
n/a
455
SAT Writing
n/a
469
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
19
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does William R Moore College of Technology cost?

William R Moore College of Technology's private state tuition is approximately $5,880.

What is William R Moore College of Technology's ranking?

William R Moore College of Technology ranks among the top 20% of community college in Tennessee for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,880
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 70%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Shelby County, TN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Shelby County, TN is William R Moore College of Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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