Wright Career College (Closed 2016)

School Highlights
  • Wright Career College serves 1,391 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • Wright Career College is one of 3 community colleges within Johnson County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Wright Career College is Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wright Career College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty82 staff62 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Wright Career College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Wright Career College diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,391 students1,551 students
Student:Teacher Ratio17:127:1
# Full-Time Students1,391 students653 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
% Hispanic
10%
9%
% Black
47%
8%
% White
37%
72%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Diversity Score0.630.46
College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
63%
33%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$19,600$34,000

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,400 is less than the state average of $14,710. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,400$14,710
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)97%90%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,250$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,434$5,454
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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