West Tennessee Business College

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2017 Average Net Price

$10,196

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

191

62.3% Full-Time

About

West Tennessee Business College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Tennessee Business College were .

In 2017, 191 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Tennessee Business College. 95.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 4.71% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (107 degrees), 1.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Tennessee Business College is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Tennessee Business College is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,196.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 94% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$10,196

2017 Value

8.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 West Tennessee Business College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,196. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of West Tennessee Business College grew by 8.3%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at West Tennessee Business College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 45.9% with respect to 2016, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at West Tennessee Business College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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Enrollment

West Tennessee Business College has a total enrollment of 191 students. The full-time enrollment at West Tennessee Business College is 119 students and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 62.3% of students enrolled at West Tennessee Business College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Tennessee Business College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% White, 47.1% Black or African American, 3.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.05% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Tennessee Business College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (52.9%), followed by White Female (45.4%) and White Male (1.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Tennessee Business College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 191 students. The full-time enrollment at West Tennessee Business College is 119 and the part-time enrollment is 72. This means that 62.3% of students enrolled at West Tennessee Business College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at West Tennessee Business College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), West Tennessee Business College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    91

  2. Black or African American

    90

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7

The enrolled student population at West Tennessee Business College is 47.6% White, 47.1% Black or African American, 3.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.05% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 173 more women than men received degrees from West Tennessee Business College. The majority of degree recipients at West Tennessee Business College are white (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Tennessee Business College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Tennessee Business College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Registered nurses (1,371,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,123 people), Other managers (618,770 people), Financial managers (415,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (312,511 people).

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,682,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (612,412 people), Banking & related activities (475,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,043 people), and Computer Systems Design (407,060 people).

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Tennessee Business College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Tennessee Business College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 9

  2. 182

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at West Tennessee Business College, which is 0.0495 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (182).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at West Tennessee Business College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 7 degrees were awarded to men at West Tennessee Business College in Phlebotamy Technician, which is 0.0986 times less than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 71 degrees were awarded to women at West Tennessee Business College in Phlebotamy Technician, which is 10.1 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from West Tennessee Business College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Tennessee Business College is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    107 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    78 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Tennessee Business College is white (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    101 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    75 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Tennessee Business College is white female (101 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (75 degrees).

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Operations

West Tennessee Business College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.1k (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

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Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

West Tennessee Business College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of West Tennessee Business College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, West Tennessee Business College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$888k

2017 Salaries

10.5%

decline from 2016

In 2017, West Tennessee Business College paid a median of $888k in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 10.5% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.39% decline from 2015 and a 14.9% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$279k

Instructional Salaries

10

Number of Employees

In 2015, West Tennessee Business College paid a total of $279k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

N/A Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Tennessee Business College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at West Tennessee Business College.

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