West Tennessee Business College

Add Comparison
2017 Average Net Price
$10,196
After Financial Aid
2014 Default Rate
21.9%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
191
62.3% Full-Time

About

West Tennessee Business College is a higher education institution located in Madison County, TN. In 2017, the most popular < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at West Tennessee Business College were Phlebotamy Technician (78 degrees awarded), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (28 degrees), and Electrocardiograph Technician (17 degrees).

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 most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (107 degrees), 1.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

Costs

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

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students attending West Tennessee Business College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid through 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%.

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

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at West Tennessee Business College received financial aid through 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.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
21.9%
2014 Default Rate
37
Number of Defaults

In 2014 the default rate for borrower's at West Tennessee Business College was 21.9%, which represents 37 out of the 169 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

Enrollment

West Tennessee Business College had a total enrollment of 191 students in 2017. 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, and 1.05% Asian.

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

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Tennessee Business College in 2017, 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 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at West Tennessee Business College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 (73%), West Tennessee Business College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at West Tennessee Business College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. White
    91 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    90 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at West Tennessee Business College is 47.6% White, 47.1% Black or African American, 3.66% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.05% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 173 more women than men received degrees from West Tennessee Business College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients 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).

The most common < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at West Tennessee Business College is Phlebotamy Technician (78 degrees awarded), followed by Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (28 degrees) and Electrocardiograph Technician (17 degrees).

In 2017,  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).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College in 2017 are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees) (as of 2017).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees) (as of 2017).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at West Tennessee Business College are Health (185 degrees awarded) and Business (6 degrees) (as of 2017).

View Data
Save Image

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 (2017)
  1. 78 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common < 1 year postsecondary certificate concentration at West Tennessee Business College was Phlebotamy Technician with 78 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from < 1 year postsecondary certificate programs at West Tennessee Business College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

9
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
182
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

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 sex disparity between the top 5 majors at West Tennessee Business College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 71 degrees were awarded to men at West Tennessee Business College in Phlebotamy Technician, which is 10.1 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (59.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2015 at West Tennessee Business College is Female and White (59.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
  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 sex 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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

West Tennessee Business College employs 10 Instructors. Most academics at West Tennessee Business College are Female Instructor (9), and Male Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Tennessee Business College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$888k
2017 Salaries
10.5%
decline from 2016

In 2017, West Tennessee Business College paid a median of $888k in salaries, a 10.5% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2015, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Tennessee Business College was Instructor with 10 employees.

In 2015, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Tennessee Business College were Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees, Management with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2015)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2015, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Tennessee Business College was Female Instructor with 9 employees, and Male Instructor with 1 employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart