Vatterott College Des Moines: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Vatterott College Des Moines is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 175 students enrolled. This school was established in 1969 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
Vatterott College Des Moines will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Vatterott College Des Moines implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Automotive and Mechanic, Medical, Radiology Technology, and HVAC. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Vatterott College Des Moines student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Vatterott College Des Moines is below average - 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Vatterott College Des Moines is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,000
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, around $12,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Vatterott College Des Moines beyond tuition are about $1,000; which comes to a total of $13,000 per year.

Read the details about Vatterott College Des Moines additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
According to government data, 96 applications were submitted and 72 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Vatterott College Des Moines and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (515) 309-9000 or check Vatterott College Des Moines Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Vatterott College Des Moines offers evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Vatterott College Des Moines, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Vatterott College Des Moines.

Based on the college crime information, Vatterott College Des Moines appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vatterott College Des Moines Location and Maps



Post Address: Vatterott College Des Moines, 7000 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321, USA
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