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Columbia Area Vocational Technical School

Overview of Columbia Area Vocational Technical School

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School is found in Columbia, MO. Columbia is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Columbia Area Vocational Technical School.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Columbia Area Vocational Technical School is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 75 in 2007-2008 at Columbia Area Vocational Technical School.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Adult Division of The Career Center is an integral part of the Columbia Public Schools educational program. The Career Center is the community leader in meeting the emerging needs of individuals and businesses, providing quality programs and services to enhance lifelong learning."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Columbia Area Vocational Technical School

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School
4203 S Providence Rd
Columbia , MO 65203-7199
General Phone: (573) 214-3809
http://www.career-center.org

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine37licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology21surgical tech
Construction Trades7electrician, construction trades
Computer Science and Engineering2computer services management
Office and Administration0administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Columbia Area Vocational Technical School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year94
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years582

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Student Body

In 2007-2008, Columbia Area Vocational Technical School had a total enrollment of 75 students (127 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 16%
22-24 19%
25-29 17%
30-34 13%
35-39 9%
40-49 16%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Missouri100%

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 95 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 67%

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Columbia, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total131185%11100%
Men5480%4100%
Women8788%7100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Columbia Area Vocational Technical School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2289200)

Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other
Electrician

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Highlights

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What Sets Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Columbia Area Vocational Technical School % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Columbia Area Vocational Technical School % students 40 years or older
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Columbia Area Vocational Technical School % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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