Faris Computer School

Overview of Faris Computer School

Faris can be found in Nederland, TX (a medium-sized suburb). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Faris.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at Faris are in law, medical adminstration, office and administration.

Faris Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 35 students were enrolled in Faris. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Faris Computer School, Inc. is designed to help students develop responsible attitudes, confidence, and the technical skill necessary to obtain a position, maintain that position, and enhance that position in the business, medical or legal fields. The faculty and administration are dedicated to serving the people of Texas, especially Southeast Texas, including employers and engaged in an ongoing learning process. Because of this, our students enter the business, medical and legal marketsequipped to fill employers' needs."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Faris

Faris Computer School Inc
1119 Kent Ave
Nederland , TX 77627-3829
General Phone: (409) 722-4072

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Faris Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician6CAD and design
Medical Administration4medical secretary
Office and Administration3administrative assistant, office data entry
Law1legal secretary

Number of programs and degrees for Faris in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years145

Faris Student Body

In 2007-2008, Faris had a total enrollment of 35 students (149 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 6%
22-24 6%
25-29 17%
30-34 14%
35-39 34%
40-49 9%
50-64 14%

Faris Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 43%

Faris Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Faris Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Faris participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3237400)

Faris Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

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Faris Highlights

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What Sets Faris Apart:

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% of degrees in office and administration
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 12%Faris % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in law
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Top 18%Faris % of degrees in law

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