Franklin Technology MSSU

Overview of Franklin Technology MSSU

Franklin Technology is in a small city, in Joplin, MO. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Franklin Technology earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Franklin Technology Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.

Student Body

Franklin Technology, in 2007-2008, had 240 students (241 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Franklin Technology Center is to provide outstanding career/technical educational programs that offer students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for employment in increasingly complex work settings."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Franklin Technology

Franklin Technology-MSSU
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin , MO 64801-1595
General Phone: (417) 659-4400

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Franklin Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology81dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine29licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair27HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medical Administration20medical records tech
Office and Administration19general office occupations
Production Trades11machinist, welding
Media3printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Franklin Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years19015

Franklin Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Franklin Technology had a total enrollment of 240 students (241 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 10%
22-24 11%
25-29 22%
30-34 12%
35-39 12%
40-49 15%
50-64 9%

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


Franklin Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 91 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 81%

Franklin Technology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Joplin, 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.

Franklin Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Franklin Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2124500)

Franklin Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

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Franklin Technology Highlights

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What Sets Franklin Technology Apart:

% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Franklin Technology % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Franklin Technology Number of degree programs

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