McFatter Technical Center

Overview of McFatter Technical Center

Students attend McFatter in Davie, FL, a large suburb. The school is a public institution. McFatter degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in security and law enforcement, transportation.

McFatter Selectivity

Applicants to McFatter appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 994 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at McFatter are 40 years old or older.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting McFatter

McFatter Technical Center
6500 Nova Drive
Davie , FL 33317
General Phone: (754) 321-5700

McFatter Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation324truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine222EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Security and Law Enforcement159fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair46heavy equipment maintenance tech, automobile mechanics, marine mechanic
Medical Support and Technology44dental lab tech, pharmacy tech, allied health and medical assisting, optometric tech
Media23digital communications, radio and TV tech, printing equipment operation
Cooking and Culinary Arts14culinary arts services
Engineering Technician7architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Computer Science and Engineering6computer programming
Production Trades4welding
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial photography

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years74415
Award of less than 1 academic year1065

McFatter Student Body

In 2007-2008, McFatter had a total enrollment of 994 students (1,976 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 42%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 14%
22-24 17%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 14%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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


McFatter Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %

McFatter Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

McFatter Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,965
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,680
Books and supplies $ 500

Financial Aid:
McFatter participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3003600)

McFatter Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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McFatter Highlights

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What Sets McFatter Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%McFatter % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%McFatter Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%McFatter % of degrees in transportation
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%McFatter Male % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%McFatter % students 40 years or older
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%McFatter Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%McFatter Number of degree programs

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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked On-campus library

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